HR Forum 2008

7th Annual Tourism HR Forum: “Great People. Now.”

November 17-19, 2008 - The Fairmont Winnipeg

Watch the HR Forum 2008 video

Nearly 200 delegates from across Canada and from abroad gathered in Winnipeg to discuss challenges, and find solutions to their human resources realities. Delegates left Winnipeg with a renewed energy to tackle their HR challenges head on, and new tools that will help them succeed.

Speaker Information and Presentations

In response to the overwhelming interest in the presentations delivered at the 2008 Tourism HR Forum, presentations have been made available.

Collaboration Portal: 7th Annual Tourism HR Forum: Great People. Now.

This project is where you’ll find extra resources from the Tourism HR Forum. You can download all the HR Forum session summaries (Day 1 and Day 2) as well as an extended two page feature on Dr. Nick Bontis’s opening keynote. This project also allows you to share ideas and best practices with your colleagues by posting comments and news items. Follow the easy steps to create your own free account and you will be added to this project automatically.

News- HR Forum Highlights

Delegates leave annual Forum with new ideas and ramped-up enthusiasm to tackle their HR challenges.


The 7th Annual HR Forum was pleased to showcase our fantastic list of industry partners. Their contributions to the HR Forum’s resources, content and planning were extremely valuable. Show your support for improved HR practices within the industry!

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Program Information 

View sessions and topics discussed at the Forum, including the labour shortage, staff recruitment, retention, and training.