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Be a Part of the Discussion - Sport Tourism in Mississauga

Sep 17, 2012

Residents are invited to participate in a public meeting seeking feedback regarding the development of the City of Mississauga Sports Tourism Strategy.

“We’ve had the opportunity to hold a number of successful sporting events in Mississauga and are looking to identify and attract events that will enhance the economy through tourism,” said Jason Klomp, Manager, Sports.

What: Tourism Strategy Public Meeting – Join City staff and consultants for a conversation regarding opportunities for bringing sporting events to the City. Based on discussions with local sports organizations, facilities and hospitality venues, the presentation will focus on the benefits of a planned approach, current hosting capabilities, resources required and how a focused approach can support the community, local economy and promote sport and active lifestyles.

When: Tuesday, September 25
7 p.m.

Where: Civic Centre, Committee Room A
300 City Centre Drive (Burnhamthorpe Rd. W. and Duke of York Blvd.)

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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