Tourism Kelowna, along with nearly 140 destinations and attractions (including 36 from BC), participated in GoMedia 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario, in mid-August. The annual media marketplace attracts travel writers, editors, producers, and photographers from Destination Canada's 11 key international markets. 

Tourism Kelowna had one-on-one appointments with 30 media representatives from Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and India to raise interest and secure future media coverage for our destination. 

Following the conference, Tourism Kelowna hosted 5 media from Canada, Japan, USA, and Australia for a familiarization tour of Kelowna and Penticton, 

GoMedia FAM 2019

For information on Tourism Kelowna's marketing and communication strategy, please contact Chris Shauf, Director of Marketing & Communication at or by calling (250) 861-1515 ext 203. For information on Tourism Kelowna's travel media and influencers program, or to share new and noteworthy updates you'd like travel media to know about, please contact Carla Bechard at or by calling (250) 861-1515 ext 204.