Perth County Visitors Association & Huron
Welcome you to our
WALK, HIKE AND WHEEL SYMPOSIUM
Facilitated and Funded by
Regional Tourism Organization 4 - Waterloo, Wellington Perth & Huron
Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Brussels Business & Cultural Centre
650 Alexander St. Brussels, Ontario, N0G 1H0
Online registration is now closed.
Walk, hike or wheel to Brussels for the latest on active transportation and trails!
On Tuesday, October 30th, join partners from across Huron and Perth Counties at the new Brussels Business and Cultural Centre (the former Brussels Public School) for Huron-Perth’s first symposium on active transportation.
Learn from experts from across Ontario about:
- designing healthy communities
- innovative active transportation systems
- policy development
- community engagement
Delegates will also be able to participate in conversations about how to move ahead with local active transportation ideas and projects. “There is a lot of interest in active transportation and many groups already doing great work across Huron-Perth,” says Cathy Bieman of the Perth County Visitors Association. “This is a chance to bring everyone together to talk about how we can shape the future of active transportation and trails in our area and get more people, both residents and tourists, using it.”
Spread the word - download the flyer and post it at your club or organization!
This event is hosted by: the Huron County Planning & Economic Development Department and Health Unit, the Huron Tourism Association; the County of Perth Planning Department; the Perth County Visitors Association and the Perth District Health Unit. Thank you to the Regional Tourism Organization 4 Inc. for its generous sponsorship.
The cost to attend is $30, which includes a light breakfast, refreshments and lunch. Deadline for online registration is October 22.
MORNING PANEL: LEARNING FROM OUR NEIGHBOURS
- The Kissing Bridge Trail Development
- Designing Healthy, Active Communities
- Signage and Wayfinding
Cycle or stroll the Brussels trails – bring your own bike and dress for the weather!
- Completing the Guelph to Goderich Rail Trail
- Selecting safe and enticing cycling routes
- Keynote Speaker: Chris Hughes, BC Hughes and Associates, "ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AND TOURISM"
- Signage & Wayfinding: A Coordinated Approach
Your registration of $30 includes: taxes, breakfast, lunch & refreshments. Posters and displays from your organization are welcome at this event!
Thank you to our sponsors: