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Join the Tourism, Arts & Cul­ture Team

- Arts · Travel · British Columbia · Surrey

The cre­ative econ­omy Is worth 2.8% of Canada’s GDP (2016) and em­ployed 3.5% of the 18.5 mil­lion jobs in the coun­try. In BC, that’s worth $7.2 bil­lion (that’s with a B) or 2.9% of the provin­cial GDP.

Has that caught your at­ten­tion?

If it did the Sur­rey Board of Trade Tourism, Arts & Cul­ture team is for you. Join our Team, pro­vide your ad­vice!

This team was formed out of sev­eral di­a­logues and pan­els that the Sur­rey Board of Trade has hosted for the past 10 years to specif­i­cally ad­dress the is­sues that arise and to pro­mote Sur­rey as the des­ti­na­tion for tourists and those who en­joy art, mu­sic, theatre, books, and much more.

Team Man­date

1. Fa­cil­i­tate op­por­tu­ni­ties and in­cen­tives for the busi­ness com­mu­nity to in­vest in and sup­port the arts

2. Cre­ative in­dus­try growth – grow­ing in­dige­nous arts or­ga­ni­za­tions and at­tract­ing busi­ness in the tourism, arts and cul­ture in­dus­tries

3. In­crease aware­ness of ex­ist­ing tourism, arts and cul­ture as­sets

4. Ad­vo­cate to lo­cal, provin­cial and fed­eral gov­ern­ments for tourism, arts & cul­ture is­sues

5. Host the an­nual Sur­rey Arts & Busi­ness Awards

Want to join? Con­tact Jas­roop Gosal at jas­roop@businessin­

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