Rich cultural heritage, breathtaking scenic landscapes and exciting culinary and recreational destinations, the Niagara Escarpment is truly Ontario’s Natural Edge for tourism and economic development.
An iconic destination recognized worldwide as a protected area and a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment attracts millions of visitors annually to explore and enjoy its spectacular waterfalls, vineyards, ancient cliffs and extensive walking trails.
Leading Edge 2011 is a conference hosted by the Niagara Escarpment Commission exploring the themes of tourism and economic development in the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve. With engaging speakers exploring a range of initiatives ranging from culinary and wine destinations to cultural and heritage attractions, the conference promises to be a fascinating symposium on the ways businesses, educators and tourism operators are striving to provide sustainable practices and attractions in the Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve.
Leading Edge 2011 takes place at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario on May 26 & 27. To register online and learn more about the event, please visit http://www.escarpment.org.