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February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our February roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing. Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to shar...
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Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

The Chili Willy Cook-Off is back for their 13th annual battle of the spoons event! Join us in Harmony Square (89 Dalhousie St.) in downtown Brantford on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as local restaurants vie for the title of ‘Brantford’s Best Bowl of Chili.’ Tickets are $10 per person, which includes a voting pass, spoon and (NEW!) Chili Cook-Off ceramic mug for you to keep as a souvenir. Competing teams so far include Alice’s Mobile Restaurant...
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Discover February 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover February 2020 Events in Brantford

World Nutella Day Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission: FREE Visit us at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre as we join other communities and groups around the world in celebration of World Nutella Day! Visitors can enjoy a ton of free fun family events and entertainment such as PAW PATROL meet and greet,  free pancakes with Nutella®, product giveaways, a free public skate and swim, a draw for a Nutella® gift b...
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Attractions Ontario 'Partnerships and Packaging' Workshop Summary

Attractions Ontario 'Partnerships and Packaging' Workshop Summary

On January 16, 2020, Attractions Ontario, in partnership with Tourism Brantford, delivered a free Partnerships & Packaging workshop at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre. We were excited to welcome Phil Casey, the Director of Business Development at Attractions Ontario who has been immersed in the Tourism industry for nearly 20 years. During his time with Attractions Ontario, Phil has been asked to advise attractions and organizations such as Sun Life, Golf Links, Regional Tourism Or...
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Brant Skating Club Announces Reception to Honour National Competitors

Brant Skating Club Announces Reception to Honour National Competitors

Submitted Media Release The Brant Skating Club has extended invitation to all fans and supporters to join them on Monday, January 27th from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre to recognize the outstanding achievements of their 2020 National Competitors and coach Alison Purkiss. Last week at the Canadian Tire National Skating Championships the club celebrated as senior pair skaters Evelyn Walsh and Trennt Michaud earned their second consecutive silver medal at Canada&rsquo...
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Celebrate Family Day at Frosty Fest!

Celebrate Family Day at Frosty Fest!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, February 16 and Monday, February 17 (Family Day) for Brantford’s 11th Annual Frosty Fest! Held each year in Harmony Square in Downtown Brantford over Family Day weekend, this winter carnival has turned into a well-loved tradition by both residents and visitors alike. Presented by Freedom House, the event runs Sunday and Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days. Frosty Fest is fun for all ages and offers something for everyone in your family to enjoy, ...
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Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Inhale, Exhale at Brantford’s Spa!

Escape the ordinary and treat your senses to a luxuriously ‘grand’ experience without leaving the city limits. Grand Wellness is Brantford’s premiere spa destination, situated along the picturesque Grand River.  The busyness of Christmas is behind us, the charcuterie boards are finally tucked away, and the weather isn’t about to get nicer anytime soon.  It’s the perfect time of year to schedule some much-needed self-care. In addition to their regular spa ...
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