RVC 2025

Winnipeg announced as the official host of Rendez-vous Canada 2025

Destination Canada and the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) are excited to announce Winnipeg, Manitoba as the official host of Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) 2025. The event will take place May 27-30 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg.

Celebrating its 48th year, RVC is Canada’s premier marketplace for the tourism industry. The signature event enables the Canadian tourism industry to connect with international buyers as well as key travel trade media.

“Events like RVC have never been more important to our industry, shining a global spotlight on Canada and creating meaningful opportunities for destinations and businesses across the globe. Next year, we’ll be bringing RVC 2025 to Winnipeg, Manitoba’s capital. We’re confident delegates will enjoy exploring and learning more about this vibrant city,” said Beth Potter, President & CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada.

Travel Manitoba and Tourism Winnipeg will work collaboratively to host more than 1,500 delegates next year.

“Travel Manitoba is thrilled to welcome the world to Winnipeg, Manitoba for Rendez-vous Canada 2025,” says Colin Ferguson, President & CEO of Travel Manitoba. “Canada’s premier travel marketplace is an incredible opportunity to showcase Manitoba’s unique wildlife viewing experiences, thriving capital city, and renowned attractions and events. We’re more than ready to welcome travel professionals from around the world to Winnipeg next year.”

“Tourism Winnipeg is pleased to co-host Rendez-vous Canada 2025 in partnership with Travel Manitoba, allowing us the opportunity to welcome qualified travel buyers from around the globe and to showcase Winnipeg as an ideal destination for packaged travel. Through a series of curated offerings, familiarization tours and a hosted evening event, we have the opportunity to showcase Winnipeg’s unique tourism products experiences to the travel trade, resulting in the attraction of international visitors to our city,” expresses Ryan Kuffner, President & CEO of Economic Development Winnipeg.

The news of Winnipeg being named the official host city of RVC 2025 comes on the heels of the successful completion of RVC 2024 in Edmonton, Alberta.

It’s estimated that RVC 2024 brought in over $5 million of direct and indirect revenue for the city of Edmonton. The event featured almost 400 international buyers, and 20 travel trade media, exposing each and every province and territory to opportunities from around the world. Additionally, over 930 Canadian tourism operators from throughout Canada showcased their experiences to global buyers.

The Tourism Industry Association of Canada, Destination Canada, Travel Manitoba and Tourism Winnipeg are excited to welcome you to Winnipeg next May 2025!