2019 Conference Moderators

We have brought together garden and garden tourism experts from all over North America and the world.
Alexander Reford - Conference Moderator

Alexander Reford

Moderator -Garden

CEO, The Butchart Gardens,
President Emeritus,
Gardens British Columbia

Tracey Sims - Moderator, Garden Tourism Conference

Tracey Sims

Moderator - Tourism

VP,
Major Events & Conferences, Destination Greater Victoria

Dave Cowen, Moderator - Garden Tourism Conference

Dave Cowen

Moderator -Garden

Director, Reford
Gardens/Les jardins de Métis,
PQ. Canada

Brian White- Garden Tourism Conference.

Brian White, Ph.D

Moderator & Speaker - Tourism

Faculty, Program Head,
Tourism & Hospitality,
Royal Roads University

2019 Conference Speakers

We have brought together garden and garden tourism experts from all over North America and the world.
Portret_Ibo_Gulsen_2

Ibo Gülsen

Speaker

Director IGMPR,
Flowers, Parks
& More

Journalist, historian and activist, and the founder-director of the Chelsea Fringe Festival

Professional gardener, garden designer and garden director for 40 years

Chanticleer’s Executive Director and Chair of Greater Philadelphia Gardens

Executive Director of the Nikka Yuko Japanese Gardens in Lethbridge, Alberta

Director of Operations at Kingsbrae Garden in St. Andrews By-The-Sea, New Brunswick

Managed and developed Cambo Gardens, developing it into a visitor attraction

Anna and Hays Mershon President and Chief Executive Officer

Visitor Services Coordinator at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden since 2015

Graduate from Wisconsin University Hotel & Convention (Master) Dean of Graduate School of Tourism and Festival Management

LoisMoss

Lois Moss

Speaker

Gardens Tours – USA

Creating a Successful Garden Tour