March 2018 FAM Tour – Recap

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

March 20 – 22 YCB hosted three guests from Guelph, Washington and Seattle for a busy and productive 3-day FAM tour of Whitehorse and surrounding areas. This FAM tour helped familiarize key decision markers who have specific conferences in mind for the Yukon and for a meeting that is confirmed for this June. Our guests were welcomed […]

2017 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Monday, February 26, 2018

The 14th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 22, 2018. This year’s Bravo Award was presented to the Gizeh Shriners of BC & Yukon planning committee for their efforts with their May 2017 Spring Ceremonial event that brought 180 delegates to the Yukon, with […]

14th Annual Red Carpet Tour: An Informative Day

Monday, November 27, 2017

Last week, YCB hosted its 14th annual Red Carpet Tour and what a fun and informative day it was! This year’s Red Carpet Tour saw a total of 10 participants from various government departments, the private sector and one participant from Ottawa. Thanks to the Beringia Interpretative Centre for kicking off the event and for […]

2017 September FAM Tour a Success!

Friday, September 22, 2017

September 12-16, 2017 YCB hosted four guests from Ottawa, Toronto and Seattle for a packed FAM tour of Whitehorse, Carcross and Dawson City! This FAM tour helped secure the attention of key decision makers who have submitted bids for bringing their groups to Yukon for an meeting, conference or event. Our guests caught a spectacular show of […]

YCB Member’s Win at TIA Yukon’s Tourism Awards of Excellence

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Tourism Industry Association of Yukon (TIA Yukon) hosted their Tourism Awards of Excellence on Friday, April 21 at the Old Fire Hall. The awards highlight the industry and recognize people, places, organizations and events that have shown excellence in the Yukon tourism industry. Of the eight awards given out five were members of the […]

2016 Bravo & Golden Bravo Award Winners

Monday, February 20, 2017

The 13th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, February 16, 2017. This year’s Bravo Award was presented to the Geological Association of Canada/ Mineralogical Association of Canada’s Whitehorse 2016: Margins Through Time Conference Planning Committee for their significant efforts with their June 2016 event that […]

Team Yukon off to Tete a Tete Trade Show in Ottawa

Friday, January 20, 2017

Team Yukon and partners are off to Ottawa to celebrate Canada’s 150 and to drum up business in the MICE market at the Tete a Tete trade show. YCB, Air North, Yukon’s Airline, Yukon Hotels, Holloway Lodging Corp and Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre are heading to Tete a Tete in Ottawa February 1 – 2, […]

Fall Update / Welcome YCB New Members

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Team Yukon Heads to IMEX 2016

Friday, October 07, 2016

YCB, Yukon Hotels, Holloway Lodging Corp and Air North, Yukon’s Airline are heading to the International Meetings Expo (IMEX) in Las Vegas, October 18 – 20. Team Yukon hopes to generate more MICE business for the Yukon by hosting our “Chat & Win” contest. Over 80% of inbound business travellers came from the US in […]

Welcoming our new YCB Members!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Welcoming our newest members to the Yukon Conventions Bureau’s membership! We look forward to working with you! The Downtown Hotel – Dawson City 867-993-5376, Aasman Brand Communications Inc. 867-668-5243, Husky Bus Transportation & Tours Inc. 867-993-3821, Vaxandi Group Inc. 867-332-4421,

12th Annual Red Carpet Tour was a SUCCESS!

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

YCB recently hosted our 12th Annual Red Carpet Tour and what a fun day it was! We had a full bus of 13 participants venturing around Whitehorse visiting facilities, venues, and meeting spaces and looking at pre-post and spousal programs. Our day started at the Beringia Centre for welcoming remarks by   Minister Elaine Taylor- […]

The Yukon featured in The Globe & Mail

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Yukon as a conference destination & the services of YCB were featured in a Site Inspection article in The Globe & Mail! “Whitehorse boasts venues that can accommodate up to 450 guests, a wide range of hotels, plus plenty of activities, from viewing the midnight sun and the Northern Lights to dog-mushing and outdoor […]

NEW! Fly Ottawa to Whitehorse on Air North – Yukon’s Airline!

Monday, January 27, 2014

Great News for our Ottawa & Ontario based clients – you can now fly to Yukon on Air North – Yukon’s Airline! The new route is set to being with inaugural flight Thursday February 6th. The new route will include a short stop in Yellowknife, NWT. This new flight will reduce travel time between the […]

YCB is Full SALES Ahead!

Friday, August 30, 2013

Fall 2013 – Sales Activities – The Yukon Convention Bureau is gearing up for our fall sales line up, heading across the country, establishing Yukon as an accessible, attractive and affordable destination for meetings and conferences. This is the beginning of our industry’s busiest period with tradeshows and conferences. Over the next three months YCB and […]

YCB’s Summer Membership Tour

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Its our favourite time of year again – when YCB travels throughout the Yukon, meeting with our members and industry partners. Each summer, YCB makes three separate trips within in the territory, to; Southern Lakes (Teslin, Atlin, Tagish & Carcross), Dawson City and Haines Junction. Meeting with YCB members and tourism operators face to face, help to strengthen […]

September Schmooze a Great Success

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Check out this article by YCB partner, Adam Gerle, who attended last September’s Meeting Planners International (MPI BC Chapter) September Schmooze held in Vancouver On Wednesday September 19th, members from MPI BC Chapter came together with fellow industry professionals for the annual September Schmooze. Held at the Westin Bayshore, this year’s networking and exhibitor reception […]

Three Big Winners at the YCB Awards

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Three businesses took home prizes at the Yukon Convention Bureau (YCB)’s its 9th Annual Bravo Award and Golden Bravo Awards held last February. Sponsored by Outside the Cube, Coast High Country and Gold Rush Inn, Westmark Whitehorse & Leaf Solutions, the event was a great success. There was a tie for this year’s Bravo Award. […]