A plan to create a better business environment for all festivals and events in Canada

Ce plan propose de « les garder sécuritaires », de « soutenir leur croissance » et de « miser sur la création ». Il expose dans chacune de ces dimensions les défis auxquels ils sont confrontés et énumère des actions à prendre.

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Canadians favourable to financial intervention from the federal government to help festivals and events ensure the safety of participants, according to a survey

According to a Léger survey commissioned by FAME and the Regroupement des événements majeurs internationaux (RÉMI), nearly three in four Canadians (72%) are in favour of financial intervention from the federal government to help festivals and events ensure the safety of participants.

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Prebudget Consultation: FAME asks for a better business environment for the festivals and major events industry

FAME, the only pan-Canadian organization exclusively comprised of festivals and events in the country, a brief as part of the pre-budget consultations in Ottawa.

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Economic impact study of 17 major Canadian events : final report

A new economic impact study of 17 major Canadian events shows that FAME's request for the federal government to establish a program dedicated to the growth of the events industry is more relevant and timely than ever.

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Large economic impact study of 17 major Canadian events : Impressive numbers that further justify FAME’s request for a federal program dedicated to the growth of the events industry

The KPMG study estimates that a group of 17 events generated a combined $290.8 million in economic benefits (added value at market prices).

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2018 Federal Budget: FAME Disappointed to See Festivals and Events Ignored

Following the presentation of the federal budget for 2018–2019, FAME is disappointed that the federal government did not see fit to support the development and growth of the event industry at this time.

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Canada’s Largest Festivals and Events : An Economic Impact Study

Thriving events and festivals do more than create culture, preserve heritage and foster a sense of community. They are crucial for Canada’s economic health and global competitiveness. In 2009, the Canadian Festivals Coalition commissioned a report that measured the substantial economic impact of 15 Marquee Tourism Event Program (MTEP) stimulus fund recipients.

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Prebudget Consultation: FAME urges the federal government to invest in the festivals industry

Festivals and Major Events (FAME) is inviting the Government of Canada to increase Canadian productivity and competitiveness through the festivals and major events industry, by investing a part of the allocations for the 150th anniversary celebrations. This is the crux of the written submission FAME presented to the Standing Committee on Finance, in the context of its prebudget consultation.

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More tourists, more wealth: An appeal to the Government of Canada

It’s happening: a very hopeful tourism season is starting now in Canada with Tourism Week from May 28 to June 3 and the first major events and festivals being rolled out everywhere in this year of Canada’s 150th Confederation and Montreal’s 375th anniversaries.

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