Indigenous Tourism Awards Gala

WestJet is proud to present the Indigenous Tourism Awards alongside the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) at the 2024 International Indigenous Tourism Conference (#2024IITC): Where Nations Meet. The Indigenous Tourism Awards celebrate the best in Indigenous tourism, recognizing businesses, entrepreneurs, people and tourism associations excelling and creating memorable and unique visitor experiences across Canada from coast to coast to coast.

Nominations are open across nine categories:

  • Extraordinary Female Entrepreneur Award
  • Leading the Way in Sustainability Award
  • Exceptional Industry Leader and The Original Original Star Award
  • Provincial or Territorial Association of the Year
  • Exceptional Cultural Experience Award
  • Outstanding Staff Person Award
  • Leading the Way in Business Development (Community-based)
  • Indigenous Culinary Tourism Award
  • New Operator or Business that Launched a New Experience

Nominations are closed.

DJ Shub Headliner for 2024 Indigenous Tourism Awards

DJ Shub, the Godfather of PowWowStep, will be the headliner at the annual Indigenous Tourism Awards on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

DJ Shub now brings a dynamic live show of his critically acclaimed, chart topping electronic Indigenous album “War Club”. War Club Live is a celebration of Indigenous music and culture, featuring special guests, visuals and Indigenous dancers in full regalia. Recently, DJ Shub won the 2022 JUNO award for Contemporary Indigenous Artist of the Year, and previously won Breakthrough Group of the Year in 2014 (with A Tribe Called Red).