Economic Development, Travel and Tourism in British Columbia, Yukon and Cascadia

Agenda 2001/2002 Monthly Business Updates, Quarterly Reports

BC Scene Magazine reaches active, affluent, upscale readers at airports, in flight, at events and in their office by mail. Its material is positive, progressive, business-friendly and updated daily online. We target decision makers with influence and buying power.

Format: (1) BC Scene Monthly is mailed to an exclusive list of CEOs and managers. (2) BC Scene Quarterly targets over 30 airports and heliports, plus travel agencies and trade show delegates. It also reaches a corporate VIP list by mail. (3) BC Scene Online is part of our web publication network, generating interest and leads worldwide.


Regional Topics
BC-Yukon - Cascadia Municipal Web Sites
Reach "Decision Makers" in key communities. Report on the 2001 UBCM Municipal Marketplace. How to attract new Hi Tech industries.

Northwest Corridor Development Corporation Conference , Smithers, B.C. 24th - 26th October 2001

Communities in Bloom: BC-Yukon communities put on a new face for business. Will this attract more tourists, investors and residents?

Ship Shape: New activity at Esquimault and North Vancouver dry-docks, plus submarine technology and luxury yachts.

BC's Agri-Scene: BC's Food Industry is on a roll. Okanagan Wines capture more of the world market. What other products are on the horizon?

BC's Ethni-Cities: Contributions to and investments in BC by ethnic groups. How has it has improved the fabric and quality of life?

Catch the Spirit: Can Vancouver revive the Spirit of Expo '86? Example - Alcan's Dragon Boat Festival attracts 4,000 entrants.

Hollywood North: Profiles of BC's most popular film locations. 10 year industry forecast.

The World Scene
2010 Winter Olympics: Vancouver-Whistler's strategy for winning the nomination. What are BC's chances for hosting this event?

World Air Cargo Update: Canada's PBB, one of WACO's 42 privately owned logistics providers with more than 8,000 specialists.

Asia Pacific Scene: Update from our 1st Apec Edition in 1997. Why Malaysia plans to maintain a strong marketing presence in Canada. New Apec -Asia Pacific 'SuperTours.

Air Harbour Tech:New star in hotels, airports, air services.

We organize Road Shows and Trade Delegations

The Forestry Scene
Joseph C. Whitehead, former Journal of Commerce and BC Lumberman publisher invites key figures to speak out. We update Dr. Louis D'Amore's forecast which debuted in The Business Quarterly and hear from a panel of 6 leading figures in BC forestry.
Victoria Scene: Premier Campbell's new team. What's on your Forestry Community's wish list for the next 10 years?
Wood Products: Architectural trends and cost of wood vs steel buildings. Unique lodges and resorts featuring imaginative use of wood products. Creative new wood products.
War on Forest Fires: Fire fighting technology and networks in action using helicopters, water bombers and state of the art communications.
Forestry Museums: We visit Duncan, Mt. Seymour, Green Timbers, Prince George and other educational sites.

Air Highways
Profiles of Airport Communities. Our APEC '97 Edition targeted delegates from 18 nations. YVR Airport ranks in Top 10: Vancouver International: What's behind the YVR's latest marketing theme Gateway to the Americas?
New Airlines: New kids on the block, Smart Air, Canadian Western launch BC connections. Air Canada is launching a new discount airline. Regional Airlines, Satellite Airports: Photo profiles of Pacific Coastal, North Vancouver Air, Harbour Air, Baxter Air,, plus other smaller carriers. Can Fraser Valley satellite airports, Helijet services and new bridges break the bottleneck?
Supermap: Our most popular item since 1992, BC-Yukon Supermap has generated print runs of up to 150,000. Several innovative versions will mark our 10th Anniversary.
Air Harbours: Vancouver port profile by Ed Anderson. This will be followed by Victoria and Prince Rupert Harbour profiles, cruise activities, boating and fishing features.
Outbound Travel, Airport Security:
We feature travel to all World Destin ations, however recent events have affected all travel in a big way.

Travel Topics
Rail-Cruise Adventures: Annual Showcase Edition by Jerry W. Bird, who originated "Railways of the World" in 1989 and has profiled many of the world's passenger rail trips.

Hospitality Scene: Muguette Goufrani profiles hotels, resorts, wilderness lodges, hoteliers, and the communities they serve. Muguette is a Travel Agent, who has worked around the world with airlines, cruise lines, automotive and tour companies.

Adventure Roads: Alaska Highway, Sea to Sky, Columbia Valley Hot Springs Heaven, Icefields Parkway and Yellowhead Route, Haida Gwaii to Winnipeg. Yukon River Valley, wilderness resorts and Gold Rush legends.

Golfing Scene: Jack Lea, profiles many of the area's top courses and the professionals that operate them. "Golf Supermap" helps readers locate the courses, plan the desired transportation and lodging.

Footloose Series: Vancouver's seawalk and new West End developments. Granville Island -Then and Now. Victoria - A Place for All Seasons: Royal Roads, the Empress, Inner Harbour, Legislative Buildings, Royal BC Museum, Butchart Gardens, Governor General's mansion.

First Nations Tourism: Discovery Coast How tourists learn and experience native culture at Bella Bella. UBC Museum of Anthropology.

Mighty Fraser: Fraser Basin, the Delta, Fraser Valley and Canyon. Follow the Gold Rush Trail to Prince George, Barkerville and beyond.