Sunshine Coast, British Columbia (April 19, 2022) – Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT) is welcoming residents to participate in a virtual event series this spring to ensure diverse interests are reflected in a vibrant and inclusive strategy for tourism in the region.

SCT proudly represents the Sunshine Coast/qathet region as its primary destination marketing and management organization and takes its responsibility for mindful consultation seriously. To ensure responsible tourism growth and sustainability, SCT is undertaking local engagement and communications, starting with a series of “Resident Conversations” in early May.

Virtual “Resident Conversations” Series:  Share Your Thoughts on Tourism

When: May 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th
Where: Resident Conversations will be hosted virtually via ZOOM.  Attendees are encouraged to join alongside their closest community, but all sessions are open to residents throughout the region. 

  • Gibsons and Roberts Creek: May 2 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm – via ZOOM
  • Sechelt and Halfmoon Bay: May 3 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm – via ZOOM
  • Pender Harbour and Egmont: May 4 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm – via ZOOM
  • qathet Region (Powell River/Texada Island/Lund): May 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm – via ZOOM

Join the conversation to be heard and to help drive a collaborative strategy that will take Sunshine Coast Tourism on an informed path forward in the years ahead.

For more information and to register or access the virtual meeting link for “Resident Conversations” with Sunshine Coast Tourism here: You can also read Frequently Asked Questions and complete a survey.


Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT) is a non-profit destination marketing organization (DMO) established in 2008 to promote and manage BC’s Sunshine Coast as an unparalleled destination for discerning travellers. The organization’s mandate is to cultivate a sustainable year-round tourism economy while protecting and respecting the region’s natural environment and cultural diversity. SCT is committed to facilitating the evolution of the Sunshine Coast as a travel destination that is consistent with the values of its Indigenous communities, residents, local business, and stakeholders across the region.