Tourism Vancouver is pleased to welcome Brenda Longland, the new manager of Events Tourism in the Destination Development team.


Brenda has a broad background in executing international festivals and special events, strategic marketing, project management, community relations, and business development partnerships. Her experience with the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics bid team, the opening/closing ceremonies for the Calgary Winter Olympics and Canada Games, Expo ’86, Expo ’88 (Brisbane),  Sydney Festival (Australia), Canada Day, and Music Fest Vancouver will bring significant benefit to this new role.


In addition to these major events, Brenda has worked with the Music BC Industry Association, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Vancouver Airport Authority, and Oh Boy Video Productions. Brenda joined the Tourism Vancouver team on May 16th.