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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

Janice Thomson

President & CEO, Niagara Falls Tourism       | 2021 Innovations in Hospitality & Tourism Award Finalist


Janice was appointed as President and CEO of Niagara Falls Tourism in May of 2019, following an 18 year career as Executive Director and President of the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Visitor & Convention Bureau.

Janice also served as Chair of the Niagara Parks Commission for eight years, was Chair of the Tourism Partnership of Niagara and a Board member for the TO2015 Pan and ParaPan Am Games Organizing Committee.

Honoured as Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Citizen of the Year in 2016, Janice is an active member of the community, currently serving in a voluntary role as President of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Niagara Foundation, an entity founded in 1962 to protect the unique heritage and architectural character of the community, and as Chair of CAA Niagara, an organization with 140,000 members throughout the Niagara Region.

By working every day since mid March 2020, Janice is focused on market recovery from the public health crisis of COVID-19 and the resulting far-reaching impacts on social and economic sectors. She has gained expertise and knowledge on the programs, restrictions and protocols that have impacted post-COVID business.