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July 13, 2017
Tourism operators invited to attend an information session on directional signage

Session educates on process and pricing for roadside tourism signage


Tourism Oxford and Canadian TODS Limited have partnered to host an information session about the Tourism-Oriented Directional Signing (TODS) program. Attendees will learn about the program that places signs along Ontario roadways to help motorists locate tourist attractions, operations, and services.

The information session is being held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 and runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Oxford County Administration Building, room 129.

At the information session, local tourism businesses will learn about the program criteria, application process, and pricing for signage on highways and Oxford County roads. Additionally, a TODS representative will be present to answer questions.

More information on TODS can be found at on the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport website and registration for the session can be done online.

Comment

Meredith Maywood, Tourism Specialist, Tourism Oxford

“This information session provides an opportunity for local tourism-oriented businesses to learn more about TODS and also raise awareness that this service is available on County roads; a fact that not too many businesses are aware about.  Attendees will be able to learn more about the program and some of the new signage categories. There will also be chances to have questions answered by representatives from the TODS program.”

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About Oxford County

Located in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Oxford County has a population of approximately 111,700 people across eight municipalities that are “growing stronger together” through a partnership-oriented, two-tier municipal government incorporated as the County of Oxford. Oxford County is emerging as a leader in sustainable growth through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan and County Council’s commitment to achieving 100% renewable energy by 2050 and becoming a zero waste community. Situated in one of Ontario’s richest areas for farmland, agriculture forms a cornerstone of the County’s economy, which boasts 55,000 jobs in a rapidly expanding commercial and industrial sector bolstered by its location at the crossroads of Highways 401 and 403. The County offers a thriving local arts, culture and culinary community, as well as conservation parks, natural areas and more than 100 kilometres of scenic trails. The Oxford County Administration Building is located in Woodstock. Visit www.oxfordcounty.ca or follow our social media sites at www.oxfordcounty.ca/social. Oxford County’s Strategic Plan is at oxfordcounty.ca/strategicplan.

Contact

Donna Kemp | Strategic Communication & Engagement
519.539.9800, ext. 3158 | dkemp@oxfordcounty.ca    


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