Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development and Tourism invites you to Momentum 2020

FORT MCMURRAY – Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo Economic Development and Tourism’s (FMWBEDT) second annual economic strategy event - Momentum 2020 - is on Wednesday, December 9, 2020. This event showcases the organization’s priorities, business recovery efforts, and new corporate identity. Momentum 2020 will be a free one-hour virtual premiere this year.

Momentum 2020

Event Details:

Date: December 9, 2020

Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm (MST)

Location: Facebook premiere @choosefmwb

Pre-registration is encouraged.

“Please join us for Momentum 2020 to hear more about what our organization has accomplished this year,” says Kevin Weidlich, President and CEO for FMWBEDT. “We look forward to showcasing the regional place brand, the opening of Startup YMM, and new tourism experiences with an incredible line-up of speakers. Make sure not to miss our keynote address from Wes Jickling, the new Chief Executive with Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) and a message from Premier Jason Kenney.”

In partnership with Flair Airlines and the Fort McMurray Airport Authority, FMWBEDT is excited to announce Momentum 2020’s huge prize giveaway - roundtrip flights for two anywhere Flair Airlines flies! Contest details will be announced during the event.

“This contest giveaway comes with an added bonus - if you choose to use your tickets to fly-in family or friends, you will receive a $2,500 tourism experience of your choice,” says Weidlich. “Enjoy a snowmobile adventure, take in the majestic views of our region from a dogsled, or fly high above for an aerial tour – the choice is yours. This is another great reason not to miss Momentum 2020.”

Momentum 2020 Speakers:

Gregg Saretsky – Board Chair, FMWBEDT 
Mayor Don Scott 
Bill Loutit – CEO, McMurray Métis 
Kevin Weidlich – President & CEO, FMWBEDT 
Michael Sieger - VP of Tourism, FMWBEDT 
Andrea Haley, Natasha Hartson & Lisa Sweet - FMWBEDT Directors 
Wes Jickling – Chief Executive, COSIA (Keynote Speaker) 
Premier Jason Kenney 
RJ Steenstra – CEO, Fort McMurray Airport Authority