Data Report: Identifying Knowledge Gaps related to Culture and Tourism in Canada

What research exists around cultural tourism in Ontario, and where is there still much to uncover? Nik Nanos from Nanos Research leads us through a literary study of existing research, and highlights what we need to learn to support the success of our sectors.

This lecture was part of Ontario Culture Days symposium, Now, into the Future: Cultural Tourism in Ontario, held June 16-17, 2021.

Speaker bio

Nik Nanos,
Nanos Research
Nik Nanos leads Nanos Research, one of Canada’s most distinguished research companies. The Nanos Research Group of Companies includes Nanos Rutherford McKay & Co, an affiliate of Nanos Research and Rutherford McKay Associates with service offerings including public acceptance and engagement, communications audits, and narrative development. It also includes Nanos-dimap Analytika, an analytics and targeting research practice which is a joint venture with dimap, one of Germany’s top research organizations. He is the Chief Data Scientist and Founder of Nanos Research, a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC, and a research professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is also the Past Chair of Carleton University in Ottawa. Nik serves as an Honorary Captain (Navy) for the Royal Canadian Navy. Nik had led a diversity of research projects for many of Canada’s top arts and cultural organizations.

We acknowledge and thank the Province of Ontario and the Canada Council for the Arts for their support of this project.