Von Mandel and Audain Talk B.C. Tourism

The fourth installment of the M Power Series at Brian Jessel BMW dove deep into the power of art, culture and culinary tourism as economic drivers.

September 16, 2015

/ Photo: Sheldon Coxford

Over 130 guests attended the M Power Speaker Series at Brian Jessel BMW last night (Monday, Sept. 14) to hear two iconic British Columbians exault the cultural and culinary attributes of B.C. and the key role tourism must play in the provincial economy. Michael Audain, Polygon Homes Chair and Audain Art Museum founder provided the back story of his upcoming Whistler Art Museum. Anthony von Mandl, proprietor of Mission Hill Family Estate discussed the appeal of Vancouver and the Okanagan to a new class of travellers seeking authentic experiences in a luxury context. Catch up on the full conversation on Twitter at #VanMagMPower and see photos from the event below.

Photography by Sheldon Coxford

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