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The team at Meetings and Conventions PEI is here to work with our partners and our clients, as we look to recover and rebound our industry. We are essential to the visitor economy of PEI and the recovery of our sector on PEI.

We want to help you meet again and celebrate our Island hospitality and strong industry on PEI.

Download our “Guidelines to host on PEI

 

Starting Friday, July 3

Atlantic Canadians travelling within the region will not need to self-isolate for 14 days

Islanders and fellow Atlantic Canadians travelling within the region will not need to self-isolate for 14 days. However, some public health and screening measures will be maintained as part of the travel bubble:

For more information on the “Atlantic Bubble” see: https://www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/information/health-and-wellness/atlantic-provinces-travel-bubble

All non-essential travel into Prince Edward Island from outside of the “Atlantic Bubble” is prohibited. Peace officers are authorized to turn any person(s) away who attempts to enter the province for unnecessary travel and to require any person(s) to leave the province immediately. To minimize these occurrences, PEI has implemented a Pre-Travel Approval Process for travelers. For details, visit Pre-Travel Approval Process

If you are leaving PEI via the Confederation Bridge:

New Brunswick does not need a self-declaration form to be filled out, just ID documentation:  https://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/corporate/promo/covid-19/travel.html#bubble

 

If you are leaving PEI via the NFL Ferry:

  • You MUST have a mask. Face coverings mandatory at all times during the voyage. (unless you are under 2 years of age or have a breathing condition)  https://www.ferries.ca/ns-pei-ferry/what-to-expect/
  • Nova Scotia does not require a self-declaration form to be filled out but you need to show proof of residency (Adults only) to enter the province. Either a drivers’ license, government ID card, health card, or a utility bill or bank statement with a valid Atlantic Canadian address when you arrive in the province. https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/alerts-notices/#travel

On May, 1, 2020 the PEI Government launched the Renew PEI, Together outlining the guiding principles and phased approach to reopening businesses, services and public spaces. The plan will be implemented in four distinct phases with a progressive lifting of public health measures on individuals, communities and organizations over three-week periods. Progression will be gradual and constantly evaluated based on the latest public health information from PEI’s Chief Public Health Office. Decisions during each phase will be based on public health evidence and continuous monitoring. If there are concerns about moving into a next phase, progress will be slowed, halted or even reversed to continue to protect the health and safety of Islanders.

 

Phase One

May 1, 2020

Phase Two

May 22, 2020

Phase Three

June 1, 2020

Phase Four

June 26, 2020

Please check the Renew PEI Together website for the most up-to-date information.

To Discover Charlottetown and its new Local Goods Guide   https://www.discovercharlottetown.com/local-goods-guide/ or get inspired for future getaway, by ordering their 2020 Official Travel Guide https://www.discovercharlottetown.com/travel-guide/

To Explore Summerside – The City by the Sea visit https://exploresummerside.com/

True Island living  – Points East Coastal Drive http://www.pointseastcoastaldrive.com

Miles and Miles of Beaches – North Cape Coastal Drive https://northcapedrive.com

Cavendish Forever – Cavendish Beach https://cavendishbeachpei.com/

Everything to love about Central Coastal PEI https://centralcoastalpei.com

As of Friday, June 26, 2020

Phase 4 and beyond will be a new way of life, a new “normal” for Prince Edward Island.

Larger organized gatherings

Re-introduce larger organized gatherings (e.g. worship services, meetings, organized sports and recreation, day camps, events including weddings, funerals, burials, and graduations) of no more than 50 people indoor or outdoor.

  • An operational plan that is made available on inspection
  • Physical distancing of 2 meters maintained with individuals who are not part of one’s household
  • Limited sharing of equipment among individuals from different households and precautions taken
  • For personal gatherings (e.g. large families having visitors or playing frisbee in the park), limits remain the same of 15 people indoors and 20 people outdoors from different households, while maintaining a two-metre separation.
  • For facilities (indoor or outdoor) with separate rooms or large spaces that can accommodate more than one gathering at a time, multiple gatherings up to a maximum of 100 people may be held, provided:
    • groups are kept separate
    • the multiple gatherings guidance is followed.
    • operational plans are completed and approved for multiple gatherings involving 50 or more people.

More about Gatherings on PEI – Gatherings Guidance – Phase 4

Prince Edward Island may not be open to all your delegates but it might be in the near future. Let our meeting experts help you navigate a perfect hybrid event that is engaging and well-attended!

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Core criteria to guide decision making during Renew PEI Together

Tourism Hosting Grant - up to $5,000

The Tourism PEI Hosting Grant offers funding to non-profit organizations hosting a meeting or convention with off-Island participants. The grant may provide up to $5,000 ($10 per delegate) towards the cost of an opening/closing reception or banquet. The event must be scheduled during the shoulder season – i.e., anytime other than July and August.

Apply for the: TOURISM HOSTING GRANT

Cultural Tourism Festivals and Events Funding Program – up to $2,500

Your non-profit organization may be eligible for up to $2,500 to assist with costs to attract off-Island visitors to your festival or event. The amount of funding offered through the Cultural Tourism Festivals and Events Funding Program is based on the number of visitors you expect to attract.

Apply for the: FESTIVAL AND EVENTS FUNDING PROGRAM

Tourism PEI Reunion Assistance – Support Services

Your reunion may be eligible for provincial material assistance to support reunion services. The PEI Tourism Reunion Assistance Program is available to Islanders planning reunions in Prince Edward Island.

Apply for the: TOURISM PEI REUNION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM