Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

David Carter

David Carter

David Carter

Name: David Carter
Position: Lecturer / Business Ninja
Phone: 250-852-7660


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Sports! (all kinds, but more of a stick and ball type of guy)
Music (Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Reggae, Hip Hop, Country, Blues, heck even some EDM)
Storytelling, Film and Television, Comic Book Heroes!
Design, Creativity, and Innovation
The iconography of travel and tourism
Digital Media and Technology
Archetype experiences

Research Interests

Sports Marketing and Sponsorship
Sport and Event Tourism
New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship
Innovation and Leadership
Social Media and Digital Convergence


Certificate in Digital Marketing Foundations, Red Academy

Master of Business Administration, San Diego State University

Bachelor of Tourism Management, Thompson Rivers University

Diploma in Tourism Management, Capilano University

Certificate in Entrepreneurship, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

Employment History

Rocky Mountaineer Vacations
Vancouver All-terrain Adventures
Bhudak Consultants
Government of Chile (CORFO)
Interior White-water Expeditions
Battle Axe Records
Lucid Clothing Company

Courses Taught

TMGT 1150 Marketing and Customer Service
TMGT 4010 Experience Creation and Product Development
EVNT 2250 Sport Event Marketing
TMGT 4120 Developing New Tourism Enterprises
TMGT 4140 Tourism Strategy
EVNT 1100 World of Events
TMGT 2250 Hospitality Law
EVNT 2170 Fundraising for Non-Profits
TMGT 4170 Information Technology and Tourism
TMGT 4130 Tourist Behavior