David Carter

David Carter

David Carter

Name: David Carter
Position: Lecturer / Business Ninja
Phone: 250-852-7660
Email: Dcarter@tru.ca


Sports! (all kinds, but more of a stick and ball type of guy)
Music (Rock & Roll, Heavy Metal, Reggae, Hip Hop, Old Country, Blues, pretentious indy bands that make Hipsters swoon)
The iconography of travel and tourism
Archetype experiences
Film and Television
Fly fishing like Ernest Hemingway
Comic Book Heroes!

Research Interests

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


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
CONV 2170 Fundraising for Non-Profits
TMGT 4010 Product Development and Innovation
TMGT 4120 Developing New Tourism Enterprises
TMGT 4140 Tourism Strategy