The Niagara Gateway Information Centre stands to serve ALL 4 Corners of the Niagara Region and represent ALL 12 municipalities. Our mission is to educate, inform and showcase the beauty of the Niagara Region to incoming visitors, through our highly trained local guides.

The Niagara Gateway Information Centre was re-launched in May 2017 after securing a new lease in partnership with the Niagara Region and the Tourism Partnership of Niagara. Our Information Centre serves as a vital resource to our thousands of anual visitors who rely on our local guides to provide them with knowledgeable guidance as they explore what the Niagara Region has to offer. 

Annual Visitor Numbers : 

Niagara Gateway Information Centre Kiosk: Over 38,000

Grimsby Welcome Centre Food Court: 2.7 Million

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Brian Purdy has been honoured with the Finalist Award (2nd Place) in the category of 2019 TOURISM CHAMPION OF THE YEAR for his contributions to the Niagara Gateway Information Centre facility. Presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence gala event at Blue Mountain Resort on October 30, 2019. 

He also received a Certificate of Congratulations from the Government of Ontario.


Brian Purdy

General manager

  • Award winner of 114 national and international awards for creative and production including a GEMINI Award

Peter Murray

Media Expert

  • Local Niagara business person, owner of Omni Media Productions Limited since 1976.