Executive Team

CLARK GRUE
CLARK GRUEChair, Executive Team
President & CEO, Rainmaker Global Business Development
LAURA PALLOTTA
LAURA PALLOTTAVice Chair, Executive Team
Regional Vice President, Sales & Distribution, Americas Canada Region, Marriott International
GRANT SNIDER
GRANT SNIDERTreasurer, Executive Team
President & CEO, Meeting Escrow Inc.
HEIDI WELKER
HEIDI WELKERPast Chair, Executive Team
Senior Vice President, Business Development & Industry Partnerships, Encore Canada

Board of Directors

SCOTT BECK
SCOTT BECKBoard of Directors
President and CEO, Tourism Toronto
KAREN GOOSSEN
KAREN GOOSSENBoard of Directors
Vice President, Tourism Winnipeg
LORENZ HASSENSTEIN
LORENZ HASSENSTEINBoard of Directors
President & CEO, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
MIRANDA JI, CMP
MIRANDA JI, CMPBoard of Directors
VP of Sales, Victoria Conference Centre & Business Events Victoria
CHRISTINA NORTHCOTT, CMP, CMM, DES
CHRISTINA NORTHCOTT, CMP, CMM, DESBoard of Directors
Vice President, MPI Toronto Chapter
BARRY SMITH
BARRY SMITHBoard of Directors
Executive Director, Convention Centres of Canada
GABRIELLE SPANTON
GABRIELLE SPANTONBoard of Directors
2021 Immediate Past President, Society of Incentive Travel Executives (SITE Canada)
JENNIFER SPEAR
JENNIFER SPEARBoard of Directors
Director, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS)
DEBBIE VAN DER BEEK
DEBBIE VAN DER BEEKBoard of Directors
President & Publisher, Ignite and Adrenalin Magazines
KRISTA CAMERON
KRISTA CAMERONBoard of Directors
Vice President of Operations, PCMA Canada East Chapter
LAURA PURDY, CEM, CMM
LAURA PURDY, CEM, CMMBoard of Directors
General Manager, Exhibition Place
JEFF NEARING
JEFF NEARINGBoard of Directors
Vice President , Sales, Discover Halifax
Jennifer Allaby
Jennifer AllabyBoard of Directors
Executive Director, Canadian Association of Exposition Management