Executive Team

LAURA PALLOTTA
LAURA PALLOTTAChair, Executive Team
Regional Vice President, Sales and Distribution – Canada Region, Marriott International
MINTO SCHNEIDER, CDME, Vice Chair, Executive Team;
MINTO SCHNEIDER, CDME, Vice Chair, Executive Team;Chair, Advocacy and Government Relations Committees
President & CEO, Inter Ocean Inc.
GRANT SNIDER, VP Membership & Engagement, Executive Team;
GRANT SNIDER, VP Membership & Engagement, Executive Team;Chair, Membership Committee
President & CEO, Meeting Escrow Inc.
JEFF NEARING
JEFF NEARINGSecretary Treasurer, Executive Team
Vice President , Sales, Discover Halifax
CLARK GRUE, Past chair, Executive Team;
CLARK GRUE, Past chair, Executive Team;Chair, Nominations Committee
President & CEO, Rainmaker Global Business Development

Board of Directors

Jennifer Allaby
Jennifer AllabyBoard of Directors
Executive Director, Canadian Association of Exposition Management
SCOTT BECK
SCOTT BECKBoard of Directors
President and CEO, Destination Toronto
DAVID CAMPBELL
DAVID CAMPBELLBoard of Directors
Managing Director, Encore Canada
LORENZ HASSENSTEIN
LORENZ HASSENSTEINBoard of Directors
President & CEO, Metro Toronto Convention Centre
ANGIE PFEIFER
ANGIE PFEIFERBoard of Directors
Vice President, IGM Field and Corporate Event Marketing, IG Wealth Management
LAURA PURDY, CEM, CMM
LAURA PURDY, CEM, CMMBoard of Directors
General Manager, Exhibition Place Toronto
BARRY SMITH
BARRY SMITHBoard of Directors
Executive Director, Convention Centres of 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
DAVID WOODWARD
DAVID WOODWARDBoard of Directors
Executive Director, Meetings & Conventions, Tourism Calgary