Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC) seeks qualified individuals for election to the Board of Directors for a two-year term beginning immediately following the 2023 Annual General Meeting on November 20, 2023 and ending immediately after the 2025 Annual General Meeting. MMBC Board seats are volunteer positions without remuneration.

MMBC is an industry-wide coalition dedicated to the development, growth and international competitiveness of Canada’s meetings and business events industry. Our coalition communicates to decision makers at all levels of government the positive social and economic benefits of hosting conferences, conventions, trade shows, exhibitions, business meetings and incentive travel programs in Canada.

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The MMBC Board of Directors is made up of a maximum of 20 directors. The Nominating Committee is responsible for building a diverse, strategic and knowledgeable Board with proper geographic, industry and sector representation. The Meetings Mean Business Canada Board of Directors believes in the benefits that diversity brings and recognizes that diversity of thought makes prudent business sense.

All Board directors should be qualified, competent and have a strong sense of ethics and integrity. Acceptance of nominations is based on a specific set of skills and experience.

Ideal candidates demonstrate these core competencies:

  1. Senior leader in the business events industry
  2. Advocacy or government relations experience
  3. Previous board experience

Time Commitment: Board members are expected to participate in all Board meetings (held virtually), participate in-person at MMBC’s Annual General Meeting and participate on a committee.

If you are a MMBC Member Supporter in good standing, we invite you to nominate a qualified candidate. All nominees must either be a MMBC Member Supporter or be willing to become a Member Supporter for, at minimum, the term of the Board position. MMBC Member Supporters may self-nominate for consideration. All seconders must be MMBC Member Supporters in good standing.

With due consideration to MMBC by-laws and Nominating Committee Guidelines, the Nominating Committee will review all nominations and prepare a slate of directors to be voted on at MMBC’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.


Nominees: Provide a resume and short bio with a completed nomination form.

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Applications must be emailed before 6 pm EDT, September 26, 2023 to:

MMBC Board Nominations c/o Angie Pfeifer, Chair, Nominating Committee

Any nomination not confirmed by MMBC as having been received will be deemed not to have been received. Please ensure you have clearly designated your email address on your nomination documents and have received confirmation of receipt for the nomination you submit.


September 5, 2023: Nominations open

September 26, 2023 6:00 pm (EDT):  Deadline for nominations

November 20, 2023: Board slate presented at MMBC AGM in Ottawa