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Chantal Sturk-Nadeau: Thriving outside the comfort zone


Next Chapter: Chantal Sturk-Nadeau on Thriving Outside the Comfort Zone Chantal Sturk-Nadeau is a thought leader and passionate supporter of Canada’s business events community. Meetings Mean Business Canada offers its sincere thanks to Chantal for her partnership, hard work and can-do spirit during her time as Executive Director, Destination Canada, Business Events. Chantal spoke with Angela Kryhul, MMBC’s Communications Lead, about the evolution of Canada’s business events community and her plans for the future. This summer, for the first time in 30 years, Chantal Sturk-Nadeau is slowing down her usual full-tilt pace and enjoying [...]

Chantal Sturk-Nadeau: Thriving outside the comfort zone2023-08-25T19:59:22-04:00

Hill Days: In-person Meetings With Federal MPs


Hill Days: In-person Meetings With Federal MPs October 17, 2022: This week, MMBC Chair Laura Pallotta, Vice-chair and Government Relations lead Minto Schneider and MMBC board member David Campbell, are in Ottawa for in-person meetings with Parliamentarians and federal department officials. An initiative of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC), Hill Days (October 19–21) is an opportunity to advocate for business events industry priorities and communicate directly with federal decision makers. Over the past several weeks, Laura has been busy meeting individually with members of Destination Canada's Board of Directors to inform them on MMBC’s advocacy [...]

Hill Days: In-person Meetings With Federal MPs2022-10-17T09:51:25-04:00

The Power of Conferences


The Power of Conferences Boosting Canada's Potential of Hosting Renowned International Conferences and Events Destination Canada has long understood the powerful role that international conferences play for both destinations and organizations alike. Recently, the Business Events team launched an exciting new initiative, called the Unicorn Event Initiative, to help raise awareness among government organizations of large-scale, renowned events that correlate with the country’s centres of excellence—with the ultimate goal of highlighting the meaningful difference they make in driving economic growth and destination development. Meetings Mean Business Canada chatted with VIRGINIE DE VISSCHER, senior director of business development, [...]

The Power of Conferences2021-11-12T10:05:41-05:00