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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Announces New Executive Director

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) reports that Dave Sclanders has accepted the position of executive director, Meetings + Conventions Calgary. His appointment was effective June 1, 2015.

Sclanders joined the CTCC in May 2010. His responsibilities included overseeing the sales and research teams.Under his supervision, the centre increased its presence in the international and North American markets resulting in steady business growth.

Prior to joining the CTCC, Sclanders worked for the Calgary Zoo, where he was accountable for leading and providing overall strategic direction for the Development Branch. His work experience also includes serving as Director of Sales, Ticket Operations and Customer Service, for the Calgary Flames, and regional sales manager, Canadian Airlines.

Sclanders is a past chair of Tourism Calgary and former board member of Calgary Inc., ACTA and the Hong Kong Business Association.

Meetings + Conventions Calgary is a partnership between the Calgary Hotel Association and the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Sclanders is looking forward to collaborating with industry partners and working closely with the Calgary Hotel Association to ensure increased destination awareness and secure future meetings and conventions business for the city.

He can be reached at 403.261.8530,

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