Susan Prophet has been appointed director of business development in Canada for Meeting Professionals International (MPI). She will be responsible for management of strategic partnerships and sales activity for the association and the MPI Foundation within the country.
“I am very excited to have Susan on our global business development team. She is a well-respected and proven leader across Canada and brings an extensive network of relationships and experiences to our organization,” said Darren Temple, chief business development officer, MPI. “We view Canada as a premier market and look forward to growing our reach and relationships in the very near future under her leadership.”
Reporting to Temple, Prophet will be based in Ontario. Her official start date was January 19, 2015.
Prophet has more than 20 years of industry experience and is a longtime member of MPI. She has held a variety of volunteer leadership roles with MPI, SITE Canada and the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE), including serving as past president of the MPI Toronto Chapter.
Her most recent position was with Tourism Quebec/Destination Quebec as director of meetings, conventions and incentive travel. She worked for Hull Tourism & Convention Bureau and Gray Rocks Resorts earlier in her career. In 2011, she was inducted into Meetings + Incentive Travel’s Hall of Fame as industry volunteer.