Meetings Canada



FMAV Names New General Manager, Atlantic Canada

June 19, 2018 by Lori Smith

Broadcast production veteran Henrick Strait-Hinnerichsen has been named the new general manager, Atlantic Canada at FMAV. Strait-Hinnerichsen brings over 20 years of expertise in broadcast production, operations management, marketing and business strategies, with the last 10 years focused on operational


Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Appoints New Director of Marketing Canada

June 14, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) has appointed Jeanette Faria as its director of marketing in Canada. Faria, president of JF Marketing, will support the marketing efforts of the SLTA as part of a leading, national strategy to reposition the


Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Names AV Partner

May 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

FMAV has been named as the exclusive in-house audio visual partner for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC).  “We’re thrilled to formalize our relationship with the CTCC team and look forward to partnering with such a progressive thinking facility,” said Bill


Westin Prince, Toronto Names New GM

April 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

Gerry Chase, president and COO  of New Castle Hotels & Resorts, has announced that Didier Dolivet has been named general manager of the 395-room Westin Prince, Toronto. A career hotelier, Dolivet most recently was the hotel manager for the Westin


Vancouver Convention Centre Appoints New Director of Sales

April 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Vancouver Convention Centre  has appointed Michelle Leroux as its new director of sales following an extensive recruitment search across North America. Leroux joins the convention Ccentre with 20 years of experience leading sales teams at five hotel properties across


Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto Welcomes New GM

April 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Ron Pellerine has been appointed general manager of  the Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto. Pellerine joins the hotel from the 317-room Langham Hotel, Boston where he served as general manager from 2015 to March 2017. Pellerine brings a wealth of knowledge and


Winnipeg's RBC Convention Centre Names New CEO

February 8, 2018 by Lori Smith

Following a lengthy search, the board of directors of Winnipeg’s RBC Convention Centre has announced that Drew Fisher will be the new president and CEO of the centre, effective March 15, 2018. Fisher will take over the post from Klaus


Quebec City Convention Centre Appoints New Exec Chef

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Québec City Convention Centre and its exclusive food and beverage partner, Capital HRS, have announced the appointment of Chef Jean-Pierre Cloutier as new executive chef of the convention centre, the biggest event-driven kitchen in Québec City. “Taking over the kitchens


Discover Halifax Names New Vice-President, Sales

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

Michelle Brenton has been named the new vice-president of sales for Discover Halifax. She brings over 20 years of sales leadership experience, including 10 years in a senior leadership role with BC Hydro. “With extensive experience leading regional and national


SITE Names New Chief Excellence Officer

January 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

Didier Scaillet is SITE’s new chief excellence officer (CEO), effective February 1, 2018. In October, a search committee comprised of Society of Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) board members and Foundation trustees undertook an extensive global search to identify a replacement


Meeting Encore Welcomes New Regional Director

December 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

Lori Wagner will be joining the Meeting Encore family as regional director based in Ottawa, beginning January 15, 2018. Wagner has 22 years of business events experience. In her most recent role, she was instrumental in creating the Groups and


Scotiabank Convention Centre Names New VP Sales & Marketing

December 1, 2017 by Lori Smith

Judy Mahoney has been appointed vice-president of sales and marketing for Scotiabank Convention Centre (SCCN), the largest dedicated meetings and events facility in Ontario’s Niagara region. Mahoney will report directly to SCC president and general manager Noel Buckley. “Having held