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Chelsea Hotel Adds to Executive Management Team

January 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, has announced the appointment of two new members to its executive management team—Todd Baril as director of food & beverage and Jeff Park as director of rooms. Park is a driven hotelier and strategic leader with 11 years


Group Germain Announces New Appointments

July 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Group Germain Hotels has announced five new appointments and promotions within the organization, under both the Alt and Le Germain hotel banners. Monique Strouvens, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing A graduate in tourism, Monique is passionate about the trends and


IncentiveWorks Names New Show Manager, Expands Team

March 24, 2017 by Lori Smith

Melissa Arnott has been appointed manager of IncentiveWorks, Canada’s leading conference and show for business event professionals. In addition, the IncentiveWorks team welcomes Heather Donnelly in the role of North American Business Development Manager, and Catherine Luzena-Hall as the show’s


SITE Announces 2017 Int'l Board, Foundation Trustees

November 25, 2016 by douloff

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — During its Global Conference in early November, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) announced the SITE International board of directors and SITE Foundation board of trustees, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Rajeev Kohli, CIS, joint managing


International Centre Appoints Sustainability Officer

October 4, 2016 by douloff

MISSISSAUGA, ONT. — The International Centre has appointed Arshan Hussaini sustainability officer, it was announced Sept. 28. In his most recent role as environmental energy analyst with the Town of Oakville (Ontario), Hussaini oversaw and managed multiple municipal energy sector-related


FMAV Adds to Team

May 4, 2016 by Lori Smith

Audiovisual and event technology company FMAV has added four events industry veterans to its team. Alissa Hurley, CMM and Wentworth Willock joined the company on the executive level in February. Hurley, who has more than 20 years experience specializing in digital


Group Germain Names Alt Montreal and Ottawa GMs

March 19, 2016 by Lori Smith

Christiane Germain, co-president of Group Germain Hotels, has announced the appointments of Julie Brisebois as general manager of Alt Hotel Ottawa, which will open in spring 2016, and Marie Pier Germain as GM of Alt Hotel Montreal, which opened in


Meetings + Conventions Calgary Welcomes Two New Hires

September 4, 2015 by Christine Otsuka

Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) today announced two new hires to their team. Violeta Ugarte joins MCC as business development manager responsible for the association business in Ottawa. She has over 10 years of experience in various roles ranging from hotels to event


Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Introduces New Director of Sales

July 28, 2015 by Christine Otsuka

Erin Dawson has been promoted to the position of director of sales for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Dawson previously worked on the sales team at the Convention Centre and was responsible for the Canadian association market. In her new


Delta Announces New Leadership Appointments

December 16, 2014 by Lori Smith

Following the opening of its flagship property in Toronto, Delta Hotels and Resorts has announced recent leadership appointments at hotel properties across the country. “This is an exciting time for Delta as we draw on our deep pool of talent


SITE Announces 2015 Board of Directors

October 1, 2014 by Lori Smith

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE)  has released the names of the incentive travel industry leaders who will serve on its International Board of Directors effective January 1, 2015. The following individuals will hold positions on the Executive Committee:


Banff Centre Adds to Sales Team

January 6, 2014 by Lori Smith

Megan Thomson and Ryan Young have joined The Banff Centre’s Conferences’ sales team. Thomson has been appointed sales manager for Conferences’ corporate, government and post-secondary markets in Calgary and the southern Alberta region. She will also handle U.S. corporate accounts.