PRESS: Meetings Mean Business Canada Builds Support in Western Canada

As featured in Meetings + Incentive Travel Magazine - The Canadian voice of the business events community:

In late October, representatives from Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) visited Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary to connect with business events industry executives and continue building support for the pan-association coalition.

The coalition, which advocates on behalf of the business events industry, was represented by Grant Snider, CEO of Meeting Escrow and  current chair of MMB Canada; Reggie Lang, business development manager, Groups, Conventions and Incentive Travel, WestJet; and Heidi Welker, senior vice-president, Business Development and Industry Partnerships, Freeman Audio Visual Canada. Meetings were hosted by the Vancouver Convention Centre, the SHAW Conference Centre Edmonton and the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.

Over the two days of meetings, Snider, Lang and Welker reported on the momentum the coalition has had since its relaunch in January 2017 and how it is fast becoming the single advocacy voice for business events in Canada working in tandem with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC). The coalition has raised over $100,000 of initial funding and counts more than 100 industry executive leaders among its supporters...


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