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Meet the Destination Canada Business Events Team

Impartial insights, inspiration, a simple introduction, or assistance with your next bid — our team is eager to share the benefits of meeting in Canada.

Chantal Sturk-Nadeau
Chantal Sturk-Nadeau
Executive Director, Business Events
Chantal Sturk-Nadeau
Executive Director, Business Events
Just what is the best thing about Canada?

"The yin and yang — exciting and welcoming cities, with calming, breathtaking nature."

Virginie De Visscher
Virginie De Visscher
Senior Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors, Business Events
Virginie De Visscher
Senior Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"The best thing about Canada is: the warmth and positive outlook of Canadians. But you can’t beat those places where you can suntan on the beach one week and snowshoe pristine wilderness just a few weeks later!"

Jennifer Attersall
Jennifer Attersall
Director, Incentive Travel, Business Events
Jennifer Attersall
Director, Incentive Travel, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"The warmth of the people, the multitude of different cultures, sun, snow, sand, mountains - Canada is breathtaking!"

Robert McCreight
Robert McCreight
Director, Economic Sector Engagement, Business Events
Robert McCreight
Director, Economic Sector Engagement, Business Events
Best thing about Canada?

"The best thing about Canada is the diversity of our natural landscapes from coast to coast to coast."

Mark Zanetti
Mark Zanetti
Incentive Specialist, Business Events
Mark Zanetti
Incentive Specialist, Business Events
Best thing about Canada?

“From the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic, the landscapes reflect the experiences – diverse, beautiful, and inspiring!”

Mark Zanetti
Pamela Wilton
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences, Natural Resources and Advanced Manufacturing
Pamela Wilton
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences, Natural Resources and Advanced Manufacturing
Best thing about Canada?

"You can have any experience imaginable! There is beauty and diversity in our landscapes, seasons, communities, cultures, industry, sports, arts, food, festivals, and events. You dream it - Canada has it."

Natalia Filemonowicz
Natalia Filemonowicz
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
Natalia Filemonowicz
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
The best thing about Canada?

"Friendly, welcoming people and stunning landscapes"

Lindsay Matheson
Lindsay Matheson
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences (maternity leave returning November 2022)
Lindsay Matheson
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences (maternity leave returning November 2022)
The best thing about Canada?

"My favorite thing about Canada is our diversity in cultures, landscapes and people. You can travel to each corner of the country and have a totally new experience. It can feel like you’re experiencing many different countries while traveling between all three coasts!"

Adam Baptie
Adam Baptie
Sales Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences, Natural Resources and Advanced Manufacturing
Adam Baptie
Sales Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences, Natural Resources and Advanced Manufacturing
What is the best thing about Canada?

The diversity of the nation. In culture, people, cuisine, languages, landscape, & much more. Everyone is welcome and can experience anything they can imagine.

Read Sutton
Read Sutton
Sales Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
Read Sutton
Sales Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
What is your favourite thing about Canada?

From vibrant urban centers with their own distinct identity, to the majesty of the great outdoors, Canada is as beautiful, welcoming and diverse as the people who call it home.

Angela Trunzo
Angela Trunzo
Market Intelligence Analyst, Business Events
Angela Trunzo
Market Intelligence Analyst, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"The best thing I’d say is the friendly people."

Witty Lau
Witty Lau
Coordinator, Business Events
Witty Lau
Coordinator, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"The immense diversity of the whole country – from the natural environments you can be immersed in, to the types of activities you can do, to the varied cuisines you can enjoy, to all the people you can meet – it’s absolutely beautiful.”

Rebecca Anderson
Rebecca Anderson
Strategic Partnerships & Events Specialist, Business Events
Rebecca Anderson
Strategic Partnerships & Events Specialist, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

"The best thing about Canada are the endless opportunities for adventure, the diverse experience you can have from coast to coast and the warmth of the people."

Jen Hazell
Jen Hazell
MRPR Strategist, Business Events
Jen Hazell
MRPR Strategist, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

Canada is a country of unforgettable experiences, beautiful landscapes, boundless talent and endless surprises. From coast to coast to coast, it's got it all.

Lauren Erdelyi
Lauren Erdelyi
Writing Specialist, Business Events
Lauren Erdelyi
Writing Specialist, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

Its natural beauty, unique experiences and diverse cultures.

Guy Hall
Guy Hall
Content Specialist, Business Events
Guy Hall
Content Specialist, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

The best thing about Canada is the diverse range of experiences that are available; you can go from dining in world-class restaurants in thriving urban centres to backcountry camping in pristine wildernesses in just a couple of hours!

Felicia Rafael
Felicia Rafael
Project Manager, Business Events
Felicia Rafael
Project Manager, Business Events
Best thing about Canada?

"The beautiful nature that surrounds us, the delectable fusion of foods, and the unique exciting experiences to be found from sea to sea to sea."

Anna Elizavetova
Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant (maternity leave returning April 2022)
Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant (maternity leave returning April 2022)