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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
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
What is 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
What is 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
What is the 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
What is the 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
What is the 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."

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Bryan Blue
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
Bryan Blue
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Technology, Finance & Insurance and Agribusiness
What is the best thing about Canada?

"Friendly, welcoming people and stunning landscapes"

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 the best 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."

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."

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Angela Trunzo
Market Intelligence Analyst, Business Events
Angela Trunzo
Market Intelligence Analyst, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

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

andrea piccolo
Andrea Piccolo
Senior Brand Manager, Business Events
Andrea Piccolo
Senior Brand Manager, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

"Its natural beauty and diverse cultures. With exceptional landscapes and vibrant cities across the country, there are so many uniquely Canadian experiences to enjoy."

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Andrea Tortolano
Marketing Specialist, Business Events
Andrea Tortolano
Marketing Specialist, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

"The best thing about Canada is that the journey is just as beautiful as the destination. My favorite thing to do in the summer is road trip around BC and take in all the different scenery."

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!"

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Felicia Rafael
Project Manager, Business Events
Felicia Rafael
Project Manager, Business Events
What is the 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."

Aida de la Mata
Aida de la Mata
Coordinator, Business Events
Aida de la Mata
Coordinator, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

"Canada equals adventure, meaning Canada is set up to get up my adrenaline pumping. Exhilarating excursions and amazing landscapes can be found just everywhere. Traveling around Canada means experiencing many different landscapes, cultures and heritages while meeting welcoming people"

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Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant, Business Events
Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant, Business Events
What is the best thing about Canada?

"The best thing about Canada is the cultural diversity and friendly people."