Meetings & Conventions – A Fresh Perspective on Engagement
MPI Golden State Collaborative
October 8, 2020 | Virtual
Is California ready to re-emerge from the impact of COVID-19? Hear from the leading executives of some of the largest Destination Management Organizations (DMOs) during this keynote session, as they share with us what each of them are doing to lead and to innovate in this time of uncertainty as their destinations begin to re-open. Don Welsh, President and CEO of Destinations International, will moderate this thoughtful and insightful conversation on what destinations must do to open safely to accommodate the return of meetings and events and how they are preparing for reopening.
Owen Chiu will be attending on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.
PlanetIMEX, October edition
October 12-16, 2020 | Virtual
Virtual learning and networking experience from the IMEX Group. Dive into a world of wonder, community, and connections.
BestCities will be leading the session ‘Around the World in 80 Minutes. Michelle Taylor will be presenting on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.
MPI Chicago - Trivia Night
October 27, 2020, 6:30PM - 8:30PM CDT | Virtual
Join us for the MPI CAC Virtual Trivia Night: Halloween Edition via Zoom. We will be hosting this event with multiple rounds of trivia, a breakout of participants into various teams, with fun themed rounds, entertainment and silent auction! Costumes are highly encouraged, and we will be crowning a winner at the end of the night!
Lacy Hawley will be attending on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.
SITE Canada – Education Day
October 28, 2020, 11:00AM - 5:00PM EDT | Virtual
Education Day: The Comeback Journey, promises to be an engaging and instructive gathering of your peers. Education Day will expand our thinking, prowess, and ingenuity with an agenda chock full of ace keynote speakers serving up fresh takes on relevant topics; Dialogue Dens offering small group connections; guided wellness activity, ‘snackable’ insights to ponder; and inspiring stories from those out there bringing the moxie in a time where fearlessness wins the day.
Tourism Vancouver is a title sponsor in partnership with the VHDA. Michael Drake will be attending on behalf of Tourism Vancouver.
MPI Ottawa - Prix Prestige Awards Gala 2020
October 29, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EDT | Virtual
The MPI Ottawa Prix Prestige Awards are designed to recognize excellence in active chapter members for their commitment, service and involvement in the chapter or industry and community at large. MPI Ottawa’s Prix Prestige Awards reflect the best of the best in the meetings industry and are awarded each year under the following categories: Planner of the Year, Supplier of the Year, Mentor of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Student of the Year, and Rising Star. There are also two special categories bestowed at the discretion of the President: Honourary Member, and the President’s Award.
Michelle Taylor, Tourism Vancouver, will be presenting the Planner of the Year award.