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

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

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!”

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

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

Natalia Filemonowicz
Natalia Filemonowicz
Business Development Manager, Technology
Natalia Filemonowicz
Business Development Manager, Technology
The best thing about Canada?

"Friendly, welcoming people and stunning landscapes"

Lindsay Matheson
Lindsay Matheson
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences
Lindsay Matheson
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Life Sciences
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!"

Vanessa Riviere
Vanessa Riviere
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Agribusiness, Natural Resources, Advanced Manufacturing
Vanessa Riviere
Business Development Manager, Economic Sectors - Agribusiness, Natural Resources, Advanced Manufacturing
The best thing about Canada?

"The experiences and destinations, from the northern lights and the Canadian badlands, to the vibrant cities, all made amazing by the warmth of Canadians"

Nancy Steward
Nancy Steward
Marketing Manager, Business Events
Nancy Steward
Marketing Manager, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"The mountains! There is so much beautiful landscape to explore. And the people are the most welcoming I've ever met."

Kayla Seib
Kayla Seib
Marketing Specialist, Business Events
Kayla Seib
Marketing Specialist, Business Events
Best thing about Canada?
Canada offers limitless opportunities to explore – I'm always doing, seeing or learning something new!

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."

Emily Jennings
Emily Jennings
Coordinator, Partnerships & Business Development, Business Events
Emily Jennings
Coordinator, Partnerships & Business Development, Business Events
The best thing about Canada?

"My favourite thing about Canada is all the natural beauty in our backyard!"

Anna Elizavetova
Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant
Anna Elizavetova
Executive Assistant

Felicia Rafael
Felicia Rafael
Administrative Assistant, Business Events
Felicia Rafael
Administrative Assistant, 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.