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Save the Date 2017 Canadian Innovation Conference



If you were in St. John's, you know you can't miss the next PCMA Canada East CIC!
And if you didn't make it? You can make up for it next year.

In 2017 we come full circle:
PCMA Canada East CIC will be celebrating its 5th year in Niagara Falls, right where it started. Make sure to mark the dates:
November 19-21, 2017


Meet the PCMA Canada East Chapter 2017 Board of Directors!

President – Francois Brunet, D.E. Systems Ltd.
President-Elect – Madeleine Bart, Freeman Audio Visual Canada
Past President – Chuck Schouwerwou, Confersense Planners Inc. 
Treasurer- Marie-Lou Coupal, JPDL
Secretary – Peggy Andersen, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Membership – Tresa Marchese-Cassidy, Ottawa Marriott Hotel
Director of Chapter Monthly Programs & Events – Joanne St. Pierre
Director and Co-Chair of Canadian Innovation Program and Education – Krista Cameron, Destination St. John’s
Director and Co-Chair of the Canadian Innovation Conference – Hélène Kenny, CMP, National Judicial Institute
Communications – Rachel Stephan DES, Sensov / Event Marketing
Sponsorship – Andrea Wagner, Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Community Service – Wendy Hallé, CMP, DES, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research
Director of Member Engagement & Recognition - Sheila Wong, BBW Event Staff
Foundation Chair – Kelly Kane, Starwood Hotels

Thank you to the 2016 Board for your hard work and commitment to the Chapter - we appreciate you!



Congratulations to the following scholarship and award winners:

Winner of PCMA Planner Scholarship to Convening Leaders, Sponsored by Austin:

Kristina Coffin
MD Financial Management

Winner of Supplier Scholarship to Canadian Innovation Conference, Sponsored by the PCMA Canada East Chapter:

Elizabeth Santos 
Senior Sales Manager, Associations
Hotel Omni Mont Royal

Winner of Hilton Worldwide New Planner Scholarship to Convening Leaders:

Carole Whitehorn 
Canadian Parking Association

Winner of the Rising Star Scholarship to PCMA Education Conference, Sponsored by Starwood Preferred Guest:
Dory Kashin

The PCMA Canada East Chapter is excited to announce the launch of Current, our new bi-yearly newsletter. In addition to the regular email communications, all Canada East members will now receive a hard copy newsletter that recaps what the chapter has been up to, highlights upcoming events, and features an educational piece.

Interested in becoming involved with this new initiative?

Contact: Rachel Stephan
(514) 510-9157

Canada East Chapter