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May 28 2015

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Announces New Executive Director

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) announced that Dave Sclanders has accepted the position of Executive Director, Meetings + Conventions Calgary effective June 1, 2015.  Dave has been an integral part of the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre since joining the facility in May, 2010, overseeing the sales and research teams.  Under Dave’s supervision, the CTCC has increased its presence in the International and North American markets resulting in steady business growth.

Prior to joining the CTCC, Dave worked with the Calgary Zoo accountable for leading and providing overall strategic direction for the Development Branch. His work experience has also included Director of Sales, Ticket Operations and Customer Service, Calgary Flames and Regional Sales Manager, Canadian Airlines. He is a past chair of Tourism Calgary and formervboard member of Calgary Inc., ACTA and the Hong Kong Business Association.

With a strong background in senior management sales roles, Dave looks forward to 
collaborating with industry partners and working closely with the Calgary Hotel Association to ensure increased destination awareness and securing future meetings and conventions business for the city.

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