Senior Director, Business Events at Destination Canada

Acting Executive Director, Business Events, for Destination Canada Business Events, Virginie De Visscher has a tenacious determination to reimagine how the country attracts business events to its destinations.

An innovative thinker with a highly collaborative approach, Virginie has extensive experience in business development, international operations and humanitarian aid; from leading international trade missions to managing coffee and cocoa operations in East Africa.

With an infectious enthusiasm and passion for topics that range from sustainability to meeting trends, Virginie is a highly sought speaker and thought leader. A biosystems engineer by trade, she has received a wide range of certifications, including her Sustainable Excellence Professional designation from the International Society of Sustainability Professionals and Certified International Trade Professional designation through the Forum for International Trade Training.

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