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Financial Realities of Event Planning in 2019 and beyond

February 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am2:00 pm EST

Financial Realities of Event Planning in 2019 and beyond

Be a part of an open discussion with the experts on current and future financial realities within the meetings and convention industry; new pricing structures, third-party supplier commissions, extra fees, larger financial liabilities. This session will focus on answering questions from our members. The panel will be in the hot seat ready speak about the revenue reality of today and how to anticipate costs for future meeting and event budgets.

Moderator:  Julie Calvert, CMP, CMM – Manager of Events and Regional Programs for The Canadian Payroll Association
Panelists: Cherie Chan, Area Director of Revenue Management Canada East, Marriott International
Reggie Lang, Groups, Conventions & Incentive Travel, Westjet
Laura Purdy CEM, CMM , Acting General Manager, Sales & Event Management | Exhibition Place

Gabrielle Spanton, Executive Vice President of Business Development Global Alliance, Hosts Global

11:00 – 12:00 Networking reception
12:00 – 14:00 Luncheon & Workshop

Venue: Beanfield Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd, Toronto, ON, M6K 3C3

Thank you to our event sponsors: