Premier Partner - Destination Canada Business Events

Destination Canada Business Events
c/o #800, 1045 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2A9
Phone: 204-802-0920

Contact: Virginie De Visscher
Senior Director of Business Development, Economic Sectors

A quest for closer connection. A legacy of exploration. A thirst to improve industry’s impact on our planet. Canada has long been a leader in research and development of the world’s most technologically advanced industries. From the invention of wireless and satellite technology to lifesaving medical discoveries, to the development of cutting-edge medical equipment and advancements that fuel connectivity and efficiency, Canada consistently leads the way. Augmenting our reality? More qualified engineers than any other G7 country solidifying Canada’s position as a global leader in ICT, Life Sciences and Cleantech — three industries leading the world’s economy.

Meeting in Canada opens your team up to a host of new ideas and new connections. Canada’s city centres vibrate with creative energy, sparking unique solutions to digital age questions, while edge-of-nature retreats and hideaways provide just the breathing space and inspiration for new ideas to freely percolate. Curious? Learn more at

See what others are saying about meeting in Canada:

“The staff and the team of people that work for and represent the Vancouver Convention Centre are top-notch – certainly some of the best in the business. They provide excellent customer service and their ‘can do’ attitude is much appreciated. It felt like a real partnership throughout the entire planning and execution of the conference. Simply, they are just a joy to work with and fantastic at what they do!”

Cindy Stark

“I commend the entire team at the Vancouver Convention Centre for the incredible effort in hosting our group. There were many modifications to our event over the planning process, however, the team was extremely accommodating and presented solutions that met our high level of expectations at all times. Without their determination and commitment to excellence, we could not have executed such a successful event."

Paolo Kalaw, CEO, nimbyx software
Host City Chair, 2017 YPO GLC & Global Edge

Destination Canada Strategic Partners:

Tourism Calgary
200 238 11th Ave SE
Calgary Alberta Canada
T2G 0X8
Phone: 403.263.8510

Contact: Kyla Knudson
Director, Business Development East Coast USA, Meetings & Conventions
Phone 703.969.4738 
Mobile 703.969.4738

Tourism Calgary
Ottawa Tourism 
150 Elgin Street, Suite 1405
Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4
Phone: 613-237-5150

Contact: Theresa Gatto, Senior Manager, Business Events
Phone: 613-237-5150 ext 1103

Ottawa Tourism
Québec City Business Destination
900, boul. René-Lévesque Est, 6e étage
Québec (Québec) G1R 2B5
Phone: 418 649-7711 #4033
Contact: Marie-Elaine Lemieux
Quebec City
Tourisme Montréal
c/o 800, René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Suite 2450
Montréal, Québec H3B 1X9
Phone: 240-755-0061

Dawn Eagleton
Business Events Montreal

Business Events Montreal

Destination Toronto
207 Queens Way West, Suite 405
Toronto, ON M5J 1A7

Contact: Lina Farrell, Regional Sales Director

Destination Toronto
Destination Vancouver
200 Burrard Street, Suite 210
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L6
Phone: 512-608-9229
Contact: Jacqueline Kavcak


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