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Destination Canada Meeting & Incentive Business Events Canada Sales Staff

When it comes to planning an extraordinary event, the more you know about your destination, the better your event will be. That’s where the Business Events Canada (BEC) team comes in. The team provides unsurpassed assistance and useful information to meeting and incentive planners. Our goal is to match the perfect Canadian location and venue to your specific program needs.

To submit an RFP, request a site inspection or to learn more about ways we can assist you, please contact our BEC representative in your region.

Chantal Sturk-Nadeau

Executive Director, Business Events Canada


San Francisco
Markets covered: Alaska, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Utah, Nevada, Montana, New Mexico, Idaho, Wyoming

Robin Thompson

Director of Business Development,
Western US

2269 Chestnut Street

Suite 627

San Francisco, CA 94123


Markets covered: Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Kansas

Melanie Kuranda

Director of Business Development,
Midwest US

706 S. Maple Avenue, 1-S

Oak Park, IL 60304

708-524-4905 main

312-919-4763 cell

Markets covered: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

Terri White, GTP

Director of Business Development,
Southern US

4760 Preston Road

Suite 244, LB 171

Frisco, TX 75034

469-362-8408 main

972-352-1868 cell

New York/New Jersey
Markets covered: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia , West Virginia, Washington DC

Michael Shannon, CMP

Director of Business Development,
Northeast US

P.O. Box 5396

North Branch, NJ 08876


Strategic Partnerships & Tradeshows

Heather Phelps

Director of International Partnerships
Business Events Canada

49501 Heath Place Court

New Baltimore, MI 48047

586-598-7010 main

586-206-1932 cell

586-598-7124 fax


Emma Cashmore

Account Director, Global MCIT Representative in Europe

Axis Travel Marketing Ltd

Raworth House

36 Sydenham Road

Croydon, UK CR0 2EF


Destination Canada
800 - 1045 Howe Street,
Vancouver, BC,
V6Z 2A9