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News Around Town – August 2023

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By: Disa-marie Cameron | Sep 11, 2023

MPI Ottawa Member News

Please join us in celebrating August’s #MPIOttawa Membership Anniversaries! We love the amazing folks that make up the MPI Ottawa Chapter. Share on your social media and tag someone to give them kudos!


Looking for new job opportunities? Interested in collaborating on upcoming MPI Ottawa events? Click Here to check out our Ottawa Job Postings and RFP’s!

 Industry News in General

Travel ban disrupting B.C. tourism

The CEO of the Tourism Industry Association of BC, Mr. Walt Judas, explains that the restrictions in travel denote many regional tourism operators are taking a hit, although it’s too untimely to count the destructions.

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A must see experience… Akadi Lumina

Let the colours of Acadie resonate within you, through light, poetry, video projection and original music, and catch a glimpse of all that shines bright in its soul. Your heart will be touched by the resilience, charm and humour of generations of Acadians.

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Leading Today: Navigating Imposter Syndrome, Gen Z and Post-Pandemic Career Advancement

Tune into this special live audience recording at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville during Meetings Today LIVE! South, as host Courtney Stanley interviews influential leaders on the most pressing topics facing women in the industry, including confidence development, managing Gen Z, post-pandemic career advancement and more.

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Making a Splash: Tourism's Role in Water Conservation
It’s that time of year again, where drought conditions worsen across the country, while floods threaten and devastate others.

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 Upcoming MPI Events

📅 Sept 13, 2023 – 12:00PM-1:00PM – Virtual
2023 Annual General Meeting

This event will be held virtually over lunchtime. The Annual Report will be linked here, once complete. We encourage you to read it ahead of the meeting!
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📅 Sept 20, 2023 – 9:00AM-11:00AM – The Westin Ottawa
The Building Blocks of Sustainability

Start your day building the blocks that will leaf you with renewable energy!

Join us for an event that's rooted in SDG practices and sustains a lasting impact. We've gathered biodiverse thoughts to build a climate of tree-mendous insights on eco-friendly strategies.
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📅 Sept 20, 2023 – 6:00PM-10:00PM – The Westin Ottawa
2023 MPI Prix Prestige Awards

As we gather at The Westin Ottawa, a symbol of wellness and empowered travel in our nation’s capital, we invite you to join us in celebrating the achievements of our industry's brightest stars and connecting with our industry’s most influential professionals. 
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 Upcoming Industry Events

📅 September 27, 2023 – 7:30AM-9:00AM – Queensview Café
Women’s Business Network September Breakfast Mix & Mingle

Topic: “The Value of Authentic Storytelling” with Hailey Hechtman
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📅 November 7, 2023 - November 10, 2023 – Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montréal, QC
CSAE 2023: Experience

The 2023 conference will be held at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montréal Nov. 7-10, 2023 and it’s the FOMO event of the year! The focus is all about a conference experience unlike any other.
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Disa-marie Cameron
Account Manager at Encore Canada

Hybrid Events Professional, Account Manager, & Tech Goddess!


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