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News Around Town – October 2023

By: Disa-marie Cameron (She/Her) | Nov 8, 2023

Congratulations to MPI Ottawa Chapter Member Michel Kafrouny, CAE, DES for his new role with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada as their Manager of Events and Industry Engagement.  

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Industry News in General

Who Will You Nominate?
Nominations are coming in for the 2024 Recognizing Industry Success & Excellence (RISE) Awards
Have you been nominated? Did you know you can nominate yourself or your chapter? You can also nominate another chapter or a peer who is doing great things for our community.
Nominate by simply completing the nomination form by Friday, November 17, 2023.


Bringing the Imagination of Poetry to the Corporate World
Tucker Bryant had an idea while working at Google. It’s probably not what you think—no new way to use Gmail, no creative overlay of its maps system. No, this was about poetry and how professionals can adapt to confidently confront the future with a poet’s outlook.
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Color Worlds, Neurodiversity and the Future of Experience Design
Season 4, Episode 9
Featured guest: Guest: Kate Walsh, VP of Team Member Experience, Hello! Destination Management
How can we design more thoughtful, inclusive events? Kate Walsh, VP of Team Member Experience at Hello! Destination Management shares her perspective on leveraging empathy, data, and strategic partnerships to create better event experiences.
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Upcoming MPI Events

📅 Nov 28, 2023 – 5:30PM-10:00PM – Ottawa Police Association
2023 Festive Dinner - Murder on Wakaya: An Evening to Die for!
Don’t put away your summer attire and flip-flops just yet…. Dress in your finest tropical shirt, floral dress, grass skirt, and flip-flops for an evening of (murder) mystery.
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📅 Nov 29, 2023 – 10:00AM-12:00PM – Ottawa Marriott
November Education Event
Save the date and join us for the November Roundtables!
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Upcoming Industry Events

📅 Nov 14, 2023 - 6:00PM-9:30PM - Coconut Lagoon Restaurant
MPI Foundation - Food & Wine Series Event
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, November 14th at 6:00 pm and plan to join members of the MPI Foundation Canadian Council at the Coconut Lagoon Restaurant in Ottawa.
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📅 Nov 23, 2023 – 12:00PM-1:30PM– Online
Human Trafficking in Our Backyard
A Conversation for Canadian Hospitality Professionals is a free, one-hour virtual presentation on Human Trafficking, an issue that has far-reaching consequences not just globally, but also right here in Canada.
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📅 Nov 21 – Nov 22, 2023 – The Westin Ottawa
TIAC’s Tourism Congress 2023 and Canadian Tourism Awards
TIAC's Tourism Congress includes innovative programming with motivational speakers and expert panelists and a balance of networking and gathering opportunities.  The two-day event concludes with an evening of celebration at TIAC's Canadian Tourism Awards.
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Article Edited by Darlene Kelly-Stewart, Stonehouse Sales & Marketing Services

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Disa-marie Cameron (She/Her)
Account Manager at Encore Canada

Hybrid Events Professional, Account Manager, & Tech Goddess!


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