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News Around Town – February 2020


By: Katherine Craig | Mar 2, 2020

The annual Prix Prestige Awards Gala will be taking place on May 7, 2020 at the Brookstreet Hotel. The awards gala recognizes the best in our industry within our MPI Ottawa Chapter. Nominations are open from January 23 to March 27. Take the opportunity to reflect on all the wonderful people you have met and worked with and nominate one of your MPI peers whom you think deserves to be recognized for all that they do! To nominate a peer, all you have to do is complete the nomination form.

Sheraton Ottawa Hotel welcomes David Manias on his new position as Sales Executive, covering the B.T. and Government Group segments. You can reach out to him by email at or by phone at 613-238-1502 ext 6642.

The Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) team is excited to welcome Karen Wright as their Conference Assistant. This is a brand new role for CAGS, created in response to the rapid growth of their annual conference; The Canadian Surgery Forum. Some larger portfolios that Wright will be responsible for include speaker liaison, exhibitors & trade show management, volunteer management and the conference’s social event. You can reach her by phone at 613-882-6510 or by email

Congratulations to Anthony Vasconcelos who has joined The Carleton Suite Hotel & The Metcalfe Hotel team as Cluster Sales Manager in the Association & Corporate markets. He can be reached by email at anthony@carletonsuitehotel.comor by phone 343-999-5473.

katherine-craig-headshot-2019 Article compiled by Katherine Craig, CMP,  CHEO Foundation

Article edited by Cynthia Beaudin, Canada Foundation for Innovation

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