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News Around Town – October 2019


By: Katherine Craig | Oct 8, 2019

Congratulations to Nicole Jeffrey, CMP, MPI Ottawa’s Vice President of Education, who has recently been promoted to the role of Manager, Events at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA). With 6 years of experience managing events at CPMA including Canada’s largest fresh fruit and vegetable trade show at 575 booths, she is looking forward to taking on a new role in growing the association’s events. Jeffrey will be responsible for the production of CPMA’s annual convention and trade show, board meetings and overseeing all other events throughout the year. To get in touch with her, email or phone (613) 226-4187 x217.

Have you seen the September/October issue of Ignite Magazine? We want to highlight Karen Norris, CMP, and Conference Manager at the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, who was interviewed to tell us all about the importance of experiential learning when designing events. Norris says it’s about a lot more than putting bums in seats and ordering catering! Check out the article to read more.

Congratulations to Meg LaPlante who recently accepted a position as Coordinator, Philanthropy with The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. LaPlante's main focus will be organizing and executing donor relation events and providing support for the signature fundraising events. She is very excited about this new opportunity and can be reached by email or by phone (613) 798-5555 x18192.

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

Article Edited By: Darlene Kelly-Stewart, Stonehouse Sales & Marketing Services



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