CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

TONY CHAPMAN

Host & Moderator                    

DAVID ALLISON

Afternoon Keynote,
Author, Advisor, & Researcher

SPEAKERS 

ROBERT BRUINS

Manager, Hotels
Oxford Properties Group

ALANA BAKER

Director, Government Relations
Hotel Association of Canada

 

FRANK CAMPO

Director, Sales & Marketing 
Thompson Hotels

VITO CURALLI

Executive Director
Hilton Worldwide

DONNA D'ANDREA

Partner
Hicks Morley
Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

ROBIN GARRETT

President
Meridian Reservation Systems

 

CHRISTIANE GERMAIN

Co-President 
Group Germain Hotels

SUSIE GRYNOL

President
Hotel Association of Canada

TRISH HALLIWELL

Account Manager, Restaurants
CWB Franchise Finance

STACEY HANSSON

SVP
Ricky's Family-Style Restaurants

NEIL HORNSBY

Director, Canadian Marketing
& Strategic Partnerships
Best Western Hotels & Resorts

SARAH KUTULAKOS

Executive Director & COO
Canada China Business Council

NIK NANOS

Founder & Chairman
Nanos Research 

LAURIE NITARDY

VP, Revenue Management
Hyatt Place and Hyatt House

CARLOS PAULO

Head of Industry
Google

MARY PETERSON

VP, IT & Enterprise Solutions
Samsung Canada

ERIC MALCOLMSON

COO
ICON Legacy Hospitality

NIKKI STEWART

Director, Housekeeping
Fairmont Royal York

ALAN SMITHSON

VR/AR Expert , CEO
MetaVRse

EMILE GOURIEUX

Business Development Executive, Hotels
STR

LAURA PALLOTTA

RVP, Sales & Marketing
Marriott Hotels of Canada

BRIAN LEON

Managing Director
Choice Hotels Canada Inc.

CARRIE RUSSELL

Managing Director
HVS 

PAUL JONES

General Manager
Best Western Plus Sawridge Suites    

LINDSEY ILES

Senior Director, Market Management
Expedia

JON MAMELA

CMO & SVP Marketing & Sales
Destination Canada

IAN MILFORD

Principal
JRoss Hospitality Recruiters

DR. FREDERIC DIMANCHE

Director, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality
& Tourism Management.
Ryerson University 

JOHANNE BELANGER

President & CEO
Tourism Toronto

JAMIESON ASSELTA

Director, Sales - North East 
IDeaS - A SAS COMPANY

TONY COHEN

Founder & CEO
Global Edge Investments
EVP & Partner
Crescent Hotels & Resorts 

SUZANNE GATRELL

President & CEO
Kingsbridge Management Limited

REETU GUPTA

COO
Easton's Group of Hotels

 

MARK MCCUE

VP, Design & Construction
Larco Hospitality

 


 

INTERESTED IN SPEAKING? 

This event will bring together individuals from a broad cross section of disciplines and professional associations. The primary objective of the conference is to provide a learning and networking forum for attendees involved in the Canadian hotel industry.

If you, or someone you know, would be interested in participating as a speaker or a moderator, please submit a brief biography indicating the session you would be best qualified to contribute to. As members of a panel, our non-paid speakers draw from their own experiences to deliver an educational and informative presentation that is lively, objective, and non-commercial.

Please email your biography to:
Orie Berlasso,
Managing Director | Big Picture Conferences Inc.

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact Orie at (416) 924-2002 ext 229.

Thank you for your interest.

 

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