Meetings & Incentive Travel announces its 2015 Hall of Fame Finalists!

And Dragonfly’s Sarah Murray is one of them!!!

Meetings + Incentive Travel is pleased to announce the finalists in six categories of its 2015 Hall of Fame Awards Program.

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The inductees in the The Big Idea, Industry Mentor, Industry Volunteer, Industry Builder, Rising Star and Industry Planner categories will be announced and welcomed into the Hall of Fame at a special live ceremony on the opening day of IncentiveWorks 2015, which will be held August 18-19, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto.

The finalists in each category are:

 Industry Planner

  • Chuck Schouwerwou, CMP CMM, President, ConferSense Planners Inc.
  • Ellie MacPherson, Senior Vice-President, SM+i/Strategic Meetings + Incentives
DRAGONFLY’S VERY OWN:
  • Sarah Murray, CMP, Account Executive, Dragonfly Meeting Solutions

 The Big Idea

  • Bill Guest, CEO & Founder, CCR Solutions
  • Tahira Endean, CMP, Manager-Events, QuickMobile
  • Katie Dolan, Convention Sales Manager, Ottawa Tourism

Industry Mentor

  • Alissa Hurley, Marketing Events Specialist, Kinaxis
  • Lori Christensen, President/Owner, The Farm Inc.
  • Krista Cameron, Director of Sales, Destination St. John’s

 Industry Volunteer

  • Lydia Blanchard, Business Development – Sales Manager, NAV Centre
  • Hélène Moberg, Executive Director-Sales, Destination Halifax
  • Liz Akey, CMP, President, EMA Marketing Ltd.

 Industry Builder

  • Chuck Schouwerwou, CMP CMM, President, ConferSense Planners Inc.
  • Mariela McIlwraith, CMP CMM MBA, President, Meeting Change
  • Shelley Williams, Director of Sales – Eastern Region, Caesars Entertainment

 Industry Rising Star

  • Jaime Heinke, National Marketing Manager, National Speakers Bureau
  • Courtney Stanley, Strategic Partnership Manager, EventMobi
  • Mariella Irivarren, CMP, Manager – Event-Based Marketing, BMO Financial Group

M+IT’s Hall of Fame program was launched seven years ago. Its goal is to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of meeting and incentive travel industry professionals. The staff of M+IT would like to thank all the members of the industry who took the time to nominate a record 56 planners and suppliers. For more information visit halloffame.meetingscanada.com.

See more at: http://www.meetingscanada.com/news-articles/mit-announces-2015-hall-of-fame-finalists/

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