Meet in Burnaby UpdateSammy2022-09-22T11:29:03-08:00
Meet in Burnaby Update
A short update on all things Meet in Burnaby:
The meeting and events team attended CanSPEP Conference in Saskatoon and CMEE in Toronto. These conferences produced some extraordinary leads for 2023 and beyond. The latter event also opened up partnership opportunities with Vancouver, Richmond, Whistler, Kamloops, Kelowna, and Victoria by creating the Experience BC Aisle. It was extremely popular with attendees.
Luxury Suite Meetings in Seattle.
PCMA event in Niagara Falls in November 2022. The meeting and events team will be hosting an evening with the Experience BC Team.
An afternoon tea in Toronto with a select group of meeting and conference planners.
At Tourism Burnaby we recognize that our Destination Marketing Organization is only as strong as our partners. We have created a partner section where you can find a list of resources- conveniently sorted in one place.
Tourism Burnaby is asector-focused destination marketing and resource organization that develops, promotes and assists in the city’s tourism growth through innovative community, regional and partner programs.
Tourism Burnaby is a non-profit destination marketing organization whose purpose is to support tourism promotional activities in order to increase visitation to the city. As part of its mandate, Tourism Burnaby is responsible for marketing, promoting, and selling the city for corporate meetings, pleasure travel, cultural, sports and special events. The organization was incorporated on October 25, 2004 under the Society Act of British Columbia.
Chair Chris Browne, Accents Inn Burnaby
Doug Spindler, Assistant Director – Treasury Services, City of Burnaby
Paul Gallop, General Manager, Element Vancouver Metrotown (Past Chair)
Councillor James Wang – City of Burnaby
Mark McLaughlin, SFU Simon and residences
Larry Hayes, Burnaby Minor Hockey
Lara Graham, Burnaby Board of Trade Representative
Ellen Barbour, GM of Earl’s Restaurants
Nelia Santos, Director of Guest Experience at Shape Properties (The Amazing Brentwood)
Lara Johnson, VP – Marketing & Communications at BCIT
Scott de Savoye, General Manager of Hilton Vancouver Metrotown