Hello Fabulous CAEM Members!
I have been President for close to two months, so I thought it was time to introduce myself!
October 2023 will mark 20 years in the event industry, specifically with Marketplace Events (formerly dmg world media). I started out as an Exhibit Sales Representative for the two Vancouver home shows. In 2014 I moved into the role of Regional Vice President and joined the Marketplace Events management team.
I was incredibly honoured to become President of CAEM. I have very big shoes to fill, and I cannot thank Past President, Bianca Kennedy and Executive Director, Jennifer Allaby enough for their leadership during the pandemic. They helped us pivot towards advocacy for the industry while working with our Treasurer Anita Schachter to keep the association financially sound. It was incredible to be a part of restarting our industry. A wild and uncomfortable rollercoaster ride that I am glad has finally slowed. Read more….