Date: Tue Sep 25, 2012
Time: 12:00 PM – 01:00 PM
Location: Pan Pacific Hotel – Cypress Suite, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Ticket: Vancouver Board of Trade members $35 + HST; non-members $70 + HST
The event management profession is going through a period of rapid change as a result of various economic and social pressures. Organizations around the world are increasing their use of live events as part of the marketing mix to form stronger relationships with clients and stakeholders. David Tikkanen, Program Head Tourism Marketing at the BCIT School of Business will present and discuss the evolving role of event management and the key role it plans in ensuring the delivery of a solid memorable experience for your customers. David will highlight areas such as sustainability and international audiences.
Speaker Bio: David is currently the Program Head Tourism Marketing at the BCIT School of Business. David’s past experience includes being a partner at Entrée-Canada DMC, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Metropolitan Hotel, Senior Sales Manager for the Fairmont Waterfront, and Conference Sales for Tourism Whistler “