Shannon de Groot

Account Director Shannon is grateful to have built a global career, holding diverse leadership positions across multiple corporate and nonprofit industries. She grew up in Ontario in Lake Country. From an early age, she brought a ‘can-do’ spirit to her interests and work. Competitive shaped her early life as a...

Agathe Deacon-Erasmus

Tradeshow Manager Agathe is a dynamic conference and event manager with 12 years’ experience in the hospitality and higher education industries with the focus on corporate and academic events. She has gained advanced strategic planning and problem-solving skills and is passionate about excellent customer service. Born and raised in South-Africa,...

Alejandro Frías

Sponsorship & Exhibit Sales Associate I was always convinced that travelling was part of my education. Before finishing my business degree in Vancouver, I had lived, studied and worked in Greece, Italy and the US, aside from my native Guadalajara, Mexico; and travelled in over 50 countries. Education remains an...

Sheena Beckles

Conference Operations Manager Having been in the hospitality and events industry for over ten years, Sheena finds herself fortunate to still have passion for all that she does. Her diverse knowledge and experience comes from the opportunity having worked as a supplier as well as a meeting planner. Working for...

Fernando Milani de Pinho

Sponsorship & Exhibit Sales Junior Manager Fernando gained experience in Brazil for about eight years, when he, his wife and two dogs decided to face a new challenge. They left their family, parents, work, and moved to Vancouver. Fernando graduated in Tourism and Post-Graduate in Business Administration, when he began...

Haifa Hobeika

Marketing Junior Manager Haifa is a motivated multitasker and hands-on marketing professional who always strives to contribute to exciting marketing programs to help clients reach their goals.  With nearly 10 years of experience in a diverse number of marketing fields such as B2B, retail, real estate, and casino marketing, Haifa...