CEO, The International Centre

Michael has been a builder, leader and advocate for the Canadian business events industry for 4 decades. He has worked with the Hilton brand, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and The International Centre. He has successfully led sales and operational teams, and as CEO established The International Centre as an award-winning venue.  His nominator said that while Michael seldom takes the spotlight, he is always a driving force behind industry change, development and growth. He is renowned for building long relationships with clients and staff members, and has the retention rates to prove it. Those who have worked with him laud him as an impeccable leader and visionary.