Genaya Cameron, senior director of event operations at the Halifax Convention Centre is joining the International Board of Directors of Meeting Professionals International (MPI).
Cameron is the first Atlantic Canadian to be on the board in more than 15 years. She also served as president of MPI’s Atlantic Chapter from 2011-2012.
“With our industry restabilized, it’s an exciting time to join MPI’s leadership and showcase the impact of live, in-person events,” said Cameron, who has been at the convention centre since 2008. “I am honoured to be the first Atlantic Canadian in so many years to be on the board and I will work hard with other members to provide leadership for the association at such a crucial point in our industry’s evolution.”
Paul Van Deventer, president and CEO of MPI added: “I was very pleased by the level of interest and quality of candidates who raised their hand to serve on MPI’s International Board. They will bring additional thought leadership and experience that will make a difference at the leadership level across the MPI community. Their perspectives and contributions will be accretive to the work of our boards in advancing MPI and the global meeting and event community.”