Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) today announced two new hires to their team.
Violeta Ugarte joins MCC as business development manager responsible for the association business in Ottawa. She has over 10 years of experience in various roles ranging from hotels to event management and operations administrator. Violeta spent over eight years working with the Calgary Marriott Hotel Downtown as sales manager. She then expanded her resume by working with Legal Aid Alberta and most recently with Ethier, a boutique consulting and advisory firm.
Also joining Team Calgary on September 10 is Dana Andreasen who has made the move all the way from Manitoba. Her background includes marketing, promotions, and event planning positions. She will take on the role of sales and marketing coordinator. Dana is an Event Management Tourism Certified Professional (Manitoba Tourism & Educations Council) and most recently worked at the Dauphin Recreation Services as events and scheduling coordinator. She was also responsible for planning, organizing and promoting events when she was events coordinator at the Dauphin and District Chamber of Commerce.