President’s Message

June 2019

Make the most of your membership!

Happy summer! At last some sunny days and warm weather.

It was such a pleasure seeing everyone at the SITE Canada Summer Social last week. This event had all the right ingredients for a fun evening of connecting during cocktails and great conversation over a delicious meal. A big thank you to all the generous support we received from donors and SITE Canada partners. With your help, the event raised over $20,000 for our SITE Canada chapter and The Redwood charity. I also want to thank SITE members on the social committee who did a fabulous job putting the evening together.

The 2019 SITE Canada Board made a commitment to continue to bring members exciting networking and educational opportunities throughout 2019 and beyond. There are many additional ways to make the most of your membership over the coming months. Here’s a snapshot of how you can gain some extra education, enhance your professional career through accreditation, and make connections!

1. SITE Canada’s Annual Golf Tournament is August 12, 2019. This annual event is a fabulous opportunity to connect with local and out-of-town SITE members. If you haven’t already registered to attend, please visit our website for more information.

2. Here’s your chance to take the CITP exam in Toronto! SITE Canada encourages you to consider earning your Certified Incentive Travel Professional (CITP) or Certified Incentive Specialist (CIS). Be one of the first eight SITE Canada members to register and you will receive a $150 (US) discount on your registration courtesy of our chapter.

3. Recruit one new member and receive 50% discount for chapter event registration - recruit two new members and receive one free registration for a chapter event. Please connect with Jan Zandboer Director Membership at .

4. Don’t forgot to prepare to apply for a SITE Canada scholarship to participate in the 2020 SITE Global Conference January 24-27 in Vancouver. Scholarship information will be available on the SITE Canada website by August 2019. Remember, part of the criteria is based on time spent volunteering with SITE Canada.

Wishing you a summer filled with all that makes it special for you and yours.

Best regards,


Gabrielle Spanton
President SITE Canada