North America

Canadian Regional Direct Talks

Event Start Date: 2/27/2019

Event End Date: 2/27/2019

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Canadian Regional Direct Talks

February 27, 2019

Eastern Region - 11:30 am EST
Western Region - 10:00 am PST
                             11:00 am MST

GBTA Canada recognizes the importance of peer networking and best practice sharing. Unique to GBTA Canada are our Regional Direct (buyer) Talks. Direct (buyer) members gather virtually, to exchange ideas, and understand market dynamics.

Regional Buyer Groups

Groups are divided into two regions:

  • Eastern Regional Direct Talk Buyer Group represents Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes
  • Western Regional Direct Talk Buyer Group represents British Columbia, Alberta & Saskatchewan

Buyer Champions

Regional Direct Talks are organized and led by our volunteer Buyer Champions.


Monica McKill
Manager, Air & Ground Transportation

Brooke Davis
Manager, Global Travel and Events


Connie Smith
Manager, Global Travel Services
McCain Foods Limited

Elizabeth Oliveira
Corporate Travel

Upcoming Meetings

  • Wednesday May 15th
  • Wednesday September 25th
  • Wednesday November 27th

Join Us

Regional Direct Talks are a GBTA Direct (Buyer) Member benefit in Canada, available to direct members exclusively.

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GBTA Direct (Buyer) Definition:

GBTA defines a Direct (Buyer) Member as a valid member in good standing, a person(s) who works for their company, managing their company’s travel policy, program or vendor relations, for their company’s travelling employees.



For more information on the Direct Talk Buyer groups please contact
Franca Helsdon