GBTA Canada Builds Committee Offering

Industry leaders join as volunteers to help restore business travel

Alexandria, VA (January 14, 2021) – The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the world’s largest business travel association, launches five new regional committees as GBTA Canada continues to evolve and increase its local presence.


The committees, run by volunteers, are the backbone of the association delivering relevant and timely content and education to the region.


“By expanding the committee offering in Canada, we are able to engage with more volunteers to further develop our regional programmes with subject matter experts, focusing on more education and content to help drive the return of business travel and meetings safely,” adding “the committees will focus on each of the key sectors in our industry with the objective to create and deliver regional activity to support, restore, improve and unite business travel and meetings in Canada “said Nancy Tudorache, Regional VP, Canada.


The five committees will cover accommodation, transportation, risk, technology and meetings, the leaders appointed to the Chair and Vice-Chair roles are proven industry leaders who have a committed passion for their respective areas of knowledge and are dedicated to being part of the future success of GBTA in Canada.  They will each serve a 1-year term, along with all committee members.


“I am delighted to be leading the Transportation Committee at such a critical time for our industry. Each committee will bring a specialist level of expertise to deliver education sessions for conferences & virtual events, GBTA Canada webinar presentations, regional direct talk group virtual presentations and locally focused projects. I’m looking forward to working with other volunteers to play our part in the recovery of the business and meetings industry in Canada,” said Monica McKill, Manager, Air & Ground Transportation, Cenovus Energy Inc.


New GBTA Canada Committee Leaders include:



Chair                   Stephanie Snowball – Director of Sales Canada, IHG

Vice Chair           Jodi Francks – Director, Business Travel, Fairmont Hotels, Pacific Northwest Region




Chair                   Monica McKill – Manager, Air & Ground Transportation, Cenovus Energy Inc.

Vice Chair         Marayka Wilson – Country Manager, Canada, United Airlines



Chair                   Kate King – Account Manager, International SOS

Vice Chair         Suzanne Sangiovese – Commercial & Communications Director, Riskline



Chair                   Greg Allworth – Regional Vice President, Canada, Chrome River

Vice Chair         Kristen Hrycoy – Senior Alliance Manager, SAP Concur


Meetings & Events:

Chair                  Joe Nishi – Managing Partner, Meeting Encore

Vice Chair         Loren Christie – Managing Director, LC Solutions


For a full link to the GBTA Canada Committee members, please haga clic aquí



David Leibowitz (NORAM), 602-317-1414, [email protected]

Nikki Stimson (EMEA), +44(0) 7764 618199, [email protected] 


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La Asociación Global de Viajes de Negocios (GBTA) es la principal organización comercial de viajes de negocios y reuniones del mundo con sede en el área de Washington, DC y operaciones en seis continentes. Los más de 9000 miembros de GBTA administran anualmente más de $345 mil millones de viajes de negocios globales y gastos de reuniones. GBTA ofrece educación, eventos, investigación, defensa y medios de clase mundial a una red global en crecimiento de más de 28,000 profesionales de viajes y 125,000 contactos activos. Para saber cómo los viajes de negocios impulsan el crecimiento empresarial duradero, visite www.gbta.org.