Completed CSTA Webinars

 

 

 

 

 

WEBINAR #1

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2017
Topic: Monetizing Domestic Events: A presentation by Volleyball Canada
Presenter: Mark Eckert, Executive Director, Volleyball Canada

WEBINAR #2

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Topic: Building an Event Culture: A presentation by GM Event Inc. 
Presenter: Grant MacDonald, President, GM Event Inc. & Past Chair, CSTA

WEBINAR #3

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Topic: Mounting an Effective Bid - Making a Promise that Inspires, You can Keep, Motivates Selection, and Don’t Neglect
Presenter:  Bill Cooper, Chief Operating Officer, Twentyten Group

WEBINAR #4

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Topic: Negotiating Like a Pro
Presenter:  Brent Barootes, President and CEO of the Partnership Group – Sponsorship Specialists®

WEBINAR #5a

Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Topic: How a DMO Can Land an NSO’s Event – A presentation by Basketball Canada, Coaching Association of Canada and Water Polo Canada
Presenters:  Maria-Leena Clarke, Director, Marketing & Partnerships, Basketball Canada; Karen Norris, Manager, Events, Coaching Association of Canada and Jeffrey Lindell, Business and Sport Development Director, Water Polo Canada

WEBINAR #5b

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Topic: How a DMO Can Land an NSO’s Event – A presentation by Hockey Canada, Baseball Canada and Gymnastics Canada
Presenters:  Dean McIntosh, Sr. Director, Events and Properties, Hockey Canada; Kelsey McIntosh, Program Coordinator, Baseball Canada; and Mariève Millaire, Director of Events, Gymnastics Canada.

WEBINAR #6

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Topic: The Event Hosting Check Up - A presentation by GM Event Inc. offered by the CSTA
Presenter: Grant MacDonald, President, GM Event Inc. & Past Chair, CSTA

WEBINAR #7

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Topic: Sport Events Congress for Rookies
Presenter: Krista Benoit, Executive Director, Marketing & Events, CSTA

WEBINAR #8

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Topic: Finding Sponsorship Marketing Assets in Your Organization to Make Money From!
Presenter: Brent Barootes, President and CEO of the Partnership Group – Sponsorship Specialists®

WEBINAR #9

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Topic: How to Negotiate a Venue Contract using the New “ABCs”– Achieving Balanced Contracts!
Presenter: Heather Reid, Heather Reid Consulting

WEBINAR #10

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Topic: Building a Local Sport Tourism Strategy
Presenter: Blair McIntosh, VP Sport - Special Olympics Canada

WEBINAR #11

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Topic: Networking Today – Beyond Cocktail Parties and Getting Past Networking Fears!
Presenter: Brent Barootes, President and CEO of the Partnership Group – Sponsorship Specialists®

WEBINAR #12

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Topic: How a DMO Can Land an NSO’s Event – A Presentation by Speed Skating Canada and Canoe Kayak Canada
Presenters: Janice Dawson, Director of Sport Development, Speed Skating Canada and Ian Miller, Communications and Marketing Officer and Ian Mortimer, Domestic Development Manager and Partnership Relations, Canoe Kayak Canada

WEBINAR #13

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Topic: How a DMO Can Land an NSO’s Event – A Presentation by Canadian Soccer Association and Canadian Blind Hockey Association (formerly Courage Canada)
Presenters: Jessie Daly, Senior Manager, Events, Canadian Soccer Association and Matt Morrow, Executive Director, Canadian Blind Hockey Association (formerly Courage Canada)

 

WEBINAR #1

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Topic: Recruiting & Retaining Event Staff & Volunteers: A presentation by InitLive
Presenter: Tim Van Winckle, Business Development Director, InitLive Inc

WEBINAR #2

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Topic: Stay to Play - A presentation sponsored by Crowne Plaza Gatineau Ottawa 
Presenters:  Mark Eckert, President and Chief Executive Officer - Volleyball Canada; Jessica Kotsopolous, Sales Manager, Group - Starwood Hotels; Robert Kawamoto, Director of Sales, Domestic Meetings, Conventions and Sport - Tourism Toronto and Grant MacDonald, GM Event Inc.

WEBINAR #3

Date: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Topic: Understanding Venue Naming Rights featuring the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing
Presenter: Bernie Colterman, Managing Partner, Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing

WEBINAR #4

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Topic: How a DMO Can Land an NSO’s Event presented by Skate Canada and Ringette Canada
Presenters: Julie Healy, Events Director, Skate Canada, Shannon Youmelle, Associate Events & Content Producer, Skate Canada and Frances Losier – Director of High Performance and Events

WEBINAR #5

Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Topic: Winning With a Sales Culture presented by the CSTA
Presenter: Brent Barootes, President and CEO, Partnership Group - Sponsorship Specialists®

WEBINAR #6 

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Topic: Site Selection Tips – How to Choose the Ideal Venue for Your Next Event presented by the CSTA
Presenter: Krista Benoit, President & CEO, iSPARK Consulting

WEBINAR #7

Date: Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Topic: Building a Community Sport Tourism Strategy
Presenters: Grant MacDonald, President, GM Event Inc. and Blair McIntosh, VP Sport, Special Olympics Canada