Speaker Line-up

 
Course Marshal (aka event host)

Every golf club has a course marshal keeping golfers on the cart path and managing the speed of play.

  
  
Greg Amiel

Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG)

  
Sport Tourism FORE-um Table Hosts

Our FORE-um table hosts will lead thought-provoking discussions on 14 sport tourism trending topics allowing event attendees to contribute to the conversations. It’s an open and interactive dialogue of sharing knowledge and learning more about sport tourism.

 
TABLE 1: SPORT TOURISM ASSESSMENT TEMPLATE (STAT)

Grant MacDonald
President, GM Event Inc. & CSTA's Head of Consulting

 
TABLE 3: HELP WANTED: TACKLING COMMON SPORT TOURISM CHALLENGES

Angela Kryhul
Editor, ADRENALIN

 
TABLE 4: HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR SPORT TOURISM SERVICES

Eric Savard
Director, Transfer of Knowledge, CSTA & President, Organisport

 
TABLE 5: HOSTING UNORTHODOX SPORT EVENTS

Cindy Medynski
Event Attraction Manager, Edmonton Events
 

and
 

Katie Kennedy
Event Attraction Manager, Edmonton Events

 
TABLE 6: EVENTS: WHAT’S HOT & WHAT’S NOT

Brook Leeson
Sport Tourism Development Manager, Tourism Kingston
 

 
TABLE 7: PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT OF SPORT EVENTS

Rob Kawamoto
Senior Strategic Advisor, Major Events and Sports, Ottawa Tourism

 
TABLE 9: MAYORAL SUPPORT & SPORT TOURISM

Janet Guthrie
Sport Tourism Coordinator, City of Leduc Sport Tourism

 
TABLE 10: SPONSOR PROSPECTING 

Brent Barootes
President & CEO, The Partnership Group - Sponsorship Specialists®

 
TABLE 11: BRANDING YOUR ASSOCIATION / EVENT

Peter Georgariou
CEO & Founder, KarmaDharma strategy + marketing

 
TABLE 12: USING VIDEO TO MARKET YOUR ASSOCIATION / EVENT

Stayci Keetch
CEO & Creative Director, On Brand by Stayci Keetch

 
TABLE 13: THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SPORT EVENTS  

Derek Mager
Managing Partner, Data Jungle & CSTA Consultant

 
TABLE 14: GAMBLING & MATCH MANIPULATION IN SPORT  

Jeremy Luke
Senior Director, Sport Integrity, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

 
  
Barb MacDonald

CSTA Communications Consultant