Monthly mixers held Canada-wide throughout the year

networking continues to bring members and Preferred Suppliers together at its exclusive Owners and Managers Mixers.

With a total of 23 venues scheduled for the remainder of 2016, mixers have been successfully taking place each month across Canada, allowing top suppliers the opportunity to personally interact with owners and managers. These mixers are free of charge to members.

Hosted by BDMs in eastern and western Canada, monthly mixers are held at highly-acclaimed venues located in each region and offer an invaluable networking experience between members and Preferred Suppliers. 

“ continues to keep members inspired while increasing their knowledge base through ongoing educational sessions and our monthly Canada-wide mixers. It’s through these exceptional educational events that our members are able to learn from leadership, our supplier partners and from each other,” said vice president Canada, Christine James.

“Members are always looking for more ways to increase their bottom line and grow. We encourage them to continue educating themselves by taking advantage of’s numerous training opportunities throughout the year, particularly our monthly mixers.”

Each event starts off with an informal mini-trade show and cocktail hour that allows time for face-to-face interaction and business-building opportunities. Followed by dinner, the suppliers deliver a brief overview of revenue-generating promotions and offers that are available to the members. These small and intimate settings attract approximately 40 attendees, allowing each person the opportunity to actively participate.  Here is the remaining schedule for 2016:

Feb 23                         Saskatoon, SK

Feb 24                         Scarborough, ON

March 8                     Winnipeg, MB

March 22                   Vancouver, BC

March 24                   Mississauga, ON

April 7                        London, ON

April 26                     Calgary, AB

May 4                         Edmonton, AB

May 11                        Toronto Downtown, ON

June 14                      St John’s, NL

June 16                      Halifax, NS

August 30                  Winnipeg, MB

September 13           Vancouver, BC

September 15           Windsor, ON

September 20           Ottawa, ON

September 20           Calgary, AB

October 27                  London, ON

November 1                Montreal, QC

November 15              Winnipeg, MB

November 29             Vancouver, BC

December 1               North York, ON

“ mixers have long provided a platform for like minded business owners to gather together in a casual environment where socializing and learning have been able to seamlessly intersect,” said Dave Heron from Pace Setter Travel & Tours in Alberta.

“Whenever 60-plus agency owner/managers can assemble over dinner with six to eight key suppliers, the opportunities to share quality time are vastly superior to those offered at the larger venues where there's barely time for a quick hello. Some long standing relationships that continue to this day, started out nine years ago at the very first mixers and this is more than worth our membership.” 

Agency owners wishing to learn more about’s various training programs and the many other benefits of becoming a member can go to agents can register for upcoming mixers through CanadaNet.

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