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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

WINspirational Women: Vittoria Wikston

An event to connect and get inspired as we sit down with Vittoria Wikston.

About this event


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Connect and Get Inspired

Agenda:

1. Structured Networking

You don’t have to feel lost or just talk to the same people you know with our structured networking exercises. We’ll help you make meaningful connections.

2. Popup Shopping

See what’s new for spring with featured businesses owned by women.

3. We sit down with Vittoria Wikston

A talk show style interview with Vittoria. With over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and front-line event operations, Vittoria has held thereputation as being a powerful economic driver in the hospitality, tourism and special events industry.

 

May 26, 2022 5:00pm-7:00pm

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery, 3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan

Event Located in the tent so please dress accordingly

Light refreshments provided

Wine available to purchase by the glass

More about Vittoria:

Vittoria Wikston, CMP, CMMAs one of Niagara’s first Certified Meeting Professionals (CMP); as well as attaining her Certified MeetingManagement (CMM) designations, Vittoria is passionate about the events industry with the sole purpose of bringing people together and creating awe-inspiring sensory moments.

With over 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and front-line event operations, Vittoria has held the reputation as being a powerful economic driver in the hospitality, tourism and special events industry.During her Director tenure with Niagara Falls Tourism, event highlights would include destination project management of Rendezvous Canada 2015; Canada’s largest and most impactful tourism trade marketplace involving in-bound travel product purchasers from 31 countries. International sporting events would include IIHF U18 Women’s Hockey Tournament – 2016, and the FIBA U18 Men’s Americas Championship- 2018.

Her passion, persistence and determination have not only secured her a successful & rewarding career, but have also driven her to summit the heights of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Everest Base Camp and through the Peruvian Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

As a member of the Niagara Bid Committee, she was responsible for launching the “Niagara Are You In”campaign that contributed to the Region’s successful win. Now as Director, Marketing & Community Development for the upcoming Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games, Vittoria is powered up and ready to inspire, transform and unify Niagara in delivering a phenomenal games experience for all.

As an interwoven Niagara veteran, you’ll continue to find Vittoria leading her spin classes as a Mad Dogg| Johnny G instructor of 25 years, or romancing her grade nine high-school sweetheart husband, playing mom, or being enriched and challenged with her most rewarding role yet — Nonna, to grand-daughterSofia.

Vittoria’s professional portfolio highlights include:

• Proprietor, LuvVITT Solutions

• Director, Business Development, Niagara Falls Tourism

• VP | Sales & Marketing – White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa and The CLUB at White Oaks

• Professor – Niagara College; Hospitality & Tourism Management

 

 


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Pop-up Shop

Interesting in being a vendor at the Pop-up Shop?

Tables are available for only $75+tax.

Email Corrina Massicotte at corrina@gncc.ca today to secure your space before they are gone.

Date & Time:
May 26, 2022 5:00 pm

Price:
39.55

Location:
Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery, 3210 Staff Avenue, Jordan

Registration:

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