Teresa Allan, BTM, joins the MMGY NextFactor team with more than 10 years of experience in the tourism and business events industry, and brings strengths in project coordination, bid strategy and development, and process management. Most recently with Tourism Calgary (and formerly with Meetings + Conventions Calgary), she managed the team responsible for identifying and evaluating new business events opportunities, defining bid strategies for clients both internationally and throughout North America, and undertook crucial market intelligence and research activities for the department. She held a lead role in the successful bid development for key international clients such as Rotary International and the World Petroleum Council Canada, and has a wealth of experience working with destination stakeholders across a variety of market sectors. Teresa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism Management from Vancouver Island University, and is currently pursuing her Certified Destination Management Executive designation with Destinations International.