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CanCham Annual General Meeting 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Time: 12:00pm - 2:30pm

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Annual General Meeting 2017 Luncheon Invitation

Running a Luxury Hotel in a Resource Constrained Environment
With keynote remarks from

Ian Wilson
Senior Vice President - Hotel Operations
Marina Bay Sands

You are invited to join us for the CanCham Annual General Meeting 2017 Luncheon, featuring remarks from CanCham's President and highly respected member of the Canadian business community in Singapore.

Opening Remarks:
H.E. Lynn McDonald, High Commissioner of Canada to Singapore

Ever wondered what it is like to run a 2,600 room hotel at 97% occupancy? Now imagine doing it in an environment where you can’t get the resources you need. Come and learn how Marina Bay Sands is learning and innovating to thrive in Singapore’s tight operating environment.

Ian Wilson has overseen Hotel Operations at Marina Bay Sands, since 2013. His overview includes the 2561 room hotel, as well as the Sky Park, Pool, transportation, Call Centre, and Food and Beverage Operations.

In addition to being President of CanCham, Ian is also a member of the National Healthcare Productivity Expert Advisory Panel, a member of the Singapore Hotel Association’s Hotel Innovation Committee, chair of the Hospitality Services Committee for the Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Workplace Safety and Health Council (Hospitality and Entertainment Industries) Committee. 

Ian’s career started in Food and Beverage then Rooms, Distribution, Revenue Management, and Senior Operational roles first with Fairmont and now with MBS. 

Ian holds Masters’ and Bachelor’s Degrees in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and is certified as a Journeyman Chef from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

AGM Time: 12:00pm-12:30pm (registration at 11:30am)   
AGM Luncheon: 1:00pm-2:30pm
Venue: Raffles City Convention Centre, Mercury Room, Level 4, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore, 189560 
Cost: Members $70; Non-Members $80

RSVP: by Friday May 19th


AGM Agenda:
-To receive the annual report of the Executive Committee
-To receive and adopt the Accounts for CanCham for the year ending March 31st, 2017
-To elect no more than fourteen members to the CanCham Executive Committee for 2017-2018
-To elect auditors for the ensuing year
-To approve the financial budget for the ensuing year
-To consider any other matter that the Secretary has received in writing seven days prior to the AGM

Nominations for Executive Committee positions may be submitted in writing to the Secretary up to seven (7) days in advance of the AGM. All nominations may be sent to Members who cannot attend are encouraged to nominate a proxy by filling out a proxy form.

CanCham is grateful to event sponsor:

Event Location

Raffles City Convention Centre, Mercury Room, Level 4
80 Bras Basah Road
Singapore, 189560 

Event Fees:

CanCham Member SGD 70.00

Non-Member SGD 80.00

Registration is closed for this event.

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