Speaker Bio: Didier Scaillet
A MICE industry veteran, Scaillet joined SITE in 2018, bringing with him extended global experience and a deep understanding of association management. He started his career working for one of the first association management companies in Europe, quickly becoming a business partner. For 18 years he held various roles with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) as director of European operations, vice-president of global development and chief development officer for MPI and the MPI Foundation. Most recently, Scaillet was vice-president business development for Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), responsible for the global re-design and integration of the organization’s executive partnership program and expansion of revenue in new categories and markets..”
Scaillet has engaged and served on various industry forums and organizations: Joint Meetings Industry Council, Events Industry Council, Canadian Tourism Commission and United Nations World Tourism Organization. He was also instrumental in the development of the Meetings & Business Events Competency Standards, which was the backbone for the development of SITE’s competency-based education model for incentive professionals.