‘Mixers’ Link Members With Top Suppliers 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.

“ 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 available to the membership.

Following is the remaining schedule for 2016: Feb. 9, Edmonton; Feb. 23, Saskatoon; Feb. 24, Scarborough, Ont.; March 8, Winnipeg; March 22, Vancouver; March 24, Mississauga, Ont.; April 7, London, Ont.; April 26, Calgary; May 4, Edmonton; May 11, Toronto (downtown); June 14, St. John’s, NL; June 16, Halifax; Aug. 30, Winnipeg; Sept. 13, Vancouver; Sept. 15, Windsor, Ont.; Sept. 20, Ottawa; Sept. 20, Calgary; Oct. 27, London, Ont.; Nov. 1, Montreal; Nov. 15, Winnipeg; Nov. 29, Vancouver; Dec. 1, North York, Ont.