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Connie Smith - Main Stage Speaker

Connie Smith

Global Travel Manager, McCain Foods

Connie Smith is from McCain Foods Limited, and recently celebrated 11 years as Manager, Global Travel Services. At the onset of Connie’s career with McCain, she led the implementation of the Global Travel & Corporate Card Program, while supporting travel & expense solutions and corporate plane operations. In Connie’s global role, she continues to support these programs at various levels to ensure the program continues to move forward, and aligns with the company’s core values and initiatives.

Connie has been actively involved with the Global Business Travel Association for the last 10 years. She holds the position of Direct member, Board of Director, for the Global Business Travel Association and is an advisory board member for the Canadian GBTA. During her tenure with both Associations, Connie has received many accolades, to include Masters Honoree, Direct Member of the Year, Connie carries the Global Travel Professional certification, and she earned the Global Leadership Professional Designation through Wharton University of Pennsylvania. Connie continues to volunteer by co-teaching the advance principals of travel management, and sits on various industry councils and tasks forces.

Connie is positioned in Florenceville, New Brunswick with her 2 teenagers, and enjoys gardening, hiking and spending time at her family’s farm.