TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorenz Hassenstein to the position of General Manager. Hassenstein joins the MTCC team after serving as General Manager for the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Recognized as a dedicated leader, Hassenstein brings over 23 years of experience and an impressive record of accomplishment in general management, trade/consumer event management and strategic business development to his new role. Prior to his most recent position as General Manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, he held various senior leadership positions in the publishing, exhibition and event industries. Notably, he holds 10 years of experience as the Vice President and General Manager of Reed Exhibitions.
As General Manager at the MTCC, Hassenstein will provide leadership and vision designed to ensure the overall success of our Centre, while overseeing key operational areas.
"We are thrilled to have Mr. Hassenstein join our team and I am confident that he will bring valuable expertise to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre," said Barry Smith, President & CEO of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.
About the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada's number one convention and trade show facility. Over the past 33 years, the Centre has hosted over 20,000 events and has added $5.8 billion in direct spending economic impact to the community. For further information, please visit www.mtccc.com.
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