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Members, suppliers click at TL Network's in-person mixers; 5 more events to come

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  •   10-07-2021  2:22 pm
  •   Pax Global Media

Members, suppliers click at TL Network's in-person mixers; 5 more events to come
Christine James, VP, TL Network Canada. (Supplied)
Pax Global Media

This fall, in-person mixers hosted by the TL Network for owners and manager have seen an unprecedented uptick in attendance across Canada. 

The events are bringing together members and key suppliers and TL Network has already hosted seven functions since August. 

Five more events are scheduled for the remainder of the year. 

The mixers are free of charge to members and hosted with safety protocols in place so that guests feel safe and secure while attending.

Hosted by TL Network Canada’s Business Development Managers, Sue Urie (Western Region) and Melissa Wheaton (Eastern Region), monthly mixers are held at premium venues in each region, providing the perfect opportunity to mix and mingle. 

Travel pros gather at TL Network's mixer in Kitchener/Waterloo. (Melissa Wheaton)

At a recent sold-out premiere mixer event in Kitchener/Waterloo, attendance was exceptional with 58 members and nine suppliers, all of whom were fully engaged throughout the evening with networking, the sharing of product information and the building of relationships.

Along with the great cross section of members attending these events, the Northstar Travel team have come out in full force. 

“As we celebrate our 35 years in business, Northstar Travel & Associates decided to join TL Network this year, and we are thrilled at our successes to date,” said Mike Snider, president, Northstar Travel & Associates, in a release. “So far, we have had three destination wedding groups book trips and multiple bookings that have resulted in increased earnings for our agency."

Christine James, vice-president of TL Network Canada, said it was "heartwarming" to see members get together, share best business practices and create a sense of community. 

"The energy and enthusiasm expressed by both our members and suppliers in attendance was incredible,” James said. 

Here's the schedule of remaining mixers for 2021:

  • November 23 - Winnipeg, MB
  • November 23 - Montréal, QC
  • November 24 - Ottawa, ON
  • December 01 - St. Catherines, ON
  • December 14 - Vancouver, BC

Travel agencies interested in learning more about the award-winning programs and diverse offerings that TL Network provides to agencies in leisure and luxury travel, business travel, group travel, honeymoon and destination weddings – as well as active and adventure travel – can visit

Member agents can register for upcoming mixers through

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