Sandy Biback has been a member of the conference/business/event business for over 35 years. She has, along the way, worked for planning companies, a hotel and owned her own professional planning consulting company since January 1990.
Sandy has, for about 15 years, taught hospitality and conference management at a variety of Ontario Canada colleges, including George Brown and Centennial, and online for the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. She has served on countless boards within professional associations, including being one of the founders of an independent planning consulting association in Canada (CanSPEP) She has collaborated on industry text books that have been used in colleges and universities. Sandy has spoken at many industry events; has been published widely. She has won several awards for her work, her teaching and her mentoring.
Sandy officially retired in 2017. Aligned with her retirement, she began researching the horrors of sex trafficking and realized it WAS happening in hotels at all levels; at conferences; at sporting events, etc. She formed Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking (www.mpaht.com) as a grassroots organization with a group of passionate professionals, to create awareness and collaboration between planners and hotels.