Joe Nishi – Co-Managing Partner, Meeting Encore

Joe is the Co-Managing Partner of Meeting Encore.  Meeting Encore is Canada’s first site selection company and has experienced tremendous change and growth over its 30 years of being in business.

After 22 years in hotel sales and operations in Canada, US and Japan, Joe was fortunate to join Meeting Encore in January 2009 as a Regional Director and became Managing Partner and Co-Owner in 2012.   Joe is Past-Chair of MPI Foundation Canada and enjoys being an active contributor, mentor and advocate in the industry.  Joe is involved on various advisory committees and has written articles on topics such as Hotel Contracting and Site Sourcing, The Power of Relationships, Changing Careers and the Importance of Face-to-Face of Meetings.

Born and raised in Vancouver, Joe is lucky to work and live with his wife and best friend, Shannon in Stoney Creek with their 2 dogs; Halli and Alo.  Joe’s personal stat holiday is National Potato Chip Day and his dream is to have his beloved Canucks hoist the Stanley Cup!