Left to right: Reza Moridi (Minister of Research,
Innovation and Science); Sam Schulman
(ISTH 2015 Congress President), Barry Smith
(President and CEO of MTCC), Johanne
Belanger (President and CEO of Tourism Toronto)
On June 16, 2016, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) and Tourism Toronto awarded Sam Schulman with the Leaders Circle Award for his stewardship as the ISTH 2015 Congress President.
At the gala dinner, it was announced that the ISTH 2015 Congress generated an estimated economic value of $35 million CAD for the city of Toronto, which is more than any other congress in the past three years.
About the Leaders Circle
The Leaders Circle program partners with top thinkers, innovators, and researchers throughout the Toronto region to bring international meetings to the city. These meetings showcase Toronto as a place of innovation, excellence and opportunity. Supported by the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Tourism Toronto, the Leaders Circle ensures Toronto hosts international meetings that provide a transfer of knowledge, build on the city’s global reputation, promote innovation and ground breaking institutions, and leave a legacy of social and economic benefits to the city and region.