Interview with Ms. Joan Balinson, Executive Director
Canadian International Military Tattoo & Festival
Introducing Joan Balinson ...
For this edition of THE INSIDE SCOOP, I am pleased to share with you some of the insightful information from one of the leaders in the Festival and Event industry, Ms. Joan Balinson, Executive Director of the Canadian International Military Tattoo & Festival. We met, in person, with Joan at last year's spectacular Tattoo, where I found her to be quite knowledgeable and well informed. Ms. Balinson has a lot of information and SCOOP to share with others ... A bit about Joan … “In 1989, Joan established About Town Event & Meeting Planners, an independent full-service company specializing in the co-ordination of logistics and marketing for conference and event management. She also offers consulting services to small non-profit organizations on board and organizational development, marketing and fundraising practices. She has been an instructor for all the local community colleges and the
Tourism Education Council, and delivers seminars to private agencies on special event management. Presently she serves on the Board of Directors for Tourism Ontario , PATH Employment Services. Her memberships include IMPAC (Independent Meeting Planners of Hamilton Canada), Canadian Public Relations Society and Chamber of Commerce.” Hamilton
“The Canadian International Military Tattoo, an inspiring 2-1/2 hour show of stirring music, dancing, pipes & drums and military displays, will feature a commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the 1812-1814 War; the 150th Anniversary of The Royal(To Be Continued)
Light Infantry (WR); along with International Guest Performers. A Signature Event in the City of Hamilton .” Hamilton