Laura Purdy

Laura Purdy

Exhibition Place, Toronto

Laura Purdy is a Member of the Senior Management Team at Exhibition Place; leading venue event operations, the development of international and domestic sales & marketing initiatives, site-wide transportation & security, and the delivery of venue services to support the convention center clients and permanent tenants at Exhibition Place.


Laura provides leadership to the Exhibition Place departments of Sales, Marketing, Event Management Services, Transportation and Security Services. She is a respected leader, able to build highly motivated team. Strategic thinker, problem-solver, skilled negotiator and active listener whose mission is to support, lead and empower her team of industry professionals.


Laura, with Martha Donato and Stephanie Selesnick,  set up the North America chapter of Women in Exhibitions Network.

General Manager