The mission of the Calgary Hotel Association (CHA) is to support our membership by stewarding communication and awareness-building programs, engaging in advocacy, and cultivating meaningful partnerships.


Destination Marketing Fund, Project Manager

Michelle Drysdale joined the CHA as DMF Project Manager In November 2017.  She attended the University of Alberta, earning a BComm with a Major in Marketing and also holds an Event Management Certificate from Mount Royal University. 

A born-and-raised Albertan, Michelle is passionate about sharing the remarkable destination she calls home with visitors.  She has spent more than 10 years working for destination marketing organizations including Travel Alberta and Alberta tourism Parks and Recreation. She has experience both in a market research and communications capacity. Michelle enjoys collaborating with partners to build and grow tourism programs and has joined the Calgary Hotel Association to manage the effective and accountable use of destination marketing funds.