Milena Santoro

President & CEO, MS Production Inc

Award-winning certified meeting and special events professional, author, international professional speaker, educator, and mentor. For the past 30 years has earned many accolades managing events for corporations, international associations, social clients and not-for-profit agencies. She is the Founder of MS Productions Inc. est. 1995, an international full-service event, wedding, and destination management company with offices in Canada & Italy.

Recognized as an Ambassador to Italy by the Italian Government and the Italian Chamber of Commerce of Canada, over the past 15 years Milena has successfully created B2B opportunities through planning and hosting events, meetings, conventions, product launches, trade shows and trade missions between Italy and North America. She works with an exclusive network of highly respected luxury brands and producers of the MADE IN ITALY excellence.


Since 2000, Milena has been constantly molding the future of the events industry, as an educator at major educational institutions and universities across Canada. A pro-active leader in the volunteer community, serving in leadership roles with various event industry organizations as ILEA, MPI, ABC, WIPA, and PCMA.


As a respected industry expert, she is regularly invited to speak around the globe at industry conferences on various subjects such as leadership, the business of events, event management specific topics, destination management, and entrepreneurship. Her goal is to “inspire you to #followtheleader within you, tap into your potential and achieve your greatness”.