Donald House

Managing Director
IDMG Culinary Marketing Strategies

Donald House is the Managing Director of IDMG Culinary Marketing Strategies where he provides marketing, communication, event and social media platforms for such companies as Visa, American Express, Four Season Hotel, Fairmont Hotels, Travel Alberta, The Banff Centre, Redpoint Media, The Globe & Mail and Wines of British Columbia. Donald is a broadly experienced corporate marketing and media executive with over 29 years of experience in planning and directing national projects in corporate, government and academic environments. His foremost client is Visa Canada, and since 2008 he has provided Visa with extensive culinary marketing and tourism services conducting over 300 event activations with national and international reach.

Donald has more than 20 years of governance experience and is past Chair of Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance, Art Gallery of Calgary and Alberta Publishers Association. During his tenure as Chair of Alberta Culinary Tourism Alliance, Mr. House’s leadership and work was recognized in 2016 by winning The Alberta Tourism Alto Award for Collaborative Tourism and The TIAC Canadian Tourism Awards for best Culinary Tourism Experience.


Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A-1 - Lessons from the Tasting Room