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Rob Taylor

Executive Director | Canadian Festivals Coalition

Rob Taylor has a background in public policy, political science and government relations. Since commencing his career in 1989, he has served in leadership positions within federal institutions including the House of Commons, the offices of the Government House Leader, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and as the Chief of Staff to the Minister of State Small Business and Tourism.

Rob’s government relations and advocacy experience includes the federal lobbying on behalf of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and as President of Bravo Show Management, an Ottawa based company providing strategic communications consulting and event planning.

Rob was appointed in 2010 as Executive Director of the Canadian Festivals Coalition, a national organization mandated to promote the economic importance of Canada’s major international festivals and events sector.

Rob Taylor

Executive Director

Canadian Festivals Coalition