Elizabeth Best is the Business Development Coordinator of the Research & Innovation Division. She comes to Niagara College with experience in strategic planning, program content and development, financial management, and communications outreach and has run large-scale events and conferences for major players in the Niagara region. In her role at the College, Elizabeth provides support to management in all relations, communications and promotional activities with external partners. She is also responsible for supporting the recruitment of applied research projects across college programs, for the purposes of developing course-based research projects. Elizabeth is a graduate of Niagara College’s Convention and Meeting Management Program and a Certified Meeting Manager. She looks forward to building relationships with Niagara business leaders and creating innovative partnerships within Niagara Research & Innovation for students, faculty and industry partners.