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Final Conference Lineup Announced for M+IT University

October 7, 2015 by Lori Smith

Next month, Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) will bring its planner-specific education to Western Canada in a full-day conference series called M+IT University. Marketing and creativity expert Darren Dahl headlines the Vancouver edition of M+IT University November 2nd and the Calgary


EventMobi Delivering New Event Technology Curriculum

September 21, 2015 by Lori Smith

EventMobi is giving back to the industry. The mobile event app developer has partnered with Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh, Scotland, to develop an event technology curriculum that will be offered for free to accredited colleges and universities with event management programs. Along


Marketing: Four Simple Tips to Content Curation

September 18, 2015 by Dahlia El Gazzar
Dahlia El Gazzar

The thought of engaging in content marketing can seem like a daunting task, especially when you have multiple social media accounts to manage or multiple events to promote or both! How can you promote your event without becoming spammy? How


QuickMobile Appoints New CMO

August 24, 2015 by Lori Smith

QuickMobile has appointed Julie Bevacqua as its chief marketing officer (CMO). Bevacqua brings more than 18 years of enterprise marketing experience to the company. She most recently served as the CMO of Vancouver-based software company, Yocale Network Corporation.   Prior to co-founding Yocale,


CanSPEP Offering Event Business Building Conference

August 7, 2015 by Lori Smith

Registration is open for The Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners‘ (CanSPEP) new one-day conference on creating and building an event planning business. “Event Business Blueprint” is being held Monday, August 17th, 2015 at the InterContinental Toronto Centre, Toronto. The session line-up for


QuickMobile Launches Event App with Apple Watch Integration

July 13, 2015 by Lori Smith
QuickMobile Event App + Apple Watch Integration

Vancouver-based QuickMobile has launched the industry’s first mobile event app with Apple Watch integration. Developed for the 2015 Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) Annual Summit, July 12-14, 2015, the app allows attendees to personalize their schedules, network with other attendees and


etouches Acquires Mobile Tech Company TapCrowd

July 13, 2015 by Christine Otsuka

etouches, a provider of cloud event management software solutions, today announced the acquisition of TapCrowd, a leader in creating event mobile applications and marketing data for businesses and associations globally. TapCrowd, founded in 2010, offers a comprehensive, but easy-to-use platform


Palais des congrès Picks Mobile App Partner

June 23, 2015 by Lori Smith

Palais des congrès de Montréal has named CGI as its official developer and provider of customizable mobile event applications (apps). Headquartered in Montreal, CGI is an information technology, consulting, systems integration, outsourcing and solutions company with offices around the world. It is working


New Conference and Event Space Opens at UBC

May 20, 2015 by Lori Smith

The University of British Columbia (UBC) and alumni UBC have announced the soft opening of the Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre at UBC. “This inspiring facility is a springboard for learning, meeting, celebration and mentorship,” says Jeff Todd, executive director,


Freeman AV Recognized for Sustainability Initiatives

May 20, 2015 by Lori Smith

Freeman Audio Visual Canada has made the REfficient Waste Diversion Champions list for the second year in a row. The list recognizes companies that have reached impressive levels of reusing, buying, reselling and recycling surplus assets. REfficient is an online


Digital Nova Scotia and HCC Team Up to Attract ICT Events

May 13, 2015 by Lori Smith

Digital Nova Scotia (DNS), the industry association for the province’s fastest-growing sector, and the Halifax Convention Centre (HCC) have partnered to attract national and international information and communications technology (ICT) and ICT-related events to Halifax. “It is within our mission


International Centre Partnering with EventMobi

May 13, 2015 by Lori Smith

The International Centre has formed a partnership with EventMobi, making the Toronto-based mobile event app company the Centre’s preferred event technology provider. “This unique decision to partner with an app company allows us to broaden our commitment to our customers’