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Shaw Conference Centre Partners with GES Canada

February 15, 2017 by Lori Smith

GES Canada has been selected as the preferred supplier of exhibit and display services for Edmonton’s  Shaw Conference Centre. This new, five-year partnership also makes GES the exclusive provider of all dock marshalling and material handling services. “GES is a

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IACC-Americas Reveals Canadian Copper Skillet Champions

February 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

NAV Centre chef Jessica Neville and Kent Phillips, executive chef at Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London, ON, took the top spots in the International Association of Conference Centres (IACC) Canadian Copper Skillet Competition, which has held earlier this month at the NAV

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Destination Québec Toronto Day

February 9, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: Destination Québec (Alliance of the Tourisme Industry of Québec) WHAT: Annual Toronto Planner Day WHERE: Baillie Court, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto WHEN: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 WOW: Destination Québec and its partners from around the province treated Toronto planners to a feast of

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Scottish Exhibition/Conference Centre Renamed, Rebranded

January 28, 2017 by douloff

GLASGOW, Scotland — The Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre (SECC) has been renamed and rebranded the Scottish Event Campus, it was announced Jan. 26. The new name acknowledges that, over 30-plus years, live entertainment has grown to become a significant

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InterCon Montréal Opens New Ballroom

January 27, 2017 by douloff

MONTRÉAL — The InterContinental Montréal has opened a ballroom in the Nordheimer Conference Center, it was announced Jan. 26. Covering 3,365 square feet and featuring 17-ft ceilings and plenty of natural light, the ballroom seats 300 and accommodates 400, cocktail-style. It is

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Allstream Centre Rebranding as Beanfield Centre

January 11, 2017 by douloff

TORONTO — Toronto City Council has approved a multi-year sponsorship agreement between Exhibition Place and Beanfield Metroconnect for the title sponsorship of the conference venue, to be called Beanfield Centre (formerly Allstream Centre), it was announced Jan. 10. Taking effect

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Nashville’s Convention Centre Adding Space

January 11, 2017 by douloff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A construction project of almost $20 million at The Music City Center will add a food and beverage outlet and expand the exhibit hall and Davidson Ballroom concourse space, it was announced Jan. 5. The expansion will add 5,000

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GBTA Convention 2017 Coming to Boston

January 9, 2017 by douloff

Alexandria, Va. — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) announced last month the launch of registration for GBTA Convention 2017, to be held in Boston July 15-19. GBTA Convention 2017 marks the 49th edition of The Business Travel Event of the

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FMAV to Offer Event Smartphone Charging Stations

January 5, 2017 by douloff

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — FMAV has been named an authorized partner for Brightbox, offering secure mobile device charging stations available for rental across Canada, it was announced Jan. 3. “Brightbox provides a best-in-class secure mobile device charging solution that truly engages

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Quebec City Convention Centre CEO Third Term

December 29, 2016 by douloff

QUEBEC CITY — The Government of Québec confirmed the renewal of P.-Michel Bouchard as Québec City Convention Centre’s CEO, it was announced on Dec. 6. This will be Bouchard’s third term at the Convention Centre. He has been the venue’s CEO

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Tourism Vancouver's Attendance Marketing Toolkit

December 23, 2016 by douloff

VANCOUVER — Tourism Vancouver has launched an online marketing toolkit designed to help planners boost attendance, it was announced Dec. 6. Curated by Tourism Vancouver’s convention services team, the interactive and mobile-friendly microsite offers destination expertise intended to attract interest

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Halifax Convention Centre Wins Marketing Awards

December 19, 2016 by douloff

Halifax — The Halifax Convention Centre has been selected by the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) as Silver Leaf Award winners in two categories: Marketing, Advertising and Sales Vehicles and Marketing Communications, it was announced Dec. 19. The Centre