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Parq Vancouver Culinary Lineup Unveiled

July 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Parq Vancouver, British Columbia’s newest entertainment destination, will open this fall with a curated collection of eight restaurant and lounges. The food and beverage portfolio, conceived by James Beard Award-nominated restaurateurs Elizabeth Blau and Canadian chef Kim Canteenwalla of Blau

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Nashville's Music City Center Offering Free WiFi

July 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

Free WiFi service will now be available throughout Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee’s 2.1 million-square-foot convention facility. The service will be available to guests on an unlimited number of mobile devices and laptops in all meeting rooms, exhibit halls and public

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Niagara Falls Business Events Launched

June 21, 2017 by Lori Smith

Niagara Falls Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Scotiabank Convention Centre to manage and deliver its meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MC&IT) program. As part of this new partnership, the former program has been given a full rebrand under

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MGM Grand Expanding Convention Centre

June 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

The MGM Grand broke ground today on an approximately USD$130 million expansion of its conference center. In response to customer demand, the MGM Grand Conference Center is adding 250,000 square feet for a total of more than 850,000 square feet. As part

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IACC Releases New Meeting Room of the Future Research

June 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

 IACC released phase one of its second annual “Meeting Room of the Future” white paper at MPI’s World Education Congress (WEC) in Las Vegas. The paper reveals how emerging technology and younger delegates are influencing the way we meet, with memorable individual experiences,

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Las Vegas Convention Center District Reno & Expansion Approved

June 14, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA)’s Board of Directors has given final approval for the expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The decision was announced June 13, 2017. “We commend the foresight of our community and

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre Receives Building Operations Awards

May 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has received two awards for building operations excellence: the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s and Management Association

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Palais des congres Launches Operation Bouquet of Smiles #GoodWorks

May 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

A longstanding sustainability advocate, the Palais des congrès de Montréal has launched an initiative that it hopes will pick up steam in the events industry. Operation Bouquet of Smiles was launched at the centre’s Recognition Awards Gala, which honours individuals who have helped bring an

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Mexico's Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta Getting Major Convention Centre

May 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Vidanta, Grupo Vidanta’s vacation destination brand, is building a convention center in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta, a planned residential-resort community located north of Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s west coast. “Over the years, we have seen a growing demand for meetings and convention

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Montréal Tops ICCA Rankings of Popular Cities for Conventions

May 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montréal has hosted the most international conventions in all of North America, according to the Country and City 2016 rankings released by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), which were released to the public on Monday, May 8th. Montréal held 76

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Toronto Honours Eight Professionals Key to Bringing Conferences to City

May 5, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Leaders Circle, a network of industry experts who share the common goal of coming together to build Toronto’s global reputation, honoured eight key local professionals at the 2nd Annual Leaders Circle Recognition Gala, held yesterday at the Metro Toronto

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Canada's Aecon Donating to Quito Convention Centre Construction

May 4, 2017 by Lori Smith

The first construction phase of Quito, Ecuador’s new Metropolitan Convention Centre is being financed by a donation from AECON, Canada’s largest publicly-traded construction company. The project is headed by CEES, the Ecuadorian Council of Sustainable Construction, who chose Ekron as the