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Broadview Hotel Offers Planners a Teaser Look of Makeover

April 27, 2017 by Lori Smith

Planners can now see what The Broadview Hotel will look like when it re-opens this spring. A virtual tour of the 125-year-old Toronto landmark’s interior spaces is available on the property’s website, thebroadviewhotel.ca. The virtual tour was produced collaboratively by Norm Li,

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IncentiveWorks Announces Keynote and Education Line-Up

April 27, 2017 by Lori Smith

Trend-spotter Seth Mattison and serial entrepreneur Michele Romanow will deliver keynote presentations at this year’s edition of IncentiveWorks, Canada’s leading conference and trade show for business event professionals. IncentiveWorks 2017 is being held August 22-23 at the Metro Toronto Convention

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FMAV Wins Live Music Industry Award

April 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

FMAV was named AV Production Company of the Year at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards, presented by El Mocambo. Held during Canadian Music Week, the awards celebrate the best of Canada’s live music business sector. “It’s truly an honour to

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Don Appetit! Cucci Scales New Heights

April 24, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

It had been several years since I’d visited Cucci, a modern Italian restaurant in Oakville, Ont., just west of Toronto, so I paid a return visit, to see what executive chef Gordon Goss and his kitchen brigade are up to.

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Don Appetit! All Roads Lead to Compass Grill

April 21, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

In early April, I ventured up to Deerhurst Resort, in Ontario’s Muskoka cottage country, and sampled Compass Grill & Bar, located off the spacious lobby. It’s a bright, high-ceilinged room whose visual centrepiece is an enormous, illustrated Muskoka tourist map

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Crystal Ballroom at Omni King Edward Re-Opens

April 20, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Omni King Edward Hotel unveiled its fully-restored Crystal Ballroom at a grand re-launch event held yesterday. The ballroom is located on the hotel’s 17th floor. Opened in 1922, it hosted many of Toronto’s most prestigious events from the 1920s

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Event Profs Start the Conversation on Human Trafficking

April 19, 2017 by Lori Smith

More than 40 event professionals turned out this morning for the Toronto meetings industry’s first education session on human trafficking and to learn the first steps the planning community can take to help combat the crime. “Human Trafficking in Our Backyard: A

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bb Blanc Wins Best Tech Support Honour

April 12, 2017 by Lori Smith

bb Blanc received the Best Technical Support for an Event award at the 2017 Canadian Event Industry Awards Ceremony, which was held March 30th in Toronto. The audiovisual service provider received the award for its third-time production of the Honda of Canada

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Meetings Mean Business Canada Gains Industry Support

April 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMB Canada) is rapidly gaining support from key industry stakeholders across the country. Speaking at MPI Toronto’s Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) event this morning, MMB Canada chair Grant Snider said that more than 50 key industry

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SITE Spring Social 2017

April 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: SITE CANADA WHAT: 2017 Spring Social WHERE: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario WHEN: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 GOOD WORKS: A portion of the proceeds from the event’s silent and live auctions went to Anduhyuan, a

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Don Appetit! Le Baratin’s French Kiss

April 5, 2017 by douloff
Don Douloff, Food Writer

About a year ago, Le Baratin opened in Toronto’s Dundas Street West/Dufferin Street area. It’s a classic neighbourhood bistro, seating 30 in welcoming, unadorned setting (bare wood tables; children’s books displayed on wall shelves). Manning the stoves, visible in the tiny open

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Centennial College Wins Best Event Award

April 5, 2017 by Lori Smith

Centennial College’s “Paint the Town Green” celebration won the “Best Event Produced for a Corporation by an In-house Team” award at the Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala, held last week in Vaughan, ON. To mark Centennial’s 50th anniversary last fall,