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SilverBirch Adds to Executive Culinary Teams

April 26, 2016 by Lori Smith

Three new chefs—Curtis Toth, Brian McBride and Adam Brack—have joined SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts‘ award-winning executive culinary teams at the DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel and Conference Centre Regina, Radisson Hotel Edmonton South and DoubleTree by Hilton™ West Edmonton respectively. “We are exceptionally

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What Calgary’s new venues can deliver to your meeting

April 21, 2016 by Lori Smith

Calgary’s vibrant energy and business potential is attracting an exciting array of investors and builders to the city. From new hotels to musical musings, discover Calgary’s latest additions to their meetings and conventions scene. Calgary’s Hotel Boom Over 3,000 hotel

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PHOTOS: 2016 Global Meetings Industry Day Canada from East to West

April 21, 2016 by Lori Smith
GMID BC

WHO: Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Chapters in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and British Columbia along with MPI chapters worldwide. WHAT: Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) 2016 WHEN: April 14, 2016 WHERE: Halifax World Trade & Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia;

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GM Leaves Calgary's Telus Centre

April 11, 2016 by Lori Smith

Tom Bornhorst, chair of the Calgary Convention Centre Authority Board of Directors, has announced that Marcia Lyons, the long-standing general manager of the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, will no longer be with the organization, effective April 15, 2016. Heather Lundy, currently

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Regina DoubleTree Honoured for Eco Excellence

April 7, 2016 by Lori Smith

The DoubleTree by Hilton™ Hotel and Conference Centre Regina has won the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce’s Paragon Award for Environmental Excellence. The award recognizes organizations that are environmentally responsible and have demonstrated a commitment in environmental workplace enhancements

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Mullin Joins VoX

April 6, 2016 by Lori Smith

Michael Mullin has joined the VoX International team as a part-time account executive in Western Canada. He will focus primarily on the Tourism Australia account. Prior to joining VoX, Mullin was director of sales and marketing for Boomerang and Exotik Tours, part

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PHOTOS: Tourism Saskatoon Top Chef Event - Ottawa

April 5, 2016 by Lori Smith
Chef Dale MacKay demonstrates how to make tortellini

WHO: Tourism Saskatoon + Chef Dale MacKay, the winner of Top Chef Canada Season One + Christopher Cho, who has just been named one of the country’s top mixologists by Destination Canada and is MacKay’s business partner. WHAT: Saskatoon brings good eats to Ottawa: A delightful dinner

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VIDEO! 10 Great Places to Meet in Canada

April 5, 2016 by Lori Smith
Lobby Bar Event Space, Thompson Hotel Toronto

Places and spaces showcased in this video are: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel, Montreal, Quebec Halifax Central Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia Rodd Miramichi River, Miramichi, New Brunswick Niagara Brewing Company, Niagara Falls, Ontario The Front Room, Lobby Bar, Thompson Toronto Hotel,

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Canada Update - 10 Great Places to Meet in Canada

April 4, 2016 by lili

Places and spaces showcased in Episode One of Canada Update are: Renaissance Montreal Downtown Hotel, Montreal, Quebec Halifax Central Library, Halifax, Nova Scotia Rodd Miramichi River, Miramichi, New Brunswick Niagara Brewing Company, Niagara Falls, Ontario The Front Room, Lobby Bar, Thompson Toronto

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Calgary TELUS Centre Names New Executive Chef

March 30, 2016 by Lori Smith

David Spero is now the executive chef at the Calgary Marriott Downtown, the exclusive caterer for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC). Prior to joining the CTCC on March 14th, Spero was the executive sous chef at the J.W. Marriott

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Calgary Stampede Confirms BMO Expansion Plans

March 22, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Calgary Herald reports that the Calgary Stampede has confirmed a proposed $500 million expansion of the BMO Centre, the city’s largest convention centre. In the article, Warren Connell, CEO of the Calgary Stampede, explained that the expansion would transform

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Radisson Hotel Edmonton South Wins Guest Service Award

March 16, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Radisson Hotel Edmonton South is the winner of the Radisson President’s Award by the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group for demonstrating an outstanding level of enthusiasm and dedication to guest services. The Radisson President’s Award recognizes hotels that have consistently provided