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Best Advice....Krista Cameron

January 31, 2017 by Lori Smith

Krista Cameron is director of sales for Destination St. John’s. She was inducted into the M+IT Hall of Fame in 2015 in the Industry Mentor category.   WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Ellie MacPherson, senior vice-president, Strategic Meetings + Incentives

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Best Advice... Ellie MacPherson

January 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

Ellie MacPherson is senior vice-president of Strategic Meetings + Incentives (SM+i). A leader in the Canadian incentive travel industry, she was inducted into M+IT‘s Hall of Fame in 2015 in the Industry Veteran category.   WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS!

How To... Meet & Play (Part 4) - Play for Pay

January 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett explains the relationship between play, engagement and event ROI. Watch more How To… Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN – Haskett explains how planners are accidentally stressing out attendees and why they should stop!

Best Advice... Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM

January 12, 2017 by Lori Smith

Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM is president of Agendum Inc. A dedicated advocate and volunteer in the meetings industry, she was one of the driving forces behind the creation of National Meetings Industry Day (now Global Meetings Industry Day), MPI Canada Foundation

Canada Update #4: 6 Great Craft Breweries

December 21, 2016 by Lori Smith

In 2006, Canada had 88 breweries. By the end of 2014, 520 breweries were serving up new ales, pilsners and more. They’re also serving up great new spaces for groups to meet and network in. Here we take a look at

Best Advice... Doug Keeley

December 15, 2016 by Lori Smith

Doug Keeley is a global communicator, master storyteller and head of The Mark of a Leader, and 2009 Industry Mentor, M+IT Hall of Fame. His best advice? Be fearless.   Get more great advice! Watch Best Advice from Janet Jakobsen, MBA,

How To... Meet & Play (Part 3) - Play Time

December 5, 2016 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett explains what experts say about play and how it is the fast-track to happiness, the experiential realm and full engagement.   Watch more How To… Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN – Haskett explains how

Best Advice... Mariella Irivarren

November 21, 2016 by Lori Smith

Mariella Irivarren, CMP, manager, Event-based Marketing, BMO Financial Group, shares the advice that helped her transition from executive assistant to event planner to the 2015 Rising Star inductee in M+IT’s Hall of Fame. Watch Best Advice from Janet Jakobsen, MBA, CMP,

How To...Meet & Play (Part 2) - Play vs Playful

November 14, 2016 by Lori Smith

Roger Haskett of Engagement Unlimited explains the difference between play and playful, and what it means to meetings in Part two of How To…Meet & Play.   Watch more How To… Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Social Pain –

Best Advice... Janet Jakobsen

November 7, 2016 by Lori Smith

Janet Jakobsen, MBA, CMP, professor of Hospitality and Tourism at Niagara College, and the 2014 Industry Mentor Inductee, M+IT Hall of Fame, shares the advice that’s helped her succeed, and what she thinks industry newcomers need to know. MORE BEST ADVICE! Watch Best