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Chelsea Hotel Staffer Receives HAC Inspiring Hotelier Award

February 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

Shalin Parikh, health and wellness manager at the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, is the 2017 winner of the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) Inspiring Hotelier Award. Parikh received the award at the HAC Conference on February, 7, 2018. He was honoured


Meetings + Conventions Calgary Honors Local Champions

January 24, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) honored five Calgarians with Champion of the Year Awards on January 17 at the 4th Annual Calgary Champion Awards. Presented by Calgary’s Mayor, Naheed Nenshi, the awards celebrate residents who are leaders in their fields


bb Blanc Receives Toronto's Choice Award

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

bb Blanc, a provider of audiovisual and entertainment experiences, has received the 2018 Toronto’s Choice Award. The award recognizes the top five percent of special event industry professionals that have the highest ratings within each respective category across the


2018 Hall of Fame Call for Nominations Open

January 12, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Hall of Fame Awards program. The Canadian MICE industry’s longest-running independent awards program, it includes six categories open to planners and suppliers as well as an Industry Planner honour and a


Beanfield Centre Receives Award

January 5, 2018 by Lori Smith

Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place has been awarded the Toronto’s Choice Award from, an events industry planning website serving the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The Toronto’s Choice Award from Eventsource recognizes the top five percent of special event industry


Montréal Retains iCompli Sustainability Certification

December 4, 2017 by Lori Smith

Montréal has once again been certified by iCompli Sustainability according to ASTM-APEX (Accepted Practices Exchange) standards. Developed in partnership with Green Meetings and Events, the certification confirms the city’s position as an environmentally sustainable destination. Crafted by more than 300 professionals from


Former MTCC Chairman Receives TIAC Lifetime Achievement Award

November 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

Walter Oster, former chairman of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s Board of Directors, is the 2017 recipient of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) Canadian Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award. “It gives us great pride to see Walter receive this


PCMA Education Foundation Announces 2018 Lifetime Achievement Honorees

November 29, 2017 by Lori Smith

Ray Kopcinski, CMP, Carrie Freeman Parsons, and Dr. Godwin Charles Ogbeide, PhD, MBA will be honored at the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Foundation 2018 Visionary Awards on May 2nd, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC. “We are


Québec City CC Magazine Takes Top Honour at Industry Marketing Awards

November 23, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Québec City Convention Centre’s magazine, Québec Centre, received the top honour in the Best Brochure category at the 2017 Meetings Industry Marketing Awards (MIMA). The award was accepted by Québec City Convention Centre president and CEO Pierre-Michel Bouchard during


PCMA CE 2017 Canadian Innovation Conference (CIC)

November 23, 2017 by Lori Smith

WHO: Canada East Chapter, Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) WHAT: 5th edition of the chapter’s Canadian Innovation Conference WHERE: Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario WHEN: Sunday, November 19 – Tuesday, November 21, 2017 WINNERS: Recipients of the chapter’s


M+IT Announces 2017 Readers' Choice Award Recipients

November 17, 2017 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel’s readers nominated their favourite venues and suppliers and then cast 1,893 votes to determine the winners of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The 2017 winners and honourable mentions are featured in a special photo report in the


IMEX Founder Receives ICCA's Highest Honour

November 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Ray Bloom, chairman of IMEX Group, has received the Moises Shuster Award from the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA). It is the association’s highest honour. The award was presented to Bloom at the Farewell Dinner of the 56th ICCA