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Hosts Global Holds First Forum in Europe

July 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

Hosts Global (Hosts) crossed “The Pond” and welcomed more than 200 clients and hospitality industry professionals to Belfast, Northern Ireland for its sixth annual Hosts Global Forum, which was held June 21-24, 2018. “The Hosts Global Forum is our annual

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Caesars Entertainment Recognized for Positive Community Impact

June 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has been recognized for the fourth year as one of the most community-minded companies, and for the third time as the leader in the consumer discretionary industry, by Civic 50, a Points of Light initiative. The Civic

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Two Canadians Make IAVM 2018 30 Under 30 List

May 17, 2018 by Lori Smith

Mevisha Maistry from the Shaw Conference Centre and Exhibition Place’s Andrew Landrigan have been named to the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) 30 Under 30 class of 2018.  The list celebrates venue professionals from around the world employed in

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Centerplate at BC Place Receives Top Sports Venue Award

May 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

The onsite hospitality team at Vancouver’s BC Place is this year’s winner of the Best Sports Venue Award from Centerplate, a catering and hospitality services provider with more than 100 sports venue partners across North America and the United Kingdom.

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WestJet Encore Wins Bombardier Reliability Award

April 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

WestJet Encore has been named a winner in the Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s 2017 Airline Reliability Performance Awards, a program that recognizes operators of Bombardier’s Q-Series turboprops and CRJ regional jets that have achieved at least 99 per cent dispatch reliability

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Canadian Named Smart Meetings' Rising Star

March 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

Engagement Unlimited is proud to announce that Jenny Stanfield, CMP, the company’s director of sales and marketing, has been named a 2018 Smart Women in Meetings Awards winner in the Rising Star category. Designed to honour and celebrate top-performing women in

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ILEA Opens Esprit Awards® Call for Nominations

February 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) has opened the call for nominations for the 2018 ILEA Esprit Awards®, its global recognition program honouring exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership base. Events held from January 1,

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Four Seasons Hotels Tops with Forbes

February 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

For the third consecutive year, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has received a record number of Five-Star ratings from Forbes Travel Guide. Thirty-three Four Seasons properties worldwide received the designation—the most Five-Star ratings awarded to a hotel brand in a

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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

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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

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bb Blanc Receives EventSource.ca Toronto's Choice Award

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

bb Blanc, a provider of audiovisual and entertainment experiences, has received the 2018 EventSource.ca 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

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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