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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


Team-Building Events Donate to B.C. Food Banks

June 20, 2018 by Lori Smith

British Columbia food banks received more than 12,000 meals as the result of two team-building events held earlier this month, reports Vancouver-based Eventology, Using Catalyst Global’s Hole in One activity, a 250-person group from First West Credit Union completed the 90-minute


Chelsea Hotel, Toronto Recognized as SickKids Catalyst Donor

May 24, 2018 by Lori Smith

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto has committed to raising $500,000 over the next five years in support of SickKids VS Limits, the largest fundraising campaign in the history of Canadian health care. The pledge brings the hotel’s commitment to The Hospital for


MPI Expands CSR Efforts at World Education Congress

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is expanding its corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts for its World Education Congress (WEC 2018), being held June 2-5, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Thee association’s efforts will support local charities and help create a model and methodology


CAEM Honours Vancouver Convention Centre for Giving Back to Community

March 28, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Vancouver Convention Centre is the 2018 recipient of the Canadian Association for Exposition Management’s (CAEM) Give Back Award. The CAEM Give Back Award recognizes a member organization that has contributed to the enhancement of their community, within the past year.


Westin Helping Kids with New Upcycling Program for Hotel Linens

March 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Discarded hotel linens at Westin Hotels & Resorts’s properties are being upcycled into thousands of pairs of children’s pajamas and distributed to kids in need, under the banner’s new sustainability program, Project Rise: ThreadForward. Beginning April 16th, the first 1,500


Chelsea Hotel, Toronto Celebrating "Loving Earth Month"

March 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

Canada’s largest hotel, Chelsea Hotel, Toronto will celebrate “Loving Earth Month” starting from Earth Hour (8:30 to 9:30 EST, Saturday, March 24) to Earth Day (April 22) by engaging colleagues and guests to minimize environmental and social footprints. For the eleventh


Delta Program Helping to Reforest Canada

October 30, 2017 by Lori Smith

In just 32 months, more than 100,000 trees have been planted in conserved lands across Alberta as a result of Delta Hotels by Marriott’s GreenSTAY program. The GreenSTAY program was launched in 2015 by Delta in partnership with social responsibility


New Industry Award Honours Innovation in Sustainability

June 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is the inaugural winner of the Innovation in Sustainability Award, a new industry honour launched this year by the Events Industry Council (EIC) in partnership with IMEX. The award recognizes event professionals who are driving sustainability


Anaheim Marriott Powers Guestrooms with Solar Panels

January 31, 2017 by douloff

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim Marriott has installed a commercial rooftop solar system that now fuels the daily power needs of nearly one-third of the property’s 1,030 guestrooms, it was announced Jan. 27. Positioned above the Platinum, Grand and Marquis Ballrooms,


Convening Leaders' CSR Activity Benefits Sammy's House

January 16, 2017 by Lori Smith

Hospitality Helping Hands, one of two charitable events held during Convening Leaders 2017, raised money for and revitalized Sammy’s House, a not-for-profits agency in Austin that provides services for children who are medically fragile and/or developmentally delayed. The event, which has held


Eventology Holds Global CSR Team-Building Event

December 31, 2016 by douloff

TORONTO — The Catalyst Global network marked the world’s first 24-hour continuous corporate team-building treasure hunt on Dec. 12, it was announced on Dec. 20. Eventology and its Catalyst Global partners collaborated to give back to the community through their