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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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Record Year for MTCC Boosts Toronto's Economy

May 9, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) boosted Toronto’s economy by generating a record-breaking $594 million in direct economic impact during its 2017/2018 fiscal year—the biggest contribution to Toronto in the facility’s history. “The excellent financial results of fiscal year 2017/18

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Toronto Wins Collision Tech Conference

May 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

Collision, North America’s fastest growing tech conference, is changing venues and countries. The event, which has been held for five years in New Orleans, Louisiana, is moving to Toronto, Canada. It will be held at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place,

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Names AV Partner

May 4, 2018 by Lori Smith

FMAV has been named as the exclusive in-house audio visual partner for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC).  “We’re thrilled to formalize our relationship with the CTCC team and look forward to partnering with such a progressive thinking facility,” said Bill

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Caesars Announces Development of Resort in Los Cabos

April 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Caesars Entertainment Corporation has announced plans to bring a non-gaming Caesars Palace beach-front resort to Puerto Los Cabos, Mexico. The hotel licensing strategy is part of Caesars’ plan to expand its brands into new global markets. The project is expected to break

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GES to Provide Customs Brokerage Services at MTCC

April 17, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has selected GES Canada as its official service provider for customs brokerage services. Since 1999, GES has streamlined the customs process for many planners, exhibitors and facilities across Canada. As the official supplier for

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Vancouver Convention Centre Appoints New Director of Sales

April 6, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Vancouver Convention Centre  has appointed Michelle Leroux as its new director of sales following an extensive recruitment search across North America. Leroux joins the convention Ccentre with 20 years of experience leading sales teams at five hotel properties across

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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.

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MTCC Food Donation Program Helping Combat Hunger in Toronto

March 21, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) announced today that in its 2017/18 fiscal year it contributed more than 90,000 kilograms of food to organizations in Toronto that support individuals struggling with hunger. The MTCC’s food donation program partners with events

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Sutton Place Hotel Opening in Halifax's Nova Centre

March 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Sutton Place Hotels is opening a 262-room luxury hotel in Halifax’s Nova Centre, the new mixed-use commercial centre that is also home to the Halifax Convention Centre. “Nova Centre is a state-of-the-art development and we are thrilled to bring the

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Moscone Center Expansion on Time and Budget

March 14, 2018 by Lori Smith

The $551 million expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center reached a major milestone this week when the last major beam of steel was put in place on the addition, the construction of which began in November 2014. “I am proud