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Quebec City Convention Centre Appoints New Exec Chef

January 23, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Québec City Convention Centre and its exclusive food and beverage partner, Capital HRS, have announced the appointment of Chef Jean-Pierre Cloutier as new executive chef of the convention centre, the biggest event-driven kitchen in Québec City. “Taking over the kitchens


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


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


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


Club Med Opening Resort in Canada

November 10, 2017 by Lori Smith

Charlevoix, Quebec will be home to Canada’s first Club Med resort. Daniel Gauthier, chairman of the Board of Directors of Groupe Le Massif and Xavier Mufraggi, president and CEO, Club Med North America, announced last week that a 300-room property


WestJet Launches Montreal-Boston Service

October 24, 2017 by Lori Smith

WestJet has begun service between Montréal Trudeau International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport. The inaugural flight between the two east coast destinations took place on October 15, 2017. The service will operate twice daily, departing Montreal at 7:15 a.m.


Discover Gatineau, your next business destination!

October 18, 2017 by SPONSORED CONTENT

Known for their exceptional quality of life, Gatineau and the Outaouais region have a lot to offer. When it comes to business destinations, Gatineau, in Canada’s Capital Region, is right up there with cities like Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Boasting


Altima Concept DMC Closing

October 5, 2017 by Lori Smith

After 20 successful years serving the Montreal region, Altima Concept DMC is closing, reports owner Filomena Nepomuceno. Founded by Filipe Nepomuceno in 1998, Altima Concept became one of the Montreal region’s most popular DMCs. Following Filipe’s untimely death in June


Voting Open for M+IT 2017 Readers' Choice Awards

September 28, 2017 by Lori Smith

The nominations are in and voting is now open for Meetings + Incentive Travel’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. From August 29th to September 22nd, 2017, planners had the opportunity to nominate suppliers that had exceeded expectations in a range of


Hosts Global Tops with Maritz Travel

September 13, 2017 by Lori Smith

Hosts Global (Hosts) received the 2017 Supplier of the Year award in the large destination management company (DMC) category from Maritz Travel, one of the world’s leading event management companies. Karen Christensen, CMP, vice-president of global sales for Hosts and


Business Events Canada Launches Digital Hub

September 6, 2017 by Lori Smith

Business Events Canada, a division of Destination Canada, has launched a digital hub to attract international meetings, conventions, and incentive events to Canada. The hub, which is supported by a dedicated content team, is geared toward US, UK and international


M+IT Expands Readers' Choice Awards Program; Opens Call for Nominations

September 5, 2017 by Lori Smith

The call for nominations for Meetings + Incentive Travel’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards is now open. The Readers’ Choice Awards program gives qualified planners the opportunity to honor Canadian suppliers that have exceeded expectations.  The 2017 program has been expanded