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Planners need to save time and money. Cities in Sync is how.

May 23, 2018 by SPONSORED CONTENT

Destination St. John’s, Tourism Saskatoon and Tourism Victoria are providing a simple and effective way for planners to book their meetings and conferences. Here is what makes this program so enticing. Time Saving. You submit one (1) RFP and receive

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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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IHG Cutting Third-Party Commissions

May 10, 2018 by Lori Smith

Business Travel News is reporting that InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is reducing commissions from 10 percent to seven percent for group and meeting business at its properties in the United States and Canada. The commission change will be effective January

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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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SITE Canada and M+I T Partnering on Incentive Travel Market Survey

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) in partnership with SITE Canada and with the support of the SITE Foundation is conducting a comprehensive survey of the Canadian incentive travel market. A link to the 2018 M+IT–SITE Canada Incentive Travel Market Survey

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AlliedPRA Enters into Strategic Partnership with Latin America DMC

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Event management and solutions firm AlliedPRA, Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with ESA Latin America, a leading destination management company (DMC) in Latin America. The partnership expands the  global reach of both companies and offers their respective clients more

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Air Canada Launches Edmonton-San Francisco Service

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

Air Canada launched its new daily, non-stop service between Edmonton and San Francisco this week. “The tech, innovation and creative industries, together with legendary tourist and outdoor attractions in both Northern California and Northern Alberta make this a prime destination

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M+IT Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Nominees

April 19, 2018 by MeetingsCanada

Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) is delighted to announce the nominees for its 2018 Hall of Fame competition, the Canadian business event industry’s leading independent, national recognition program. The 2018 inductees will be revealed at IncentiveWorks 2018, which is being

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Wall Centre Adds to Sales Team

April 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

Amy Parmley has joined the sales team at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre and the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, as regional senior sales manager. Parmley has extensive experience in the city’s hospitality industry, having held roles in hotel operations

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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.