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Las Vegas Convention Segment Sees Double Digit Growth

March 12, 2016 by Lori Smith

Convention attendance significantly contributed to Las Vegas having a record number of visitors  in 2015. According to a Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) commissioned Economic Impact Study by Applied Analysis, it increased 13.4 per cent over 2014. The report also


Tourism Toronto Reports Record Numbers for 2015

February 11, 2016 by Lori Smith

Tourism Toronto reports that the number of visitors to the city increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2015. The city welcomed some 40.4 million visitors—14.03 million overnight visitors and 26 million day visitors—making it the country’s top destination. These


Industry Insider: What I learned in 2015

December 30, 2015 by LES SELBY, CMP, CMM
Les Selby

As I write this, 2015 is drawing to a close and 2016 is only a day away.  It seems traditional at this time of year to look back on what has occurred in the previous 12 months and see what


MPI Toronto Holiday Gala 2015

November 12, 2015 by Lori Smith

December 1, 2015 – Allstream Centre, Toronto, ON. “Holiday Market: Sights & Sounds” is the theme of MPI Toronto’s 2015 Holiday Gala. The party will feature a small market with vendors selling a variety of great products. A portion of


London, UK Top MICE Destination: Cvent

October 28, 2015 by Lori Smith

London, Barcelona and Paris took the top three spots on Cvent, Inc.’s inaugural list of the top 25 cities for meetings and events in Europe according to meeting and event booking activity through the Cvent Supplier Network, one of the


Calgary Connecting Meeting Industry Counterparts

October 23, 2015 by Lori Smith

The Convention Centres of Canada (CCofC) and the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) are interlinking their upcoming, Calgary-hosted annual conferences. Both conferences are being held at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. The CCofC is taking place October 27-28th, 2015 overlapping with CSAE, which runs


Canadian Innovation Conference (CIC) 2015

September 19, 2015 by Lori Smith

November 22-24, 2015 – Toronto, ON. Presented by PCMA Canada East, the Canadian Innovation Conference‘s goal is to inspire, envision and elevate. This year’s event, which is being held in Toronto, features education, networking and CSR opportunities that do all


MPI Announces RISE Awards Winners

June 24, 2015 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) has announced the recipients of this year’s RISE (Recognizing Industry Success and Excellence) Awards. The recipients have been selected for exceptional achievements in the meeting and event industry, and will be honored at the annual MPI RISE


MIET 2015 Donates $20,000 for Cancer Research

June 24, 2015 by Lori Smith

This year’s Meetings Industry Euchre Tournament (MIET) raised $20,000 in support of the Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Research Foundation, report the event’s co-chairs, Sheila Wong and Monica Simmie. Held April 30, 2015 at the Allstream Centre, Exhibition Place  in Toronto, the event included