Meetings Canada



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


CIC Releases RFP Strategy Guide

May 11, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Convention Industry Council’s (CIC) APEX Standards Committee has released an RFP Strategy Guide on Event Internet and Communications, complete with fill-in excel resource. “As the preeminent organization for the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry, the Convention Industry Council understands that the


CIC Releases Updated Industry Glossary

March 28, 2016 by Lori Smith

The 2016 edition of the Convention Industry Council (CIC) Industry Glossary is now available for purchase. “As the industry evolves, so does the terminology. Updating the Glossary was a necessary step in improving the resources we offer,” said Convention Industry


Freeman AV Canada Achieves Sustainability Milestone

December 8, 2015 by Lori Smith

In partnership with Tourism Whistler and the Whistler Conference Centre, Freeman Audio Visual Canada has recently become the first AV company in the country to achieve Level 1 APEX/ASTM sustainability certification. APEX is spearheaded by the US Environmental Protection Agency


VCC Achieves International Sustainability Standard Certifications

October 15, 2014 by Lori Smith

The Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC), the world’s first LEED® Platinum certified convention facility, has received the APEX and ASTM international sustainability standard certifications. The APEX (Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) certification


Las Vegas Expo and Convention Venue Earns Advanced Eco Certification

September 5, 2013 by Lori Smith
Sands Expo and Convention Center, Las Vegas

The Las Vegas meeting complex that includes Sands Expo and the Congress Center at The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas is the first venue in the world to achieve the advanced “Level Two” industry certification for environmentally sustainable meetings,