Meetings Canada



MTCC Introducing Exhibitor Move-In App

March 27, 2017 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre has partnered with the mobile app Voyage Control to enhance the move-in experience for exhibitors. It is the first North American convention centre to offer this solution. Voyage Control allows exhibitors to pre-reserve a time on


Pharmaceutical Industry Gets New Meetings App

January 12, 2016 by Lori Smith

American Express Meetings & Events has launched a new app, HCP MOBILE CONNECT, designed to assist pharmaceutical companies to be transparent and meet compliance regulations when hosting HealthCare Providers (HCP) at their events. The app, which is powered by DoubleDutch,


QuickMobile Appoints New CMO

August 24, 2015 by Lori Smith

QuickMobile has appointed Julie Bevacqua as its chief marketing officer (CMO). Bevacqua brings more than 18 years of enterprise marketing experience to the company. She most recently served as the CMO of Vancouver-based software company, Yocale Network Corporation.   Prior to co-founding Yocale,


QuickMobile Releases App for Certificate Program

April 22, 2015 by Lori Smith

Vancouver-based QuickMobile has released the official mobile app for the meeting and event industry’s first Mobile App Certificate Program. Developed in partnership with Meeting Change, etouches and Sonic Foundry, the app is available for download from the iTunes and Google


10 Trends in Incentive Merchandise and Gift Cards

April 8, 2015 by Lori Smith

New research conducted by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) reveals that merchandise and gift card programs play a key role in retaining top performers, which is a top priority for organizations looking to keep leaders who can take over top


Ask An Expert - Going Paperless

March 11, 2015 by Lori Smith
Sandra Wood, CMP, Canadian Medical Association

Q. I know I should be moving my session evaluations from paper to online but I’m afraid I’ll see drop off in numbers or less in-the-moment responses. How do I ensure I get the info I need while doing my part


Bluetooth Tracking Tag

February 4, 2015 by Lori Smith
Bluetooth Tracking Tag,

Bluetooth Tracking Tag is easily secured to items (keys, iPad, etc.) easily lost or misplaced. Bluetooth technology and a free downloadable app allow users to find the items in seconds. $54.32.


Incentive Travel Key Motivational Tool, says IRF

January 7, 2015 by Lori Smith

A new study by the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF), Rebounding the Recession: The Future of Incentive Travel 2015, reveals that incentive travel rewards match the emerging needs of today’s multi-generational workforce and the corporate move toward enterprise engagement. Ten highlights


Starwood Introduces First Mobile, Keyless Room Entry

November 3, 2014 by Lori Smith
SPG Keyless App, Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is launching the hospitality industry’s first mobile, keyless entry system at 10 hotels around the world this week. Available to members of its loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG®), SPG Keyless is powered by


EventMobi Introduces One-Click App Submission Service

October 22, 2014 by Lori Smith

EventMobi has introduced a native app submission service that allows planners to make their event’s custom app available  in all four app stores—with just one click. The service, which was officially launched on October 14, 2014 at IMEX America, means


New App Keeps Event Professionals on Same Page

April 21, 2014 by Lori Smith

The Meetings Mean Business campaign officially launched an industry-wide mobile app today.  “It’s critically important that our industry continues to speak with one voice to communicate the value and benefits of meetings to communities, businesses and the economy. The MMB app


Super Planner

December 19, 2013 by Lori Smith
Super Planner™,

Super Planner™ provides a variety of planning tools, including calculators for venue capacity, staffing, catering, staging, projection and dance floor, as well as useful tips in several areas. $9.99USD/Apple store.