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


Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre Employee Recognized for Venue Engineering

May 3, 2017 by Lori Smith

Jan Szabat, director of Engineering Services for Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre, has been recognized by Venues Today Magazine, Venue Solutions Group and the Venue Operations Summit Board of Advisors for excellence in venue management. The award recognizes one engineer working


Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre Earns ASTM Certification

April 11, 2017 by Lori Smith

Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre has become the latest convention centre to be certified to an international sustainability standard for the meetings and event industry. The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) certification is awarded to venues that achieve high


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,