Meetings Canada



Teneo Hospitality Releases Results of Planner Poll on Industry Issues

June 26, 2018 by Lori Smith

Budgets, greater quality control, cost and reliability of audiovisual (AV) and technical services, security of content and the challenges of meeting the increasingly complex dietary demands of a more diverse demographic are among the major concerns of meeting planners, reports


Metro Toronto Convention Centre South Building Open House

January 18, 2018 by Lori Smith

WHO: Metro Toronto Convention Centre WHAT: Open house to introduce planners to the MTCC’s $23 million modification of its South Building (enhanced digital signage, eight new meeting rooms on the 600 level, new registration area, etc.) and AV upgrades to


Business Conditions and Budgets Improving at Healthy Rate: MPI Meetings Outlook

May 8, 2017 by Lori Smith

The 2017 spring edition of Meetings Outlook, Meeting Professional International’s quarterly report on the meetings industry, shows that planners are bullish on the market. Sixty-nine percent of respondents predict favourable business conditions (up 11 percent since the last quarter) and 52


FMAV Wins Live Music Industry Award

April 26, 2017 by Lori Smith

FMAV was named AV Production Company of the Year at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards, presented by El Mocambo. Held during Canadian Music Week, the awards celebrate the best of Canada’s live music business sector. “It’s truly an honour to


bb Blanc Wins Best Tech Support Honour

April 12, 2017 by Lori Smith

bb Blanc received the Best Technical Support for an Event award at the 2017 Canadian Event Industry Awards Ceremony, which was held March 30th in Toronto. The audiovisual service provider received the award for its third-time production of the Honda of Canada


Booking a Meeting at a Hotel? Here's what you need to know! [content sponsored by IHG]

October 11, 2016 by Caroline Comeau, Director of Sales - Canada, IHG
Caroline Comeau (cropped headshot)

Autumn is busy season for meetings and conferences, and before we know it, it will be 2017! With the Fall colours beginning to show, it is time to start planning for next year. One way to stay on top of


Fredericton Convention Centre Names AV Partner

February 26, 2016 by Lori Smith

The Fredericton Convention Centre (FCC) has selected Freeman Audio Visual Canada as its official in-house supplier of audio, visual and presentation technology services, effective immediately. “Freeman is a great addition to our team,” said Cathy Pugh, general manager, FCC. “We


Marriott Experts Identify Five Key Meeting Trends

February 24, 2016 by Lori Smith

Mental wellness, elevated f&b experiences and “wow” moments are three of the meeting trends identified by the event experts from Marriott’s Convention & Resort Network (CRN), an integrated network of more than 60 JW Marriott®, Autograph Collection® Hotels, Renaissance® Hotels, Marriott