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Discover Saint John

July 12, 2018 by Meetings Canada

#SaintAwesome   Have you heard about what’s happening in Saint John, New Brunswick? Otherwise known as #SaintAwesome? We offer the only convention facilities on the awe-inspiring Bay of Fundy – home to some of the world’s highest tides. That’s pretty


Bahamas Tourist Office

July 12, 2018 by Meetings Canada

The Islands Of The Bahamas offers a paradise to work and play for corporate meetings, conferences and incentive travel. With 16 unique island destinations housing more than 50 resorts, hotels and villas, corporate planners for groups of all sizes and


Industry Insider: Should Canadian M&E be more political?

July 11, 2018 by LES SELBY, CMP, CMM
Les Selby, CMP, CMM

My mother always told me not to discuss politics or religion with people you didn’t know.  Good advice to avoid any conflict, but I am going to ignore it for this blog. Last month the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the


Planners need to save time and money. Cities in Sync is how.


Destination St. John’s, Tourism Saskatoon and Tourism Victoria are providing a simple and effective way for planners to book their meetings and conferences. Here is what makes this program so enticing. Time Saving. You submit one (1) RFP and receive


Industry Insider: Expect Significant Price Increases

June 27, 2018 by LES SELBY, CMP, CMM
Les Selby

If you plan events or incentive travel programs or you hire someone else to do that for you, you should expect fairly steep price increases.  Don’t assume you can hold a program similar to last year’s unless you have more


Québec City, Your Success Makes History

June 20, 2018 by Quebec Business Destination



Vintage Hotels Prince of Wales

June 14, 2018 by Meetings Canada

Seeking the ideal location for your next small business meeting or executive retreat? Host your next event in the heart of wine country at the renowned Prince of Wales. One of 4 luxury Vintage Hotels, Prince of Wales was established


Club Med | Air Transat Information & Networking Evening

May 2, 2018 by Lori Smith

WHO: Meetings & Events by Club Med and Air Transat WHAT: An informative evening of networking, cocktails and prizes. WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 WHERE: Stratus Restaurant, 79 Wellington St. W., Toronto  


MPI and MMBC Partnering on GMID Virtual Event

March 22, 2018 by Lori Smith

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the Meetings Mean Business Coalition (MMBC) are collaborating to present a free, 12-hour live stream of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) events taking place around the world. The GMID Virtual Event begins at 6 a.m.


MTCC Food Donation Program Helping Combat Hunger in Toronto

March 21, 2018 by Lori Smith

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) announced today that in its 2017/18 fiscal year it contributed more than 90,000 kilograms of food to organizations in Toronto that support individuals struggling with hunger. The MTCC’s food donation program partners with events


Tourists Love Toronto, 2017 Record-Breaking Year

January 25, 2018 by Lori Smith

Tourism in Toronto had a record-breaking year in 2017, with 43.7 million visitors welcomed to the region. For the first time, overnight visits in Toronto, Canada’s Downtown, surpassed the 15 million mark (15.5 million), joined by 28.2 million same-day travellers. Visitors to Toronto spent $8.8 billion – the


CanSPEP 2018 Business Summit

January 15, 2018 by Lori Smith

WHO: Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP) WHAT: Annual two-day business summit for hospitality industry and entrepreneurs. WHEN: Thursday, February 8 (CanSPEP members-only) and Friday, February 9, 2018 WHERE: Four Points by Sheraton Kingston, 285 King St. E., Kingston,