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  • Exhibition Place transfers $3 million operating surplus to the City of Toronto

    After a successful 2011 year-end audit for Exhibition Place, a favourable variance of $3,096,380 was reported. Exhibition Place’s 2011 success was built upon a combination of strategic planning and execution in the solicitation of new meeting, conventions and tradeshows, a successful Canadian National Exhibition and responsible operating expense management.

  • Corporate Meetings Network launches Canada’s most robust and interactive directory of corporate meeting venues and suppliers

    Corporate Meetings Network has just launched an online directory developed to provide its audience of corporate meeting, travel and incentive professionals with an extensive listing of venues and services across Canada. Corporate Meetings Network knows first-hand that meeting planners desire as much information as possible about the venues and suppliers they will engage. The new Meeting Venue & Supplier Network lists many venues and suppliers in a comprehensive and easy-to-search format. Planners can source suppliers by…

  • Eight tips and tricks from three experienced corporate meeting planners

    All corporate meeting planners are constantly drowning in details, trying to get things together for the next meeting and worrying about the meeting after that one! Working “smarter” and not “harder” on their meetings, conferences, events and tradeshows is paramount to doing a great job. We gathered some of AMI’s Certified Meeting Planners together and asked them for some quick tips. Here is what they had to say.

  • Top domestic destinations for Canadians: A look at canuck travel trends

    Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the word, so it should be no surprise that when it comes to travel, Canadians like to enjoy trips within their own country. With its impressive size, Canada has many unique regions – part of the reason exploring is so fun! From the mountains in British Columbia to the mist of Niagara Falls,® has put together a list of the top domestic destinations, using its latest Hotel Price Index™ (HPI™).

  • Robert Lemieux appointed Director of Sales and Marketing at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

    Marion Harper Treskin, General Manager of The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Lemieux as Director of Sales and marketing for the 511-room upper upscale Westin Bayshore located along the Seawall at Coal Harbour and adjacent to Stanley Park. Lemieux brings more than 24 years of hotelier and sales expertise to the position. Thrilled to make the move out to the Pacific coast, Lemieux was most recently Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Harbour Castle. Previously he was Director of Sales and Marketing at The Westin Ottawa in the nation’s capital.

  • Sheraton Red Deer Hotel unveils $12 million refurbishment

    The Sheraton Red Deer Hotel today announced that it has completed an extensive $12 million refurbishment and renovation. The property converted to the Sheraton brand at the end of 2011 and has spent the last few months in stylish upgrade mode. All 241 guest rooms, front desk reception and the lobby have been refurbished with immaculate attention to detail and guest comfort. As part of its multi-million make-over the hotel features popular Sheraton brand signature offerings including the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Bed, Sheraton Club experience, including the welcoming Club Lounge, [email protected] experienced with Microsoft® and Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core Performance®.

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