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  • Delta Hotels and Resorts names new President and CEO

    The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC) and the Board of Directors of Delta Hotels and Resorts are pleased to announce that industry veteran Kenneth M. Greene has been named President & Chief Executive Officer of Delta Hotels and Resorts, one of Canada’s leading hotel management companies. Ken will officially assume his role in September 2012.

  • The business case for sustainability at your events

    The research tracked 184 companies between 2003 and 2010 and identified seven key benefits that companies reported experiencing as a result of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. It was immediately apparent to me how this research could make an excellent basis for any meeting planner looking to promote change within their organization by incorporating sustainability and CSR to their events.

  • CTC and TIAC crack the code for pharma event planners in Canada

    It’s just what the doctor ordered. The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) has partnered with the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) and Rx&D to produce a practical reference guide for planners of medical conferences and educational events in Canada.

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre to Offer Free Attendee Internet Access

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has just announced that they will now be providing free wireless Internet access to enhance the experience of event attendees. This is just one of many technological upgrades being addressed by the Centre as they undergo a major renovation project to modernize the Centre and upgrade customer service.

  • Using a mobile app for events? How to promote it right!

    As a speaker, I’m always thrilled to see that a conference or meeting is using a mobile app to connect with attendees and offer helpful event information. It can eliminate the need for promotional conference totes, folders and, most importantly, reams of paper. Score one for the planet!

  • Pinterest 101 for event planners

    If you haven’t heard of Pinterest by now, let me tell you a little bit about it. Pinterest is all about inspiring others, and depending on what line of business you’re in, you can use it to do just that.

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