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  • MPI introduces the Business Value of Meetings toolbox

    Meeting Professionals International (MPI) recently introduced the Business Value of Meetings (BVOM) toolbox, a collection of resources created from research findings unveiled at AIBTM in June that indicated meeting and event professionals are challenged with five primary barriers to successfully proving the business value of meetings and events.

  • Ottawa Convention Centre is New Business of the Year

    The Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC), Canada’s newest and most sophisticated meeting place, was presented with the New Business of the Year Award last evening at a gala event hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) at the Fairmont Château Laurier. “We are very pleased to recognize all Canadian Tourism Award winners as organizations and individuals who help make Canada a world-class destination,” said TIAC president and CEO, David Goldstein. …

  • WestJet introduces self-serve bag tagging for Canada to U.S. flights

    Airline hits another milestone in its self-serve options for guests WestJet today introduced self-serve baggage tagging for its guests flying to the United States from Vancouver, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal. Having launched the same service November 7, 2012, in Calgary, WestJet is the first Canadian airline to introduce self-serve baggage tagging on non-stop transborder flights. Self-serve baggage tagging allows WestJet guests to use mobile, web or kiosk check-in to check in for their flight and print their own baggage…

  • Seven categories of meetings

    There are as many kinds of meetings as there are reasons to plan them. Yet what distinguishes meetings from one another? In the book How To Make Meetings Work, authors Michael Doyle and David Straus separate meetings into seven categories.

  • Types of meeting room

    Just as different locations suit different types of meetings, so does the type of room a meeting is hosted in, and how that room is set up. The U.S.-based Fine Speakers Bureau offers these distinctions between different room set-ups, and what types of meetings they best apply to.

  • Top five meeting pet peeves

    Number 5 – meetings scheduled during lunch. Visit Corporate Meetings Network to find out more!

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