Meetings Industry Euchre Tournament (MIET 2018)

The Meetings Industry Euchre Tournament, an annual event which raises money for cancer research, is excited to announce the transition of the 7th Annual Tournament to CanSPEP, the Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners. CanSPEP and MIET have signed a … Continue reading

Six marketing tips to promote your next event

By Brent Taylor Let’s talk marketing. It seems today that there is a plethora of marketing materials, opinions and experts advising us on how to best market any product or service we have to offer. Why is that? Why is … Continue reading

CanSPEP update: Promoting professionalism, creating awareness

Now in its 16th year, the Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners began in 1996 as IMPAC (Independent Meeting Professionals Association of Canada). Its founder and first president, Joy Fox, CMP Emeritus, created the association out of a need to … Continue reading

The value of the third-party meeting planner

Meetings today remain one of the premier ways of delivering content to a group of stakeholders. Over time, these important business events have evolved into many forms of delivery – from the traditional face-to-face meeting to remote satellite meetings, webinars, virtual seminars, virtual tradeshows – but their function and purpose remains essentially intact. Continue reading