The Edmonton Expo Centre has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2035. “As the largest venue of its kind in Western Canada, we recognize that our venue has a substantial ability to contribute to the greenhouse gas reduction goals outlined by the City of Edmonton,” says Arlindo Gomes, vice-president of venue management for Edmonton Economic Development Corp. Built in 1984, and expanded in 2009, the Edmonton Expo Centre is a 522,000-square-foot facility that integrates…
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Not content with taking a back seat to their big-city, convention-centre siblings, conference centres across the country have been winning a more significant share of the meetings and event spotlight in recent years. Whether it’s a former waterfront cargo shed that has been transformed into a spectacular year-round event venue in Halifax to a stylish and elegant conference centre minutes from downtown Edmonton or an architecturally stunning facility in the heart of downtown Victoria, B.C., the country’s wide variety of conference centres are ready for their moment in the sun.
Benchmark Hospitality International, a leading hospitality management company, which operates 35 award-winning hotels, resorts, and conference centres coast to coast, announces its Top Ten Meeting Trends for 2012 as observed by its properties.