Building the right team can make – or break – your event

You’ve gone through the request for proposal process, won it (congratulations), and inherited the conference management team. It’s probably made up of the conference chair and organizing committee from the organization – or organizations — that hired you. You’re stuck … Continue reading

What you need to know about shipping event materials

By John Santini Like most people shipping to a trade show or conference, once your shipment leaves your premises you likely give little thought to its journey to your booth space in Canada. We’re just happy to see it there … Continue reading

Wish list of items for a perfect event space

By Jessica Symons and Sarah Stockton Before determining what the perfect event space is, you first need to understand your client’s needs, their demographic, and their expectations: Do they prefer downtown locations versus the suburbs? Do they need to be … Continue reading

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre wins two prestigious building operations awards

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is proud to announce that it has been honoured with the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s … Continue reading

Meetings Market Survey reveals resilience and optimism for 2017

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association)’s magazine, Convene, has published its 26th annual Meetings Market Survey and the results show that the industry is in robust health: budgets for meetings and attendance at conference and exhibitions are both increased on 2015 … Continue reading

Meeting analytics: The future of managing event data is here

By John Santaferraro As live events move from digital distraction to digital engagement, analytic potential explodes. We have reached a point where the data being generated by applications is now more valuable than the app itself. According to the Nucleus … Continue reading

Allstream Centre to be re-branded Beanfield Centre

Exhibition Place’s conference centre to have a new name Effective March 1, 2017, Toronto City Council has approved a multi-year sponsorship agreement between Exhibition Place and Beanfield Metroconnect for the title sponsorship of the conference venue to be called Beanfield … Continue reading