Montreal brings chemistry to life science events

Advances in medical technology drive need for more multidisciplinary events Last summer, hundreds of professionals headed to Montreal for the world’s first International Congress on Personalized Health Care. A crowd of researchers and academics, economists and ethicists gathered at the … Continue reading

Victoria, Saskatoon and St. John’s collaborate to boost conference tourism

Cities in Sync is a landmark initiative to create an efficient tool for planners booking conferences and meetings in Canada Collaboration: two or more organizations working together to achieve shared goals. That’s the idea behind a landmark new initiative being … Continue reading

There’s a green app for that!

By Joseph Lo Conferences and meetings can have significant carbon footprints. Power, ground transportation, air travel, paper and many aspects of an event can all contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. Knowledge is the key towards sustainability and increased social responsibility. … Continue reading

Eight tips and tricks from three experienced corporate meeting planners

All corporate meeting planners are constantly drowning in details, trying to get things together for the next meeting and worrying about the meeting after that one! Working “smarter” and not “harder” on their meetings, conferences, events and tradeshows is paramount to doing a great job. We gathered some of AMI’s Certified Meeting Planners together and asked them for some quick tips. Here is what they had to say. Continue reading

Four secrets to attracting top-notch leads at tradeshows and conferences

Attracting people to a booth is usually not the problem. There are thousands of edible and visual enticing things to which people can be drawn. By attracting people who are looking for something free, you are not able to effectively identify, engage and nurture those high quality leads. These types of problems are all too familiar to event solutions companies who coordinate tradeshows, conventions and conferences. Continue reading