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  • Caesars Windsor Resort & Convention Centre

    This outstanding venue, along with a world-class team, and exceptional service will set the stage for an unparalleled experience for both planners and event attendees. Meeting, exhibition and banquet spaces cover over 100,000-square-feet on two levels, with functionality and flexibility in mind. Function rooms accommodate up to 2,000 people and are ideal for events both large and small, including meetings, presentations, seminars, breakout groups, dinners, galas and trade shows. Audio Visual Solutions Offering a full range of in-house Audio Visual…

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  • Nestled in Western Honduras, Copán will be the ideal venue for your 2019 events

    Press Release With neoclassical architecture, narrow cobblestone streets and its proximity to the Copán Ruinas, the “Athens of the Maya World,” meeting planners should look no further than Copán, Honduras, to host their next event. This picturesque setting in the mountainous western region of the Central American country has everything needed to create an event meeting goers will not soon forget, and to accommodate larger groups, is set to debut a brand new convention centre early next year. Marina Copán hotel…

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  • What’s new this spring in Costa Rica?

    The country reveals event and lodging updates and its first ever convention center San Jose, Costa Rica was recently recognized as a winner in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Destinations on the Rise. Out of 25 ranked worldwide destinations, it’s no surprise that San Jose ranked in sixth place. Its cultural and nearby natural wonders provide unlimited opportunities for adventure, relaxation, romance and exploration. With an abundance of unique landscapes, wildlife and climates, there are plenty of reasons to visit Costa Rica. And starting this…

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  • The Palais des congrès de Montréal celebrates 35 years

    In 1975, when a major study was released proclaiming Montréal’s tourism potential, the idea of building a convention centre was born. Eight years later, the Palais des congrès de Montréal ushered guests through its doors and hosted its first international event: The 8th International Congress of Plastic Surgery, one gathering that helped build the city’s now thriving life sciences industry. The Palais has been actively contributing to Québec’s international reputation ever since. This year, as the conference centre celebrates its 35-year…

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  • New executive chef at Québec City Convention Centre

    The Québec City Convention Centre and its exclusive food and beverage partner, Capital HRS, are pleased to announce the arrival of a new executive chef as head of the biggest event-driven kitchen in Québec City. Chef Jean-Pierre Cloutier will use his culinary passion to take the Convention Centre’s reputation for excellence to new heights. “Taking over the kitchens of the Québec City Convention Centre, known both in Québec and abroad for the quality of its cuisine, is a huge challenge. I’m proud to join…

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  • Vancouver Convention Centre: The world’s first double LEED Platinum convention centre

    The Vancouver Convention Centre is proud to announce that its iconic West building has been awarded LEED Platinum certification (version 4) for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance by the Canada Green Building Council. Coupled with its 2010 Platinum certification for New Construction, the Vancouver Convention Centre is the first double LEED Platinum convention centre in the world. Platinum is the highest level of LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, and version 4 is the newest version of the rating system, considered “the framework…

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  • Food and beverage: What convention and conference centres typically do wrong

    By Jeff Dover Food and beverage is an important part of a meeting, conference or convention. Many delegates rate networking as one of or the key reason they attend, and much of the networking is done at meals or on breaks. Gala dinners can be another highlight. A facility with good food and beverage is important to event convenors when choosing a venue. For the venues, food and beverage is a key component of the offering. In some facilities which…

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  • 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 and Management Association of Toronto (BOMA). The TOBY Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence are prestigious recognitions awarded to facilities with the highest levels of quality in many categories of building operations including energy conservation, building performance, security standards and community…

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  • Caesars Windsor knows a thing or two about great events

    Fall and winter don’t have to put the freeze on event planning. No matter the season, the Hotel and Convention Centre at Caesars Windsor offers the amenities, entertainment and services to take your plans to the next level. It begins with providing an ideal setting. Overlooking an international waterfront, with meandering riverfront trails and a cosmopolitan skyline, Caesars Windsor is an award-winning property in the centre of a distinctive, diverse city. It is also convenient for guests to get to,…

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  • Calgary TELUS Convention Centre announces new president and CEO

    The Board of Directors of the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC) has announced the appointment of Clark Grue as the organization’s new president and CEO.  Following a rigorous five-month national search, Mr. Grue was selected to lead the transformational change required to ensure CTCC builds on its status as a world-class, innovative centre for connecting people and ideas. He will officially begin his duties on November 1st. Mr. Grue was a cofounder of Rainmaker Global Business Development Inc. and for…

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