How mutual respect, inclusion and open-mindedness provoke positive experiences at your corporate event

What are you hiding from? On a recent flight, I was immersed in the story of Hidden Figures, which follows the colored women who were part of the collaborative team behind NASA’s manned space flight program. This movie sparked several … Continue reading

Three tips for a successful trade show or event

By Geoff Martin In a marketing world dominated by technology and online engagement, trade shows still prove to be a successful marketing technique for most organizations. Nothing compares to being face-to-face with your target market and encouraging engagement with your … Continue reading

Five corporate travel challenges meeting planners should prepare for

By Dirk Baerts The year 2016 continues to bring unprecedented opportunities for the meetings and incentives industry in Canada. While new opportunities exist, meeting planners and travel organizers will also face increased challenges. Canada is an attractive destination for international … Continue reading

Planning resilience: Facing today’s challenges as an event manager

Do you have the most stressful job? Each of us is faced with perpetual challenges in our workplace that seem to be continually increasing and adding to our stress levels. With the current climate of economic uncertainties, increasing workloads and … Continue reading

Why communication is key to sustainable meeting success

One of the first tips I share with event professionals who are beginning to plan sustainable meetings and events is to remember to tell everyone what they are trying to accomplish (i.e. strategies they are using to minimize the environmental footprint). And then I tell them to ensure that afterwards, they express to everyone involved how well they did (i.e. how much waste was diverted, energy saved, etc.). Continue reading