Ramadan is coming – Are you prepared?

Experienced meeting professionals know to check the calendar very carefully when choosing event dates. Statutory and religious holidays are simple – we need to just avoid them altogether! Examples of some dates that are completely off limits: Christmas, Easter, Yom … Continue reading

Six marketing tips to promote your next event

By Brent Taylor Let’s talk marketing. It seems today that there is a plethora of marketing materials, opinions and experts advising us on how to best market any product or service we have to offer. Why is that? Why is … Continue reading

Los Cabos International Convention Center celebrates grand reopening

New conference center adds 72,000 square feet; expands Los Cabos capabilities to host diverse and dynamic world-class events Los Cabos International Convention Center (ICC) has unveiled the highly-anticipated and newly renovated convention center, marking a new era for Los Cabos as a … Continue reading

Four reasons why you should attend professional association meetings

As an association manager, I’m regularly coming up reasons why professionals should join their industry associations, and different ways to market and share their value propositions – and yet, there is still work to do around awareness in our own … Continue reading

Cineplex announces new location of The Rec Room coming soon to Winnipeg

‘Eats and Entertainment’ hot-spot coming soon to Seasons of Tuxedo retail complex Cineplex, a leading entertainment and media company, has announced plans to build a new location of The Rec Room at Seasons of Tuxedo in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The country’s newest social playground … 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 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: … Continue reading

Striving for sustainability in events

By Daniella Bustamante The concept of “sustainable” and “green” events is not new. Over the years, we have seen a shift towards making events more eco-friendly. This has been most noticeable with more hotels and convention centers coming up with … Continue reading

Safety and security education for planners

By Maria da Cunha, CTC, CMP Planning an event consists of various planning aspects throughout the life of the event. In today’s environment, one of the most important stages is security for the event and how the planner ensures that … Continue reading