Unconventional: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre does local, and they do it big

Last year, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre saw 1.5 million conference goers, event planners, salespeople, presenters, exhibitors, speakers, tech workers and myriad other people and professions stroll through its massive atrium in downtown Toronto. Week to week the MTCC shifts … Continue reading

Centerplate chosen as exclusive food and beverage partner for St. John’s Convention Centre

The Board of Directors of St. John’s Sports and Entertainment Ltd. have announced the selection of event hospitality leader Centerplate as the exclusive catering partner for the St. John’s Convention Centre (SJCC), following a comprehensive bid process. Located in the … Continue reading

The challenges faced by event food and beverage teams

From addressing food allergies to dealing with shrinking budgets and tighter-than-ever timelines, venue food and beverage teams face a host of challenges with every event they help organize. Corporate Meetings and Events magazine recently spoke with senior leaders at several … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading