News & Articles - Future of meetings

  • Shaping the Future of Meetings

      Q&A with  Jean-François Tourigny, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Bit by bit, Canada’s meetings and events community is getting back to business. And while no one can say for sure what will come of pandemic restrictions, venues like the Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel are cautiously optimistic that the days of robust, in-person events are getting closer. For a glimpse of what the future of meetings holds, we spoke with Jean-François Tourigny, Director of Event Planning at Le Centre Sheraton…

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  • MPI foundation releases second supplement in Future of Meetings Research Series

    In continuation of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Future of Meetings Research Series, the MPI Foundation released a second supplement to its white paper, From The Outside In on the future of meeting design and individual needs. MPI has created a media page that provides access to the resources surrounding the Future of Meetings Research Series. The launch of this research initiative focuses on the future trends that will impact the meetings and events industry for years to come. EXERPTS: From…

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  • Maritz Research conducts comprehensive study to gauge what the future holds for meetings

    If you’ve ever lost your way in a huge convention centre, confused by a maze of booths and meeting rooms, there just may be an app to help you get where you need to go. In fact, the use of apps for conventions and meetings offer a one-stop-shop or clearinghouse experience for everything from scheduled appointments, floor layout, seminars, social media, news and much more – all on smartphone and tablet devices. And bid a fond farewell to PowerPoint presentations because in the meetings of tomorrow, they are “yesterday.”

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