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  • 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 everyone and everything is protected leading up to and during the event. Security has always been part of event planning, but it’s not always top of mind in the initial planning stages of the event. Instead, it is often considered…

    Contingency/Disaster Planning, Event Operations

  • Three items to consider for an event’s carbon reduction plan

    Corporate event-goers are more carbon-conscious than ever. Companies across Canada are lowering emissions to save money on operational costs, enhance their brand and attract and retain top talent looking for an eco-responsible workplace. In an effort to reduce their carbon footprint beyond the office walls, businesses also want to align such actions with green-minded partners. This reflects a sense of authenticity and integrity, according to a report from the David Suzuki Foundation. Doing so gains trust from customers and other…

    Industry Insights

  • The Société du Parc Jean-Drapeau unveils final concept for Île Sainte-Hélène development and enhancement project

    The Société du Parc Jean-Drapeau (SPJD) has unveiled the final concept of the Development and Enhancement Plan for the South Sector of Île Sainte-Hélène, an ambitious project that will see the construction of a 65,000-seat natural amphitheatre and a central concourse linking the masterful works of Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome (Biosphere) and Alexander Calder’s L’Homme sculpture. The development and enhancement project has a $73.4 million budget, $35 Million of which comes from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Land Occupancy…

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