News & Articles - Scotiabank Convention Centre

  • A Growing Scene: The rise of cannabis conventions and events in Canada

    On October 17, 2018, Canada will become the first G7 nation (and the second country in the world) to legalize marijuana for recreational consumption. The passing of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, is expected to spark what many believe will be one of the most lucrative and fastest-growing industries in the country and, in so doing, grow demand for cannabis conventions and events. No doubt, it would be a mistake to underestimate the potential of Canada’s cannabis industry. The New…

    Industry Insights

  • The Hospitality Connection: The dish on industry F&B best practices

    By Michael O’Doherty While technological advancements have reduced the amount of face-to-face time we spend with each other, there truly is no substitute for being together at a live event in person — among your peers, your colleagues and your friends. And yes, I am biased, but let’s talk today about one of the most important yet overlooked parts of a successful meeting or trade show. I’m talking, of course, about the food. The food and beverage offerings are a…

    Event Operations, Food & Beverage

  • Niagara Falls Tourism partners with Scotiabank Convention Centre to form Niagara Falls Business Events

    Niagara Falls Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Scotiabank Convention Centre to manage and deliver their Meetings, Conventions and Incentive Travel (MC&IT) program. As part of this new partnership, the former program has been given a full rebrand under the name Niagara Falls Business Events. “Seeing the success the Convention Centre has had in the Canadian and US markets, it made perfect sense for us to partner with them on this program”, said Jon Jackson, Executive Director of…

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