AV-Canada’s Wheel of Giving Back 

AV-CANADA’s wheel of giving back at CMEE was more than a fun way to win some prizes while supporting the MPIF Canadian Council; it was proof of their commitment to the industry associations that…

Dining in the Dunes

Following their experience in Nova Scotia with Destination Canada, a group of international incentive planners stayed two more days to learn about one of my favourite destinations, Prince Edward Island. Planners immersed themselves…

Experience Marketing Hit With The Huntress Messenger Box

The first messenger box that opened and started playing music was sent out by The Idea Hunters. The gifts inside the box were all related to Valentine’s Day, in addition to the…

SOS Web Augmented Reality

SOS is working with event organizers and producers to create commercial activations that will provide guests with an immersive augmented reality (AR) experience in virtual, hybrid, and live contexts. The idea for…

Passion Brings Festivalgoers to Exhibition Place.

I know your busy, pent-up demand has event professionals scrambling to catch up, but the truth is attendance is down for the majority of events, but that wasn’t the case for two…

“FourME Condos,” by Jet Entertainment’

Jet Entertainment‘s Experiential Marketing Team was hired by Hersh Realty Group to launch “FourME Condos,” a pre-construction development by The Lash Group. This experience targeted Toronto’s most successful pre-construction realtors and introduced them to The…

The Second Annual Culinary Showdown

My cooking talent is best described as surprisingly intuitive,… mostly because I make it up as I go along and it’s a surprise when it works but I love to cook and…

“The Event Innovation Lab at CSE Live”

In 2019, Julius Solaris brought “The Event Innovation Lab” education series to CSE Live 2019 at Evergreen Brick Works. The series was sponsored by Digital Summit Series, represented by Matthew Sessions, Evenium, Inc., represented by Benjamin Leikach, and Québec…

The Inn at Bay Fortune

The Inn at Bay Fortune is an unparalleled culinary farm experience that’s on my bucket list and should be on yours. A few weeks back, the folks from Meetings & Conventions PEI visited…

Paris is Beautiful This Time of Year

This is one of the most beautifully designed rooms we have seen in a long time. From the brilliant and creative minds at Fab Fete comes “Bianca’s Parisian Bridal Shower.” Nominated for…

Tranquility Cove Adventure

If you’re not leveraging the unique local experiences of the destination you’ve chosen to host your event, you’re letting your guests down.  Tranquillity Cove Adventures Perry Gotell in Georgetown, PEI, offers a…

The Night Oven Bakery, Saskatoon

Over the next series of posts, we’ll be sharing  a little about a signature dish, ingredient, or culinary philosophy that proudly represents the culture, heritage, location, and creativity of our Cities in…

Planners “Spudded In” Hosted By Meetings & Conventions PEI

ONLY IN PEI… Last month a select group of planners found themselves “Spudded In” as honorary Islanders with a freshly shucked oyster and a potato-filled shot of moonshine when Meetings & Conventions PEI played…

Authentic Italian at Quadros

A supplier took my dad and me out for dinner in Toronto’s Little Italy not long after we moved to Mississauga in the late 80s from Sherwood Park, Alberta. The experience was…

Site Canada Celebrates Summer

Who’s that out and about (in my best 50s game show voice)? Why that’s none other than our own Vicki Zeppa attending the SITE Canada summer social at the beautiful Island Yacht Club. There’s nothing…

Exhibition Place Debuts Wi-Fi 6 at Beanfield Centre

A few years back, we had to cancel an education event 15 minutes into a 4-hour curriculum because the WiFi was so bad none of the attendees could access the lesson. It…

Building Relationships at Ottawa Meet Week

Digital Event experiences will evolve and get better, but nothing can replace being there live and in person. That was proven again during Ottawa Meet Week, which took place in early spring…

Cities in Sync Spaces

I can’t promise a rainbow over the St John’s harbour to close your event but I can’t discount it either. The 1st five pictures are from The Rooms, a beautiful event &…

Hala Bissada’ Rocks the RBC Innovator’s Ball

This will be the last time we talk about a past winner for a bit because today we’ll be announcing the 2022 Canadian Event Award nominees. Then we are going to tell…

The PEI Experience

It’s the way the ocean air hit’s your lungs, the movement of the boat beneath your feet, the anticipation of a successful hunt, and the unique thrill of landing a giant bluefin…