Sip and See Celebration by Lux Affairs

The SIP AND SEE | Celebration, Nominated for “Best Event for a Private Individual/Group” and produced by Lux Affairs Event Design & Decor, was an epic celebration of a new life, milestone,…

“Golf and Grill” by Avison Young

“Golf and Grill presented by Avison Young,” produced by Melanoma Canada & nominated for “Best Event for a Community Based Charity,” was a very cool event that combined two of my favourite…

Exhibition Place Puts Pride Front and Centre

by Alexandra Serrano On June 8th in celebration of Pride Month, Exhibition Place raised The Progress Flag at the iconic Princes’ Gates and unveiled its Rainbow Crosswalk. The Rainbow Crosswalk is prominently…

Citizen XM Brings a Breath of Fresh Air for Mentos

Connect a positive experience with a brand, and you build fans. Nominated in a few categories, the “Mentos – BaSkateBowl Park” produced by Citizen XM & Cossette does all that and more. It’s an outstanding…

Announcing The 2022 Canadian Event Award Finalists

Congratulations to the nominees for the 25th Annual Canadian Event Awards.  Thank you to our esteemed panel of judges for their time and efforts in scoring hundreds of submissions. Over the coming…

5 Tips to Prevent Mask Shaming

by Lindsay MacDonald While mask mandates have been lifted across Canada, many people are still choosing to wear them – and that is okay! “With the return to the in-person work environment,…

Quest Audio Visual’s Staging Spectacular

When developing the stage and set for the National Sales Conference, Quest Audio Visual had a lot to consider. The size and scope of the venue, the impact the client was looking…

Tourism Calgary partners with CanSPEP

Tourism Calgary is partnering with The Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP) to bring an amazing opportunity to Canadian event professionals. Between now and April 30, 2022, Tourism Calgary, in conjunction…

Five Insider Tips to Submitting Award Winning Entries

Entering award competitions for event professionals is important. Not just to win but also for the experience. Valuable lessons come from the time and effort spent preparing your entry, and the application…

Advice for Planning an Events in Quebec

By Senik Events. Planning events in a region where you may not speak the language or understand the culture can be a great challenge. Even if you know people on the ground…

The 2022 Winter Issue is Here!

The latest issue of Canada’s favourite event magazine is out today. Click to read now. Packed with meaningful and inspiring content relevant to today’s event professionals. This issue kicks off a huge…

Why Technology Should Be At The Core Of Your Event Strategy

By Anja Grcar.  We’ve said time and time again that the events industry is changed forever. The pandemic normalized virtual events and accelerated the adoption of various event tech solutions. Some might even say that…

Hybrid Event Agenda Design With Mahoganey Jones

by Daniel Mitchell. I had the pleasure of discussing hybrid event agenda design with my special guest Mahoganey Jones, CMP, DES, HMCC CEO & Founder at Event Specialists. Mahoganey shared some insightful ideas…

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Conference Organizers: What Is Your Duty of Care?

By Dave Lutz. Just when we thought we were turning the corner on a rise in Covid cases, we are hearing about short-term cancellations of conventions once again as the Delta variant…

Creating Impactful Experiences

By Tami Adams. Like many of you, I’ve often wondered how I could help people in our communities who are struggling emotionally or feeling overwhelmed by the unprecedented nature of this moment…

The Importance of Personal Branding in Events

By Leanne Calderwood, CMP. You’ve likely heard it said you should “build a personal brand.”   And when you work for a larger organization, you may question whether having a personal brand is…

My Daughter’s Story

By Marty Robson. I’ve always thought that I lived a charmed life. I have two incredible children with whom I have a magical and unbreakable bond, and I make a living doing…

Want to Work? Great Event Jobs Ahead!

People who plan events come from various backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique experiences. To succeed as an event professional, one needs to be a strategic thinker,…

Announcing the 2021 Canadian Event Awards Finalists

Thank you and congratulations to everyone who participated in this year’s competition, and a special thank you to our esteemed panel of judges who remained committed to this process amid the challenges…

Event Jobs – June 1, 2021

People who plan events come from various backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique experiences. To succeed as an event professional, one needs to be a strategic thinker,…