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International Conference on Indigenous Languages

The UN declared 2019 the International Year of Indigenous Languages to raise awareness of endangered languages, and establish a link between language, development, peace, and reconciliation. In observance of this declaration, the…

Creating Inclusive Event Environments

As an industry, we strive to demonstrate and embrace diversity and inclusion. Diversity: “Diversity is the range of human differences, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation,…

Things We Love – March 2019

As the planner, you are not only responsible for your guest’s experience and safety but the impact your events have on your community and environment. Taking cues from this year’s CSE Live…

Food in The Forest

The wedding was in the making for over a year. The bride asked for a 100 – person long table dinner in the middle of the Cowichan Lake Wilderness Forest with harvest…

Insta Love – Food Art Feathers & Blooms

Seven Instagram Food Art Stars to Follow Now. By Stacy Wyatt If you haven’t noticed Instagram exploding with Food Art, then you are not plugged into the right feeds, or you need…

The Summer Issue is Out

CLICK TO READ We are obsessing over our new issue, featuring 152 stunning pages of the very best event ideas and inspiration in the country including the Canadian Event Awards 2018 Winners…

The Designs of Bloor Street Entertains

Bloor-Yorkville’s iconic storefronts in Toronto were transformed into luxury dining spaces for CANFAR’s annual 21st Bloor Street Entertains. The event raises between $500,000 and $1 million annually for AIDS Research. The fundraiser includes…

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The Governor’s Ball Gets a Makeover

To Montreal’s social elite it’s known as the Governors Ball, but in 2017, the annual soiree earned a new moniker: The Party, produced by award-winning MB Events. This lavish affair was held…

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Golden Ivory For Alex & Mario

Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique collaborated with the amazing team at DT Floral and Decor to design this lavish and opulent white and gold wedding for one very lucky couple. Having only…

Meet the 2017 Regional Event Award Winners

  Canadian Special Events Magazine is proud to announce the following companies have been named 2017 award recipients in the 1st Annual Canadian Regional Event Awards Competition. The Canadian Event Industry Awards…

Event TV Explores the Etiquette of Event Invitations

Michelle Planche CMP, Paradigm Events, Corporate Event Planners, interview Etiquette Expert Louise Fox about the etiquette for invitations, both sending and receiving, and how it impacts your event both for better or…

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Daffodil Ball’s IMAGINE: The Beatles & Beyond

John Lennon would have been proud to witness the spectacle created in his famous band’s name to celebrate the 24th annual Daffodil Ball. IMAGINE: The Beatles & Beyond was held April 20,…

Unconventional Conference Ideas to Make Your Programs POP

We have all attended conferences that left us feeling short changed and uninspired. These days, conferences and conventions are working hard to flip the script on the same old formats and coming up with…

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Using Facebook Live at Events

Article courtesy of Eventsforce. It’s official.  Facebook Live is now the most popular live-streaming app platform, surpassing You Tube for the first time, as well as all the other usual suspects like Periscope,…

The New Generation of Photo Booths

Our culture is currently obsessed with photos like never before. Instagram has taken over as our number one pastime, giving TV and even sports a run for their money. People spend hours…

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Inspired Spaces 2017

Seneca Students Create Inspiring Spaces For Annual Competition Inspired Spaces is a tabletop competition showcasing the talents of Seneca’s Event Management – Event and Exhibit Design students. The event, which has been running…

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CSE Partners with Paradigm on Event TV

Canadian Special Events Magazine has partnered with Paradigm Events as the exclusive distributer for Event TV. The series, produced by Paradigm Events highlights tips, trends and ideas for special events, conferences, parties,…

How Global Conferences Can Supercharge Your Career

International conferences are always an event worth raving about, especially when they take place so close to home. In the last 30 years, the ILEA Live! Conference for planners and producers has…

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Who Says You Shouldn’t Play With Your Food?

The world of catering has changed with the rise of social media. With sm feeds like Instagram, pinterest and tumblr used as a platform for self-expression, foodies, insta-chefs and food fanatics have…

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