Tag: Canadian Event Industry

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…

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…

Tales from the Darkside

By Melissa Deslauriers. Much of what I’ve learned can’t ever be gleaned from a textbook. Ours is a hands-on industry, and I was fortunate to have some incredible mentors who helped me…

One Voice

By Liz Clark. Over the last several months, I’ve become well acquainted with the government programs designed to help support our industry in this time of need.  In some ways, you could…

Why I invested in a Digital Event Platform

By Chad Brincheski. A year ago, I didn’t know much about digital events, and if I’m honest, I didn’t want to know. The few I had attended were glorified zoom calls with…

The Future of Events – Not as Live as You Think

As vaccinations roll out across North America, people are getting hopeful that a return to ”Live” will be inevitable, and a huge push back to “normal” will occur. What we have seen,…

A Few Thoughts on Associations

By Maggie Barton Baird. ‘The Startup Community Way” by Brad Feld and Ian Hathaway is one of my favourite books about startup ecosystems. One of the main lessons from the book and…

Event Jobs – March 19

Manager, Stewardship and Events World Wildlife Federation (WWF), Toronto, ON Apply on Indeed Events Coordinator First Nations Financial Management Board, West Vancouver, BC Apply on Indeed Meeting and Events Manager Club Med,…

Selecting the Event Platform That’s Right For You

By Melissa Deslauriers  Chats, polls, registration, monetization, live, archive, and the list goes on. When it comes to virtual online events, there are many things to consider, especially when selecting a supporting event…

Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage Gala

Guests were invited to take a journey from land to sea, plunging beyond the surface of all things ordinary and dive into fantasy at the Canadian Opera Company’s 2019 Centre Stage Gala:…

PDS’s West Coast Rainforest Party

The creative team at Pacific Destination Services (PDS) imagined and designed a spectacularly successful West Coast Rainforest Party in the Exhibit Halls of the Vancouver Convention Centre. The concept was to capture…

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…

Energy Disruptors Unite

The team at e=mc2 events landed a dream event when their client came to them with dreams of their own. Ones that would immediately set their minds spinning with imagination and big,…

The Rec Room -Your Corporate Event Playground

When one of Canada’s leading financial institutions began coordinating their summer employee appreciation event for 3,000 to 4,000 honoured staff members, they had to take a range of preferences into consideration. “Our…

Luxury With A View

The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto is a hidden gem. Sitting a stone’s throw away from the hub of Toronto at Yonge and Dundas Square, The Grand Hotel is one of the…

5 Questions to Answer After Each Live Brand Experience

By Emily Lyons Standing under the umbrella of the event marketing profession is experiential marketing, a perspective to marketing that is rapidly gaining ascendancy. Without getting too broad, or too narrow, “experiential marketing”…

Mr.Wilson – Mobile Ice Cream Co

Mr. Wilson is the modern day interpretation of your childhood ice cream parlor. A gentleman that spreads happiness anywhere a gourmet pleasure is required. His various ice cream bar formats can be adapted…

Event Industry Kids Party - Canadian Special Events

The 9th Annual Event Industry Kids Party

Do you remember going to mom or dad’s big work Christmas parties when you were a kid? Those kinds of get togethers seem to have disappeared, along with the payphone and the…

The Evasons

During the early 19th century, a small number of married couples gained significant notoriety with performances called Second Sight. The Evasons are one of very few couples in history who have mastered this…

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