Tag: Canadian Event Industry

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…

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 &…

Seven Hundred and Fifteen Days

We’ve gone through a dramatic evolution of the human experience and we have a story to tell Today marks seven hundred and fifteen days since our world changed. It’s been seven hundred…

Event Imaging Creates Green Rain for Global Movie Premiere

 Warner Brothers challenged Rooftop Creative to produce an over-the-top visual experience for the MATRIX movie premiere, and the result was spectacular Inspired by the Matrix code, known in production circles as…

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…

Corey Mandell – The Greatest Showman

Corey Mandell is a showman; entertainment is in his blood. It’s a passion he has turned from a part-time gig at eighteen, into a career that has taken him across the globe…

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…