Tag: Canadian event planners

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,…

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…

Toque Catering Takes Gourmet Into the Wild.

Toque Catering Takes Gourmet Into the Wild. 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…

One Size Does Not Fit All

“To be human is to know sadness. Owning our sadness is courageous and a necessary step in finding our way back to ourselves and each other”. The word Event Professional is not…

One Piece of Advice

Expert event professionals weigh in on the most important things to be mindful of as we reopen our industry.  The country is opening up, masks are coming off, and we are getting…

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…

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…

Decors & More’s Lunar NY 19

Throwback to 2019 and the year of the Pig, Decor & More, one of Canada’s premier design houses took its inspiration for Year of The Pig at Casino Rama from the geometric…

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…

Take Your Seat

Take your seat; the meeting is about to begin after the lockdown is over. Let’s talk trends, and let’s fill the room. Whether your meeting is small, medium or large, creativity whether…

Unexpected Space in Mississauga

By Jason Koop. Here is a unique and multifunctional event space that will surprise you. Considered one of the City’s most significant heritage properties, the Small Arms Inspection Building is a one-of-a-kind…

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,…

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…

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