Tag: Canadian event planners

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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…

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…

mentorship is a vital part of the business ecosystem

Mentorship Matters

By Rachel Klar CMP. Regardless of whether you’re new to the industry or a seasoned veteran, mentorship is important to an individual’s personal and professional development. An ongoing relationship between a mentor,…

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,…

My COVID Story

By Jian Magen. It’s difficult to know where to begin, as I have yet to understand where and how it will end. The fact is, that like many (next to the birth…

Beyond Hybrid: Repackaging Your Conference Content

By Dave Lutz. Over the past nine months, many industry experts have proclaimed that meetings and conferences are forever changed and hybrid is here to stay. While I agree in principle, I…

Three Emerging Event Trends for 2021

Obviously, 2020 did not turn out to be the year the experiential marketing and events industry originally intended. It was projected to be a year of prosperity; it was the beginning of…

new list of jobs for event professionals in canada

Event Jobs March 6

Senior Director, Partnerships, Music & Live Events MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership) Company Location Toronto, ON Apply here Marketing Manager – Events and Sponsorship, TELUS Agriculture TELUS, Vancouver, BC Apply…

The Virtual Report – Events in a Post Pandemic Era

We have always expected events like Pride Day parades, the Super Bowl, New York Fashion Week, and other massive productions to be there for us. They are ingrained in our culture, but…

TK Events Virtual Learnings

TK Events creates global event experiences for some of the world’s leaders in innovation and technology. Uniquely positioned to produce both live in-person and virtual events with their custom virtual event platform,…

Event Jobs Feb 26

Event Jobs for February 26, 2021 Communications & Events Coordinator University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC Apply here Manager, Events and Protocol University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON Apply here  Director of Event…

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