Tag: canadian special events

2022 Canadian Event Awards Recipients

After two years of virtual award galas, the Canadian event community came back together to celebrate the 25th Annual Canadian Event Awards live from the fabulous Liberty Grand in Toronto, Canada, hosted…

Dining in the Dunes

Following their experience in Nova Scotia with Destination Canada, a group of international incentive planners stayed two more days to learn about one of my favourite destinations, Prince Edward Island. Planners immersed themselves…

Realising a Compassionate Planet

The goal of this event was to ask: Where do compassion science and climate science meet? What we do not have yet is the urgency of action that will make and sustain…

Bright Lights Windsor

Nominated for Best Outdoor Event, Bright Lights Windsor by The City of Windsor displays a world of celebrations and creates lifelong memories. Bright Lights Windsor 2021, welcomed over 100,000 guests to “create…

Hala Bissada’ Rocks the RBC Innovator’s Ball

This will be the last time we talk about a past winner for a bit because today we’ll be announcing the 2022 Canadian Event Award nominees. Then we are going to tell…

Best Practices for Simulcast Events

While the event landscape has changed (and will continue to), one thing remains the same: barrierless content accessibility. “Accessibility is not a feature, it’s a social trend.” – Antonio Vieira Santos Our…

We have the Whole World in our Hands

What is the meaning of “We have the Whole World in our Hands”? As the title implies, humans are in control of all aspects of creation, and we should take comfort in…

Mother’s Day 2022

To All the mothers of the year-past, present and those still to come. As a mother of three children, who has worked all of her life, would I have wanted to change…

“You have one chance to make a first impression”

As event professionals, we are forever searching for those ideas that will put us on top and build our reputations. As an Idea Hunter for many years, I was always challenged with…

Welcome to the Mall – Are you IN the Game?

If you can appreciate that V/R, A/R & the MetaVerse technologies represent an evolution of our current digital interactions, then it’s easier to understand the opportunity and hopefully a little less scary.…

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…

2022 Trend Report

I have been writing, presenting, and inspiring trends for the last 35 years. It is an area of my business that I am passionate about. Over the last two years, the types…

Creative Problem Solving for Event Design in 3 Easy Steps!

As you might imagine, when working in the arena of live experiences for a living, event professionals run into all sorts of opportunities to Creative Problem Solve. Stacy Harwood of One West Events and…

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…

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…

Spectacular Space in Mississauga

If you don’t know about the Living Arts Centre, you should because it’s a spectacular modern event space located just 20 minutes from Pearson in the heart of Mississauga, across from one…

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…

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…