Tag: canadian special events

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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…

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,…

Event Jobs April 12

People who plan events, come from a multitude of different backgrounds and often have a diverse skill set curated through unique many experiences. To succeed as an event professional one needs to…

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…

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…

5 Reasons the Future is Virtual & Hybrid

By Matthew Byrne. As we look ahead to 2021 and what might happen to the events and meetings industry, what clients and partners are facing in the coming months, we know that…

The Danny Kramer Dance Band

Based in Winnipeg, but performing virtually around the world, The Danny Kramer Dance Band is still racking up the accolades despite the inability to perform in person.  Led by Danny Kramer this…

Make Your Event’s AV Investment Count

Look at any high-end corporate function today and you will likely find 3D /HD projectors, LED walls, colour washes and the list goes on. Audiovisual is not what it used to be;…

Fifth Element’s Floating Tables

In Toronto, the Fairmont Royal York hired Fifth Element Group to inspire 140 high-profile event professionals who would potentially book the venue’s recently redesigned  Ballroom. The mission was to completely transform the…

The Power of Experiential Marketing

Best Experiential Marketing Event - Mandell Entertainment, Toronto, ON for Roots Northern Lights Three extraordinary examples of how to use experiential marketing to cut through the clutter and connect directly with the…
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Things We Love: Spring 2018

A collection of products specially curated to appeal to busy event professionals. You can’t always take a real break, you travel often, you don’t eat properly… so these little gems will help keep…

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The Governor’s Ball Gets a Makeover

To Montreal’s social elite it’s known as the Governors Ball, but in 2017, the annual soiree earned a new moniker: The Party, produced by award-winning MB Events. This lavish affair was held…

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Golden Ivory For Alex & Mario

Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique collaborated with the amazing team at DT Floral and Decor to design this lavish and opulent white and gold wedding for one very lucky couple. Having only…

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