Award Recognition

  • Edmonton conference and convention management company becomes first in Canada to receive IGBC Green Business Certification

    An Edmonton based national conference and convention management company has just become the first of its kind in Canada to achieve certification under a major international “Green Business Certification” program. The Institute for Green Business Certification (IGBC) has announced that Timewise Event Management Inc. is the inaugural “Event Management Company” in the country to pass a comprehensive “green audit” and achieve the Institute’s “Green Business Certification” status. Timewise Event Management Inc. is a leading Canadian meeting, conference, and corporate event…

  • Le Centre Sheraton Montreal takes the gold in Quebec

    Other recent accolades include recognition as Team of the Year for “Catering and Convention Services” and the 2013 Ulysse award in Lodging for Montreal region Le Centre Sheraton Montreal is the proud recipient of the Gold Award in Lodging in Les Grands Prix du tourisme québécois. Winning in the accommodations “200 units or more” category, Le Centre Sheraton won  the 2013 Ulysse award initially within the Montreal region and this week was announced as the overall Gold Award winner for…

  • Mark Goss, GM of Operations at Exhibition Place achieves LEED Green Associate Certificate

    Exhibition Place is proud to announce that The Green Building Institute (GBCI) has issued Mark Goss, General Manager of Operations a LEED Green Associate Certificate.  Exhibition Place includes the award winning LEED Silver Allstream Centre and Direct Energy Centre exhibition and convention centre complex. The LEED Green Associate Certificate recognizes specialized knowledge of green building principles and one’s achievement and commitment to supporting green building design, construction and operations. The Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)…

  • IACC names Murray Hall Canadian Conference Centre Chef of the Year

    Murray Hall, Executive Chef at BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning in Toronto, set the record for winning IACC’s coveted culinary cook-off by winning the Canadian Copper Skillet award for the third consecutive year and earning the right to represent Canada at the International Association of Conference Centres’ ninth annual Copper Skillet Cooking Competition.

  • Hyatt Regency Calgary chef concierge awarded ‘Les Clefs D’or’ Honour

    Brian Rasmuson, Chef Concierge, Hyatt Regency Calgary, has earned Les Clefs d’Or Golden Key badge, recognizing his dedication to maintaining the highest standards of concierge service for guests and travellers. The presentation of the badge (crossed golden keys on each lapel) makes Mr. Rasmuson one of only seven Calgary concierges with this designation.

  • Ottawa Convention Centre is New Business of the Year

    The Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC), Canada’s newest and most sophisticated meeting place, was presented with the New Business of the Year Award last evening at a gala event hosted by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) at the Fairmont Château Laurier. “We are very pleased to recognize all Canadian Tourism Award winners as organizations and individuals who help make Canada a world-class destination,” said TIAC president and CEO, David Goldstein. …

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