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  • Is Your Conference Measuring Up?

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      Strategic direction provided to associations prior to 2020 may not be the direction we would advise today, especially when it is regarding the event execution of their annual conference. The past two-years we have been educated on how to improve digital presence at a faster pace than ever before. The way we executed an event pre-pandemic is now history. The skills we learned, the new habits we developed, and our refined digital presence over the past couple of years…

  • Swoop Expands Flights From Hamilton

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      Swoop is expanding its winter sun-flying offering from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) with new non-stop service to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Punta Cana (PUJ). Swoop will begin flights to Fort Lauderdale on December 16, 2022. Hamilton-based regional sales lead, Meghan Miller, said: “As summer comes to an end, residents of southern Ontario are turning their attention towards winter travel planning with their sights set on a sunny getaway. We know that Hamiltonians value the convenience of their local airport, and so we’re…

  • Show your badge and save in Québec City

      Québec City Convention Centre’s new meeting and events promotion allows visitors to earn perks and discounts across the City. Launched this Summer after a 2-year pause, the Enjoy Your Badge program encourages conference staff and attendees to flash their event badges at participating stores, restaurants, and attractions for exclusive offers. “The idea is simple: take your badge when you venture out of the Centre and use it to be treated like a VIP around our amazing city,” says Ann…

  • Canada Jetlines Launches Flights

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      Canada Jetlines, the new budget friendly airline, has announced its inaugural flight out of Toronto will take off on August 15 to Winnipeg. “We’re thrilled to have Canada Jetlines as our newest airline partner at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport and are excited to be part of its inaugural flight,” said Nick Hays, president, and CEO of Winnipeg Airports Authority. “There’s a strong demand for travel right now, as indicated by the increasing numbers of passengers we’ve welcomed at YWG…

  • New Manager at Four Seasons Toronto

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      When searching for a new hotel manager, the team at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto did not have to look far. With an unparalleled level of service built in the hands of its employees, Four Seasons takes pride in developing talent from within. As a well-tenured employee with a combined five years of experience at the brand’s global flagship, Maxime Regad was the best person for the job. A dedicated hotelier with almost 20 years of experience working with Four Seasons, Regad’s career has flourished…

  • Fairmont Ranked Best Airport Hotel

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      Fairmont Vancouver Airport has been named the number one Airport Hotel in North America and number five Airport Hotel in the World for the eighth consecutive year at the annual Skytrax World Airport Awards. The World Airport Awards are the most prestigious accolades for the airport industry and based on more than 13 million questionnaires completed across 100 nationalities of airline passengers at 550 airports over a six-month period.  The Airport Hotel Awards rate overall hotel experience, access from…

  • MTCC Supports Local Wine and Beer

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      The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has announced that for the first time, 100 per cent of the wine and craft beer they serve will be locally sourced. This initiative reflects the centre’s ongoing commitment to support local businesses and showcase the best Ontario has to offer. “As Canada’s largest convention centre, it’s important for us to lead by example, support local businesses and make a positive impact on the region,” said David Procopio, director of food and beverage…

  • McInnes Assumes VP Role, Destination BC

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      Neil McInnes has been appointed to the permanent role of vice president, corporate development at Destination BC. For the past year McInnes has served as acting vice president, corporate development during one of the industry’s most challenging times. He consistently demonstrated his strengths and capabilities while leading the comprehensive range of core corporate activities that comprise the five areas of responsibility of the corporate development division – corporate services, people and development, research and analytics, corporate communications, and corporate…

  • Chatham-Kent home show signals return of in-person events

      In-person events are back in bloom in Chatham-Kent. This Spring, the municipality opened the John D. Bradley Convention Centre doors for the 38th Annual Chatham-Kent Home & Garden Show, launching the first physical event since 2019. “The value and power of in-person events have never been so evident than over the past two years. We are beyond excited to see B2B events back up and running, and to play a part in helping businesses and our community recover and…

  • Global Exhibitions Day Set for June 1

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      The seventh annual Global Exhibitions Day (GED) will take place on 1 June 2022. The focus will be on the irreplaceable value of physical exhibitions and face-to-face business events in creating platforms for economic growth and recovery. It will also be an occasion to network and meet other people. This day of advocacy is supported by more than 40 national and international industry associations and facilitated by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, UFI. As the pandemic recedes, the…

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