News & Articles - Allstream Centre

  • Allstream Centre to be re-branded Beanfield Centre

    Exhibition Place’s conference centre to have a new name Effective March 1, 2017, Toronto City Council has approved a multi-year sponsorship agreement between Exhibition Place and Beanfield Metroconnect for the title sponsorship of the conference venue to be called Beanfield Centre (formerly Allstream Centre). The ten-year agreement includes title sponsorship of the centre, creation of a new logo, venue telecommunication services, building and exterior signage.  Details of the arrangement and the Beanfield Centre’s re-branding launch will be made public in…

    Breaking News, Meeting Community

  • Disasters, risk, and planning events

    As I write this, I’m saddened by all the disasters that have happened in the last couple of weeks, just in North America: Flooding in Calgary and other parts of Alberta. Kudos to Calgary for going ahead with the Stampede as best it can. Lac-Megantic, Quebec where a horrific unmanned train with flammable contents exploded in the small town and crashed into the Musi-Café. As I write this, there are still many people missing, including several employees of the Musi-Café.…

    Contingency/Disaster Planning, Event Operations

  • Exhibition Place launches mobile website

    Exhibition Place has launched a mobile-friendly website for smartphone users on Blackberry, iPhone, and Android platforms. The website provides easy to access information on parking, directions, transportation methods and a complete list of events taking place across the grounds – Direct Energy Centre, Allstream Centre, Better Living Centre and Queen Elizabeth Building. Attendees, exhibitors and general site visitors will be able to access Exhibition Place information quickly from their smartphones and remain current with Exhibition Place social media efforts as…

    Breaking News, Meeting Community

  • 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)…

    Award Recognition, Breaking News, Meeting Community, People & Profiles

  • Allstream Centre achieves LEED Silver Certification

    Today, Mr. Hugh Mansfield, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of Exhibition Place officially announced Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place has achieved LEED Silver (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification from the Canada Green Building Council. Allstream Centre is now the first conference centre in Canada with LEED Silver certification.

    Breaking News, Meeting Community

  • Allstream is all that

    Allstream Centre, one of Canada’s greenest and most energy-efficient conference centres, celebrated its one-year anniversary in October 2010 since sweeping renovations to the interior. Originally constructed in 1929, the new Allstream Centre, which was gutted and redone with a new roof, was built to target LEED Silver certification. The Centre is 160,000 square feet of modern elegance and state-of-the-art technology, offering meeting planners an ideal location for their conferences, conventions and galas.

    Destination Profiles, People & Profiles

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