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    The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility

      The past few years have brought us a lot of ups and downs, especially in the event industry. The requirements of our industry seem to be ever evolving at a lightning fast rate. As we fully emerged out of the global pandemic, free of fears of another shutdown, life seemed to go somewhat back to normal. We celebrated, we gathered, in person, many for the first time in years. As the year 2023 progressed, Canada headed towards a massive…

    Event Operations, Special Events

  • Savvy Swag Bag Items that will Thrill Online Event Attendees

    Who doesn’t love free stuff? Other than printed collateral and overly branded products, most people welcome giveaways. And the cooler and more usable the gift, the greater lasting impression it will have on event attendees. Here are five items to consider including in the ever-popular swag bag, which has become an increasingly critical way to connect with registrants as events have moved online. Headphones or Earbuds Headphones or earbuds are handy for listening to seminars, they can be used long…

    Virtual Events

  • MTCC Recognized for Sustainability by Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is the recipient of this year’s Award of Excellence for Sustainable Tourism, presented by the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO). “We are very pleased to be recognized for operating a world-class facility that is committed to sustainability,” says MTCC president and CEO, Lorenz Hassenstein. Every year, MTCC redirects 90 per cent of event waste from landfill by recycling and donating food and materials to local charities. The centre’s charity partners, including Scott Mission,…

    Breaking News

  • The Air Canada Foundation makes every bit count for thousands of Canadian children

    Press Release The Air Canada Foundation is pleased to announce that, to further strengthen its partnership with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN), all funds raised in 2019 on board Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge flights through the “Every Bit Counts” program will be remitted to the 14 CMN paediatric member hospitals in Canada. “Over the years, Air Canada and the Air Canada Foundation have made a direct impact in local communities across Canada through a unique combination of grants to children’s hospitals, airline tickets and Aeroplan Miles donations. We are proud…


  • Marriott Vacations Worldwide raises $220,000 for Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children

    Press Release Marriott Vacations Worldwide recently hosted the 21st Annual Caring Classic charity golf tournament benefiting Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Central Florida. This year the golf tournament raised $220,000 for the charity, which brings the overall cumulative total raised since the tournament’s inception in 1997 to over $2.7 million in funds. “I am so proud of our team and the effort they put forth to raise an incredible amount of…

    Breaking News

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