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  • Ottawa is Rainbow Registered

      Embracing inclusion and diversity, Ottawa Tourism has achieved Rainbow Registered accreditation. The accreditation by Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC), marks a significant milestone in the organization’s ongoing commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity in business and leisure tourism. This accreditation reflects Ottawa Tourism’s dedication to creating a welcoming and safe destination for all delegates and travellers. The Rainbow Registered accreditation, a nationally recognized symbol of 2SLGBTQI+ inclusion in Canada’s travel industry, underscores Ottawa Tourism’s determination to celebrate and…

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    Banff Program Fosters Sustainability

      Banff & Lake Louise Tourism has launched its Community Impact Program, a first-of-its-kind for Canada’s business events industry. The new initiative is designed to help improve the long-term economic and social sustainability of the national park. It has partnered with Banff Canmore Community Foundation to help business event delegates connect with Banff and Lake Louise to make a positive difference in the local community. “The time is now to take next-level actions towards a more sustainable future. This program…

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  • Montréal Sees Strong Event Activity

      The Palais des congrès de Montréal made a major recovery in 2022 with 280 events being held at the centre, and more than 450 hosted city-wide. Between January 1 and December 31, 2022, the Palais welcomed more than 500,000 visitors and delegates to its spaces. Tourisme Montréal estimates the economic impact of business tourism to have been nearly 270 million dollars for the island of Montréal. “2022 marked the reboot that our industry had been so eagerly awaiting. Throughout the year, the Palais…

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  • Digital vs. paper: Which will win the battle of meetings communication?

    By Phil Rappoport Could the fun and age-old “selection game” of Rock-Paper-Scissors become “App-Paper-Scissors?” Which one would top the other in a one-on-one duel by meeting professionals and their delegates? Can the app and a pair of scissors turn paper into shreds, or will paper still have a place? Judging by the surge of mobile app usage in the meetings and events industry over the past five years, one would think that apps are clearly in the driver’s seat and…

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