News & Articles - Direct Energy Centre

  • 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

  • Exhibition Place receives Award of Merit for Preservation of a Heritage Building

    The Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals (CAHP) has honoured the Coliseum Complex at Exhibition Place with the 2012 Award of Merit for Preservation of a Heritage Building or Complex. The CAHP awards program recognizes and celebrates excellence in the work of CAHP members and promotes understanding and appreciation of our cultural heritage. Coliseum Complex is a 410,000-square-foot group of five buildings constructed in 1922 and is an example of restrained Beaux Arts style design, featuring classical brick detailing, masonry facades,…

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  • Green with envy

    Canadian convention centers are winning top marks and major awards when it comes to adopting environmentally friendly initiatives. Taking the lead from Europe, meeting facilities have been green long before the recent wave of eco-consciousness hit the marketplace.

    Event Operations, Green/Sustainable Meetings

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