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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

  • Maximizing Event Connections

      In-person events offer employees not just the chance to work together, but also a more casual space for organic inspiration, making connections and team-building opportunities. There is great potential for company growth in corporate events. They reinforce important bonds, build new bridges, and define and foster a strong culture. Here are some tips for maximizing connections at your next company off-site, corporate event. 1. Have a very clear purpose. Design an event around what you are trying to achieve.…

    Event Operations

  • The Value of an Event Planner

      By Angela Zaltsman Companies across the nation have seen employees transition from remote to hybrid to sometimes fully in-person work environments. Why? Because if the last three years have taught us anything, it is the value of being with one another. Work culture and building employee engagement are often pointed to as the motivation behind a push for in-office facetime, but studies have shown that team events are the true catalyst for meaningful employee-employer relationships. Team events offer not…

    Event Operations, The Business of Meetings

  • Employee or Contractor? The changing labour landscape

    In recent history, meeting planners generally hired contractors or casual labour to assist at their events. “That’s how we’ve always done it,” quipped one meeting planner. “I don’t need them all the time, and my company doesn’t want to payroll, so we have the contractor invoice us and we submit it for payment.” Sound familiar? But provincial governments have proposed or implemented changes to labour standards across the country, shoring up reforms and increasing minimum wages, and in some places just the…

    Event Operations

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