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    Versante Hotel Offers New Event Space

      With the demand for unique meeting and event experiences on the rise, Richmond-based Versante Hotel is introducing a convention-defying offering at its 2,500 sq. ft. penthouse lounge. Alaïa, the boutique hotel’s former 12th-floor caviar lounge, is now available as a meetings and events space for hosting everything from corporate events and product launches to private parties, wedding celebrations, and holiday soirées. One-of-a-kind artwork and design, premium amenities and world-class cuisine are a few of the perks that visitors to…

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    Cascades Casino Delta Set to Open

      Gateway Casinos & Entertainment announced that Cascades Casino Delta in B.C. will officially open its doors on September 29, 2022. Located next to the interchange of Highway 99 with Highway 17A, the newest Gateway property will feature state-of-the-art meeting and event space, entertainment and culinary options to suit any taste including Gateway’s signature restaurants – The Buffet, Summit Bar and Match Eatery & Public House, which will feature a multi-season patio and the Bud Room. “Cascades Casino Delta will…

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    B.C. Invests $21M for Tourism Projects

      More than 50 new tourism projects throughout B.C. are receiving a total of $21.3 million. The funding aims to strengthen tourism growth and develop emerging tourism opportunities, stimulating the recovery of B.C.’s post-pandemic visitor economy. The Richmond Olympic Oval and the Shipyards in North Vancouver were among the projects to receive funding. Both destinations will receive $1 million. “The Richmond Olympic Oval is an enduring legacy venue of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games for Richmond and the country,” said Richmond…

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  • Get High: CN Tower’s renovated observation deck now open

    Event planners take note: After nearly a year, the CN Tower’s $16 million renovation of its main observation deck is open to the public and for private events. Toronto-based — and appropriately-named, given the venue — Cumulus Architects revamped the space, modernizing it, making it more accessible and Toronto’s cityscape more visible. To that end, massive, 448 kg floor-to-ceiling windows were installed along the length of the deck, giving those with mobility issues or disabilities unhindered access to the view…

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  • Wish list of items for a perfect event space

    By Jessica Symons and Sarah Stockton Before determining what the perfect event space is, you first need to understand your client’s needs, their demographic, and their expectations: Do they prefer downtown locations versus the suburbs? Do they need to be close to transit or the airport? Do they need to have off-site social locations close by? Where is the majority of their membership coming from? How many people are expected to attend this event? Are they mostly women, mostly men,…

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