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  • Halifax MPI Cameron

    Genaya Cameron Joins MPI Board

      Genaya Cameron, CMM, senior director, event operations at the Halifax Convention Centre, is joining the international board of directors of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the world’s largest association of events industry professionals. Cameron is the first Atlantic Canadian to sit on the board in more than 15 years, serving a one-year term. “With our industry restabilized, it’s an exciting time to join MPI’s leadership and showcase the impact of live, in-person events,” said Cameron, who has been at the…

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  • Halifax Convention Centre Events Continue to Grow this Fall

    The Halifax Convention Centre will host more than 50 events this fall as the list of in-person meetings and conventions continues to grow. “We have been working closely with our clients to plan their events and get back to doing what we do best – welcoming guests to Halifax and Nova Scotia, “ said Carrie Cussons, president and CEO of the Halifax Convention Centre. “Events play a critical role in driving economic and community vibrancy and supporting our province’s recovery,…

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  • Pandemic Positives? Event Venues Pivot for Public Good

    Convention centres have been hit hard by COVID-19, with many still seeing staff layoffs and rising budget deficits nine months into the pandemic. Although a coronavirus vaccine is on the way, there’s still a long road ahead as it may be summer or even longer until the vaccine is available to everyone. And then, even after the health crisis is under control, attendees may not flock back to in-person events, at least right away. As a result, venues are expected…

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  • 600 chiefs and 1600 delegates to meet in Halifax for AFN Annual General Assembly

    Press Release At a special send off today for two delegations of Indigenous youth, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for NS and NL announced his office and region had the successful bid for the 2020 AFN Annual General Assembly. Discover Halifax, the Halifax Convention Centre and the Province of NS collaborated on the bid document which secured the event that will result in over $4 million in economic impact for the region next July. “We will be…

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  • The Sutton Place Hotels invests in new hotel property in Halifax’s Nova Centre

    The Sutton Place Hotels, a sophisticated collection of luxury properties in North America, is investing in a new hotel property in Halifax’s Nova Centre. This is the first Sutton Place property in Atlantic Canada. It is an integral part of Nova Centre, a one-million-square-feet of mixed development space, including the newly opened Halifax Convention Centre, a financial centre, office space, restaurants, shops, and a public plaza known as Rogers Square. The hotel will feature 262 well-appointed guest rooms and suites…

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