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CMW DEPUTY EDITOR SCOOPS CANADA VISION AWARD posted on: 23/5/2012 09:07:31
IMEX - Conference and Meetings World (CMW) magazine has been awarded by the Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC).
CMW’s Deputy Editor Vikki Carley received a Canada Vision Award for her three-and-a-half years of coverage of the country through a series of features including coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and city features including Toronto and Calgary.
CMW beat competition from C&IT and M&IT magazines, among others, to scoop the Media Partner Award at a dinner at Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt.
Other winners on the night were organiser Elsevier and event industry association Eventia for their work with the country.
CTC’s Susan Frei said: "The Canada Vision Awards honour our international clients, partners and media who all share a common vision to inspire the world to explore Canada."
EUROPE - Facebook and XING are the most used social media channels by German-speaking organisers, followed by YouTube, according to the latest research from event management software specialist Xing Events.
WORLD - Event networking platform for organisers and attendees Bizzabo says it has secured US$2.5m in extra funding from existing and new investors to underpin new products and the roll out of an event management platform later this year.