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Innovate Canada kicks off in Montréal

Business Events Canada’s executive director Chantal Sturk-Nadeau welcomed guests, delegates and partners to the inaugural Innovate Canada, which kicked off with a welcome reception and dinner at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth in Montréal, 22 May. The goal of the event is to showcase the key priority economic sectors where Canada holds a competitive advantage, while…


SITE to collaborate on new index study

The Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) is partnering with the Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals (FICP) organisation, and the Incentive Research Foundation (IRF) to develop the industry’s first joint index study. The study is called ‘The Incentive Travel Industry Index powered by SITE Index, IRF Outlook and FICP’. This collaboration is designed to provide insight…

Official portrait Hon Hon Steven Ciobo MP

Australia’s trade and tourism minister in New York to bat for business events

Australia’s minister for trade, tourism and investment, Steven Ciobo has been in the United States to promote Australia to key business events stakeholders. The Ultimate Winery Experiences of Australia showcase event at the end of April was part of the Turnbull government’s support for the business events sector. Last month, the Australian government announced a…

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WTC Las Vegas signs deal to co-market with Leewarden, Twente and Denver

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is continuing to expand its business partnerships through the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) network, with three new MOUs signed. World Trade Center Las Vegas signed three Memorandums of Understanding at the 49th World Trade Center Association General Assembly in the Netherlands. WTC Las Vegas, host of…


Meet Montréal: City of neuroscience

Michel Bourdon, vice-president, Sales and Convention services at Tourisme Montréal branches off from biology and unpacks the nuances of neuroscience resonating in the city of Montréal, Canada. A vibrant and multifaceted metropolis, Montréal beckons visitors with its Old-World architecture, lush outdoor spaces, hipster cafés and shops and a feisty sense of carpe diem. Aesthetic appeal…


Next level sustainability at LACC

Raising the bar on sustainability in the US, AEG Facilities recently received the 10th annual Los Angeles County Green Leadership Award for its ‘Next Level Sustainability’ campaign at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). AEG Facilities was honoured in the business/private sector category at the county of LA board of supervisors meeting in the week…

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