Canada

Destination Canada launches business events sustainability plan

Destination Canada has announced the launch of its Canadian Business Events Sustainability Plan, a national programme that aims at improving the economic, social and environmental sustainability practices of business events hosted in Canada. Programmes tailored towards the unique Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of individual cities will be rolled out to global clients to accelerate the indust...

Changing tides

“Halifax, a global leader in the knowledge-based ocean economy, is home to Canada’s ocean supercluster as well as leading institutions in the domain of offshore energy, aquaculture and ocean research. With direct and easy air access from both Europe and the US, a new state-of-the-art convention centre, plenty of hotels and a culturally vibrant city, many international organisations have chosen Hal...

Mussel power

Charlottetown is the largest city on Prince Edward Island (PEI) and boasts a vibrant and growing economy. Despite having a population of roughly 40,000, which is relatively small compared to other Canadian hubs, this city is still able to pack a punch.PEI is Canada’s smallest province in size, and agriculture and fisheries are still the backbone of the economy. The region provides 25% of Cana...

Fish and Chips

Here’s a few things you probably never knew about Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia in Canada.It is one of the sunniest places in the country; the population of Greater Victoria is 367,000, and Condé Nast named Victoria as ‘Canada’s Best City to Live in for Women’. The location on the southern tip of Vancouver Island makes it Western Canada’s most southern city, and a popular tourist ...

How Canada’s finance and insurance hubs are prioritising the planet over profit

With the dust settling on COP 26, unfettered capitalism is now persona non grata, and, in the world of business, there is a refocusing on long-term, big picture thinking that melds the pursuit of profit with a desire to radically reduce environmental costs. When it comes to finance and insurance, this takes the form of “sustainable finance”. As an element of “responsible growth”, susta...

How to inspire teams with ‘bleisure’ travel

After nearly two years of remote meetings and virtual conferences, in-person business events and corporate travel are beginning to resume. Yet, when deciding which business trips to attend, employees have become more selective than ever. That’s where bleisure travel comes in. Mixing business and leisure travel is a great way to inspire and motivate employees to get back on the road or in the air. ...

Edmonton is putting sustainable events first

Welcome to Edmonton Edmonton is a vibrant urban center in the heart of the wilderness, the largest northernmost metropolis, and the capital of Alberta, Canada. Experience what 18 hours of sunlight a day fees like in the summer, or how the first snowfall transforms the river valley in winter. No matter the season, Edmonton is made for exploring. Sustainability in Edmonton We know that lot of little...

Calgary – A Billion Reasons

There are a billion reasons to hold your event in Calgary.

How Calgary’s dynamic natural resources sector lures major industry events

Long hailed as an energy city with the highest concentration of headquarters per capita, Calgary has now become the logical base for new and established renewable energy companies. With many major companies throughout the energy-value chain calling Calgary home, the city is attracting major conferences of natural resources organizations hoping to leverage the city’s vibrant energy t...

Tap into local intellectual capital and see attendance soar

In-person business events are starting to ramp up, but many delegates have become increasingly selective about which ones they choose to attend. More than ever, they want events to add immense value and deliver a high return on investment. Fortunately, there is a powerful way that organisers can make their event stand out from the pack: by leveraging a destination’s local knowledge capital. As Vir...

F&I incentive groups make memories with Canada’s best-in-class incentive travel

Rarely does a destination find the balance between practical meeting locations and standout experiences, but Canada walks the line. In fact, the dynamic and diverse country stands atop of the pile regarding both its Finance and Insurance (F&I) sectors and best-in-class incentive travel. Most travellers could tell a story of the Canada’s icy slopes, stunning wildlife, rich culture and bustling ...