Canada

Ottawa Tourism hosts clients at Mary Poppins in London

Ottawa Tourism hosted association and travel trade clients to a ‘practically perfect’ client event in London last night. 

How Edmonton Convention Centre is cutting greenhouse gases

The Edmonton Convention Centre, a performance venue in Edmonton, has announced its greenhouse gas reduction plan. The implementation its greenhouse gas reduction plan will begin in January 2020.

Telling Canada’s story to the world

By putting a focus on technology and artificial intelligence, Canada is connecting its many cities and bringing its story to the world at large.

Sport Events Congress books in to BC and Manitoba for 2022 and 2023

Canada’s largest gathering of its sport tourism industry will come to Richmond, British Columbia in 2022, when the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s (CSTA) premiere event, Sport Events Congress takes place. The event will then move to Winnipeg, Manitoba for 2023.

Meetings Mean Business Canada showcases Canadian business events

Meetings Mean Business Canada, a group which advocates for the meetings industry in Canada, has released its latest video, highlighting the importance of meetings business.

Calgary to host Master Brewers Conference

The 2019 Master Brewers Conference will be hosted at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, from October 31 – November 2, 2019.

Business Events Canada hosts Annual Flagship Week Event 

Business Events Canada (BEC), a company which expands Canada’s international business events, exhibited their Annual Flagship Canada Week Event.

Tourism Toronto appoints President/CEO

Tourism Toronto has announced the appointment of Scott Beck as President and CEO.

New JW Marriott Edmonton debut brings up the 250 in Canada

Located in the centre of Alberta’s Capital City, the newly opened JW Marriott Edmonton claims is now part of Canada’s largest mixed-use and entertainment district.

Calgary wins bid to host 2023 World Petroleum Congress

The World Petroleum Council of Canada and Meetings and Conventions Calgary (MCC) have announced that Calgary will be the host city for the 24th World Petroleum Congress in 2023. Calgary was selected as the host city for 2023 by members of the World Petroleum Council (WPC). The vote came after months of lobbying member countries: Calgary was competing against Baku, Azerbaijan; Astana, Kazakhstan; D...

ThinkOttawa aims to bring more conferences to Canadian capital

Three of Ottawa’s pillar economic development organisations – Ottawa Tourism, Shaw Centre, and Invest Ottawa – are working together, under a new programme, to bring more conferences and events to Canada’s capital. They aim to do this by supporting local industry leaders in their international conference bids. The programme, ThinkOttawa, will provide complimentary support to local industry, academi...

Ottawa Tourism success breeds repeat European buyer event at Gleneagles

Ottawa Tourism has confirmed it will run another European buyer event at Gleneagles in Scotland in 2019 following the success of its 2018 event which delivered CAD$2.2m (US$1.64m) in economic impact to Ottawa and resulted in two association bids being confirmed. The agency reports a further four events are actively considering Canada’s capital for their next editions. The 2019 event will take plac...