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The Vancouver Manifesto

SITE Chief Excellence Officer Didier Scaillet shares some of the themes discussed by a record number of delegates at the association’s recent Global Conference in Canada

‘Community is critical’ and we must prepare for path of recovery, says MMBC

There may be few magic wands around in the globally challenging situation around Covid-19 and its effects, but the industry is showing, at least, that it is important to feel each other’s pain and reiterate that we are not alone.

Calgary: Canada’s transport of delight!

CMW runs the rule over Calgary’s transportation and logistics vertical   In November 2019, Canadian hosted the Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA) Annual Conference and Transit Show. It was a shining example of Alberta’s stampede city’s strong transportation and logistics vertical that is attracting increasing attention of event organisers keen to tap into the strong knowledge base. CUT...

Meetings Mean Business Canada elects new board for 2020

Industry advocacy group Meetings Mean Business Canada (MMBC) has announced the results of elections to its leadership positions for 2020.

Sitting at the big table

Lesley Mackay from Ottawa Tourism considers the benefits of being a capital city, and why associations want to be close to Government.

Calgary’s $500m meetings stampede

Calgary, a past Winter Olympics (1988) host, is fast gaining a reputation for conferencing and other big events – and not just in its strong suit sector of oil and gas. The city has two major venues to consider for large convention-style events – the BMO Centre at Stampede Park – currently undergoing a CAD$500m expansion – and the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Both are located downt...

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.