North America

VenulQ brings To Hybrid and Beyond to North America

Events software provider, VenuIQ, announced, 19 August, a North American follow up to its UK virtual event, ‘To Hybrid and Beyond’, taking place 26 August at 11am ET. The event will discuss developments and challenges from the past year and aim to highlight how the North American event industry’s post-pandemic landscape could take shape with the uncertainty of the Delta Covid variant. VenuIQ’s pan...

Visit KC CEO resigns

On 9 July, Jason Fulvi, president and CEO of Visit KC (Kansas City, USA), announced his resignation, effective 3 September 2021. In a statement to Visit KC board chair Cindy Circo, Fulvi said: “I am confident that the sustainability and success of the organisation will be led by an effective and efficient team of tourism and hospitality experts to guide the destination forward as the travel indust...

Hopin’s Illuminate shines some California light on events

Hopin Illuminate, broadcast 7 July from Los Angeles, brought together event organisers and marketers from all over the world to explore the future of the events industry, best practices for hybrid events, and more.  Attendees heard from leaders across the industry, including Salesforce, Marriott and Gap Inc., as well as the youngest Nobel Laureate, Malala Yousafzai.  Hopin made a series of announc...

Ottawa’s autonomous road to development

According to the CBRE 2020 Tech Talent Analyser report, Canada’s capital has the highest tech talent concentration in North America. Ottawa outperforms even San Francisco, with tech talent representing 11.3% of total employment. In the country’s capital, two technology sectors that stand out and have attracted major conferences include connected cars and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technology and sof...

Quebec: Master of the digital creative arts

Québec City excels in digital arts, animation, special effects, multimedia and video games. It also has expertise in software, web development and big data , and has grown to become one of North America’s most effervescent hubs for interactive entertainment, producing both original IPs and creative content for many top brands. Québec City’s digital arts and entertainment industry generates over $1...