A successful charitable event can make the budget of a charity, bring forward much-needed publicity and resources, create memories for a lifetime, or help a community to bond, grieve or heal.
Five design strategies to draw visitors and business
Creating contingency plans for meetings and events
Summer celebrations kick off with Canada’s birthday on July 1
Interactive teambuilding exercises from coast to coast.
How the changing global climate impacts program destinations and timing.
Sustainable Events for Busy People
Interactive dinner theatre, installation art, immersive events and Instagram-worthy photo ops.
Most event planners view video projection mapping technology as mind-blowing—but out of reach. Yet industry plays say this technology is increasingly accessible.
Device-free meeting trends
Get ready for a totally new way to experience MPI’s World Education Congress (WEC)
Working from home can be a dream: no daily commute, no dressing to impress and more time with family. But, it’s not perfect for everyone.
Invited to a corporate golf outing but not a golfer?
With the recent launch of Canada’s newest food guide, meeting planners have a lot to discuss with food and beverage departments in hotels, venues and convention centres.
Six Steps to Creating Introvert-Friendly Events
Use it or lose it applies to our mind health, just as exercise helps to keep us fit.
Make sure people get the most out of conference sessions, workshops and meetings, you’ve got to get them engaged with each other and the subject matter.
A brand-new year brings the promise of new beginnings and resolve to try new goals, aspirations and life-affirming habits.
Gone as far as you can with traditional strategies to reduce your event’s footprint?
American Express Global Meeting Events Forecast
How to get the most out of teleconferences
Meeting Professionals Against Human Trafficking reach another milestone with industry-driven initiative.
Interactive holograms coming to an event near you!
Bring events to life with the magic of projection mapping
You’re a pro at planning and running conferences, but do you know how to make the most of it when you’re on the delegate side?
From far and wide there is no shortage of great meeting spaces that showcase the best that this country has to offer
How to create a successful mentorship
How to ensure accessibility and inclusivity at meetings and events
How to plan memorable off-site tours for your delegates
Inject your programs with positive surprises to boost the attendee experience—and your event’s value.
Will it be appies and cocktails? Or a sit-down meal with wine?
Move your business ahead with a self-imposed business retreat.
Experiential. Unexpected. Exciting. Pop-ups are designed to be memorable, one-time-only activities.
Events can be engaging, economical—and environmentally friendly!
Are we taking event security seriously enough?
Six Steps to Creating Introvert-Friendly Events
Everything you need to know about today's smart photo booths
Are you prepared for unexpected medical emergencies at your event?
Finding it increasingly difficult to power on through that exhaustive to-do list?
Shifts in food and beverage offerings for groups and events
How to make sure suppliers are on the right page from the get-go
Shake up your next panel session with these expert ideas
How do you keep conference attendees from skipping out early?
Secrets to planning captivating, must-attend meetings for associations
Make sure your event has the rights stuff
Event post-mortems do matter!
Bottled water alternatives
From desert landscapes to lush valleys, these wineries specialize in corporate events.
Innovative ways to get a meeting moving
Welcome to the brave new world of geofencing technology
Four common event social media pitfalls—and how to avoid them
The unwanted guest every organizer should beware of: the cybercriminal.
The right host can help ensure that an event runs smoothly—or at least make it look that way!
Delivering content and meeting experiences that resonate across multiple generations
How to ensure you find the right person for the job and avoid costly mistakes.
How to trash less food—and help more people—at your next event.
Whether planning an Olympic-level event or a conference or corporate meeting, make security an upfront component of your event plan.
Remote access truly puts the green in San Francisco meeting
Five ways to crank up the volume on your event
It’s key to take an undesirable critique professionally and graciously, and, most of all, to learn from it.
Meeting planners dig deep into their bag of tricks to build better attendance.
Trends and misconceptions in teambuilding
How to make the most of online registration systems
A grand country house hotel and spa in Ontario’s bucolic countryside
Can you pick the perfect venue without a site inspection?
Looking to ramp up your environmental commitment?
President-elect, MPI BC Chapter
An industry veteran’s advice: we’d better get used to it.
Taking a chance on the unconventional.
They attract new audiences, build revenue streams and decrease travel costs. Why aren’t companies—and planners—embracing them?
Technology and customization take networking beyond the trading of business cards.
Read on for tips on making the most of experiential learning programs.
Get a grip on your digital communication.
The art and science behind the power of persuasion—Tips from the pros to help you get what you want!
A furry friend with a wagging tail is a welcome pick-me-up for tapped-out business travellers and conference goers.
Here are a few environmentally-friendly options and tips on how to keep them out landfills.
Two experts weigh in on adding healthier options to continental breakfasts without affecting the bottom line.
An eco-rating program for sustainable meeting options
Creative cost-cutting tips for memorable events that won't break your budget.
An anonymous supplier questions our industry's ethics in drawing the line between serving the client and giving it all away.
Resources and tips to make accessible meetings easier to plan.
Google+ gets an A+ for planning and promoting events!
Tips for tackling one of the most challenging trends affecting meetings and events.
The world's hottest social media site lets you keep your design inspirations all in one tidy place—on your desktop.
Read how planners are affected by the Travel Industry Act 2002 + Ontario Regulation 26/05
TICO and BEICC have agreed to develop guidelines—Read J. Frederick Sagel's report on how the guidelines are shaping up.
BEICC lawyer, J. Frederick Sagel, weighs in from his side of the bench.
In what type of circumstances would planners and other business events professionals come under the scope of the Ontario Travel Industry Act?
Conduct a site inspection from the comfort of your own office chair using a telepresence robot.
Give us your thoughts on the recent Court of Appeal ruling that Ontario planners who sell or facilitate travel services must be registered with TICO.
Hybrids are going viral in the real world. Do they add to or subtract from the focus and content of meetings?
An abandoned brick factory, Evergreen Brick Works has found new life as a sustainable multi-purpose space
Sit back, relax and pull out the popcorn while your virtual host does all the legwork.
Five tips to help you be the best indie meeting planner you can be.
Strategic decision-making is the focus of this Meeting Professionals International program.
Unleash the power of delegation with our tips on how to pass tasks to others, freeing up time to be the best you can be.