Some conferences trend on Twitter and Instagram, while others never see the light of day.
As the industry ponders what reopening will look like, every segment has its own unique challenges.
As the industry ponders what reopening will look like, every segment has it own unique challenges.
The landscape of job-seeking has changed.
The inability to meet face-to-face has led to innovative strategies for ideation and collaboration in a virtual setting.
Now that we’ve all been on a Zoom call or two or ten, I was pleasantly surprised by a video session put together by the folks at MCI just last week.
The DMC Network, a collection of destination management companies, has come up with a novel way to connect with their global partners and the industry.
Destination Canada Business Events is collecting data to help federal and provincial governments understand the economic impact of the business events industry.
In these surreal times of business unusual, time—that most elusive of commodities—seems to be all we have right now.
Annual industry event goes virtual during COVID 19 pandemic.
Toronto-based Conundrum Adventures have nimbly turned to an online reality to help with teambuilding in these social distancing times.
Industry pros pivot their expertise with conferences to an online virtual camp for kids of all ages.
The Ignite Guide to Financial Planning for Self-Employed Planners
When life gives you lemons—make lemonade!
The Coronavirus pandemic has made communications with delegates, stakeholders and sponsors essential and should build trust that will encourage business to flourish when this event is history.
The leading drivers for food trends in meetings and events this year.
From election platforms to corporate annual reports, ecological sustainability has become a driving force of the 21st century.
Ground Transportation Tips and Tactics
If you’ve worked long enough in the meetings and events industry, you have likely responded to hundreds of RFPs.
Planners should think about using video to promote their events before and after a program.
Insights from the latest forecast by American Express Meetings & Events
Leveraging This All-Important Event Planning Tool
Get ready for a whole new way to begin the SITE Global conference experience.
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.