Tammy Bradley, CMP has joined AV-Canada as a senior account executive. She brings 20 years of AV experience to the position. Bradley graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Technical Theatre Production, a course of study that included programs in lighting design, set design and construction, audio and rigging. In 1999, she began her career as a technician in the AV … Read More about AV-Canada Names New Account Exec
The Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT) Group is pleased to introduce the industry to our new events intern, Jessica Silipo. Jessica is an honours student in the Tourism and Hospitality Management-Event Planning program at Humber College. With graduation just four months away, she will be working and learning alongside Stephanie Hiltz, event coordinator and Robin Paisley, general manager of M+IT … Read More about M+IT Welcomes New Events Intern
Kate Jaehn-Kreibaum is the winner of Event Spectrum Inc.'s Stand Up and Stand Out in Jamaica Contest. The contest, which was developed and promoted in partnership with Jamaica Tourism and Meetings + Incentive Travel (M+IT), offered recent event management program graduates the chance to win an all-expenses paid FAM trip to Montego Bay, Jamaica. Initial submissions were made via Twitter and … Read More about Which Events Grad Stood Up and Stood Out?
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Toronto Chapter handed out its annual awards at a March 7 ceremony held at the Hilton Toronto. Rachel Stark, Ryerson University, received the 2012 Norm Neill Student of the Year Award. Shannan Scott, Meridican Incentive Consultants, won the 2012 New Member of the Year Award. Adam Bussell, CMP, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, won the 2012 Literary Award, … Read More about MPI Toronto Hands out Awards
March 26, 2012 MPI Toronto Chapter has announces its the 2012-2013 Board of Directors. The lineup is as follows: Officers – President: Yvonne Dewar, CMP, Elastic Communications & Events; President-Elect: Theresa Gatto, CMP, Ottawa Tourism; Immediate Past President: Brenda Carter, CMP, KPMG; VP Finance & Administration: Geoff Mak, CEM, CMP, Allstream Centre & Direct Energy Centre; VP … Read More about MPI Toronto Announces 2012-2013 Board
February 22, 2012 MPI Toronto Chapter held a special Town Hall meeting on Tuesday to provide planners the opportunity to speak with a lawyer regarding the Travel Industry Act, 2002 (TIA) and The Travel Industry Council of Ontario (TICO). TICO is the self-managed, not-for-profit corporation, responsible for administration and enforcement of the Ontario Travel Industry Act, 2002 and Ontario … Read More about MPI Toronto Chapter Town Hall Sheds Light on TIA Rules for Independent Meeting Planners
March 5, 2010 The Toronto chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) recognized their outstanding members at a sold-out awards night on March 4. Held in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel’s ornate concert hall, in downtown Toronto, the gala honoured those MPI members who have demonstrated keen dedication to the meetings industry. The winners were: Recruiter of the Year – Rita Plaskett, … Read More about MPI Toronto Hands Out Awards