Doreen Ashton Wagner is Greenfield Services Inc.'s 'organizational catalyst'; host and community leader of ForLoveandBusiness.com; and producer of The Engaging Associations Forum. She was inducted into Meeting + Incentive Travel's Hall of Fame in 2013 in the Industry Innovator category. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Julie Calvert, CMP, CMM, manager of events and regional programs, The … Read More about Best Advice… Doreen Ashton Wagner
IncentiveWorks 2017 brought meeting, event and incentive travel planners and industry suppliers together for two education- and networking-packed days in August. IncentiveWorks 2018 will run August 14+15 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. … Read More about IncentiveWorks 2017 Wrap-Up!
MORE COURTNEY STANLEY VIDEOS How to Make Time for LinkedIn: #RealTalk w/ Courtney Stanley Courtney Stanley is a marketing and business development strategist. Recognized as one of the meeting industry's top young leaders, she sits on Meeting Professional International's Board of Directors. She also contributes the "That's What She Said" column in Meetings + Incentive Travel … Read More about How to Use Snapchat: #RealTalk w/ Courtney Stanley:
IncentiveWorks 2017 welcomed business event professionals from Canada, the United States, Europe and beyond. Here's what exhibitors had to say about the show! SAVE THE DATE! IncentiveWorks 2018 will be held August 14 + 15, 2018 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre! … Read More about From the Floor @ IncentiveWorks 2017!
Les Selby, CMP, CMM, is the director of Meetings & Events for One10 Canada. A corporate, independent, and third party event professional for over 27 years, Les was inducted into Meeting + Incentive Travel Magazine’s Industry Hall of Fame in 2009, he is an active member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). He served on the Toronto chapter’s Board, was the 2000-2001 chapter president, … Read More about Best Advice… Les Selby, CMP CMM
Several respondents to the M+IT Meetings Market Survey said that planning is a profession that does not get the respect it deserves, and the work of planners is not valued, particularly in tough economic times. To help understand the survey comments, we asked the panel of planners who participated in the 2016 M+IT Meetings Market Report session at IncentiveWorks 2016, whether they thought event … Read More about 2016 Meetings Market Report: The Value of Planners
Several respondents to the M+IT Meetings Market Survey said the fact that it was a seller's market (particularly in hotels) was a major challenge. To help understand the survey comments, we asked the panel of planners who participated in the 2016 M+IT Meetings Market Report session at IncentiveWorks 2016, what they thought about the state of the planner-supplier relationships. Click on box … Read More about 2016 Meetings Market Report: The Planner-Supplier Relationship
Krista Cameron is director of sales for Destination St. John's. She was inducted into the M+IT Hall of Fame in 2015 in the Industry Mentor category. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Ellie MacPherson, senior vice-president, Strategic Meetings + Incentives (SM+i) Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM, president, Agendum Inc. Doug Keeley, founder, The Mark of a Leader Mariella Irivarren, CMP, manager, … Read More about Best Advice… Krista Cameron
Roger Haskett explains the relationship between play, engagement and event ROI. Watch more How To Meet & Play with Roger Haskett Pt 1: SOCIAL PAIN - Haskett explains how planners are accidentally stressing out attendees and why they should stop! Pt 2: PLAY vs PLAYFUL - Haskett outlines the difference between play and playful, and explains what that difference means to … Read More about How To Meet & Play 4: Play for Pay
Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM is president of Agendum Inc. A dedicated advocate and volunteer in the meetings industry, she was one of the driving forces behind the creation of National Meetings Industry Day (now Global Meetings Industry Day), MPI Canada Foundation and the Canadian economic impact studies. Rita was inducted into M+IT's Hall of Fame in 2010 in the Industry Innovator category. WATCH … Read More about Best Advice… Rita Plaskett, CMP, CMM
In 2006, Canada had 88 breweries. By the end of 2014, 520 breweries were serving up new ales, pilsners and more. They're also serving up great new spaces for groups to meet and network in. Here we take a look at the event spaces in five craft breweries as well as a craft beer-dedicated restaurant with locations across Canada. Visit these sites for more information on the venues featured in this … Read More about Canada Update #4: 6 Great Craft Breweries
Doug Keeley is a global communicator, master storyteller and head of The Mark of a Leader, and 2009 Industry Mentor, M+IT Hall of Fame. His best advice? Be fearless. WATCH MORE BEST ADVICE VIDEOS! Watch Best Advice from Janet Jakobsen, MBA, CMP, professor of Hospitality and Tourism, Niagara College, and 2014 Industry Mentor inductee, M+IT Hall of Fame. Watch Best Advice from … Read More about Best Advice… Doug Keeley