Organizing a meeting or conference and at a loss for creative new ideas for after-hours or free-time activities? Looking to go beyond a destination’s standard tourism venues and provide a one-of-a-kind experience?
Of the many ingredients that create a memorable event, few are as influential as a venue's food and beverage services. “Whether it's an awards dinner, a meal for an important meeting, or a lunch between sessions, the food we serve during events is often what brings people together, and it's usually one of the things guests talk about most when they return home,” agrees Carrie Paolone, Director of Events with Niagara Fall's Scotiabank Convention Centre (SCCN).
When it comes to selecting an events venue, today's planners have no shortage of options. What sets a venue apart, however, is its ability to adapt to whatever those planners bring through the door. As for what that entails, Aimee Girodat, Director of Sales with Crowne Plaza Kitchener-Waterloo, offers her seasoned perspective...
Prepping for a major event can stretch even the most experienced planner thin. There are, however, steps they can take with their venues from the start to ease stress and ensure success...
Your event is about more than just meetings, so your venue should be too. After all, some of the best memories are made outside conference hours; and when it comes to transforming a typical conference into something special, few venues deliver like Centre Mont-Royal (CMR).
The speakers are booked, the guests invited, and the gift bags packed. Now that everything is coming together on your end, what is your venue doing to make your event a success? Surely, there are many venue elements that contribute to a memorable event; some common sense, and others that can go overlooked. If you're planning to put your meeting or conference over the top, here are some considerations to keep in mind.
Québec City Business Destination, a leading reference in meetings and conventions, leverages the tremendous potential of technology to ensure that your next event goes down in history. Here are some of the most exciting and noteworthy technology trends for 2016—and beyond—that are promising to revolutionize the event industry.