Let’s Meet In Canada

2021-05-21T12:39:29-04:00

Let's Meet In Canada During national Tourism Week (May 23–30, 2021), Meetings Mean Business Canada is recognizing the important contribution made by business visitors to Canada’s overall tourism economy. Did you know that business travellers in Canada spend 4X more than leisure travellers and each business participant spends an average $668 per event? Business visitors attend meetings, trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, conventions and incentive programs. Face-to-face business events connect people and are a catalyst for collaboration and investment. These connections spur high-value jobs and inspire innovation among academic thought leaders for the advancement of all industries. [...]

Let’s Meet In Canada2021-05-21T12:39:29-04:00

Events Industry Reaction to 2021 Federal Budget

2021-05-10T13:45:30-04:00

Events Industry Reaction to 2021 Federal Budget In an interview with Corporate Meetings Network, MMBC chair Clark Grue gives the recent federal budget a B+ rating: "The government did step-up with extensions of funding for CEWS and CERS, both good for the industry. Also, the additional funding for Destination Canada was positive. We are hopeful that it will allow Destination Canada to lean into the promotion of our country for the attraction of business events to Canada for 2022 and beyond. "As we know, business visitors spend four times that of a leisure tourism guest but these business visitors [...]

Events Industry Reaction to 2021 Federal Budget2021-05-10T13:45:30-04:00
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