The most memorable events for an Event Manager

Welcome to the first in a series of blogs written by your friendly neighbourhood Event Manager, Danielle Gaudet. I’m very pleased to be invited into your computer or smartphone screen for a short while as you take a break from your busy day. I’ve been an Event Manager here at the MTCC for the past four years. I’m proud that I work in a bustling venue where I see hundreds of events of all shapes … Continue reading

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A farewell to our Zero Waste Events

But don’t worry; it’s a happy goodbye! In 2005, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre started a radical program designed to reduce the environmental footprint of events hosted here. Its name: the Zero Waste Event. We’d been recycling as a facility for quite some time before launching this sustainable meeting solution, but this was to be something new. The idea was simple: collect all the stuff produced by an event, keep it separate from anything else … Continue reading

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We’ve entered the blogosphere

18,000+ events. 55+ million guests. In the hustle and bustle that is daily life here at the Centre, pausing to process those numbers can be staggering. It’s natural for our team to zone in on whichever event is in the building, but the fact of the matter is, there is always so much more on the mind. Past event wrap-ups and pre-event planning coincide with current event roll-outs, making for an exciting and unpredictable behind-the-scenes … Continue reading

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