5 things your post-con Wi-Fi data can reveal


It’s never too early to plan your next event, and just as your post-con meeting can uncover insights on everything from your food and beverage selection to your speakers lineup, what you can learn about bandwidth usage can translate to an invaluable resource in future planning. Earlier this summer we hosted a congress for the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), and our Technology Services team produced a package of analytics that shed light … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sizzling BBQ AAA flank steak tacos


I don’t know about you, but here at the Centre we don’t want to say goodbye to sizzling barbecued dishes just yet. And personally speaking, fall is my favourite time to barbecue. The cooler weather makes standing over a hot grill less intense, and the smell of whatever is cooking brings nostalgia for family barbecues of summers past. So today our culinary team is sharing with you their recipe for BBQ Ontario AAA flank steak … Continue reading

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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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Recipe: The best dessert (or breakfast) to add to your long weekend menu


It might feel like fall is around the corner, but we still have about a month of summer to go. And while I’m an autumn lover at heart, I can’t help but relish the summertime season when I’m presented with a dessert (or breakfast!) like this. Our culinary team’s hand baked scones with strawberries and blackberry marmalade is a dish that presents beautifully and tastes even better, and we can’t think of a better time … Continue reading

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