Meeting Professionals International

2012 NMID Follow Up: Tourism in Toronto

By Canada, Event highlights, Fun & Facts, Meeting Professionals International

Last month, Johanne Bélanger, President of AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions and Vice Chair for Tourism Toronto, was a panelist at MPI Toronto’s 2012 National Meetings Industry Day (NMID) celebrations. Alongside Barbara Anderson, Chief Financial Officer, Pan/ParaPan Am Toronto 2015, and Natalie Lue, Vice President of Operations and Productions, TIFF, Bélanger discussed ‘big wins’ for Toronto and the economic impact they have on our community.

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AVW-TELAV President to speak at MPI National Meetings Industry Day event

By Canada, Education, Meeting Professionals International, PCMA, Tourism, Upcoming Events

MPI Toronto is  joining with other industry organizations to celebrate National Meetings Industry Day on April 19, 2012.  Along with an esteemed group of panellists, Johanne Bélanger, President of AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions and Vice Chair of Tourism Toronto, will  be discussing ‘big wins’ for Toronto and the economic impact they have on our community.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: ECOS enters its third year

By Canada, Corporate Social Responsibility, Freeman Audio Visual Employees, Meeting Professionals International, The ECOS Project

Now in its third year, Events for Communities of Sustainability—or ECOS—is a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program launched in Canada by the MPI Foundation, MPI Canada Chapters, and AVW-TELAV. It was initiated as a framework to support sustainability in the communities where our members and partners live and do business.

Based on the principles of People, Planet and Profit and focused on supporting community groups related to Food, Water, Shelter and Education, ECOS’s 2011/2012 term has taken off with some great initiatives. Here are updates from Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Atlantic Canada.

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