Meet Spotwork – The Future of Event Staff
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Stacy Wyatt
1M ago
In the dynamic world of event management, adaptability is paramount. The collaboration between Spotwork and its partners has redefined what it means to be agile and flexible, as illustrated by the successful partnership with Jet Entertainment, a leading company in AV event production and experiential marketing. Event management companies are often challenged by the unpredictable nature of staffing needs. The requirement for staff can swing widely depending on whether the event is a large-scale corporate function or a more personal social gathering. Traditional hiring practices, which tend to ..read more
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Practical AV Tips for Reducing an Events’ Carbon Footprint
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
1M ago
This post is sponsored by Evergreen Brick Works In the dynamic world of event planning, audiovisual (AV) production has become synonymous with creating memorable experiences. However, this can sometimes come at a cost to the environment. As the global focus on sustainability intensifies, event organizers are now challenged to harmonize the magic of AV production with a commitment to minimizing their carbon footprint. The first step is awareness and understanding. Audio-visual elements, from elaborate sound systems to dazzling light shows, can contribute significantly to an event’s carbon foot ..read more
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Ask an Expert Spring 2024
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
1M ago
My father was my business mentor. He had many powerful sayings he would share with me at just the right time in my event career. One adage that I will always remember is “If you want to be a winner, you can’t be a quitter”. Not winning doesn’t signify failure. Instead, it presents an opportunity for growth. Learning from my mistakes and drawing inspiration from the situation has allowed me to continue to succeed. Now let’s get down to some event questions: Q: I am working with a new client and am planning their first event. How can I impress them and “WOW” their guests? A:  First of all l ..read more
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Announcing the 2024 Canadian Event Awards Finalists
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
2M ago
  The Canadian Event Awards, Canada’s premier recognition program for the event and meeting industry, is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2024 Awards. This year’s competition saw unprecedented entries, including a significant increase in first-time entrant submissions, showcasing Canada’s event industry’s vibrant and dynamic nature. The competition was fierce, and judges noted the high calibre of production and creativity. This year’s innovation and excellence were outstanding, reflecting the industry’s resilience and creativity.  Particularly notable was the rise in entri ..read more
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If Passion Were a Person – Meet Jody Litvack
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Stacy Wyatt
2M ago
Meet Jody Litvack, the creative mastermind behind Jet Entertainment, a leading event production and entertainment company based in Toronto. With over 27 years of experience in the industry, Jody has travelled extensively throughout North America immersing himself in the latest trends in music, fashion, and entertainment. His company has produced a wide variety of special events for big-name clients, including Acura, Audi, Microsoft, and Deloitte. Jody’s innovative approach to event planning and his use of technology have earned him the prestigious title of the 2022 Canadian Event Professional ..read more
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HYPROV: A Unique Blend of Hypnosis and Improv Comedy Hits Toronto
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
2M ago
Photo credit: Carol Rosegg After a successful Las Vegas residency at the legendary Showroom at Harrah’s, Colin Mochrie and Toronto’s own Asad Mecci are bringing their innovative show, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis, to the CAA Theatre in Toronto. Following a sold-out Canadian tour and an Off-Broadway run, HYPROV has garnered international acclaim for its fresh and hilarious take on comedy, blending hypnosis with improvisation for an unprecedented comedic experience. Starting its 2023 North American tour in Clayton, North Carolina, on September 7, HYPROV has now extended its reach due to overwhe ..read more
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Case Study: Canadian Dam Association’s Conference in NF
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
2M ago
The Canadian Dam Association Annual Conference is a heavily volunteer-led initiative. Most of the 14-person Conference Planning Committee were based in the conference destination, St. John’s, making for wonderful “on the ground” volunteers. They were a hands-on committee that could get you whatever you needed from venues and musicians, to transportation, gift suppliers, and even what dams would be good for post-conference technical tours. The planning committee was excited to bring in new staff to help with their upcoming in-person conference. However, the new staff had never planned a CDA c ..read more
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Celebrating a Century
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Stacy Wyatt
3M ago
Dustin Westling and his team at OneWest Event Design breathed new life into an old theme, blending visual brand elements to create a fresh experience for attendees at this brilliant event nominated for Best Event Design/ Decor $50,000 – $150,000 at the 2023 Canadian Event Awards. In the aftermath of a year where events were scarce, the revival of gatherings in 2022 sparked a surge in requests for Roaring Twenties-themed occasions. Committed to providing a distinct touch, the team undertook a meticulous discovery phase. Immersing themselves in the art-deco era, cross-referencing local events ..read more
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United in Green: A Joint Approach to Sustainable Events
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
4M ago
It likely comes as no surprise to read that as event professionals, we could and should be doing more to improve the sustainability of our events and do our part in tackling the climate crisis, but it can be hard to know where to start. One opportunity is for planners and suppliers to collaborate as partners. Recently, TSEF Advisory Board Members Hannah Pattison, Event Manager, Mackenzie Investments, and Matthew Blackburn, Account Manager of National Convention Sales at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa, had a conversation about what a collaborative, sustainable event planning process can look like wh ..read more
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5 Reasons Why you need an Event Technologist
Canadian Special Events Magazine
by Editorial
4M ago
Even before the pandemic and the monumental shift to virtual, digital, and now hybrid events, the role of event technologist was a crucial part of making events successful. Having a dedicated Event Technologist on board allows event organizers like you to focus on what they do best. By doing so, event technologists can facilitate your career advancement, improve ROI and create better meeting experiences for all concerned. For planners seeking strategic, higher-level roles within their organizations, there is an accompanying need to delegate duties to others, including technology management. W ..read more
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