Planning Large Events 101

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On the heels of a successful conference and event season, we had the opportunity to work with many different groups on a variety of events that ranged in size (250 – 1200+) and types (conferences, galas, workshops, socials) of events. Now that the dust has settled (a little bit), we’d …

Women In Leadership Series | Part 3: Leah MacNab

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If decisive action is taken to showcase the power and influence of women in positions of leadership, the female leaders of tomorrow will be inspired and empowered to continue to shatter the glass ceiling. We must revive the conversation to ensure that progress towards gender parity in the workplace continues …

Women In Leadership Series | Part 2: Vicki Bradley

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Innovation stems from collaboration and the sharing of unique ideas and perspectives. In order to revolutionize the state of the male-dominated executive landscape, women must be committed to learning, growing and challenging each other. We must invest in the next generation of female leaders by providing them with resources, tools …

Women in Leadership Series | Part 1: Tanya Thomson

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Gender diversity in leadership has measurable benefits for organizations and is linked to stronger financial performance, heightened innovation and enhanced client insight. Nevertheless, women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions in virtually every industry. For any issue that defies resolution, we must avoid complacency and open the conversation in …

Celebrating Pride Month

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June 1st kicks off Pride Month, a commemorative month that seeks to recognize the impact of LGBT individuals, advocates and allies. We had the pleasure of helping recognize one such individual just last week. Redstone supports  Egale Canada  and their longstanding pursuit of equality, inclusion, and the overall improvement in the …

Planning an Efficient and Stimulating AGM

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The Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (CNCA) requires that Annual General Meetings (AGM) be held within six months of a not-for-profit organization’s fiscal year-end. As planners, the #REDSQUAD is intrigued by any opportunity to strategize creative methods to evolve while simultaneously ensuring that the associations we manage are effectively guided according …

Boss Brunch: Female Entrepreneurship

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On Sunday, April 8th, 2018, Redstone’s CEO was part of a panel at Boss Brunch, a George Brown, Special Event Management student-run event. This event served as an educational, motivational and inspirational platform for young women in the city to be excited and empowered about their futures. Boss Brunch was designed to allow attendees …

Succession Planning for Small Organizations on a Budget

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This article was originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in July 2016. Whether you’re working for a small association or startup business, you may be facing some difficult choices (read: limitations) when it comes to financially investing in your organization’s future. However, succession planning is a critical component to any organization …