Upgrade your CV with a Professional Designation – Getting Started

Nzinga White In the Industry Leave a Comment

  Can three letters make a difference? Having a professional designation – those three or four letters beside your name, often makes a big impact on your professional development and career advancement. Those additional credentials, such as the Certified Association Executive (CAE) or Certified Meetings Professional (CMP) demonstrate that you …

Non-Profit, Pro-Revenue: Making Money in the Not-For-Profit Sector

Maddy Marchildon Best Practices Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network in September 2018. It’s that time of year again: More financial considerations for not-for-profit meeting planners. I’m not sure what it is about this time of year, but at the end of the summer season my financial concerns are always top of mind. It …

Your Guide to Connect Marketplace

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Connect Marketplace is the ultimate networking Conference. From meeting with 20-30 suppliers or planners a day, to mingling over drinks and appetizers in the city’s most famous venues, you are guaranteed to meet hundreds of new potential customers, clients and friends.   To someone who has never experienced Connect, the Conference …

Do’s and Don’ts for Events Geared Toward Young Professionals

Maddy Marchildon In the Industry, Tips N Tricks Leave a Comment

Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network. Young professional events can be super tricky to plan, because of the wide range of individuals attending (often anywhere from 21 to 35), varying from junior, to mid, to sometimes even senior-level professionals. Considering that you’re probably marketing to both Baby Boomers and Generation …

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 …