Olivia Weir Named 40 Under 40

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Redstone event manager, Olivia Weir, recognized as a ’40 under 40’ by Connect Association magazine. Connect Association Magazine has announced this year’s 40 under 40 and our event manager, Olivia Weir, has been recognized as one of the 2018 honourees! Nominated by industry peers, this honour highlights the top young …

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 …

Four Ways to Get Ready for Spring

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This post was originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network.  Planning an event without a budget? Read this first. If you’re like many meeting planners that work in conference and professional development event management, your peak season is the spring. During this time you’ll see many multi-day conferences, award shows, annual general …

Hosting Government Officials at your Event

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If your organization has a public policy, government relations, or advocacy mandate, you’ll likely want government officials to attend your major events or conferences. Government officials follow specific protocols in terms of scheduling, decorum and speaking roles, so you want to make sure you are prepared before you send out …

10 Ways to Attract Millennials to Association Events

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Originally featured on Corporate Meetings Network.  Why is there such a stigma around events hosted by associations? Why do association events somehow get classified as less glamourous than corporate events? Many young professionals may not yet know all of the benefits of joining a professional association in their field (networking …

BizBash Honour’s Toronto Rising Star, Carly Silberstein

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Wednesday, November 8th was a career highlight for Redstone’s CEO, Carly Silberstein. Our fearless leader was recognized as a rising star in the events industry by BizBash, North America’s #1 source of ideas, news, and resources for event and meeting professionals. BizBash’s executive committee is responsible for selecting the award …