President’s Message – Catherine MacNutt

Dear Members, As CAEM moves into the New Year, our goal is to re-calibrate and focus our priorities. In a few short days, your CAEM Board of Directors will meet for a Strategic Planning session.  The plan is to do a facilitated, deep dive into our industry’s predominant issues, concerns… Read More

Member Spotlight – Sherry Kirkpatrick

After nearly 35 years of service to Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), CAEM Past President, Sherry Kirkpatrick retired at the end of November 2019. She will continue to work on a part-time contract basis with WSPS through the production of their Annual Conference in May 2020. Sherry joined CAEM… Read More

Annual Holiday Lunch Once Again Connected Our Community With Cheer

By Michelle Kofman, CEM – Co-Chair Marketing and Communications Committee December 11, 2019 brought the industry together for the Annual Holiday Lunch at The International Centre. Greeted by Donner and Blitzen at the entrance, guests were welcomed into a warm and festive atmosphere, conducive to networking with new people, and… Read More

Engaging and Inspiring, Power Education Day Did Not Disappoint

By Michelle Kofman, CEM – Co-Chair Marketing and Communications Committee On October 3, 2019, PED pulled the industry together with an ambitious event. Five highly engaging lightning talks presented at Beanfield Centre and with a livestream option, the sessions armed participants with knowledge and inspiration to foster a shift in… Read More

CAEM Health & Safety Task Force Update

Over the course of the last 18 months several of our Ontario member’s shows have been visited by inspectors from the Occupational Health & Safety Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The concern with these visits has been that the inspectors have not been aware of the CAEM Health… Read More

Maintaining or Achieving Your CEM Designation Has Never Been Easier!

By Kyle Dugan, CEM and Sarah Borisko, CEM – Co-Chairs CEM Certification Council You’ve worked hard to achieve your CEM designation, and keeping it active is extremely important for your role in this ever changing industry. Recertification is required every three years, by earning your 15 credit hours and renewing… Read More

President’s Message

Dear Members, The promise of summer is in the air and our industry is eager to begin a productive and enjoyable season. We are looking forward to Meeting in the Rockies for the 2019 Annual Conference, June 23 – 25. Our flagship signature event is always a great opportunity for… Read More

Awards of Excellence Recap

The 11th Annual Awards of Excellence took place at the Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Airport on Thursday, February 28, 2019. This year, we were thrilled to have Kevin Frankish join us as our emcee for the evening and honour the best in our industry. Our 2019 Awards Winners can… Read More

6 Reasons to Attend the CAEM Conference

The CAEM Annual Conference – CAEM’s biggest event of the year – is heading to Calgary, AB from June 23 – 25, 2019.  Close to 200 professionals from the trade and consumer show industry will be coming together for 3 days of future-focused education and networking.  This is your chance… Read More

CEM – “Alphabet Soup”

PhD, CPA, CEM, simply letters following names, but carrying much more weight than simply a few more characters in an e-mail signature. Because when you think about it, would you invite a surgeon to cut into you if they didn’t have a MD? Would you hire an accountant if they… Read More