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CAEM Update- March 31, 2021

  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK FEDERAL ADVOCACY UPDATE Over the course of the last month CAEM’s President and Executive Director, as well as representatives from Crestview Strategy, have met with over 20 Federal Members of Parliament; Parliamentary Secretaries and high-level policy makers in key Ministries.   Two very important… Read More

CAEM Advocacy Roundtable: Supporting Recovery for Trade & Consumer Shows in Canada

Thank you to those who have participated in our advocacy strategy by sending a letter to your MP.  The action you have taken is working and meetings are being scheduled.  If you have not had a chance to send a letter to your MP, please consider doing so ASAP.  We are… Read More

Send a Letter to Your MP with One Simple Click

  TAKE ACTION TO HELP SUPPORT WITH ONE SIMPLE CLICK CAEM’s federal engagement strategy is proceeding according to plan.  A number of productive meetings with political advisors and MPs have already been held, and we are continuing to work actively on securing additional meetings.  The purpose of these meetings is… Read More

CAEM Update – March 10, 2021

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK FEDERAL ADVOCACY UPDATE Over the course of the last two weeks CAEM’s President and Executive Director, joined by members of our industry coalition, held several meetings with the Federal Government.  The purpose of these meetings has been to illustrate that the exposition sector… Read More

2021 COVID-19 Impact Survey

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK EXTENSION TO CEWS & CERS On March 3rd, the Federal Government announced an extension to the Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the Canadian Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) through to June 2021, confirming as well that 2019 will be used as the baseline… Read More

CAEM Update – February 17, 2021

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK CAEM provided a submission to the Federal Minister of Finance as part of the 2021 budget development process.  This submission outlined the impact the pandemic is having on our industry and outlined our funding requests. You can read more here.  In addition to… Read More

CAEM Update – February 1, 2021

CAEM’S FEDERAL ASK FINALIZED As promised in our January 19th Newsletter, CAEM’s federal-funding ask, created in conjunction with Crestview Strategy, has now been finalized.  The purpose of this document is to outline to policymakers the urgent and immediate need for targeted support.  It illustrates the positive economic impact trade and… Read More

CAEM Update- January 26, 2021

  FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF HIGHLY AFFECTED SECTORS CREDIT AVAILABILITY PROGRAM (HASCAP) Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion, and International Trade, announced the launch of the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program, or HASCAP.   This loan program is specifically targeted towards businesses hardest hit… Read More

CAEM Update – January 19, 2021

  Join CAEM Today! The Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM) is the voice of the trade and consumer show industry in Canada.  Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, CAEM has been advocating on your behalf and for the future of the exhibition industry.  Over the last 10 months,… Read More

CAEM Update – December 10

  Renew your CAEM Membership Today!   Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM) has been advocating on your behalf and for the future of the exhibition industry. During these trying times, CAEM is more committed than ever to continue defending our members’… Read More