Industry Updates

Metro Toronto Convention Centre appoints Julie Shorrock as Vice President of Sales

Industry veteran Bianca Kennedy joins Newcom Media's Show Division 

Exhibition Place Signs the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge, furthering its GREENSMART Commitments and Solidifying its Place as Toronto’s Sustainable Venue of Choice

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Breaks Two Facility Records





#StaySafeTO – How Toronto’s Hospitality Businesses are Putting Guest Safety First

Exhibitor Centers of Excellence – Enercare Centre

The International Centre introduces enhanced health & safety plan – Best Practices Guidelines for Meetings & Events

GES Contactless Show Services


Toronto Congress Centre Becomes the First and Largest Venue in Canada to Pursue Gbac Star™ Accreditation

Palais des congrès de Montréal banking on hybrid solutions to fast-track reopening of operations

CMEExpo 2020 Cancelled – Press Release

Toronto Congress Centre introducing C.H.A.S.E ™ – Customer Health & Safety Ensured

GES Whitepaper – Best Communication Practices For Challenging Times



Global Petroleum Show Unveils New Name – Global Energy Show – To Reflect The Evolving Energy Landscape

Alan Patterson Moves to New Role Within PSAV’s Global Sales Organization

Mode Show Relocates to International Centre Starting in August

Jay Altizer Promoted to Global President of GES and Ian Dunhill Joins as EVP of Finance

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global Moving to Barcelona in 2021

GES Canada Appointed Official General Services Provider for the Edmonton EXPO Centre

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre Appoints Ron Pellerine as General Manager

Global Convention Services Ltd. expands into new territory with Calgary location

Palais des congrès de Montréal posts new attendance record with 909,000 event participants

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Selects GES Canada as its Official Preferred Provider of Customs and Transportation Services

Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place Achieves LEED® Platinum cert

Kari Palmieri Promoted to President of DataText Event Services Inc.

Montréal, destination no 1 des congrès internationaux dans les Amériques pour une deuxième année consécutive

FAN EXPO Canada celebrates 25 years!

GES and EventMB Release Event Storytelling Playbook

Exhibition Place Board of Governors Announces New CEO

CMLC and Calgary Stampede Announce Project Team to Lead BMO Centre Expansion

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Generates Half a Billion in Economic Impact

IAEE Teams Up with CAEM to Support Exhibitions and Events in Canada

Canadian Meetings + Events Expo – August 13 + 14, 2019 

Global Exhibitions Day – June 5, 2019

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Appoints GES Canada as its Official General Service Provider

Stronco – Building The Next Generation of Event Services Press Release

Meetings Industry Euchre Tournament, May 2nd

GES Appoints Patrick Lukan SVP and General Manager of GES Canada

Blue Ant Media Partners with Enthusiast Gaming, Launches Blue Ant Gaming

TWI Has a New Address

PSAV® and The Freeman Company Announce Purchase Agreement for PSAV to Acquire Encore Event Technologies

Blue Ant Media Acquires The Baby Shows as Part of Canadian Consumer Show Expansion

Global Convention Services Ltd. announces acquisition of Island Tent & Exposition Services Inc.

Lorenz Hassenstein Appointed as President & CEO of Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Newcom Media Inc. Announces Acquisition of Two Plus One Group Inc.

SME Names Steve Prahalis Chief Operating Officer

Stronco Appoints General Manager Saira Beig

Michael Dargavel, CEM, Wins M+IT’s Hall of Fame Industry Builder Award for 2018

Newcom Media Inc. unveils Canadian Meetings and Events Expo

Exhibition Place Appointment Notice – Announcing Laura Purdy as Acting General Manager, Sales & Event Management, Exhibition Place

Exhibition Place Appointment Notices July 2018

A new Hall for an outstanding Show – Montreal Outdoor, Hunting, Fishing and Camping Show

UFI’s Educational Forum on Sustainable Development 2018 – 6-7 August, Orlando, FL, USA

Metro Toronto Convention Centre Appoints GES Canada as Official Supplier for Customs Brokerage Services

Exhibition Place Retirement Announcement – Arlene Campbell

Danny Mekhuri joins TWI Canada as Operations and Tradeshow Specialist – September 5, 2017

Heidi Welker Appointed Senior Vice President, Business Development & Industry Partnerships – August 1, 2017

Scott Irvine Joins GES as General Manager of Toronto –July 26. 2017

Freeman Audio Visual Canada Wins Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award – July 13, 2017

Palais des congrès de Montréal wins prestigious international innovation award for its Urban Agriculture Lab – July 5, 2017

Niagara Falls Tourism partners with Scotiabank Convention Centre to form Niagara Falls Business Events – June 19, 2017

Master Promotions Ltd. Acquires Ottawa Boat Show – June 14, 2017

Freeman Audio Visual Toronto Wins Consumer Choice Award for AV Services for the Fifth Consecutive Year – June 8, 2017

Montréal to host world-class pharmaceutical sciences conference as part of the centennial celebrations of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Université de Montréal – May 23, 2017

Metro Toronto Convention Centre President & CEO Honoured with PCMA Lifetime Achievement Award – May 4, 2017

Palais des congrès de Montréal partners with a world leader in live event services – April 12, 2017

GES Adds Leading Visitor Engagement Technology with Acquisition of Poken – March 16, 2017