@MPIGNY - Spring 2016 - (Page 21)
WHAT'S COMING TO
2016 is shaping up to be a banner year in Toronto with special events and returning favorites.
ThE TORONTO SIGN
one of Toronto's most beloved
installations is staying for 2016.
The illuminated 3D ToronTo sign,
originally installed as part of the Pan
American Games in 2015, was such a
hit with residents and visitors that it's
remaining for 2016. see it in nathan
Phillips square in front of City Hall
in all its multicolor splendor during
the day, or lit up in various dramatic
ways when night falls. #share3DTo
bLUE JayS hOME OPENER
Last year's dramatic run-up to the
American League Division Championship
gave Torontonians a serious case of Blue
Jays fever as we were glued to every flip
of the bat. Could another championship
be in store for Toronto's boys of summer?
find out when the Blue Jays' season
gets started in April at rogers Centre
against the mighty Boston red sox.
The largest photography event in
the world celebrates 20 years in 2016.
exposing a wide range of approaches
to photography, 1,500 Canadian and
international artists can be seen on
museum walls, in restaurants and city
streets throughout the month of may.
TORONTO PRIdE fESTIvaL
Launching June 1, Pride month
in Toronto will feature extended
programming and provocative events
throughout the city, culminating in
the 10-day Pride Toronto festival,
June 24 to July 3, 2016. The annual
celebration of LGBT pride includes
events tailored to all types - parades,
seminars and parties - and is bigger
and more fabulous than ever this year.
cN TOwER TURNS 40
A Toronto landmark and engineering
wonder when it opened in 1976, the
Cn Tower has since made its way
into the hearts and photos of the
1.5 million people who visit each
year. on June 26, look up, look way
up and expect a spectacular show.
NxNE: NORTh by
June 15-19, 2016
An essential gathering spot for artists,
industry professionals and fans, north
by northeast has become the Canadian
festival destination for emerging
artists and major-label headliners,
for music filmmakers and for digital
interactive innovators bridging the gap
between technology and the arts.
ThE IdEa Of NORTh: ThE
PaINTINGS Of LawREN haRRIS
July 2-September 11, 2016
Curated by the popular comedian,
musician and actor steve martin, The
idea of north is being mounted in Los
Angeles and Boston before coming
to Toronto. At the core of this show
are more than 30 of Harris's most
significant and stunning northern
landscapes drawn from major public
and private collections across Canada.
July 8-24, 2016
savour summerlicious, the two-week
long gastronomic romp through more
than 200 of the Toronto region's finest
restaurants, with cuisine as diverse
as the people that populate the city.
September 8-18, 2016
The biggest and brightest public film
festival on the planet, Tiff energizes
Toronto every year with world premieres,
galas, schmoozes and parties. Whether
you're a cinephile or just love to see
the celebs, Tiff is the place to be.
wORLd cUP Of hOcKEy
over 150 of the top players in the nHL
are coming to Toronto september 17 to
october 1 to face off in what promises
to be one of the most competitive,
highly skilled hockey tournaments in
the history of the sport. Air Canada
Centre will see players from eight
teams competing in this best-on-best
international hockey championship. @
Save the date! #wEc19
mPi has announced that
Toronto will be the host city
for the 2019 World education
Congress, June 15-19 at the metro
Toronto Convention Centre!
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of @MPIGNY - Spring 2016
ASK THE BOARD
MEETINGS & TRAVEL IN TIMES OF CRISIS
MEETINGS OUTLOOK: SECURITY CONCERNS ON THE RISE
10 WAYS TO MILLENNIAL-IZE YOUR MEETINGS
THE MPIGNY GOLF OUTING TURNS 25!
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR PROFESSIONAL EVENT PHOTOS
DAY IN THE LIFE
NOTES FROM THE FIELD
WHAT’S COMING TO TORONTO IN 2016
@MPIGNY - Spring 2016