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THE BEST COME FROM ONTARIO'S EVENT MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Judy Healy Carol Priest Ryerson University Carol Priest Entertainment R ecognizing potential is part of our job descriptions. Meeting and event planners need to see a venue, supplier, or even a client in terms of that which they are capable. At times, this extends to seeing potential in a new hire; especially those coming out of post-secondary school that have not had opportunities to prove their value in a professional setting. Fortunately, the quality of programming paired with the experienced instructors in today's event management programs have eliminated much of the risk in employing new, young students into the industry. Event management students across Ontario are benefiting from the comprehensive and unique programs available to them, allowing them to gain real-world experience alongside seasoned instructors. In turn, the companies that hire these students can rely on the quality of their schooling. The following piece is compiled from the insights of a current event management 18 * MEETING | MARCH/APRIL 2016 | LINKEDIN: MPI TORONTO CHAPTER Did you know nto that MPI Toro udent st a Chapter has time and llfu all club open to ents? Check part-time stud te for more out our websi at inform ion!

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meeting MPI Toronto - March/April 2016

President’s Message
Editor’s Word
Welcome, New Members!
Upcoming Events
Selling to the Buyers of Today
Best Bar Venues in Toronto for Your Next Unique Event
Destination Spotlight
Myth vs. Reality: Debunking Planner Stereotypes
How to Keep Your Audience Awake
The Best Come From Ontario’s Event Management Programs
Best Tips for Industry Newcomers
Tools to Help You Run Your Business in 2016
Transforming the Attendee Experience with Creative Show-Floor Design
iSpy MPI
Chapter Speaks: What is the Best MPI Event You Ever Attended?
Advertiser Index

Meeting MPI Toronto - March/April 2016