Meeting MPI Toronto - May/June 2015 - (Page 12)

THE NEW OF TORONTO T here was a scene in the television entertainment. Against the backdrop of a show "30 Rock" a couple years strong and stable local economy, over the ago, where comedian Steve last decade the city has seen the proliferation Martin (whose character played a of what I refer to as "luxury infrastructure," Torontonian) asked Liz Lemon to move up including premium accommodations here. His pitch was: "Come to experiences and entertainment ... without all the stuff." While venues, all of which have made this may have been somewhat Toronto a great place to visit and true a few years back, Toronto By Nicole Simunac, Bisou Events and retailers as well as culinary Toronto: It's just like New York host events. has definitely come into its own Prior to 2009, Toronto did not as a destination in terms of have a single five-star hotel. Since premium business, leisure and this time, we have seen the entry 12 * ME ETING | MAY/JUNE 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meeting MPI Toronto - May/June 2015

President’s Message
Editor’s Word
Welcome, New Members!
Upcoming Events
Food Trends for 2015
Getting a Grasp on Contracts
The New High-End Look of Toronto
We Trust What We See! – Improve Your Speaking and Your Speakers with Winning Body Language
The New Frontier of Event Design is Right Under Your Nose
Experience Design: Linking the Planner’s Sight to the Audience’s Mind
All Welcome: Meetings Made Accessible
Chapter Speaks
ECOS Highlights
Destination: Alberta
Advertisers’ Index &

Meeting MPI Toronto - May/June 2015