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DESTINATION ALBERTA - THE RIGHT CHOICE Stand on the shoulder of Banff's Sulphur Mountain and meeting space for thousands to intimate gatherings for small take in a 360 degree bird's eye view of six mountain ranges. companies, Alberta can accommodate any of your meeting Picture the whole team in cowboy hats, experiencing and convention needs. Western hospitality first hand at the renowned Calgary Stampede. Shop 'til you drop in one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes in North America. Feel the EASE OF ACCESS With three international airports, Alberta is convenient for excitement build as teams of sled dogs race across a frozen all travel connections, so your guests are never far away from alpine lake. Envision your guests under sunny skies cruising having the kind of adventure that leaves lasting impressions. through our famous dry powder on the slopes of any of our Easy access to Alberta from more than 100 cities worldwide six major mountain resorts. is available with most major airlines and charter companies. Alberta is one of the most beautiful and diverse places on earth - a destination that is truly inspiring. Framed by the magnificent Rocky Mountains to the west and the expansive SUMMER Spend our long summer days camping, horseback riding, prairies to the east, it is filled with unique adventures and canoeing, cycling, golfing and whitewater rafting. Explore team building experiences hard to find anywhere else. Banff and Jasper national parks where a heli-hike into a Exceptional facilities, infrastructure, activities and natural wonders define the Alberta experience. secluded mountain pass may yield sightings of moose, black bear and bighorn sheep. Fly in to a remote lodge in the north for trophy fishing in pristine waters. Head to a working WHY CHOOSE ALBERTA? ranch in the southwest and saddle up on a real cattle drive. Whether you're looking to host a meeting in a charming alpine castle or a conference at an all-star urban convention center, Alberta's facilities will reward you far beyond Go on an authentic dinosaur dig in the Canadian Badlands. Take a scenic road trip and explore our rich cultural heritage, distinctive small towns and spectacular countryside. the walls of a boardroom. With a vast range of facilities that span our two urban centers - Edmonton and Calgary - as well as the Canadian Rocky Mountains and smaller rural hubs, the infrastructure behind Alberta's Meeting, Convention and Incentive Travel sector is unparalleled. With competitive rates, Alberta provides maximum impact for your budget. From For more ways in which Travel Alberta can help you plan all aspects of your next event in Alberta, visit meetings. WINTER Here, cold is actually cool. Head out from Calgary or Edmonton to any of our six major Rocky Mountain ski resorts, where the abundance of dry, airy snow is a magnet for powder hounds. Run wild with the huskies as enthusiastic dog sled teams pull you through pristine | MEETING * 27

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