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Three Days in the Golden HORSESHOE O ntario's meetings and incentive-travel group programs come alive each summer with food-and-wine tours, customized golf and spa experiences to fishing, cruising and white water rafting. Get a taste for all that's possible throughout the Golden Horseshoe by checking out the sample itinerary below. To learn about even more ways to enjoy the region and create a personalized meetings experience, visit DAY 1 * Savour a gourmet breakfast and enjoy a private museum viewing at the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada's largest museum of world cultures and natural history. * Explore Toronto's ethnic diversity and experience culinary excellence by visiting some of the most prominent ethnic neighbourhoods, from Chinatown to Greektown to Little Italy. * Rocket to the summit of the CN Tower, North America's tallest building, for lunch as you enjoy a revolving view of Toronto more than 350 m. (1,150 ft.) below. Taste the Niagara Region's internationally acclaimed wines, with the winery's vintner toasting the meal. * Take a behind the scenes tour of the Rogers Centre with baseball's Toronto Blue Jays starting lineup. Stand on the pitcher's mound and face the world's greatest players. * Just a few blocks away, participate in fun and interactive activities at the Hockey Hall of Fame, home to the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup and an unrivalled collection of hockey artifacts from around the world. * Indulge in the tastes of the Entertainment District followed by a spectacular Broadwayesque theatrical performance. Meet the cast at your own private champagne-and dessert reception. DAY 2 * Depart for Niagara Falls via a fleet of helicopters from the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Observe a bird's-eye view of one of North America's greatest cities as you begin your flight across one of the world's largest freshwater lakes, Lake Ontario. * Once you arrive in Niagara Falls, board the Maid of the Mist, where you will travel to the base of the Horseshoe Falls. Soak in the excitement as you hear its mighty thunder and feel the mist surround you. * Lift off in your helicopters again, where you will continue to enjoy the splendour of the Falls from * * * * above. Below, see the scenic fairways and greens of Niagara's top-ranking golf courses, including Legends on the Niagara and Thundering Waters. Land at a winery estate and enjoy a gourmet lunch overlooking the vineyards or dine in the aromatic wine cellar. Follow up with a winery tour and tasting with the estate's owner and his winemaker. Journey aboard your own double-decker bus to nearby Niagara on-the-Lake, a picturesque 19thcentury town rich in history and culture, where a private theatrical performance during the Shaw Festival will entertain and delight you. Take a thrilling high-speed jet boat ride into the Niagara Gorge, through the whitewater rapids, to the edge of a giant, natural whirlpool. After checking in to one of Niagara Region's finest resorts, kick up your heels for an evening of live entertainment and gaming in your private room at a Niagara Falls casino. Or relax at the on-site spa. DAY 3 * Depart by amphibious floatplane for a short flight to Muskoka, a picturesque "cottage country" of 1,600 sparkling lakes and charming communities. * Check in to one of the area's finest resorts with award-winning golf courses, luxurious spas and outdoor adventure right at your doorstep. * Challenge your group to a round of golf at a championship golf course designed by pros such as Mark O'Meara, Nick Faldo and Thomas McBroom. * Water enthusiasts can enjoy an afternoon of waterskiing, sailing or wakeboarding with each activity's respective local professional. Or groups can team up for a thrilling 4x4 rally. * Savour a delectable dinner prepared by a worldrenowned chef, followed by lively entertainment from your favourite musical group. 20 * MEETING | May/juNE 2016 | LINkEdIN: MPI ToroNTo ChaPTEr

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Meeting MPI Toronto - May/June 2016

President’s Message
Editor’s Word
Welcome, New Members!
Upcoming Events
What’s in Your Back Pocket? Essential Tools to Elevate Your Planner Tool Kit
Beyond the Job Description – The Unwritten Attributes that Hiring Managers Look For
The Do’s and Don’ts of Mentoring
Sharpen Your Skills with the MPI Academy
Destination Spotlight: Golden Horseshoe
Chapter Speaks: How Do You Recharge to Get Back on Track?
Member Spotlight: Finding Your Calling
11 Ways to Make Yourself Smarter
Learning Styles: Fact or Fiction?
Investing in Employees is The Best Investment for All
Online Learning: Friend or Foe?
iSpy MPI
Advertiser Index

Meeting MPI Toronto - May/June 2016