Meeting Professionals International Foundation

Meeting Professionals International Foundation

August 14, 2008 13:05 ET

Media Advisory: Meeting Professionals International Foundation Canada to Release Results of the Canadian Economic Impact Study

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 14, 2008) - Westin Harbour Castle, Regatta Room



What: Meetings Professionals International Foundation Canada (MPIFC) to
release findings of the first ever research study on the Economic
Impact of Meetings in Canada. The study conducted by Maritz
Research Canada and the Conference Board of Canada provides data on
industry revenues and delegate spending in the Canadian meetings
and events industry, and on the direct and indirect benefits that
the industry contributes to the Canadian economy.

When: Monday, August 18, 2008, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
4:00pm - 4:30pm - Media Check-in
4:30pm - Cocktail reception begins
5:00pm - Background and overview of Report
5:15pm - Q&A

Where: The Westin Harbour Castle
Regatta Room located in the Main Lobby
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, Ontario
Phone: (416) 869-1600


Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is the meetings and events industry's largest and most vibrant global community, and is committed to delivering success for its nearly 23,000 worldwide members by providing innovative knowledge and learning experiences, connecting people and ideas, and creating rich marketplace opportunities. Founded in 1972, the Dallas-based organization delivers global human connections through its 68 chapters and clubs around the world. For more information, visit www.mpiweb.org.

Meeting Professionals International Foundation (MPI Foundation) was established in 1984 to support the vision and mission of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) by providing members opportunities for success through meaningful connections to innovative knowledge, rich relationships and abundant marketplaces. For more information, visit www.mpifoundation.org.

Contact Information

  • To schedule an interview / Local Press Contacts:
    Liz Armstrong, FLIP Publicity & Promotions Inc. (Toronto)
    416-533-7710 ext. 237 (W) / (416) 434-5237 (C)
    liz@flip-publicity.com
    or
    Gen Blouin (Montreal)
    514-887-8187 (C)
    gen.blouin@gmail.com
    or
    Janette Chun Marketing Communications & Event Management
    (Vancouver)
    604-926-0840 (W) / 604-726-8247 (C)
    janettechun@shaw.ca
    or
    Karen Wood, Knock on Wood Communications + Events (Ottawa)
    613-236-8452 ext. 500 (W) / 613-864-9568 (C)
    karen@kowpr.com
    or
    National Press Contact:
    Cristina Greco, Knock on Wood Communications + Events
    613-236-8452 ext. 505 (W) / (613) 286-3350 (C)
    cristina@kowpr.com
    or
    MPI Contact:
    Bob Tess
    Director of Marketing and Communications, MPI Head Office
    (Dallas)
    972-702-3030
    btess@mpiweb.org