The Quebec-based St-Hubert restaurant business has agreed to be acquired by the owner of the Swiss Chalet chain for $537 million. In addition to 117 restaurants, Cara Operations Ltd. will acquire two food manufacturing plants, two distribution centres and a real estate portfolio. Cara says St-Hubert will fit strategically with its business, which includes numerous… Read more »
How to become a certified event planner It is said by some that one should get at least 3 years of solid event planning experience prior to enrolling into an event planning diploma or certification program. This is pretty good advice since the years of experience will help you determine what area of event planning… Read more »
Now that you have decided to enter the event industry guess you may be wondering how to get event planning experience? When you talk to seasoned event professionals they will tell you to gain experience wherever you can – get involved, build a resume, and start a portfolio. Here’s how …
So you are thinking about becoming an event planner? Fantastic! Now you might be wondering how to start an event planning business. Here are eight (8) important elements which should be included in your overall business plan …
Looking for some fresh, new Easter Egg Hunt Ideas for upcoming celebrations? Here are 10 creative scavenger hunt concepts that are sure to make you a hit with the gang!
Planning an Easter or Spring brunch, lunch or dinner and looking for that perfect festive centerpiece for your table? Well instead of paying a small fortune for a store bought piece here are 15 lovely and easy DIY Easter centerpiece ideas for you to choose from. Let your creativity shine!
Let’s be truthful here. We are amongst friends. When the pressure is on and we are in the midst of planning for our trade show booth don’t we wish we had a checklist handy to keep us on track? Well when I came across these 8 tips I knew I just had to share it with… Read more »
Planning a wedding, conference, retreat, reception or party in Ottawa? Find great Ottawa event venues for special events and corporate events.
As children many of us, if not all of us, played “hide and seek”. The objective here was clear. One had to find the best hiding place in the “world” to make it impossible for the seeker to find you. If they did not find you then you WON! Unfortunately so many businesses treat the… Read more »
As the team continues to develop the Ottawa section of our Event Suppliers Directory, I decided to mix a bit of business with pleasure. Hoping that one day I can fancy myself as a recreational photographer, I decided to start a photo diary of the Ottawa venues that I come across while cruising around the city…. Read more »