Conference/Convention Feature

Science North's Vale Cavern has been used for a number of events, including the 2013 saveONenergy Technology Symposium, in October. The event featured David Suzuki as the keynote speaker.
Science North offers an alternative space for business clientsFor 30 years Science North has created a reputation as one of Northern Ontario's premier tourist destinations. But according to those who work there, the science centre also has a lot to offer the business community.Renee Lepera, Science North's senior manager of visitor services and sales, said the centre's secondary science museum, Dynamic Earth, has long been Sudbury's best kept secret as a meeting and conference space.For five months out of the year, Dynamic Earth is closed as a sc...


Conference/Convention News

Northern College opens its door to conferences
Budget-conscious companies and organizations are increasingly looking to colleges and universities as popular and affordable venues for staging meetings and conventions.Chris Bender, Northern College’s campus manager in Timmins, said the institution has experienced a huge uptick in hosting con...
Conference hotel offers panoramic views
Business travellers and conferencegoers to Fort Frances can get a taste of the lakeside life in northwestern Ontario’s Boundary Waters with a stay at La Place Rendez-Vous Hotel and Convention Centre.Located on the shores of Sand Bay on Rainy Lake, the 67-room establishment has been a family-run...
Sudbury's Days Inn improves its status as a conference hub
Thanks to one of its latest additions, the Days Inn in downtown Sudbury has become a more competitive option for business travellers and organizations in need of space for conferences and meetings.Two years ago, the hotel opened the Worthington Room, a space that can accommodate up to 400 peopl...
T-Bay’s Sportsdome open to teambuilding activities
More than $1 million has been poured into interior renovations of Thunder Bay’s Sportsdome.“It was time to update the dome and offer something new and exciting,” said facility spokeswoman Sandi Boucher. Though usually open year-round, the facility was closed last summer amid the dust and dirt o...


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