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
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...