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Are Familiarization Trips Still Relevant?

Though not as prevalent as they once were, familiarization trips (or FAMs) still have a role to play in the competitive meetings and convention industry. In fact, according to Alysone Will, President of Absolute Conferences and Events, they are absolutely necessary....

Soft-core Adventure

  Even the most devoted teams deserve a break from the meeting room or convention hall.  Prince Edward Island offers a wide range of activities to those who like to be adventurous – within reason! Take advantage of being surrounded by nature. Learn classic quill...

M&C PEI Meeting Inspire – Q4 2018

September FAM tour Becoming “FAMiliar” with PEI For those of you who have never had the opportunity to partake, FAM trips are a way for professional meeting planners to familiarize themselves with a destination and determine if it is a good fit for a future meeting or...

Meeting Inspire – April 2018

Focus on the Ontario Market Each year, CSAE Ottawa-Gatineau hosts its Tête-à-Tête, bringing people together to connect, discover and build partnerships – benefiting both participants and exhibitors alike. Tête-à-Tête, is the premier tradeshow for association leaders,...

Meeting Inspire – January 2018

If we had a million overnight stays …. Oh wait, we did! In 2017 Prince Edward Island hit the overnight stays night (roofed accommodations plus campsites) milestone. That’s a pretty impressive feat for a small Island. Record spending levels and visitations secure our...