Friday, October 30th, 2015
Rendering of Newly Renovated Space
Fresh Starts and New Beginnings We don’t often associate the idea of fresh starts and new beginnings with the autumn months. Fall is seen as the end; the end of warmth, the end of sandal weather, and the end of summers spent at the cottage or on the beach. Well, this fall is full of fresh starts and new beginnings at the London Convention Centre…
Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Ambassadors Are Our Champions Each year we are proud to host a number of different associations, organizations and groups for their local, provincial, national or international conference or convention.  Many different people play a role in the selection of a city and venue to host a conference or convention, but there is often one key person who…
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
The Time for Creativity and Memory A few posts back we wrote the Sense to Remember; a blog about the role that senses (touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing) play in our ability to remember.  A recent pair of articles posted on the MPI (Meeting Professionals International) Blog, sparked the idea for this entry that will look at how “downtime” for…
Thursday, February 21st, 2013
The (lingering) Fear of Technology for Conferences and Events - Part II YES OR NO: Should WiFi be accessible to all attending a conference/meeting/event? Many have been there; at a conference, you pull out your phone to tweet or look something up, only to find there is no WiFi connection. Hyper-connectivity has become part of daily life and to…
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
The (lingering) Fear of Technology for Conferences and Events  - Part I Despite the prevalence of technology today, societal beliefs as to the proper time and place for the use of technology still exists, some in the conference and event industry. Over the next few blogs we’ll look at some of the lingering concerns regarding technology’s place in…
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: PLANNING FOR SPECIAL MEAL REQUESTS "Food is the great equalizer. You can bring a group of people together from all walks of life and generations, and suddenly you are all speaking a common language, having a joined experience…and people are quite vocal and expressive, as they should be, about what they are eating and their dining…
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
The Sense to Remember Researchers have indicated that memory is the strongest when all five senses are involved. This knowledge can be a powerful tool when executing an event of any kind. From creating a memorable gala that leaves guests raving about the experience and planning to return again next year to facilitating a strong learning…
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012
A 30 Second Pitch for London I have been appreciating how amazing this city is lately. Summer tends to magnify all of the great things about London. The weather is prime for exploring and experiencing (well with the exception of the +40°C feeling weather we have experienced lately).There are great festivals and events each week. You can park…
Friday, June 29th, 2012
Put Some Sizzle Into Your Summer Have we got a treat for you! We have one of the best Chef's around (ok we are a tad bit biased, but we think he's worth it). David Van Eldik is a Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC, the highest rank for Canadian Chefs) who, along with his talented team, regularly provides our guests with stunning meals that prompt rave…
Thursday, May 31st, 2012
Creating Raving Fans with Your Conference Schedule I read a great blog article a couple weeks ago addressing how a lot of conferences and conventions still aren’t getting it quite right when it comes to scheduling. At the London Convention Centre our tag line is CONNECT, SHARE, PLAY. These are three key elements that we hope to help facilitate for…
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Summer Conferences & Summer Fun! Now that the unofficial start to summer has come and gone, it is hard to get all things summer off of our minds! Have you ever thought about attending an event, conference or convention during the summer months?  Have you decided against it because, it’s the summer and that’s time for vacations or family? You…
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
To Tweet or Not to Tweet - When is it Ok? Have you ever found yourself looking over your shoulder, checking and checking again to make sure that no one is watching you, before you, nonchalantly (or so you think) glance down  towards your hands, concealed beneath the table, and send out a Tweet or post to Facebook? I hate to tell you this, but you’…