The prize includes: two economy class return flights to the lucky winner’s choice of the following Canadian destinations: Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary or Vancouver (Terms and conditions apply). Some hotel accommodation will be provided by Business Events Canada (BEC), C&IT's partner for State of the Industry Report 2017, once the destination has been selected.
All survey respondents will be entered into the free prize draw with a winner selected at random (please note this survey is for in-house corporate event planners only. Agency entries will not be accepted). The deadline for the survey is Friday 9 June.
The survey responses will be used as part of the award-winning annual C&IT State of the Industry Report, which will include a wide range of analysis and statistics on the UK events industry, revealing key trends and challenges from both buyers and suppliers.
"Business Events Canada is this year’s State of the Industry Sponsor as we consider understanding current changing dynamics makes for a more collaborated industry providing mutual business and commercial success for corporate planners across the UK. With special thanks to The Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Travel Alberta, Tourism Vancouver and Ottawa Tourism," said Emma Cashmore, managing director for Axis Travel Marketing, which represents BEC in the UK.
Canadian cities are centres of arts, culture and culinary adventure, filling you with a sense of exploration, discovery and inspiration, with nature as your backdrop. With its vibrant cities, all-encompassing meeting venues and diverse landscapes, Canada is an ideal setting for any meeting, convention or incentive travel programme.
Business Events Canada is the division of Destination Canada charged with bringing meetings, conventions and incentive travel (MC&IT) programmes to Canada. The unit’s name recognises the important role meetings play in supporting Canada’s international business and investment priorities. Meetings can be the catalyst in introducing Canada’s export business interests to key influencers, business stakeholders, entrepreneurs and investors from around the world.
BEC focuses on seven priority sectors where Canada holds a competitive advantage: Aerospace, Agriculture and food, Clean technology, Infrastructure & engineering, Information & communication technology, Life sciences and Natural resources. These priorities are in line with the areas in which Canada is internationally recognized as a centre of excellence.