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  1. 8 must-read (non-event) blogs for meeting professionals

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    Meeting professionals are a savvy bunch, always keeping an eye on world events, industry trends and new technologies. They understand that a political shift or shiny new gadget could have the potential to change the way we plan, organize and report on events. Planners tend to have their own short-lists of favourite sources for news and information, but sometimes it’s […]

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  2. Planet Quebec brings Montréal innovation to SXSW

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      Each year in March, the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals (better known by its acronym, SXSW) is the go-to gathering of some of the hottest names in music, film, politics and tech. The interactive component of the conference alone drew over 37,000 people from 82 countries in 2016, and featured speakers like Barack Obama, J.J. Abrams and Jimmy […]

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  3. Robert Bell: Why Montréal is an Intelligent Community

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    Last June, Montréal was named Intelligent Community of the Year by the prestigious New-York based Intelligent Community Forum. The ICF, as it’s known, is a nearly 20-year-old international organization that celebrates and encourages communities that thrive thanks to their unification of culture and technologies. Previous winners include New York, Columbus, Toronto, Eindhoven and Taipei. We caught up with Robert Bell, […]

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  4. Montréal takes top ranking as best city in the world for students

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    You’ve probably noticed what an important year it is for Montréal, and we’ve been apologizing profusely to our neighbours for making so much noise about it. There’s been some big numbers to celebrate: 375 years as a city, coupled with Canada’s 150th anniversary as a nation. But there’s another number worth getting excited over, and it’s a rather small one. […]

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