Learn from the World’s Best Public Speakers at Toastmasters International in Vancouver

Chances are, if you’ve ever shied away from public speaking or sought advice on how to improve your public speaking skills, someone advised you to try Toastmasters International. Founded more than 90 years ago, the organization has achieved global recognition by its mandate of empowering individuals to face down their fears, gain confidence and, ultimately, become the most effective communicators and leaders they can be. This August, Vancouverites and visitors to the city will have the opportunity to witness for themselves the transformational power of Toastmasters when the organization convenes at the Vancouver Convention Centre for its 86th annual convention.

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Learn from the World’s Best Public Speakers at Toastmasters International in Vancouver

Cheers To You! Vancouver Honoured By Watkins Research Results

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The Watkins Research Group recently published their Meeting and Convention Planners Survey – and the findings showcased Vancouver’s impressive reputation among the industry (you can read about it here). And that’s why we want to acknowledge and thank everyone who has helped us spread the word about what a great city Vancouver is to host meetings and conventions.

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Cheers To You! Vancouver Honoured By Watkins Research Results

What Went On Inside the Vancouver Convention Centre Last Year?

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Ever wonder what goes on inside the walls of the Vancouver Convention Centre? For starters: a Consumer Virtual Reality expo; the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting; and, currently, more than 1,350 cruise-focused professionals who arrived today for major industry convention Cruise360. And last year? Numerous major medical conventions met within those walls, sharing new research and discussing breakthroughs.

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What Went On Inside the Vancouver Convention Centre Last Year?

New Video Celebrates 20 Years of the Be a Host Program

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Launched in 1996, Tourism Vancouver’s Be a Host program has seen over 1,000 local hosts bring their meetings, conferences, congresses and symposiums to Vancouver in the past 20 years. We’re proud to have supported some of Canada’s most influential researchers, industry leaders and innovative thinkers in bringing their colleagues to meet in our city, shining the spotlight on locally-led research and academic advancements, often with major announcements and launches made at their Vancouver meeting.

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New Video Celebrates 20 Years of the Be a Host Program

Call for Volunteers: PCMA 2016 Convening Leaders

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In January 2016, Vancouver will host more than 4,000 delegates for the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) annual Convening Leaders Conference – think of it as the TED of the meetings industry. Needless to stay, it’s our chance to shine a spotlight on Vancouver as an internationally leading meetings and events destination. And we need your help.

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Call for Volunteers: PCMA 2016 Convening Leaders