b'editors noteVolume 21|Number 1 Spring/Summer 2020Publisher Robert ThompsonI Editor Elyce MankewichIn this issue of CM&E, weve decided to emphasize creating memorableSales Executivesand fun experiences for your meetings and events. Long-lasting andBill Biber, Derek de Weerdt, Ashley Huston,fond memories can be fostered when an event has a stellar location,Pat Johnston, Jack Smithteam bonding activities and downtime to explore and see the sites.Senior Design Specialist Corporate functions no longer have to only focus on workadd someKrista Zimmermannrest and relaxation into the mix, and I think youll have a winning event. Design Specialist Marisa GiesbrechtIf you want to combine exercise and nature with meetings and team activities, then why not try a golf course? There are plenty of amazingProduced and published for the CM&E by: Canadian golf courses featured in this issue that would be the perfect setting for a conference or meeting. Golf courses are more than just themediaedgepublishing.comgreen, after all, and many have plenty of space that can accommodateMediaEdge Publishing Inc. your event. Beautiful scenery and the fresh air would surely energize33 South Station Street North York, ON M9N 2B2 and inspire your guests, and the friendly competition is great for team866.480.4717 x 229bonding. 531 Marion Street Our speaker spotlight for this issue is on Workplace EnergizerWinnipeg, MB R2J 0J9 Toll Free: 866.201.3096 Michael Kerr, who is using humour and laughter to turn the workplaceFax: 204.480.4420 into a lively and stimulating environment. Work is a huge part ofwww.mediaedgepublishing.comour lives, and his mission is to make the workplace more enjoyable,President functional and positive. Read what he has to say on page 6 about theKevin Brownmodern workplace and how you can take steps to make yours a betterSenior Vice-President space for you and your team to increase productivity and happiness. Robert ThompsonIf you are looking for a location that is warm and sunny year-round,Director, Business Development then have a look at our feature on amazing Arizona. With plenty ofMichael Bellsightseeing to be had and all of the local history to take in, Arizona isBranch Manager a great choice for an event. The Copper State offers up a top-notchNancie Privselection of local conference centres, hotels and meeting spacesmostCM&E is published two times a yearof which are set amongst the gorgeous backdrop of the Sonoran andby MediaEdge Publishing Inc.Mojave deserts. Make the trip memorable by taking your team to seePrinted in Canadathe awe-inspiring Grand Canyon, the Hoover Dam or any of the otherAll rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or locations mentioned on page 12.in part, without the prior written consent ofChoose a location that will bring your guests together, inspirethe association.and spark creativity when planning your event. A conference or aPublications Mail Agreement #40787580meeting should be something that everyone will look forward to, notReturn Undeliverable Canadian Addresses to: dread! Include activities and find a location where you can involve the531 Marion Street surroundingsbe that in nature, landmarks or things to do. All in all,Winnipeg, MB R2J 0J9having fun and bringing everyone together will increase productivityPublished June 2020and make work all the more enjoyable! Subscribe to e-newsletter at Elyce Mankewich corporatemeetingsnetwork.caEditor Follow on Twitter @MeetingNetwork Like us on Facebook /cmemediaedge Join our group on linkd.in/cmemediaedgeCM&E is printed on 10% post-consumer FSC certified paper using soya based inks. When necessary to mail an issuein an enclosure, we use an environmentally-friendly,100% oxo-degradable poly-wrap.4 CORPORATE MEETINGS & EVENTS corporatemeetingsnetwork.ca'