Meeting Planners Choose Halifax Nova Scotia for Unique Venues, Great Entertainment and Hospitable People

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Destination Halifax makes it easier than ever to plan a Halifax meeting, convention or event with new website

Destination Halifax has always worked to facilitate the process of booking an event in Halifax

Have your next Halifax meeting aboard a Tall Ship sailing the Halifax Harbour. A team-building activity playing 'Soldiers for a Day' at Halifax's historic Citadel Hill. A sit-down reception for up to 600 delegates in Pier 21, Canada's Immigration Museum. Meeting planners looking to book a unique venue for their next event need look no further than Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Why choose Halifax? For the compact downtown area, the entertainment and attractions and of course, the hospitable people, an ideal location for your next Halifax Convention. "Halifax is the perfect destination," says Bettyanne Sherrer, CMP, ProPlan Conference Planners. "All venues are within a very easy distance, many linked underground or by suspended tunnels so weather is not a concern. The uniqueness of the venues and activities available, as well as the talent and spirit of the Haligonians ensure that any event, at any time of year, help create an experience that delegates would never forget."

Destination Halifax has made it easier than ever to book and plan an event in Halifax, with their new website The user-friendly site offers meeting planners everything they need to choose Halifax, from capacity charts to an online submission for Request for Proposals (RFPs). Sample itineraries, group servicing options, suppliers and a comprehensive Meeting Planners Guide are available through

"Destination Halifax has always worked to facilitate the process of booking an event in Halifax," says Helene Moberg, Executive Director of Sales. "It was a natural step to upgrade our website in order to reach more people, and to provide a seamless process for clients from start to finish. For busy meeting planners, the immediacy of the materials available from the website are a great complement to the services Destination Halifax provides." Services available to meeting planners interested in bringing a group to Halifax include coordinating site selection tours, acting as a liaison between clients and local industry suppliers, promotional materials and on-site support to find your perfect Halifax meeting space.

Destination Halifax is a partnership of the Province of Nova Scotia, the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia, the World Trade and Convention Centre, and participating industry members. Since its inception in 2002, Destination Halifax has operated with a goal of promoting the Halifax Regional Municipality as a year-round destination of choice for business and leisure travelers


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