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Hassenstein Appointed President & CEO of MTCC

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre has appointed GM Lorenz Hassenstein to the position of President & CEO. Hassenstein will be succeeding Barry Smith, who is set to resign in early 2019. (MTCC)

Smaller Cities Win Bigger Events by Trying Harder

A combination of small-city hospitality, modern facilities, and an effort to show off individuality is winning over event organizers who tend to select big cities for their conferences. (Skift)

IAPCO Appoints New CEO

The International Association of PCOs has announced the appointment of Martin Boyle as its new CEO. The appointment will become effective April 1, 2019. (CMW)

L.A. Approves New Rules for Airbnb-Type Rentals

The city of Los Angeles will impose new rules on renting out rooms and homes for short stays, regulating a phenomenon popularized by the rise of online platforms such as Airbnb. (Los Angeles Times)