Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)

Just a quick note on the HST and how it affects Event Planners.
Event Coordinator that were PST exempt when consulting will now be charging the HST.
HST comes into effect on July 1st, 2010 and will be charged to all events taking place after this date.

Remember--you may have to pay a little more in taxes but the benefits of hiring an Event Planner far outweigh this small adjustment.
Event Coordinators can save you a lot of money through negotiation with vendors; through a larger portfolio of vendors; and through their experience with working within budgets. We are old pros at figuring out how to stretch your dollar!!
Look forward to helping you save in 2010!

Post-Event: MaRS Discovery District: Nitric Oxide Symposium

Thank you again to the wonderful folk at MaRS Discovery District and at NeurAxon for their fantastic work during the recent Nitric Oxide and other Gaseous Neurotransmitter (NOX) Symposium. The gathering of 20 of the leading minds in the field, including Noble Laureate Dr. Ferid Murad, was the first of it's kind in Toronto-are we next in line for the crown of Canada's premiere BioTech city? I hope so--if only to have more quality Symposiums such as NOX, and in order for there to be opportunity for me to work with this great collection of people again!

For more information on MaRS Discovery District and the amazing work they do there please visit
The pioneering folk at NeurAxon can be found at