News Around Town! November 2015

Marc Forgette is pleased to announce that he has joined Tourism London as Business Development Manager – Conventions, in the newly-opened Ottawa office. You can reach him at or 613-867-8375.

InitLive beat 60 other companies to win this year’s ibtm world Technology and Innovation Watch Award, for its event mobile app. The innovative cloud-based system includes a web service and free mobile device app for planning and building schedules for multi-day and multi-venue events. Planners can organize with staff and volunteers by uploading their roles, shifts and details, and through the app, communicate with staff and volunteers. For more information, go to

Quality Entertainment is pleased to announce that Kaitlyn Nuttall is its new Wedding and Event Manager. Nuttall is a recent graduate of the Event Management program at Algonquin College and has worked in the promotions department at various telecommunications and media companies. She was the wedding supervisor at the Mill Street Brewery and has volunteered her time for many high profile events in the city including Maddy’s Gala, Casino Royale and the Sens Soirée. You can reach Nuttall at or 613-526-8742.

At the annual Stars of the City recognition evening on October 22, 2015 – Les Suites Hotel was awarded the coveted Star Property of the Year award.


Article Written By Monique Racine, Universities Canada

Article Edited by Melanie Hudson, National Association of Federal Retirees