President’s Blog

Nina Kressler, CEO And President of the Shaw Centre

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delivering excellence

As one of Canada's leading executives in the hospitality industry, Nina shares her passion for delivering exceptional customer experiences, as well as her opinions on key trends and how to stay relevant in the ever-changing landscape of meetings and events. A native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nina's 25 years of experience with senior positions in hotel and convention centre management and in gaming and entertainment give her a unique perspective that she will share through this blog.

When networking and social networks come together

Published on April 9, 2018

Social media has never been as prevalent as it is now. Staying connected by way of these two-way communication platforms is a daily custom for many and we’re more tuned in than ever. We live in a world fixed on the present and capturing every moment; when we’re doing something interesting we want to share…

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Living and working in interesting times

Published on February 9, 2018

  The old proverb, “may you live in interesting times” has often been regarded as both a blessing and a curse, implying that depending on one’s perspective, times of conflict or disorder may offer either more challenges or more benefits than those of peace and tranquility. It seems as though we are most certainly living…

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Shaw Centre the perfect destination for team building events

Published on January 11, 2018

As any president or CEO can confirm, keeping staff engaged, motivated and inspired is a tricky thing. It’s something to which I pay particular attention in my role at Shaw Centre and I’m proud to say that as a team we feel we’re doing a pretty good job in this area. I’m also proud of…

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Food and beverage services are an essential element of Shaw Centre’s success

Published on October 13, 2017

At Shaw Centre, we take great pride in our ability to attract and retain terrific employees. We have an excellent process in place to ensure we are casting our net wide enough to find the top people for our team. This process worked extremely well during our recent search for a new Executive Chef, leading…

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