President’s Blog

Nina Kressler, CEO And President of the Shaw Center
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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.

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Lifelong learning just one of the perks of the job

Published on May 18, 2017

One of things I continue to enjoy most about my job as president and CEO of Shaw Centre is the endless opportunities for learning. Not a day goes by, it seems, when I don’t get a chance to learn something new about either our facility, our city or our industry. Although I have worked for…

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The Account Management team that makes Shaw Centre shine

Published on May 8, 2017

It’s no understatement to say that Shaw Centre owes its constant success to the unwavering efforts of a top-notch team. From housekeeping to front of house, security to sales, we all work in tandem to book, plan and host hundreds of events – both large and small – every year. We would not be able…

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Shaw Centre’s commitment to sustainability paying impressive dividends

Published on April 4, 2017

We hear a lot about sustainability these days but at Shaw Centre, it’s far more than just a buzzword. When our facility was still in the planning phase, a commitment to sustainable operations was one of the key design principles and that foresight is paying impressive dividends today. Our board, the architect, the builders and…

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Shaw Centre offers great support to event planners

Published on March 21, 2017

It’s not hard to spot the differences between a well-planned event and one that appears to have been pulled together a little haphazardly. While both events may ultimately achieve their objectives, the one that runs smoothly and seamlessly is often more memorable, for all the right reasons. At Shaw Centre, we recognize that not everyone…

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