Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of events can I post on MEC's Events website?

You can post any event related to self-propelled outdoor activities and environmental initiatives. This can be anything from lectures, slideshows, film festivals, adventure races, outdoor sporting events, etc., as long as it concerns the outdoors or the environment.

How long will my posting remain on the Events website?

Your posting will remain on the Events website until the date that you have specified in the 'Date' field of the submission form. If you are submitting an event that occurs over a period of days, enter the final day of the event in the 'Date' field. You can add additional information into the description field.

I noticed an error on my posting. What should I do?

If you notice an error on your posting once it is on the Events website, you can either send an e-mail to events@mec.ca citing your unique posting number (it's visible in the link to your event, starting with /event/xxx/) and informing us of the changes that need to be made, or you can ask us to delete the old posting and re-submit a new posting containing the correct information.

Where can I find my event's unique posting number?

You can find your posting number in the link for for your event. It starts with /event/xxx.

How long will take before my posting gets added to the Events website?

We do our best to approve all new postings within two business days.

How will I know if my posting is approved?

Once your posting is approved, you will be sent an e-mail notification to inform you that your posting has been added to the Events website.

How does MEC use my personal information?

We only use your personal information for the Events website postings and administration. We don't sell personal information to any third party. For more info, please read our Privacy Policy.

I have registered for an event but I need to cancel. What should I do?

Send an e-mail to events@mec.ca and tell us that you’d like to cancel your registration. Be sure to quote the "Order number" from the order confirmation e-mail you received. Note our Refund Policy if the event was a paid event.

I can’t attend an event for which I registered. Can I give my registration to a friend?

No, registrations are not transferable. Please see our refund policy.