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Iconic! It’s not a word one can use too often; unless of course, you’re speaking of the location for the 2014 CSAE National Conference. Welcome to iconic Niagara Falls, Ontario!

See you in Niagara Falls!

Click here for a downloadable PDF of the Conference Program.  Click here for the program in French.

Below are links to session handouts:

Wednesday, Oct 29:
Navy SEALs, Generals Powell, Schwarzkopf, Grant & Attila the Hun: Business from the Front Line Presented by: Bruce Lee

Total Rewards: More than Money Presented by: Ian Anderson

Business Model Task Force Presented by: Jeff De Cagna

From Strategy to Outcomes - Integrating Planning with Staff Performance Presented by: David Skinner

Competition Law and Codes of Ethics & Recent Competition Law Developments for Associations Presented by: Steve Szentesi and Mark Katz

Thursday, Oct 30:
Passing the Amazon Test: What Association Decision-Makers Need to Know Presented by: Jeff De Cagna

Friday, Oct 31:
Legislative Update: Employment and Corporate Highlights Presented by: Victoria Prince and Maria Gergin

Can’t attend CSAE National Conference in Niagara Falls?  Check the sessions being offered virtually in 2014.

We are pleased to announce that the CSAE 2014 Conference Mobile App, sponsored by the Allstream Centre and powered by QuickMobile, is now available to download. The app can be used on the iPhone, iPad, Android devices and on Blackberry it can be accessed via a mobile website.
  To download, login, and more information, click here.


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CSAE is pleased to announce the Keynote Speakers for:

Opening Ceremonies
Dave Carroll


Showcase Breakfast
Linda Edgecombe

Calgary Closing Luncheon
Amanda Lindhout and Lorinda Stewart



Why Attend?

This annual event is the quintessential forum for all association professionals who are serious about advancing their organizations and enhancing their skill sets. This year, we're planning an array of events and activities, to make your Conference experience an unforgettable one:

  • Inspiring and invigorating keynote speakers
  • Comprehensive educational programs on the sector’s most current and relevant topics
  • Exceptional networking and social events
  • An interactive trade show, with over 150 booths
  • Activities to see and learn about the Niagara Region

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Who Attends

Who Should Attend?

This annual event offers an array of opportunities to learn and connect for staff in all levels of not-for-profit organizations and the businesses which support them. Regardless of your experience in the association world, this conference is designed to prepare you and your organization with information and best practices to help you succeed and prosper.

The CSAE National Conference attracts individuals who work in all job functions and levels of their organizations, including:

  • Association Executives
  • Business Suppliers to Associations
  • Directors, Senior Managers or Managers
  • Staff Members from various other functions in their associations

The CSAE National Conference has something for you!

Don't miss out! Register early! Reserve your spot!

Something for Everyone

Conference offers over 25 sessions tailored to a variety of educational needs -

Advanced - Strategy

Understand and leverage the current conditions influencing the Association Sector.

Intermediate - Best Practices

Explore industry best practices to develop innovative solutions and approaches facing today's Association Professional.

Introductory - How To

For experienced Association and Business Executives to learn new ways of doing business.

Don't miss out!

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 CSAE Corporate Sponsors are also Bronze sponsors of the CSAE 2014 National Conference and Showcase:





Hear what Lori Prospero, CAE and this year's Education Committee Chair has to say about the CSAE 2014 National Conference & Showcase:

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