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CSAE National Conference 2016 & Showcase

CSAE National Conference 2016 and Showcase

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The Westin Harbour Castle is now full. Overflow accommodation is available at the Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto Harbourfront.  For information on booking your hotel room, click here.

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To download the at-a-glance Conference schedule, click here.

The 2016 CSAE National Conference & Showcase Mobile App is HERE! Downloading instructions will be sent out to delegates upon registration.

  • View the Conference schedule, session details, speaker bios and meeting room locations.
  • Customize your own schedule, make meeting notes and fill out session evaluations on the spot.
  • Check out the attendee list, and get in touch with others attending.
  • Access all exhibitor and sponsor details.
    Instantly view the event location maps and interactive floor plans.
  • Receive live updates and alerts throughout the Conference.
    Stay connected through Social Media.
  • Play the "Biddit" Game on Thursday at the Showcase and the “Friday Challenge” to win fabulous prizes!

CSAE 2015 Highlights

CSAE Silver Sponsor Air Canada is offering 10% off the lowest available fare for CSAE delegates for their selected travel dates to and from Toronto, valid 7 days pre/post Conference. Click here for information on how to book.

Education is one of the primary reasons people attend the CSAE National Conference.

This Year’s CSAE Conference & Showcase in Toronto offers a variety of educational paths to pursue and help you get the most out of this great event. In addition to exceptional keynote speakers, networking opportunities, awards and a gala, specialized programs are now being finalized for F10sGrowth Oriented NFPsVolunteer Leaders andMeeting Management.

View samples of the education on the Live Learning Centre or click to view a couple of sample sessions from 2015:

Convention Centres of Canada: Partners in Event Excellence
Panel: Nina Kressler, Shaw Centre, John Hoyles, Canadian Bar Association, Marcia Lyons, CTCC, Michelle Gravelle, Canadian Medical Association
Compliments of Multiview

Fired Up and Focused: Stimulating Change For Passion, Productivity And Performance
Presenter: Bill Hogg
Compliments of Webcast Guru

Why Attend the CSAE National Conference 2016 and Showcase?

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
  • Invaluable socializing and networking opportunities
  • An interactive trade show, with over 150 booths
  • Activities to see and learn about Toronto

Visit us on Linkedin for Conference updates, discussions, and so much more!

CSAE Learning Centre

For access to the session content from the CSAE conference, please click below:

2016 Keynote Speakers

Below are CSAE National Conference 2016 & Showcase's keynote speakers.

Opening Ceremonies

Leading with Grit, Passion and People

Michael Hyatt
"Dragon, Next Gen Den | Investor and Business Expert

Sponsored By: Speakers' Spotlight

Opening Speaker Michael Hyatt

Showcase Breakfast

The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Jennifer Moss

Sponsored By: National Speakers Bureau

Showcase Breakfast Jenn Moss

Destination St. John's Closing Luncheon

Sponsored By: Destination St. John's

The Final Act: Closing Plenary and Host and Emcee

Paul Huschilt, CSP, HoF

Supported By: The Canadian Speaking Hall of Fame
Sponsored By: Niagara Falls Tourism and Scotiabank Convention Centre

Final Act Paul Huschilt

Creating Community

Choir! Choir! Choir!
Sponsored By: The Lavin Agency

Creating Community Choir Choir Choir

The Ultimate Ending/Paul’s World Famous Conference Ending Summary

Created specifically for CSAE, Paul Huschilt gathers material as the program unfolds.

Who Should Attend?

CSAE National Conference 2016 Tourism TorontoCSAE National Conference 2016 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 filling various other functions in associations

CSAE National Conference: Something for You

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

Don't Miss Out on CSAE National Conference 2016

Register early!

Reserve your spot!

CSAE National Conference 2016 Venues

The Westin Harbour Castle
Enercare Centre

Thanks to our CSAE National Conference 2016 Sponsors










CSAE Corporate Sponsors are also Bronze sponsors of the CSAE National Conference 2016 & Showcase

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