CanSPEP Announces 2018 & 2019 Annual Conference Locations


 CanSPEP Announces
2018 & 2019 Annual Conference Locations

The Annual conference is the association’s signature event that attracts professional event entrepreneurs and industry suppliers from across the country.  The conference focus is to deliver innovative business skill development and education topics that serve the business owner in this niche market. This key event also provides members with the opportunity to network with each other and suppliers to discover and strengthen business relationships.

CanSPEP is pleased to announce the confirmation of its’ Annual Conference Locations for the next two years:

2018 – Sudbury, Ontario; hosted by Tourism & Culture, City of Greater Sudbury
Thursday, July 26 – Saturday, July 28 – Radisson Sudbury Hotel

“Greater Sudbury is at the intersection of Indigenous, French and English Canada. It is a microcosm of the origins of Canada. We feel this emerging conference and meeting destination will be one our members will be thrilled to discover.” Says CanSPEP President, Tuesday Johnston-MacDonald.  “More than mining, this dynamic city is now a hub for tourism, a green city that is home to innovation and cutting edge research, and in particular, a place where diversity thrives.”

“We are pleased to be selected and eager to host the CanSPEP Conference in 2018.  Greater Sudbury’s unique offerings paired with our Northern Hospitality are sure to make a memorable experience!” says Paul Schweyer, Major Events Development Officer, Tourism & Culture, City of Greater Sudbury.

2019 – St. John’s Newfoundland; hosted by Destination St. John’s
Thursday, July 25 – Saturday, July 27 – Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

 “We’re off our heads with excitement to be chosen as your 2019 host destination!

July is the perfect time of year to experience close encounters with our majestic whales and it’s always a perfect time to experience our slightly off-kilter yet magical storied city that we love to call home!  We can’t wait to welcome you!” says Krista Cameron, Director of Sales at Destination St. John’s.

“We can’t wait to be welcomed!” says, Patricia Pearson, in-coming CanSPEP President.  “We understand that there have been a lot of changes in the Meetings and Events offerings in St. John’s in the last number of years.  Our members will be excited to get the chance to explore new and updated venues while enjoying one of Canada’s most unique cultures”.

About CanSPEP: The Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP) is a dynamic, diverse and innovative society of Independent Event Professionals with a leading national voice in the event industry and is the only association in Canada that offers exclusive membership to event planner entrepreneurs.  Formed in 1996, the association provides forums in which members exchange ideas, develop skills through educational programs and creates opportunities to explore business development.


Tuesday Johnson-MacDonald
2016-2017 President
Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP)
613-288-4539 (Association Office)



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