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Let’s burn down the old ways of doing things! 

With a re-envisioned programming format, the conference sessions and events will take place in multiple locations across the city. All while highlighting the walkability of our host city!

This conference has been designed around its walkability – so don’t forget to pack your walking shoes!

Education for this year's conference will:

  • Dig deep into Business Strategy to enable us to be planful about how we move our business forward.
  • Delve into the art and science of Marketing and Promotion to help your brand stand out and understand where to invest your resources.
  • Learn more about Sales from the sales experts themselves as they help us position us for success and enable us to grow our business.
  • Investigate our Value Proposition as planners and what we bring to our clients, and why we’re worth it!
  • Learn how to Work Under Pressure so that we can always be at our best.
  • Understand and create Inclusive Environments that support the needs of everyone.

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Pre-Conference Activities

  1. The Meewasin Walking Tour (Complimentary, donations accepted)

Post-Conference Activities

Tues Aug 2

  • Arrivals by 3:00 pm CST (Central Standard Time)
  • Planner and Supplier Fireside Chat Session
  • Welcome Reception
  • Supplier Showcase & Evening Social

Our Hosts

  1. Skyxe Saskatoon Airport
  2. Delta Hotels by Marriott Saskatoon Downtown
  3. Prairieland Park
  4. Western Development Museum

Wed Aug 3

  • Networking Your Way & Breakfast
  • Opening Plenary : "Find a Way to Win"
  • Education Session: "Business Strategy"
  • Neworking your Way
  • Lunch
  • Education Session: "The Art and Science of Marketing"
  • PAC Lead Session (Partner Advisory Council): Client Development - Leveraging Your Strengths
  • Free Time
  • Pre-Dinner Cocktails
  • Dine Around (dinner on own)
  • Evening Social

Our Hosts

  1. Delta Hotels by Marriott Saskatoon Downtown
  2. To be announced
  3. Saskatoon Club
  4. Eat & Drink Local (Dinner on own)
  5. To be announced

    Thurs Aug 4

    • Rise & Shine Activity (Optional): Yoga or Interpretive Walk 
    • Breakfast
    • Education Session: "Positive Race Relations"
    • Explore Wanuskewin: Select one of 3 programing options
    • Lunch & Networking Your Way
    • Education Session: "Eating at a Meeting"
    • Education Session: "Hot Table Topics"
    • Free time
    • CanSPEP Awards Gala
    • Closing Social

    Our Hosts

    1. Wanuskewin Heritage Park
    2. Sheraton Cavelier
    3. TCU Place
    4. To be announced

    Fri Aug 5

    • Breakfast
    • Education Session: "Value Proposition Workshop"
    • Closing Plenary: TBC
    • Networking your Way & Garden Picnic enjoy a sponsored packaged lunch and join us in the garden or take with you on your way home!
    • Conference Concludes at 1:30 pm

    Our Hosts

    1. Delta Hotels by Marriott Bessborough

    Want to explore more of Saskatoon?

    Stay tuned for Pre & Post Conference Activity announcements to add even more value to your trip.



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    Phone: 416-901-8341

    47 Greenhalf Drive
    Ajax, ON L1S 7N7

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