Augment your conference experience

Connect with other attendees, peers, speakers and exhibitors in a relaxed, social environment.

Make the most of your time in Halifax by adding on one or more of the social activity options below.

Exhibit Area

Exhibit Hall Networking Sponsor: Hilborn Charity eNEWS

Tuesday Refreshment Sponsor: Cape Breton University

Tuesday Dessert Sponsor: Carters Professional Corporation

Wednesday Refreshment Sponsor: Fasken

The exhibit hall hosts vendors showcasing a wide range of new and innovative tools, products and services related to strategic charitable giving. Source the tools you need to succeed and establish business connections. Refreshment breaks, draws, games and other entertainment will make the exhibit area a great place to network.

First Timers Reception

Monday, June 13             5:30–6:30p.m.

First Timers Reception Sponsor: KBF Foundation CANADA

New to the CAGP conference? We’d like to welcome you to the conference with a fun, kick-off event for first timers. You’ll meet CAGP Board members and staff, create connections and gather ideas to help you make the most of your conference experience.

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, June 14         4:30p.m. – 5:30p.m.

Sponsored by: QEII Foundation

Enjoy a warm Halifax welcome as you mingle with our exhibitors and sponsors and connect with old and new colleagues and friends.


Lobster Dinner and Kitchen Party

Tuesday, June 14         6:30p.m.

Sponsored by: Good Works

A traditional lobster dinner accompanied by the Maritime sounds of the Callehan Celtic Band will introduce you to Maritime hospitality at its best. An alternate chicken or vegetarian dinner is available on request. Cash bar.

Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Price: $90 (plus HST)

Chicken or vegan option: $47 (plus HST)

Deadline to book: May 2, 2022

Suggested Attire: Casual

The Lobster Dinner & Kitchen Party is sold out. Please contact Erin Kuhns if you wish to be added to a waiting list.


CAGP Reception and Banquet

Wednesday, June 15            6:00–10:00 p.m.

Banquet Reception Sponsor: CAGP Nova Scotia Chapter

Banquet Sponsor: Legacy Leaders

Join us in the foyer area for socializing and drinks, followed by a lovely banquet dinner and a Songwriters Circle, an incredible local trio whose show will be a true storytelling experience.

Suggested Attire: Business formal

Walking Tour - Downtown Halifax

Thursday, June 16                 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a guided tour of downtown Halifax as we visit several attractions along the pedway system.  The tour will include the Nova Centre, Gahan House, the Bishop’s Cellar and several other historic properties. A visit to Peace By Chocolate tops off the tour. Should you wish to gather for dinner, a group reservation will be made available.

Includes: 2 hour guided city tour with some taste testing

Price: $45.00 (includes tips)

The Walking Tour is sold out. Please contact Erin Kuhns if you wish to be added to a waiting list.