Conference Social Events

Network and Connect

Exhibitor HallExhibit Area – the hub of the conference!

Drop by and find out how the services and products of our exhibitors can help your organization be more productive. Refreshment breaks, draws, games and other entertainment will make the exhibit area a great place to network.




Opening Reception – Wednesday March 29, 3:15 – 4:30 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall

Pinpoint National Photography

Sponsored by:


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



Raptors Game and Dinner gondola-4– Wednesday March 29 6:30 (4–5 hours)

Sponsored by: Blakely_Logo_CMYK

This signature event will take you to a Toronto Raptors vs Charlotte Hornets basketball game with a superb view of the game from a private Gondola suite. Enjoy VIP treatment, a buffet of stadium style food for a slam-dunk of an evening!

Includes: Private suite seating, stadium style food (see menu) and non-alcoholic drinks. Vegetarian options are available.

Not included: Transportation and alcoholic drinks

Suggested Attire: casual

Price: $132.25 (plus HST)

Deadline to book: March 3, 2017

Dine Around – Wednesday March 29 6:30dinner-serving-photo-courtesy-of-tourism-toronto

Meet up with friends or join new colleagues and experience the diverse restaurants of Toronto. A list of restaurants will be available prior to the conference and onsite.

Price: $various

Deadline to book: March 3, 2017



Pinpoint National Photography;CAGP Reception and Banquet – Thursday March 30 6:00 

Banquet reception sponsored by:



Banquet sponsored by:


 Join us in the exhibit area for drinks and music, followed by dinner and a high-energy dance band performing Soul and R&B music to get your feet moving.

Friday Evening Social Event – Friday March 31, 2017 3:00 (min 2 hours)

Ripley’s Aquarium and Behind the Scenes Tour dangerous-lagoon-shark-small

Discover an underwater adventure as you wander through the Rainbow Reef of exotic fish, enjoy the colour-changing displays of jelly fish and the moving sidewalk through the glass enclosed Dangerous Lagoon! Then join an educator for a personalized behind-the-scenes tour to learn about animal care and the complex systems that keep Ripley’s Aquarium running smoothly day-to-day.

Includes: Group admission and 30 minute behind the scenes tour at specified times turtle_rising-small

Restrictions: Valid for ages 14 and up; not recommended for people with mobility issues

Suggested Attire: casual 

Price: $35 (plus HST)

Deadline to book: March 3, 2017

*Note: If you need to pay for a social event separately, please contact Erin Kuhns, Professional Development Coordinator at 1-888-430-9494 Ext. 222.

Toronto Photos Courtesy of Tourism Toronto