Augment your conference experience

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

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

Exhibit Hall & Networking Lounge

Wednesday, April 19 and Thursday, April 20

Exhibit Hall Sponsor: KPMG Family Office

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.

Wednesday Refreshment Break Sponsor: Solus Trust Company Limited

Wednesday Dessert Sponsor: Carters Professional Corporation

Thursday Dessert Sponsor: Refocus Communications & Fundraising

First Timer Delegate Reception

Tuesday, April 18           5:30 – 6:30p.m.

Sponsored by: Private Giving Foundation, Available Through TD

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

Wednesday, April 19        4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Sponsored by: Good Works

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


Vancouver Dine Around

Wednesday, April 19         6:30p.m.

Sponsored by: Gowling WLG

Meet up with friends or join new colleagues and experience the diverse restaurants of Vancouver. Should you wish to join the dine around experience, delegates will receive more information a few weeks before the conference about where to dine, how to sign up and when to meet. Each delegate pays for their own meal at the restaurant. 

Deadline to book: March 30, 2023

Suggested Attire: Business casual 

CAGP Reception and Banquet dinner &
2023 Friend of CAGP Award presentation

Thursday, April 20           6:00 – 10:30 p.m.

Banquet Reception Sponsor: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

Banquet Sponsor: Donor Compass

Banquet Entertainment Sponsor: Private Giving Foundation, Available through TD

Friend of CAGP Presenting Sponsor:  CI Assante Private Client

Join us in the foyer area for socializing and drinks, followed by a lovely banquet dinner and some fun evening entertainment brought to you by local band, Ruckus Deluxe from Whistler, BC!


Vancouver Seabus Trip to Polygon Gallery at Lonsdale Quay

Friday, April 21                 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Enjoy a scenic ride as you take the seabus across Burrard Inlet to Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver.

Once in Lonsdale, you are free to visit the area on your own, or join a private guided tour of The Polygon Art Gallery. 

The Polygon Gallery is a vibrant art institution that inspires and provokes cultural insight through adventurous programming, and is committed to championing artists and cultivating engaged audiences. 

Between February 24 to May 21, 2023, the Exhibition “As We Rise” will be on display. More information is available at this link.

Includes: Seabus day pass and private gallery tour

Price: $11.00 per person

Deadline to book: March 30, 2023