Annual Conference

The Convention Centres Canada Annual Conference and Business meeting is held annually at on of our Member Centres. The Annual Conference provides education and networking to CEOs and other Senior Staff, fostering a stronger Industry and peer-to-peer relationships.

The annual conference includes; a presentation of the results of our Annual Benchmarking Survey, targeted education on trends in the Convention Centre Industry, opportunities for information sharing, and the Board of Directors’ Meeting.


Metro Toronto Convention Centre and the Enercare Centre – July 2018, co-located with IAVM*
Click to view 2018 Conference Agenda


Halifax Convention Centre – September 2019

Thank you to our past Annual Conference host venues:

2008 | Shaw Convention Centre (Edmonton): June 19-22

2009 | Hamilton Convention Centre: June 18-20

2010 | TCU Place (Saskatoon): June 17-19

2011| Palais de Congrès de Montréal: June 15-17

2012 | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: July 15-17

2013 | World Trade Centre and Convention Centre (Halifax): June 16-18

2014 | Vancouver Convention Centre: October 1-3, co-located IAVM*

2015 | Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: October 27-28, co-located with CSAE**

2016 | Ottawa Convention Centre: October 12-14

2017 | Fredericton Convention Centre: September 19-21


*IAVM – International Association of Venue Management
**CSAE – Canadian Society of Association Executives