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Association Industry Event of the Year

Mobilize. Socialize. Energize.

Mobilize yourself and your staff to attend. Socialize with Executives and Experts from across Canada. Energize through workshops and educational sessions.



Michaelle Jean

Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean

Promoting Solidarity and Compassion in Canada
Warren Evans

Warren Evans, CSP

Where in the World is the World Going?
Marnie Mcbean

Marnie McBean

The Power of More
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Why Attend?

This year we're planning a variety of activities, including:
  • Informational keynote speakers
  • Comprehensive educational programs
  • Inspirational social and networking events,
  • Interactive trade show, with over 160 booths
  • Experience the sights and sounds of Ottawa
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Who Attends

Who Attends?

Work in the Association Sector?

The CSAE 2012 National Conference is the not to be missed event of 2012.

This year we're expecting over 600 attendees and whether you're an:
  • Association Executive
  • Business Member
  • Director, Sr. Manager or Manager
  • Staff Member from the Association Sector
The CSAE National Conference has something for you!

Something for Everyone

With 30+ sessions tailored to a variety of educational needs:

Advanced - Strategy

Understand and leverage the current conditions influencing the Association Sector.

Intermediate - Best Practices

Explore industry best practices to develop innovative solutions and approaches facing today's Association Professional.

Introductory - How To

For experienced Association and Business Executives to learn new ways of doing business.

Meeting Management - Special Interest Sessions

Learn the latest trends, tools and best practices to enhance your meetings.

All professionals who attend the 2012 National Conference will go home with valuable insight, knowledge, tools and new skills to positively impact their Association.

Don't miss out!


Ottawa Convention Centre
The Westin Ottawa
The Westin Ottawa
Fairmont Château Laurier
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Porter Airlines 30% Discount

Tours and Activities:

Discover Ottawa - City Tour The Ghosts and the Gallows Walking Tour


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