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#ccae2017 - A resounding success

We came / learned. We saw / celebrated. We evolved our advancement knowledge and connections to new heights. And earned 9.25 CFRE points for attending.

The 2017 CCAE National Conference gathered 430 Canadian advancement professionals, speakers and sponsors for 3 days of intense learning and sharing in Hamilton, ON from June 7 - 9.

Catch a glimpse of #ccae2017 by watching the video created by 2017 Platinum Sponsor, Brand Heroes.

CCAE is grateful for the support of National Partners, TD Insurance and MBNA, and 19 sponsors for making the conference possible. Deep thanks to the McMaster University volunteers who helped to organize #ccae2017, the presenters who enriched the collective knowledge, and the delegates who advance education across Canada.

Congratulations to the 2017 Prix d’Excellence recipients in 25 categories for outstanding work!


CCAE Congratulates 2017 Distinguished Service Award recipients and 2017-18 TD Fellows in Advancement

The following distinguished recipients were recognized and honoured during Awards Evening at the 2017 CCAE National Conference, on June 7.


  • Friend of Education Award, supported by Offord Group – Lynton “Red” Wilson – Red Wilson's remarks
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Manulife – Marc Weinstein, Vice-Principal, Advancement, McGill University – Marc Weinstein's remarks
  • CCAE Rising Stars – Natasha Rego, Young Alumni Coordinator, University of New Brunswick; and Alex Farley, Alumni Volunteer Engagement Officer, University of Waterloo
  • TD Fellows in Advancement, supported by TD Insurance – Sarah Carthy, Trent University; and Anne-Marie Aguilar, University of Alberta


National Partners


2017 CCAE National Conference Sponsors



Manulife  Tempo Framing


Canada Life 



The Offord Group Tourism Hamilton



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