CCAE 2012 Special Events


Welcome Reception
Saturday, June 2

Meet your colleagues for an evening with music, drinks and fine food at the Arcadian Loft, one of the city’s hottest new venues.  Located in the heart of downtown Toronto overlooking Old City Hall, the Arcadian Loft, the vision of well known restaurateurs Oliver & Bonacini will provide a chic & stylish launching pad for your conference experience in Toronto. 

Prix d’Excellence Luncheon
Sunday, June 3

The suspense builds! Who will receive the prestigious 2012 Prix d’Excellence Awards? Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients in all 25 categories will be announced for the first time at the luncheon. The Prix d’Excellence Awards, celebrating excellence in Canadian advancement work, are generously supported by Tempo Framing. Be sure to view the winning Prix d’Excellence entries online in the Exhibit Hall, available after the luncheon concludes.

CCAE Awards Gala Dinner
Sunday, June 3

The CCAE Awards Gala Dinner, supported by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex and preceded by the Gala Reception, is our opportunity to recognize and celebrate both achievement and promise among advancement professionals and those who support education.  The night is also filled with dancing and jazz at The Carlu. Newly restored and refurbished to its original Art Morderne splendor, The Carlu evokes an enchanted setting of culture and romance. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, this magnificent venue provides a glimpse into Toronto high-society of the 1930s.

CCAE Social Night
Monday, June 4

At the end of the last full day at the conference, get ready for an evening of arts, culture and adventure! The ever-popular CCAE Social Night is supported by MBNA Canada. Take part in our short scavenger hunt and discover the marvels of the historic Distillery District.  When you’re done, great food, music and friends await you at the Boiler House, one of the “coolest spots” in the District.