Special Events

Opening Reception

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
6:00 - 9 p.m.

Agora Morris and Rosalind-Goodman, Université de Montréal

IAThis event is generously supported by Industrial Alliance and Financial Services Inc.

On the eve of the 2015 CCAE National Conference, all delegates are invited to gather on the spectacular campus of the Université de Montréal. The Opening Reception officially kicks off Canada’s premier annual event for advancement professionals.

Delegates will gather at the Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel at 6:00 p.m. to board buses to the Opening Reception. A warm welcome by Dr. Guy Breton, Rector of the Université de Montréal, will lead into two hours of refreshments, reacquainting with colleagues and meeting new friends.

CCAE President, Jason Moreton (University of Guelph), will introduce the 2015 Rising Star Award recipients. Musical entertainment will be provided by Université de Montréal and McGill University Music students.

Awards Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
6 p.m. Reception
7 p.m. Dinner
Salle de bal ouest

Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel

TDIMMThis event is generously supported by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex.

This is the night to celebrate advancement’s top achievers and supporters in fine style at CCAE’s annual, semi-formal reception and dinner.

Mingle with your peers in Canadian advancement at the Awards Reception. Then, join the Awards Dinner as CCAE applauds the latest recipients of its prestigious awards and Fellowships: the 2015 Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Manulife Financial; the 2015 Friend of Education Award, supported by The Offord Group; and the 2015-16 TD Fellows in Advancement, supported by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex.


Social Night – Multicultural Montreal

Thursday, June 11, 2015
6:30 p.m.

Agora Hydro Québec : Université de Québec à Montréal

AgoraThis event is generously supported by MBNA.

The final evening of the CCAE National Conference is always a memorable time to relax and unwind among friends. At the gorgeous UQAM Agora, CCAE delegates will sample the cuisine of many cultures from the best of Montreal’s food trucks. Beverages, live music and mariachi music are all part of the festive fun on CCAE Social Night 2015.

Meet in the lobby of the Sheraton for a 10-minute walk to UQAM; or grab a taxi chit if you prefer to save your energy for dancing to a live band after you enjoy drinks and delicacies from around the world. CCAE delegates know how to celebrate!

2015 Prix d’Excellence Luncheon 

Friday, June 12, 2015
11:20 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Salle de bal ouest
Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel

TempoThis event is generously supported by Tempo Framing Systems.

Who will be called to the stage to accept a Gold, Silver, or Bronze 2015 CCAE Prix d’Excellence in each of 25 categories? Join CCAE for a grand finale to #ccae2015: an awards luncheon abuzz with suspense! Recognize the top Canadian advancement work of 2014 as you gain inspiration to reinvigorate your own advancement shop.