Special Events with a Saskatchewan Savour 

2016 CCAE National Conference

June 7 - 10, 2016

Saskatoon, SK  

The 2016 CCAE National Conference Steering Committee has put together a savoury set of special events in Paris on the Prairies - that’s Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. #ccae2016 will feature the unique flavours, sounds and heritage of this sophisticated city. Plan to join your Canadian colleagues for good times, great music and refreshments as we celebrate advancement in Saskatoon. 


Opening Reception

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Buses depart at 6:30 pm

7-10 p.m.

Marquis Hall, University of Saskatchewan 

This event is supported by iA Financial Group 

Meet colleagues and greet friends as we kick off Canada’s premier advancement event at the #ccae2016 Opening Reception on the beautiful University of Saskatchewan campus. As the Marc Holt Quintet plays jazz, blues, swing and ballads, enjoy a surprise signature beverage and a custom-created gourmet menu based on local delicacies. CCAE will celebrate its 2016 Rising Stars at this Opening Reception. 


CCAE Awards Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

President’s Reception (by invitation): 5:15 - 6:15 p.m.

Awards Reception: 6:15 - 7:00 p.m.

Awards Dinner: 7-10 p.m.

Adam Ballroom

Delta Bessborough Hotel 

This evening is supported by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex. 

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 2016-17 TD Fellows in Advancement, supported by TD Insurance Meloche Monnex; the 2016 Friend of Education Award, supported by The Offord Group; and the 2016 Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Manulife Financial.


CCAE Social Night - Go West(ern)

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Buses Depart from the Delta Bessborough Hotel at 6:30 p.m

7 - 10 p.m.

Western Development Museum 

This evening is supported by MBNA. 

Put on your Western duds, dust off those cowboy / cowgirl boots and mosey down to the Western Development Museum - the Number One Thing to Do in Saskatchewan, according to TripAdvisor. Browse the vintage artifacts and stores on Main Street and sample treats beyond any cowpoke’s dreams. 

Dance to rock, pop and country tunes provided by a local band of renown. This is the evening to let your hair down and celebrate advancement, Saskatoon-style! 


2016 CCAE Prix d’Excellence Brunch

Friday, June 10, 2016

8:30 - 11 a.m.

TCU Place 

This event is supported by Tempo Framing Systems. 

Who will be called to the stage to accept a Gold, Silver, or Bronze 2016 CCAE Prix d’Excellence in each of 26 categories? Join CCAE for an awards brunch full of suspense punctuated by applause. Recognize Canada’s best advancement work of 2015 and gain inspiration to take back to your own advancement operations. 

Note: The Closing Keynote featuring actor and Saskatoon native, Kim Coates (Sons of Anarchy star), follows the Prix d’Excellence Brunch. Don’t miss the dramatic closing to #ccae2016. Book your travel plans to leave Saskatoon late on Friday afternoon - or stay to explore this stunning city and environs (check out this article from National Geographic online).