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13th Annual Municipal Communications Conference

Toronto, ON

Nov
5 - 7
2018
About

13th Annual Municipal Communications Conference – Details coming soon!

For over a decade, SummersDirect Conference & Events have been bringing together municipal communications professionals from across Canada. The agenda consists of two days of sessions where award-winning experts share case studies from municipalities across the country with a third day of two optional half-day intensive workshops. There is also an exhibition, reception and optional evening delegate dinner.

Venue

Courtyard Marriot Downtown
475 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

Reservation

Conference rate of $195 plus application taxes. Book your group rate for Summers Direct: Annual Municipal Communications Conference. Prices are guaranteed until October 24, 2018 within our room block. However, please note that the room block has sold out in the past, so don’t delay.

Day 1

Monday Nov. 5, 2018 – Details coming soon!

8:00- 8:45 a.m. 
Registration and continental breakfast

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks from The Chair
Brian Lambie, Redbrick Communications &
Media Contact, Association of Ontario Municipalities (AMO)

DETAILS TO COME

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
TBD

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.
NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
TBD

11:15 – 12:15 a.m.
INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS
Delegates will break into small groups and share their own experiences in what works and what doesn’t work in communications. Delegates will walk away with numerous case studies and a best practice list.

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
NETWORKING LUNCHEON

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
TBD

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
TBD

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
TBD

4:30 p.m.
CONFERENCE CONCLUDES FOR THE DAY

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. 
Wine and Cheese Reception (cash bar)

6:00 p.m.  
Delegate dine-out (optional)

Day 2

Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 – Details coming soon!

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and continental breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 
TBD

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.  
NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
TBD

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
TBD

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.   
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
 

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
TBD

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.  
TBD

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
NETWORKING REFRESHMENT BREAK

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
TBD

4:30 p.m.
CHAIR’S CLOSING REMARKS AND CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

Workshops

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 – Details coming soon!

8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Workshop A: TBD

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Workshop B: TBD

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Substitution of delegates is permissible without prior notification. Refunds will be given for cancellations received in writing no later than 10 days prior to the conference date subject to an administration fee of $200 plus $26 for HST. After this time, you are liable for the full registration fee even if you do not attend the conference. If you register during this 10 day period, you are also liable for the full fee. SummersDirect Inc. reserves the right to change program date, meeting place or content without further notice and assumes no liability for these changes.

SummersDirect is a conference planning company that sets itself apart from the rest with a focus on customer service and value. We are fresh and we’re creative. We have the expertise and knowhow but most importantly,we offer you a quality product for a cost that fits within your budget.

We listen to you. You want quality speakers. You want tools and techniques that you can take away and use. You want case studies that you can relate to and learn from. You want engaging speakers and topics to motivate you! You want value. And that’s what we give you!

You are important to us. We don’t want you as a one-time delegate. We want to build a relationship. We want you to come back again next year. Let us know what you think. We want to hear from you. Contact us today!

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