Schedule at a Glance

Monday March 19th

SHERATON CENTRE HOTEL TORONTO

8:15 am

Pick up your badge, grab a coffee & meet your team

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Welcome to CSE Live

9:00 am - 10:15 pm

Event Wars 2.0 - Extreme Production Challenge
Presented by:
Kimberly Beaune, Creative Twist

Elizabeth Nutting, Production Canada 

Wendy Gamble, Aga Khan Museum

 

Mark Santourdijan, OnQ Entertainment 

Gary Krantz, PSAV

Kyle Brooks, Bespoke Audio Visual

Rick Rowe, Presidential Gourmet 
 

 

 

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Code Blue - What to Do When Seconds Count 

Presented by Jason Oncz, Med-on-Site, Toronto

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

 The Art of Visual Storytelling

12:00 am - 1:15 pm

The EXPERIENCE Food Market Luncheon

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The BIG Six. Power UP RoundTable Workshops

30 minute power discussions on the SIX critial pillars in every event.

Presented by:
Chad Brincheski, ESP Inc
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Bettyanne Sherrer, CMP, CMM, ProPlan Conferences & Events 

Sebastien David, Senik Events

Heather Reid, Planner Project

 

Choose 3 of the following Sessions:

 

1. Design: Canva 1.0 - Learn How to Use This Simple Design Program and Save Thousands on Design

2. Production: Five Most Important Event Documents and Why You Need Them -

3. Social Media:  Event Tech in 5.4.3.2.1 - Master Today's Top 5 Social Platforms in 5 Minutes Each

4. Contracts: Secrets & Tips to Negotiate & Reduce Event Costs

5. Marketing: Five BIG Pillars of a Successful Event Marketing Campaign

6. Tech: Tech Talk: Cutting Edge Innovations in Audio Visual

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm

The Power of Being Present

Presented by Carolyn Luscombe, CSEP, Eclectic Events, Toronto

 

 

 

 

4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Wine Down & Wrap Up
Wine, Cheese, Chocolate and Beer.... Need We Say More?

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

Opening Night Kitchen KIKI

A must -attend event, the 2018 “Kitchen Kiki” produced by POP Kollaborative, won’t disappoint with creative POP’s of innovation and unexpected experiences around every corner.  Dive, Turn, Work….

 

 

Tuesday March 20th

SHERATON CENTRE HOTEL TORONTO

8:00 am

Registration Opens

Sessions are designed as a series of high impact power talks
in 20-30 minute increments running run all day from 9:00 to 4:00 

 

 

9:00 am - 9:30 am

From Passion to Powerhouse
Presented by Emily Lyons, President &  Founder, Femme Fatal Media

9:35 am - 10:05 am

The BIG Idea! Top Entertainment Trends for 2018
Presented by Janice Cardinale, President, The Idea Hunter

10:20 am - 10:50 am

The Strategic MindSet
Presented by Ken Kristoffersen CSEP,
CSEM CEO, POP Kollaborative & Meghan Hird CSEP, Director of Live Experiences, POP Kollaborative

11:00 am - 5:30 pm

The IMAGINARIUM opens
Explore 30,000 sq.ft of unique and creative event ideas

11:00 am - 5:30 pm

The Tasting Room opens
Featuring sampling & cuisine classes from GTA chefs, baristas, tap rooms, chocolate & cheese makers, dessert bars, wineries and craft breweries.
Discover delicious new products and innovative, one of a kind food ideas for your events.

11:00 am - 11:45 am

FEATURE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Event Trends 2018

Presented by Julius Solaris, Event Manager Blog, Las Vegas 

  1:30 pm - 1:50 pm

 

Design is Dead, Let's Talk About Live Experience 

Presented by Aaron Kaufman, Fifth Element Group, Toronto

 1:55 pm - 2:15 pm

How About That Cash?
Presented by Sebastien David, Senik Events, Montreal

 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm

 

Thought Exchange  - The Great IDEA Harvest 

 

Presented by Thought Exchange
Facilitated by Mike Granek, Event Leadership Institute

 

 

   5:30 pm


 

 

 

 

 

 

IMAGINARIUM closes

 

 

 

 

 

  8:00 pm

  Late Night Hubs at the Host Hotel 

 

Wednesday March 21st

 

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

21st Annual Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala

Learn From the Experts, Get Inspired By New Ideas & Meet the Right Professionals to Empower Your Next Event