Social Activities

We are pleased to offer several social activities throughout the Conference. These allow attendees to network with colleagues from across Canada and internationally.

All Conference social activities are included in your registration fee. Additional tickets for guests are available for purchase.



Opening Reception

Monday, April 29

Location : Exhibition Hall D and Foyer
Time : 18:00 – 20:00
Dress Attire : Business

A Journey into Tomorrow’s Ideas

Step into the future at the Opening Reception of the 2024 CICan Connection Conference, co-hosted by SAIT and Bow Valley College! Join fellow delegates for an immersive experience inspired by the theme ‘Growing Talent’ symbolizing the dynamic evolution of the workforce. The TELUS Convention Centre will be transformed with futuristic projections, creating a cutting-edge atmosphere. Explore station-themed pods inspired by the rapid pace of our changing world.

Enjoy live music, forward-thinking conversations, and fast-paced growth, where tradition meets innovation. Let’s kick off the 2024 Conference with unforgettable entertainment, networking and culinary delights!

Reception in Marketplace

Tuesday, April 30

Location: Exhibition Hall EX
Time: 16:45 – 18:30
Dress Attire : Business

At the end of a second day of thought-provoking discussions, come and stretch your legs at the Marketplace reception; meet our exhibitors and sponsors, mingle with old and new connections.

Light fare will be offered.

Closing Reception and Gala

Wednesday, May 1

Location: Exhibition Hall CD
Time: 18:30 – 19:00 Reception followed by dinner from 19:00 to closing
Dress Attire : Business/Cocktail
All good things must come to an end, but not before bidding farewell in style!

Bring your dancing shoes and your appetite to a final evening with your colleagues and new friends.