Thank you!  Thank you! Thank you! 

CCVO hosted hundreds of highly engaged nonprofit, business and government leaders on April 11 & 12 at our 5th annual Connections Conference. We would like to take this time to thank everyone who helped make the conference a success.

  •  Our wonderful emcee Ken Lima-Coelho for keeping the energy and ideas flowing and to all 39 of our speakers, who generously gave of their time and their insights.
  • ConocoPhillips Canada for taking the journey with us again as returning Presenting Sponsor. Your support allows so many critical elements of the conference to continue to grow.
  • Suncor Energy, your on-going commitment as Thought Leadership Sponsor makes our engaging speaker series come to life.
  • Cenovus Energy for supporting our choices in keynote speakers, Ispos Reid’s Darrell Bricker and John Wright.
  • ATB Financial for allowing your chief economist Todd Hirsch to share his knowledge with us.
  • PwC and Calvista LLP for providing lunch to our hungry delegates.
  • RBC with your capacity building bursary and Repsol and TD Canada Trust for your outreach support.
  • Prospect Human Services, we are so happy to partner with you as Accessibility Sponsor to provide captioning with the amazing Carol Zahn in the main hall.
  • Panel and Session Sponsors, Alberta Real Estate FoundationBurns Memorial FundCalgary Foundation, FCSS – City of Calgary and Vida Events.

And of course, thank you to everyone who attended Connections – your energy was infectious and your ideas were brilliant.

We will see you next year for Connections 2017!

“That was more than a good conference. Great learning experiences along with conversations among friends and colleagues. Lots of new friends as well. Thoroughly enjoyable.”

2016 Conference Attendee

“I thought the speakers were first rate, engaging and provocative. I like the mix of politics, humour (Vu Le was fantastic and lived up to the humour in his blog!) and thought leaders such as Michael Edwards.  I think your team has set the bar high for conversation in the not-for-profit sector.”

2016 Conference Attendee

“Big thank you to for ! It was an illuminating couple of days!”

2016 Conference Attendee