Diversity. Inclusion. Human Rights. Advancing the Volunteer Management Profession
Winnipeg, Manitoba Fort Garry Hotel
The Manitoba Association of Volunteer Administrators (MAVA) and the Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC) are pleased to announce the dates and location of this year’s annual conference!
Taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from May 30 to June 1, this conference is the premier professional development event for volunteer management professionals in Canada. Over the course of three days, you will have an opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the country and gain new ideas and inspiration to help you transform your volunteer programs!
Early-Bird (applicable until April 15, 2018)
Registration includes a sector tour, entrance to the Welcome Reception at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and two full days of learning.
Registration includes one day of sessions, either Thursday, May 31 or Friday, June 1, 2018
REGISTER NOW at https://www.mavavmpcconference.com/
Where to Stay:
A beloved landmark in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, the Fort Garry Hotel, Spa and Conference Centre is a modern mix of contemporary style and Old World elegance. The hotel is widely considered the city’s finest example of the chateau style of architecture first seen in the magnificent railway hotels built across Canada before 1930. It is an architectural icon and a vibrant, enduring piece of Winnipeg history.
Rooms are available at the Fort Garry for the following rates:
Standard or Queen - $169.00 per night
Double - $179.00 per night
These special rates are only available until April 30th! Don't wait to book a room at this rate - please call the hotel directly at 204-942-8251 or email email@example.com and use the booking code: VMPC2018
'Leading the Way, Not Managing the Day' is a volunteer management conference presented by AL!VE, Better Impact, and VMPC. Now in its fourth year, this year's topic will explore how leaders of volunteers can move from managing to LEADING. Our current streaming event will consist of a 30 minute presentation followed by a moderated discussion with the other presenters (think TED talk meets late night tv), including responding to questions from the audience.
This year’s presenter lineup includes: Dana Litwin, CVA (Host & Moderator), Heidi Jakop, CVA, Angela Williamson, CVA, and Beth Steinhorn, CVA.
Read more about the workshops and presenters at https://www.betterimpact.ca/vmhc/
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Pacific/ 10:30 - 4:30 PM Mountain
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Atlantic/ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM Eastern/ 8:30 AM -2:30 PM Central
This unique event will broadcast live from Hamilton, Canada on two separate days, October 23 and 24. You may register for the day and time zone that works best for your local group. The broadcast will be streamed live to more than 50 remote locations in the United States and Canada, with the likelihood of an audience of 1000 or more.
One of the goals of this event is to provide quality, high level professional development events in local areas where access and resources may be limited to local associations of volunteer engagement professionals, volunteer centres, or other entities with an interest in professional development for those who engage volunteers. How does it work? Your local group pays a connection fee and arranges for a location (with a screen, speakers, and space for an audience), meals and a local facilitator to guide local discussion. You can charge your local attendees whatever price you choose. It could be a free event or you may charge a fee per person (determined by you) and make some profit for your local network.
Your local association provides:
Would you like to host a local event? Local associations of volunteer engagement professionals, Volunteer Centres or organizations with multiple volunteer management staff are all invited to participate. International speakers are presenting to you, locally!
The basic requirements for hosting include:
Fees: $500 for VMPC members $550 for non-members
Register now: https://www.betterimpact.ca/vmhc/ (Space is limited!) Please note: registration ends on September 30, 2018
If you have questions, please contact Lindsay, Chair of Professional Development, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-659-3572.