EVENTFESTEVENTFEST

The Show For Canadian Event Professionals

SEPT 26-28, TORONTO

About CSE Live

CSE Live – EventFest is a festival of innovation designed to help you create powerful events that become meaningful experiences for your clients, stakeholders and organization.

Back in person after a two-year hiatus, this event offers an innovative and unparalleled learning experience with both live and digital options to attend. It features world-class education, immersive programming, a curated collection of Canada’s premier event vendors, gourmet food experiences and high-profile B2B networking opportunities. 

CSE Live is not a trade show; it’s a live experience designed to spark your creativity, reignite your passion and arm you with the tools, resources and contacts to skyrocket your event success.

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30 +
Speakers
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60 +
Partners
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100 +
Vendors
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1000 +
Event Ideas
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1500 +
Attendees
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Why Attend

In-Person Networking

Reconnect with industry friends, find new suppliers and build valuable business relationships with people who understand what matters to you.

Boost Productivity

Experience the latest event technologies, production solutions, creative tools and BIG ideas to help you create powerful events.

Spark Creativity

Explore and discover hundreds of one-of-a-kind ideas and ready-to-use takeaways to turn your sparks into event success.

Shared Experiences

Meet new faces in the corporate event community and connect through shared experiences like the education, EventFest show and social events.

Top Speakers

Experience brilliant speakers, lively group discussions and peer-peer learning that will transform the way you look at your events.

Earn Credits

Earn valuable certification credits + program certificates from taking part in this year's engaging and relevant education sessions.

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Check Out Our Past Speakers

Experience brilliant speakers, intimate discussions and peer-led learning to transform the way you look at your events.

CSE Live features award-winning industry leaders presenting powerful and inspiring topics like leadership, event strategy, business development, event design, sustainable planning, event production, social responsibility, client experience, sales & metrics, event management foundations, creativity, and so on much more. Plus, you can earn valuable certification credits and completed program certificates for our Deep Dive Workshops.

David Adler

Bizbash
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Julius Solaris

Hopin
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Stacy Wyatt

Canadian Special Events

Stacy Wyatt

Canadian Special Events
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Page & Jian Magen

Magen Boys Entertainment

Page & Jian Magen

Magen Boys Entertainment
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Corey Mandell

Mandell Entertainment

Corey Mandell

Mandell Entertainment
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Chad Brincheski

ESP Inc.
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Mathew Sessions

Digital Experience Summit

Mathew Sessions

Digital Experience Summit
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Emily Lyons

Femme Fatale Media Group

Emily Lyons

Femme Fatale Media Group
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Janice Cardinale

Cardinale Creative

Janice Cardinale

Cardinale Creative
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Sandy Biback

CMP Emeritus, CMM

Sandy Biback

CMP Emeritus, CMM
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Andrea Boulden

TD Wealth
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Alex Bickers

Reveal Events Group

Alex Bickers

Reveal Events Group
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Schedule at a Glance

7:00 PM -10:00 PM

Social Event

More details to follow

8:00 AM

Coffee & Check In

Check-in at the Boho Coffee Bar, network and meet your fellow event attendees, grab a morning snack and head over to the Gift Bar for your curated CSE Live shopping experience before making your way to the Main Stage for a morning of engaging education. The morning element of CSE Live is only open for All-Access Festival Pass Holders. Admission for General Pass Holders opens at 11:00 AM.

8:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Master Classes

Experience an engaging and inspiring morning of interactive Master Classes, peer-2-peer discussions, powerful keynotes and pop-up surprises. All-Access Festival Pass Holders. Admission for General Pass Holders opens at 11:00 AM. 

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

EventFest Opens for Admission

EventFest is a festival of innovation bursting with interactive experiences designed to get you plugged in to the latest trends, newest event technologies and most cutting-edge event concepts. Discover fresh ideas and participate in hands-on learning experiences, shop the luxury Gift Bar, listen to brilliant event profs, test your skills in the event midway, sample amazing event food in the Tasting Room or chill out with an artisan cocktail in the Muskoka Fireside Lounge.

12:00

Flavours of the Six Street Food

Experience the eclectic flavours of some of Toronto's most popular food trucks and pop up eateries. This mini dine-around experience is complimentary for VIP Access and Full Day Festival Pass holders. Lunch is available for purchase on-site for EventFest General Admission attendees and all other guests.

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Icons & Influencer Power Talks

A series of conversations with global event leaders on 2022's most relevant topics to the event professionals. Attend these high-impact power talks and get real-world insights and actionable tools you use to skyrocket your event creative AND your business success. These are 20-minute keynotes running three in a row on the EventFest Main Stage with no breaks.

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Opening Night Party

The hottest ticket in town; come ready to mix, mingle and get to know your NEW event industry. The opening night at CSE Live EventFest features a cool, Coachella-style vibe with night market vendors, craft cocktails, great entertainment and gourmet nibbles. This is an exclusive event for All-Access Festival Pass Holders and Registered Exhibitors/Sponsors.

9:00 AM

Business of Events MasterMinds

Join industry colleagues for a morning of mastermind conversations on the business of events in today's complex economic and political landscape. Come ready for open dialogues on everything from mental health and events to safety, risk management, liability, commissions vs kickbacks, pricing models, labour management, inclusion, client development and more.

12:30 PM

Keynote Closing Luncheon

Finish off your CSE Live 2022 education experience with an inspiring closing luncheon with your new friends and industry colleagues, plus a special surprise guest. This event is only open to Full Festival Pass Holders—details to come. 

6:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Canadian Event Awards Gala Dinner & Show

Join Canada's event community to celebrate the 25th Anniversary Event Awards and honour the best events in Canadian events at this black-tie gala dinner and celebration event. Tickets can be purchased for general admission or all new Premium VIP seating for ten at dinner with a private lounge and front row seating at the show.

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Venue & Travel Information

Venues

Arcane: Opening Night Party Liberty Grand CSELive EventFest and Event Awards Gala.

Hotel

Stay tuned for official CSE Live & Event Awards hotel information

Shuttle

Shuttles available throughout the week (more coming soon)

Learn from the experts, be inspired by new ideas and meet the right professionals to empower your next event

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