Agenda at a Glance

Full session descriptions and speakers coming soon.

Monday, May 6, 2024

Monday's events are open only to VIP 2-Day Conference Pass holders, except the Opening Night Party, which is also available with individual tickets.

11:30 am
The Flavours of Innovation Kick-Off Brunch

Begin your CSE Live journey with a unique culinary experience designed to tantalize your taste buds and spark your creativity. This is the perfect setting to meet fellow attendees and establish connections that will enrich your experience throughout the event. Get ready to stir up a blend of inspiration, innovation, and culinary delight. 

12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Masters Sessions

Join us for an engaging afternoon of facilitated conversation, panels and peer-to-peer deep dives on the business of events in today's complex world. Connect with like-minded professionals and share your ideas, insights, and perspectives on relevant topics like business strategy, production, leadership, creativity, and more. Let's challenge the status quo, push boundaries, and explore new ways of doing what we love. 

6:00 pm -
10:00 pm
CSE Live Opening Night Party

The CSE Live Opening Night Party is always a hit! Mingle, enjoy local treats, and build new connections. Tickets go fast, so get yours soon!

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

8:30 am
Quick Bites Breakfast

Start your day with a quick-bite breakfast before a day full of insightful sessions and amazing activities. This event is only available to Two-Day Conference Pass holders. 

9:00 am -
11:50 am
Panels & Power Talks

Day 2 at CSE Live continues with Panels & Power Talks, an expert-led series of dynamic TED-style presentations that will inspire you to take your events to the next level. Full of valuable takeaways and fresh perspectives, the morning sessions are one- and two-day pass holders. 

11:00 am -
6:00 pm
EventFest Opens for Admission

Get ready to explore the creativity and innovation unique to EventFest! This festival-style trade show features a host of interactive vendors and one-of-a-kind experiences. Discover everything from the 'Things We Love' Gift Bar to the skill-testing Logistics Lounge, the Vinery, the Wellness Lounge, Glam Stations, and an AR experience. Enjoy brilliant speakers, gourmet food, craft cocktail samplings, and even a Puppy Cuddling Bar. Last year's event reached full capacity, so be sure to register early for this spectacular afternoon.

Don't forget to download the official show app upon check-in. It's your indispensable guide to vendors, sponsors, and must-see products, ensuring you connect with top suppliers for your upcoming events.

12:00 pm
PoP Up Bistro & Mobile Eats

Experience an eclectic mix of Lunchables by some of Toronto's most popular food trucks and pop-up eateries. Lunch is included for One and Two-Day VIP pass holders.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Panels & Power Talks (Part 2)

Power Panels and Talks continue starting at 1:00 pm. Seating for the afternoon sessions will be on a first-come, first-seated basis in the main stage atrium. However, if you can't find a seat in the atrium, you can still view all the sessions from several lounges and video-streamed stations throughout the venue.

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peer to Peer Storytelling

Small-group discussions to foster open, honest conversations. Be prepared to share as your group leaders provide practical solutions to boost your event and business success.

6:00 pm
EventFest Show Closes

That's a wrap on another fantastic CSE Live Eventfest. But is it? There's always an after-party somewhere... ask at the CSE booth on the show floor for this year's private pop-up party location.

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Canadian Event Awards Gala

This is where Canada's event community gathers to celebrate and honour 2023's best and most spectacular events. Get glammed up and sparkly and enjoy this black-tie gala dinner & awards ceremony. 

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