The Show For People Who Plan Events

Learn From The Experts, Get Inspired & Meet The Right People to Empower Your Events

Celebrating 20 years as Canada’s national conference & show for people who plan events, CSE Live! features a powerful education conference with two days of immersive programming, a show floor full of insanely creative ideas and two EPIC social events hosted by the industry’s leading brands. 


  • Business of Events Forum on March 28
  • Event Masters Conference on March 29
  • The Event Plan – Fundamentals of planning half-day workshop
  • “Experience20!” The Opening Night Party, proudly hosted by Aga Khan Museum 
  • Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala, proudly hosted by
  • Show Floor Featuring 100+ Creative and Affordable Vendors 
  • CanSPEP’s “Ask a Planner” Pavilion 
  • IDEA Labs
  • The Design Lounge

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  • What Would Vogue Do? An interactive concept building exercise
  • Boycott the Hustle – Featuring renowned marketing expert Lara McCulloch
  • Should I Do THAT? A deep dive into event industry ethics with Mariela McIlwraith, CMP, CMM, MBA
  • Life is a Special Event – Carol Moxam, CSEP explores finding your life – work balance
  • Why Event Branding Matters – Presented by Laura Beauparlant, Lab Creative
  • The Millennial Mindset – Moderated panel on working with the new generation of planners
  • The 2017’s Trend Setters Panel – Sold out 5 years in a row; hosted by Janice Cardinale
  • The Event Plan – Half-day intensive workshop on the fundamentals of professional planning
  • Design Dilemmas – Back by popular demand, this interactive design session offers ground breaking creative solutions
  • The ICONS Panel – The industry’s leading producers and business owners share their secrets to building million dollar event businesses and staying on top for over two decades

See a complete list of conference sessions and activities online at