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The Events Committee: Where the good stuff happens!  

Who we are
The Events Committee creates a medium for HR professionals to come together to network and learn, and hopefully have some fun in the process.  We seek to identify and host insightful and informative industry leaders and experts so that members can enhance their professional competencies and network in an engaging setting.

Visit our volunteer section to view our list of Committee Members.​

How you can help
We welcome your suggestions and feedback regarding topics and speakers of interest, and the support of sponsors who make it possible to run these events.  Please contact us at 


Annual Business Meeting – May 13, 2015

The agenda for the Annual Business Meeting will include:
  • Report on Toronto Chapter
  • New Directors Introductions
  • Financial Statements and Auditors Report
  • Report on Directors and Officers
6:00 - 6:30 PM - Registration opens
6:30 - 7:30 PM – Annual Business Meeting
7:30 - 8:15 PM - Networking & Refreshments
8:15 - 9:00 PM - Recognition Event
Location: Hotel Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade
Members Only: Complimentary

How to grow your Employer Brand with LinkedIn – May 19, 2015
TO Connects
Does your company have a branding strategy? How do the professional brands of individual employees fit with that strategy? How does your company's brand affect its social media recruitment strategy? Join us for this informative session on how to brand you and your company with LinkedIn!
Time: 5:30PM to 8:15PM 
Location: Hotel Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade
Members: $10.00
Non Members: $20.00

Family Status Accommodation - May 27, 2015
LegalEase Breakfast
The issue of family status accommodation is ever evolving. In the past year, there have been a number of cases released by courts and adjudicators across the country, attempting to clarify when an employer may, or may not, have an obligation to accommodate employee requests that relate to childcare and eldercare obligations. Join us for this interactive session where we will discuss the current state of the law as it relates to family status obligations, as well as some “real life” scenarios that may sound familiar to many human resource professionals.
Time: 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Location: CMA Ontario, 25 York Street, Suite 1100, Toronto
Members Only: $30.00 and Full-Time Students: $15.00

Mentorship in Minutes – May 27, 2015
Speed Mentoring
Sign up for the Toronto Chapter Mentorship Program’s Mentorship in Minutes speed mentoring event for an opportunity to ask questions of Mentors across all Human Resources disciplines. Mentors will call upon their varied skills, knowledge and experience to offer time-efficient coaching and support to your strengths and challenges.
5:30 – 6:30pm: Registration, Networking and Refreshments
6:30 – 7:00pm: Event Overview and Panel Introductions, hosted by Anne Bloom
7:00 – 7:45pm: Group Mentoring, moderated by Tas Hudani
7:45 – 8:00pm: Wrap Up
Location: Tecumseh Auditorium, Ryerson University Student Centre, 55 Gould Street (Map for location and parking)
Pricing: Free

Make an IMPACT! - 3 Essential E.I. Concepts for Making a Positive Impact – May 28, 2015
An event for Members in Transition
Join Jacquie Hermans, Inspirational Comedian & Emotional Intelligence Specialist for an interactive and entertaining session, where you will learn about:
  • The Power of Energy and how it affects all of your interactions
  • The Role of your Emotions and how to use this knowledge to overcome patterning that has been holding you back
  • Strategies to mentally, physically and emotionally prepare yourself with FOCUSED, GROUNDED energy.  From this place of clarity you can make complimentary choices and create positive interactions
  • Strategies to SHIFT your energy within the moment from the negative to the positive 
Time: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: 3 Park Home Avenue, Novotel North York


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