HRPA’s Annual Conference & Trade Show is Canada’s largest human resources conference, attracting more than 4,500 HR and business professionals. The 2017 conference will be held on February 1 – 3, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building. Our popular three-day event features world-class keynotes, informative sessions on cutting-edge HR issues, more than 230 trade show exhibitors and an opportunity to network with others in the industry.
The Annual Conference Trade Show Schedule
(subject to change):
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
The trade show offers a wide range of products and services. Don't miss out on face-to-face contact with decision makers who ultimately purchase your products and services, promote what you have to offer by exhibiting.
Exhibit spaces are available in 10' x 10' inline booths, 10' x 10' corner booths and up.
A special section of 5' x 10' inline booths and 5' x 10' corner booths occupied by small businesses or consultants.
Benefits of being an exhibitor at HRPA 2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show
Included with Your Booth:
Reach more than 4,500 national and international Human Resources Professionals
Build brand awareness and increase mind share with your very targeted market
Being face-to-face creates a personal connection and builds trust between a company and its target audience
Showcase new products and services
Collect high quality sales leads and expand your professional network
Be recognized as a leader in the provision of human resources products and services
Have your organization, including company background and contact information, listed on HRPA’s conference website and mobile application (available year round)
Company name & booth location listed in our onsite signage and conference program
Learn which direction our industry is going in while keeping a close eye on the competition
Complimentary listing on the HRPA Conference website
Inclusion in online exhibitor list, viewed by company name & booth number, an online list of exhibitors is also included in the mobile app
24-hour peripheral security overnight as well as during move in/out
8 feet-high back drapes
3 feet-high side drapes
Exhibitor Support Centre Services
Complimentary continental breakfast
An attractive show entrance with aisle carpet throughout the Exhibit Hall
A private Exhibitor’s Lounge during exhibit hours
60% off full conference registration fee for all exhibiting employees (max. 4 per booth), inquire for special code
Web Buttons for your website and email signature letting your customers know you are Exhibiting in the 2017 Annual Conference
Personal assistance with booth selection and marketing ideas for maximizing booth traffic
Year round customer service from application through post-Conference!
Important information, please read before submitting:
Sessions are generally 50 minutes in length
HRPA’s Annual Conference Program Committee is responsible for researching and conducting reference checks prior to making speaker recommendations to HRPA
Speakers whose proposals meet conference requirements will be contacted by Programs Committee Representatives during the course of their research between February and April 2016
All final negotiations of speaking terms will be approved by HRPA
Speakers must be available to present all three days of the conference, selected speakers will be notified of their schedule by July 31, 2016
Upon confirmation of a speaking agreement, changes to speaker and co-speaker availability, contact information or any other pertinent information must be provided to HRPA immediately to avoid incorrect publishing of information
Speaker submissions for all events are reviewed by staff members and/or committee
Only those speakers’ whose proposals are being considered, will be contacted by a member of HRPA staff or by an HRPA committee member
You will be required to sign a contract outlining the date, time and place of the presentation; the agreement terms; the deadlines for session descriptions, audiovisual requirements and presentation material submission
You will commit to maintaining an educational or professional development focus in your session and to eliminate all sales messages or presentations
Speakers who incorporate a sales theme or message and/or receive low audience evaluations will not be invited to present at future seminars or conferences
Approval as a speaker at HRPA's annual conference does not mean that speaker will automatically be repeated at future events. HRPA continues to offer a fresh program with new speakers and diverse topics on an annual basis.