2023 CACEE National Conference

December 4 - 6, 2023

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Get ready to come together as a professional community this December! CACEE is thrilled to announce that the 2023 CACEE National Conference will be hosted in-person at the beautiful BMO Institute for Learning (IFL) in Toronto, ON from December 4th - 6th, 2023!

What can I expect at the 2023 CACEE National Conference? -

  • A conference experience rooted in skill building, connection with 100+ employers and career educators, thought leadership, networking and showcasing innovation
  • Distinct Programming Tracks and Roundtable Forums for: Employers, Senior Career Leaders, and Career Educators
  • Examination of critical issues shaping the post-secondary to career transition landscape including: Indigenization, Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA), AI and Emerging Technologies, Strategic Talent Partnerships, Sustainability, Equitable Evaluation, and Cultivating Talent Pipelines
  • Celebration of excellence in career education, employer branding, experiential learning, research, and campus recruitment at the 2023 CACEE Awards
  • Hot Topic Discussions, Fun Social Events and Networking Receptions, Exhibitor Showcase and Vendor Demos, Dynamic Keynotes and Plenary Panels, and more... 
  • Unique opportunities to:
    • Build Connection with Employer and Career Centre Partners
    • Complete and Earn Micro-credentials
    • Join Industry and Campus Tours
    • Engage with Cutting Edge Research
    • Contribute to Advocacy Initiatives
    • Showcase Best Practices in Your Organization (Featuring Award Nominees & Poster Presentations)
    • Participate in Niche Communities of Practice

Who Should Attend? -

Campus Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Professionals | Early Career Talent Leaders | Career Educators | Experiential Education and Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Professionals | Senior Career Leaders | HR Professionals and Hiring Managers | Program Staff and Leaders from Professional Associations/ Sector Councils | Partners, Funders, and Vendors supporting the Post-Secondary to Career Transition

Conference Venue & Accommodations - 

The venue for the 2023 CACEE National Conference is the BMO IFL in Toronto, ONClick here for a map and location details.


This wonderful facility is equipped with everything needed to provide you with an amazing conference experience:

  • 100% accessible conference facilities equipped with top-notch AV technology: Forum Conference Hall, Breakout Classrooms and Learning Centres, Meeting Rooms, Exhibitor and Reception Halls and more...
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the venue
  • High quality meals that can be tailored to your dietary needs and a full range of snacks and beverages available throughout the conference day
  • Easy highway access to both Pearson International Airport and Downtown Toronto
  • More than ample FREE parking available for all attendees
  • Affordable and comfortable option to stay on-site in the Executive Residence or choose one of the many nearby options for accommodation
  • A social centre equipped with fireplaces, TVs, a variety of seating options, pool tables, cash bar, and spaces for 1:1 or small group meetings
  • Recreation facilities including a Gym and Pool for those staying on-site


A limited number of rooms in the Executive Residence on-site are available at a special CACEE rate of $230/night (single occupancy, which includes your premium access to a hot breakfast and dinner).  You can book your accommodation here.  These rooms are anticipated to sell out very quickly, so it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you make your room reservation at the time of your registration. Once these rooms are sold out, conference attendees will need to select one of the nearby hotel options for accommodation.


Book Your Accommodations

Event Schedule & Conference Program - 

The National Conference will take place over 3-days - December 4th - 6th, 2023.  Here is the conference schedule which was designed to maximize travel budgets and flexibility for attendees to schedule business development and/or other campus recruitment activities around their conference experience:

December 4th | Day 1  =>

Registration Opens at 12:00 pm | Half Day with official conference kick off at 1:00 pm + Evening Networking & Social Events
Programming Highlights - Conference Opening & Plenary, Connect & Ignite: Experiential Community Building, Niche Communities of Practice and Roundtables, Talent Link Reception: Empowering Career Centre and Employer Connections, Social and Networking Events in the Evening

December 5th | Day 2 =>

Full Day + Evening  Networking & Social Events
Programming Highlights - Concurrent Sessions and Workshops with Programming Tracks for Senior Career Leaders, Employers, and Career Educators, 2023 CACEE Awards & President's Luncheon, Hot Topic Discussions, Plenary and Keynote Sessions, Exhibitor & Innovation Showcase, Social and Networking Events in the Evening

December 6th | Day 3=>

Half Day until 1:00 pm + Optional Post-Conference Tours, Meetings, and Networking
Programming Highlights - Concurrent Sessions and Workshops with Programming Tracks for Senior Career Leaders, Employers and Career Educators, Niche Communities of Practice & Roundtables,  Optional Campus & Industry Tours, Conference Closing Plenary & Cupples Cup Presentation

The full conference program will be announced in September.

Pricing & Key Dates - 

Register for the 2023 CACEE National Conference using the registration links at the bottom of this page.  Please note that in order to access the Member Rate, you need to be logged into your CACEE account.

Loyalty Rate
through to August 31st

CACEE Member - $625 | Non Member - $750

Early Bird Rate
September 1st - October 16th

CACEE Member - $700 | Non-Member - $825

Standard Conference Rate
October 16th - November 13th

CACEE Member - $800 | Non-Member - $925

Group Rates for 3 conference attendees or more are available Please contact the CACEE National Office at events@cacee.com to coordinate registrations involving a group rate.

After November 13th, registration is only available by contacting the CACEE National Office at events@cacee.com and is subject to subsequent approval by the conference venue.

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities -

The National Conference is a wonderful vehicle to showcase your organization and build your brand amongst an engaged audience of career educators, employers, and other professionals focused on the post-secondary to career transition. 

CACEE is pleased to offer a wide array of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities designed to align to your goals and budget.  Our sponsorship opportunities can be customized to include complimentary registrations, exclusive demos and events, and post-conference engagement (e.g. e-blasts, webinars) with the CACEE community.

Our 2023 Sponsorship Package will be available shortly.  In the meantime, please do not hesitate to reach out to us at events@cacee.com to explore and secure your sponsorship at the National Conference. We look forward to partnering with you! 

Cancellation, Refunds, and Transfers -

Requests for cancellations or refunds need to be made by contacting the CACEE National Office at events@cacee.com.

  • Cancellation requests received by October 4th, 2023 – Registrants will receive a full refund less a $75 administrative fee.
  • Cancellation requests received between October 5th – November 4th, 2023 – Registrants will a receive 50% refund.
  • No refunds will be issued for no-shows or cancellation requests received after November 4th, 2023. Substitute attendees are permitted.

Substitute attendees are possible up until registration on-site at the conference venue opens at 12:00 pm Eastern on December 4th, 2023.  Please e-mail events@cacee.com to confirm substitute attendee details as soon as possible.

If payment is not received prior to the opening of registration on-site at the conference venue at 12:00 pm Eastern on December 4th, 2023, CACEE reserves the right to cancel an attendee/attendees registrations without prejudice or liability.

CACEE also reserves the right at any time to change the conference venue, topics or speakers, and to cancel the conference without prejudice or liability, other than, except where a force majeure (which will have the same meaning as in the applicable contracts with the third party suppliers in connection with the conference) event applies, a refund of the conference fees paid. If, because of a force majeure event(s), the CACEE National Board of Directors determines that the conference needs to be cancelled, CACEE may deduct fees (determined by reference to the amounts which CACEE is required to pay to third parties under contracts entered into in connection with the conference) to any and all refunds issued. Copies of the contractual arrangements with third parties, including the force majeure provisions of those contracts, can be made available to members on request.

Contact Us - 

If you have any questions or would like additional information about the 2023 CACEE National Conference, please do not hesitate to reach out to the CACEE National Office at events@cacee.com.


Early Bird Rate - Member $700.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Early Bird Rate - Non-Member $825.00Register now