Past SITE Canada Events

SITE Canada Education Day 2018

Oct 30, 2018

The Art and Science of Human Connection
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Old Mill Toronto

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Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Location: Old Mill Toronto, 21 Old Mill Rd., Toronto, ON  M8X 1G5

Time: 8:00AM - 6:00PM 

Join us at SITE Canada Education Day 2018 and discover the Art and Science of Human Connections. Incentive travel is all about connecting through various forms from in-person to electronic.  Our line-up of speakers from varied backgrounds will feature key insights and takeaways on making those human connections within the world of incentive travel. Be sure to join us for this yearly sell out event to connect, learn, grow and takeaway information and tools for you to apply in your business immediately! 

Below is an at-a-glance agenda for the day, for more details on the sessions please click here.

Time Session





Join us for a full hot breakfast courtesy of Old Mill Toronto from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Opening Keynote Session:

Experiences Make Human Connections
Presented by: Catalyst Canada
Sponsored by: Tourism Vancouver

For more details and speaker information regarding the Catalyst session click here.

Part 1: Get your morning off to a strong start with an interactive session incorporating hands on activities to demonstrate the power of human connections.

Part 2: Complete the circle of human connections with conceptual explorations of this integral component of incentive programs.



Networking  Breaks and Lunch

Supplier Showcase

Take this opportunity to explore the featured destinations and services at our SITE Education Day Supplier Showcase! Now extended so you have plenty of time to network! The Showcase will open during the morning break, over lunch and again at the afternoon break. Be sure to visit everyone!  Participate in the EventMobi gamification activity for a chance to win a $500 gift card courtesy of Meeting Encore.








General Session:

The Power of Human Connections
Presented By:  Michel Falcon
Sponsored By: National Speakers Bureau

Breakout Session #1A

Being a Person of Value
Presented By:  Kevin Huhn


Breakout Session #1B

Applying the Lessons of Behavioral Economics and Neuroscience in Incentive Travel

Presented By:  Allan Schweyer, Founder of TMLU, Inc. and the Chief Academic Advisor for the Incentive Research Foundation

Closing Keynote Presentation:

Top 10 Trends Facing the Incentive Industry
Presented By:  Didier Scaillet, CEO, SITE Global
Sponsored By: SITE Global


Registration & Hot Breakfast: 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Education Sessions: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cocktail Reception: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Note: timing subject to change


Old Mill Toronto, 21 Old Mill Rd, Toronto, ON M8X 1G5

Complimentary parking will be available courtesy of Old Mill Toronto.

A 5 minute walk from the TTC Old Mill subway station.

For directions click here.

Special Room Block Available at Old Mill Toronto for Education Day Registrants

Old Mill Toronto is offering a special rate of $219 (plus tx) for the night of October 29 only.  Room reservations need to be booked directly with Old Mill Toronto. To receive the special group rate, all guests must identify themselves as part of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) room block at the time of booking. The direct local reservations line is 416-232-3703; or call Toll Free l-866-OLD-MlLL (1-866-653-6455) and ask for Room Reservations.  Limited rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.


Members Until September 28 - $145.00 plus HST 
Members After September 28 - $165.00 plus HST

Non Members Until September 28 - $185.00 plus HST
Non-Members After September 28 - $205.00 plus HST

This event always sells out early so register now to avoid disappointment.


SITE Canada, the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence, is providing its Young Leader members with the opportunity to win one of seven educational scholarship to attend the SITE Canada Education Day in Toronto on October 30, 2018 at the Old Mill.Young Leaders are defined by SITE as members who are under 35 years of age and/or have less than 5 years experience in the industry. The scholarships, in the amount of $145 +HST, will be awarded to the successful SITE Canada Young Leader applicants as a contribution toward expenses to attend Education Day. Click here for the scholarship application.


- SITE Canada members may bring one non-member as a guest at the member rate.

-  At the event this year, you have the opportunity to select from two fantastic breakout sessions in the afternoon.

Please be prepared when you start your registration process to choose between:

Afternoon breakouts:

• Being a Person of Value

• Dealing with Regulatory Bodies Regarding Non-Cash Compensation

THANK YOU to our amazing sponsors for your support of our event!


Online Registration Sponsor