2022 National Annual Conference

CFLA National Annual Conference


ReconnectBuilding Bridges

Platinum & Title Sponsor:

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See the list of companies attending

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CFLA members have access to early-bird rates and a 25% discount when registering groups of four or more.
This means every fourth registration is FREE.

Flights can book up quickly:

WestJet and Air Canada offer direct flights to Charlottetown from Toronto. Flights departing from Western Canada typically have one connection in Montréal, Ottawa, or Toronto.

We recommend you book your airfare as soon as possible.



Location & hotels

September 21-22 in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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We've lined up exciting events and speakers to make this our best conference yet.

See what you can expect


Registration fees

CFLA members have access to exclusive group and individual discounts.

Conference fees





Become a sponsor

Promote your business to the industry at our first in-person conference since 2019.

See the ROI you'll get



Become an exhibitor

Grow your business with exclusive space and access to industry leaders.

Apply for a space


Why you should attend

Delegates explain why they attend the conference.

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More information

Our Events Manager, Stephanie Godinho, is happy to help.

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Gold Sponsors:


Business Development Bank of Canada


Ferrum Enterprises Inc.


Meridian OneCap



PNC Equipment Finance


TAO Asset Management


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Location & hotels

We're hosting this year's conference at the Delta Prince Edward in beautiful and historic Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

The Delta has sold out of rooms, but we've reserved more rooms at hotels within walking distance.

Click here to see and book available hotels


Join us from September 21 to 22 for our first in-person conference since the pandemic started. 

We'll set up the sign-in desk and host an opening reception on September 20.

Discover Charlottetown

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This year's theme focuses on reconnecting and building bridges.

Our industry is better together. It's time we get together again in person at our Annual Conference.

We'll update the schedule with more details as we release them.


Tuesday, September 20

12:00 – 5:30 pm


2:00 – 4:00 pm

CFLA Board of Directors Meeting

5:00 – 8:00 pm

Opening Reception


Wednesday, September 21

7:00 – 9:00 am


9:15 – 9:30 am

President's Welcome

9:30 – 10:30 am

Plenary A: Economic Update

William B.P. Robson

William B.P. Robson is the CEO of the renowned C.D. Howe Institute. 

You'll recognize William from one of his 240+ publications.

Learn more about William

10:30 – 11:00 am

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


12:00 – 3:00 pm

Enhanced/Offsite Lunch

Plenary B, Keynote:

Rick Mercer

Rick Mercer is a Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist, and author.

You'll recognize Rick from his television show, the Rick Mercer Report, which aired from 2004 to 2018.

Learn more about Rick

3:00 – 4:00 pm


4:30 – 6:30 pm

Welcome Reception


Thursday, September 22

7:00 – 9:00 am


9:15 – 9:30 am

Chairman's Report

9:30 – 10:30 am

Plenary C: Political Update

Robert Ghiz

Robert Ghiz is the President and CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association ⇒

Robert Ghiz was also Prince Edward Island's Premier from 2007 to 2015.

Learn more about Robert

10:30 – 11:00 am

Networking & Refreshment Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm


12:00 – 2:00 pm


2:00 – 3:00 pm

Plenary D:

Dan Lyons

Dan Lyons is a New York Times Bestselling Author, journalist, satirist, and expert on how workplace culture is changing how we do business.

Dan is well known for a blog he wrote, Fake Steve Jobs.

Learn more about Dan

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Networking & Refreshment Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm


4:30 – 5:00 pm

Annual Meeting of Members

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Funder-Broker Reception

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Chairman's Reception

7:00 – 9:00 pm

Chairman's Banquet

CFLA David Powell Member of the Year Award

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Registration fees

CFLA Member early bird fees:

$1290.00 per person
Available until August 12, 2022


Register three people and get the fourth FREE!

Register now


Non-member fees:

$2460.00 per person
Only CFLA members can access early bird and group discounts.

Join the CFLA

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Become a Sponsor

NEW for 2022:

We're now offering a Sponsor Kit outlining the ROI you'll get with our new, measurable bundles.

Download our 2022 Sponsor Kit

Sponsor now


Become an Exhibitor

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The companies attending


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