2017 AGM

2017 Conference Agenda

Co-Operators Insurance Presentation

Speaker Biographies

Roundtable Discussions — Summary

2017 AGM Business Agenda

2017 Minutes for Conference & AGM

2017 NNAC Bylaw Changes

2016-17 Year-End Board of Director Reports

Sunday, Oct. 22 Toronto Tours

Conference Photos

List of Conference Attendees

Newcomers and Alumni members from across Canada attended the 40th National Newcomers Annual General Meeting & Conference on October 20-21, 2017 making new friends, learning new skills, and deepening our Newcomer connections. Held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel at 108 Chestnut Street in Toronto, the conference was launched with a Friday night Welcome Cocktail Party hosted by the Toronto Newcomers’ Club.

The full-day conference on Saturday, October 21 featured a lovely breakfast, a Presidents meeting, a session on Co-Operators Insurance, morning guest speaker Carol Camerino, and luncheon speaker Brian Crowley from the MacDonald Laurier Institute discussing, “What Makes Canada Great.”

The Saturday afternoon Roundtable Discussions featured a variety of topics:
• Publicity: How to grow your club
• Monthly Meetings: How to make them engaging/welcoming
• Alumni Clubs: How to retain members
• Conflict Resolution: What to do when members don’t get along
• How to Inspire Volunteers for the Executive
• Club Share: Ideas for activities/solutions to problems

Two special Toronto tours were provided on Sunday, October 22, hosted by Toronto Newcomers’ Club.

2017 Conference Registration form

2017 Conference poster