Events

CKCA typically has 3 main events per year – a National Forum, and Regional Events. The National Forum is held at the end of April each year.

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2019 CKCA National Forum – Calgary, AB

April 25 - April 27

Sponsorship opportunities

Multiple ways to build connections, show value to your clients.

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help us drive momentum for this quality event focused on the kitchen cabinet industry. 

program – what to expect

2.5 days of education, tours and networking at the only national kitchen cabinet manufacturers conference in Canada!

JOIN US!

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Thursday (Apr. 25) – Welcome Lunch, Plant Tours and CKCA Hosted Dinner

Friday (Apr. 26) – Breakfast, Lunch, Plant Tours, Education and CKCA President’s Dinner

Saturday (Apr. 27) – Breakfast, Education, Manufacturer’s Roundtable

ACCOMMODATION & registration INFORMATION

Accommodations

Sheraton Suites Eau Claire (room block opens soon)

  • 4 Star, 4 Diamond, All Suites
  • Centrally located in the heart of downtown Calgary
  • Rate $189 (traditional one bedroom suite)
  • Parking Group Rate $20 flat valet ($42 regular price!)
  • Free wifi in your guestroom

Registration (opens soon)

Why attend?

“The opportunity to rub shoulders with other manufacturers at the national events has been invaluable. The openness and willing to help from almost every member was mind boggling. In each 3 day event we were given many invitations to see other members operations and have developed some strong relationships.

We have benefited from seeing different shop layouts and procedures; seeing new technologies that are shaping our future; talking with others about subjects like payment schedules, profit expectations, and management coaching; and so much more. We are aspiring to be better and our CKCA membership is helping us get there.” –
Jamie Birrell, Oakridge Woodworking
  • Build trusted connections with other manufacturers and suppliers
  • Access to training and trends you can put to use
  • Touring the most innovative manufacturing plants – be inspired!
  • Transportation provided to maximize networking
  • Industry experts in education sessions/panels- come with your questions!
  • Supplier’s Showcase – see “What’s New” and be able to see them in person
  • Plenty of time to connect with colleagues
  • Plenty of time to learn from each other and our industry experts
  • Plenty of info to help your business prosper!