Below please find some additional information on a variety of events that will be offered at our Convention. Please see the Registration page for pricing and registration information. Please note that these events are subject to change. For more information on Calgary, please go to :


Enjoy a round of golf with all your favourite elevator enthusiasts at this scenic golf course with wildlife on the course and mountains in the distance – The Lynx Ridge Golf Club. Have fun while you try for one of the many prizes available. The tournament will be a shamble to ensure maximum enjoyment. Finish off your day in the  19th hole relaxing with a delectable lunch and beverage.

President’s Reception

This year’s elegant cocktail party will be hosted in a unique setting – the Glenbow Museum (just a skywalk away from the hotel). The Glenbow museum has been a cultural cornerstone in Calgary for 50 years and represents Western Canada’s art and history.  A precursor event to the exhibits, come reacquaint with old acquaintances and generate new friends as CECA’s President, Pedro Oughourlian, welcomes you to Canada’s Cowtown.

Opening Breakfast

Howdy Partner!  Saddle up and join us for a fabulous breakfast! Enjoy the unique entertainment we have lined up for the event!

Companions Program

You deserve a break, and what better way to spend it than with your friends and soon to be friends. Join us at the Heritage Park Historical Village and take a step back in time to explore the history of Canada’s wild west. Take a delightful train ride thru the park and explore all it has to offer for guests of all ages. Visit the exhibits, villages and settlements, check out the amusement park filled with rides of old, wonder at the car collection over 100 years old, shop at the many quaint stores and join us for a delectable lunch! Be sure to register for the companion tour with us – space is limited!

Exhibits – Tour de CECA

Join all our wonderful exhibitors on the show days of May 31st and June 1st to check out all they have to offer.  This year we will be offering CECA Passports letting you tour all our vendors.  Get your passport filled up for the chance to win several awesome draw prizes each day!

Dinner Gala Dance

Put on your party clothes and join us for this CECA tradition. Enjoy a spectacular dinner with an ambiance of (really) olden days where fire and Albertosaurus’ ruled the badlands of Alberta.  After the dinner and awards, let loose and kick up your heels to our fabulous entertaining band. It’s sure to be a roaring good time!

Friday Night Rodeo Ranch Party!

You’ve just wrapped up and packed up your exhibit for the convention – now join us for one last night of fun and socializing. Pull on your cowboy boots and get ready to watch some rid ‘em cowboys, then do some line dancing and play some good ole fashion Western games at our Rodeo Ranch Party- can you say, “Yeehaw?!!”

Education Sessions

Your convention team is currently lining up some fabulous education sessions for you.

Education Session 1: May 30th, 4pm-5:30pm 

Lift Business Advisors

Title :  Things to consider to get the most from your business.  

Education Session 2: May 31st, 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Renown Electric Motors & Repair

Title: Continuous Automatic Rope Tension – Extend Sheave and Rope Life, Reduce Noise and Vibration

Education Session 3a: June 1st, 8:30am-9:15am  (Breakfast starts at 8am)

GAL Canada Elevator Products Corp.

Title: eHydro Controller Presentation

Education Session 3b: June 1st, 9:15am-10:00am


Title: Industry Developments Report – Code Issues, progress, updates and related tools and processes