Convention 2020: Agenda and Events

There is a jam-packed agenda at Convention 2020 filled with value for your hometown. Check out this document to see how to make the most of your experience.


Get all the details on Convention 2020 in our brochure, from education session descriptions and the keynote speaker, to breakout sessions and Introduction to Convention.


Stay in the loop on when and where things are happening — but the agenda is subject to change between now and Convention.

Use the agenda and brochure to decide ahead of time which sessions you are most interested in. 

Social Activities

There will never be a dull moment with the Convention 2020 social activites we have in store for you. Don't miss out on our evening events for a chance to network with your peers and have fun! Tickets to the social events are now included in your registration!

Welcome Reception
Grand Ballroom, Queensbury Convention Centre
Sunday, February 2
8:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

Kick off your SUMA Convention experience at the Welcome Reception! You will have the chance to network with SUMA’s Board of Directors and your fellow delegates while enjoying appetizers and a cash bar. Show off your dance moves with Milkman’s Sons, a top Canadian cover band who is guaranteed to keep you dancing all night long. Your ticket to this event is now included in your Convention registration, so don’t miss out. 

Tickets are now included with your registration fee! Additional tickets can be purchased for $40.

President's Banquet and Awards Ceremony
Hall C, International Trade Centre
Tuesday, February 4
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

The President’s Banquet and Awards Ceremony is a celebration of the long-serving elected officials and municipal employees who help make up our hometowns, and the hard work and dedication of all municipal officials. Treat yourself to a buffet-style dinner and cash bar while we honour our award winners and reflect on the past couple of days with comedic Convention emcee Danny Hooper. Be sure to attend since your ticket is now included in your convention registration!

Tickets are now included with your registration fee! If your municipality has seven or morepeople attending, you can reserve a table of eight. Additional tickets can be purchased for $70.