Not-for-Profit Forum

Maximize your organization’s impact at Canada’s leading national event for not-for-profit leaders.

Event Details

Location and date:
Toronto February 6-7, 2019

With change happening at a record pace, not-for-profit executives need to be transformative leaders who can drive performance and maximize their organization’s impact.

CPA Canada’s annual Not-for-Profit Executive Forum will provide the knowledge and insight you need to lead, transform and thrive as an executive in today’s NFP environment.

The 2019 forum will explore the most current insights on critical issues facing the sector and provide an ideal opportunity to develop high-level technical expertise and practical soft skills. We will also look at where the industry is heading in key areas like regulation, compliance and disruptive technology.

Network with your peers and learn how to best address the important challenges facing not-for-profit executives today at Canada’s leading national event for not-for-profit leaders.

Optional full-day post-conference workshop:

Accounting and Taxation Issues
February 8, 2019 | CPD: 7 hours

CPA Canada Toronto office

Workshop fee is $595 or $435 with conference registration

Call for proposals

As we begin work on the conference agenda, CPA Canada is seeking proposals for presentations and/or panel sessions for the Conference Advisory Committee’s consideration. If you are interested in presenting a session or participating on a panel, view the Call for Proposals to see topics we are considering, and next steps.

Special offers/promotions

New for 2019 - Option to attend one day (in person and virtual conference): Attend any single day of the forum for $499 (in person) or $399 (virtual). Choose between day 1 or 2 of the forum.

Early bird discount (in person and virtual conference): $100 off standard conference rate and $50.00 off one day fees until November 15, 2018.

Group discounts (in person and virtual conference):

  • 10 percent off for two or more registrations from same organization
  • 15 percent off per person for groups of 4-10
  • groups of more than 10, please contact customer service team

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.


14 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

Who should attend?

  • not-for-profit chief financial officers, senior managers and other finance professionals from associations, membership organizations, charities and educational institutions
  • not-for-profit financial managers
  • board members of not-for-profit organizations
  • other senior not-for-profit executives and managers, both financial and non-financial
  • practitioners and consultants working with NFPs

Note that this event is not intended for public sector entities; for the latter, please refer to CPA Canada’s Public Sector Conference.

More Details:

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


Arcadian Court
401 Bay St., Simpson Tower, 8th Floor, Toronto, ON M5H 2Y4

One of Toronto's most sought after venues, this event complex boasts historic charm and modern sophistication. The grand Arcadian Court has been restored to its art deco glory featuring modern new amenities.

Frequently asked questions:

What equipment do I need to join the virtual conference?

For a smooth virtual conference experience, ensure that you have:

  • the most current operating system and browser on the device you will use to connect to the virtual conference platform
  • access to high speed/broadband internet (or 4G/LTE services for mobile/tablet devices); if you are not on high-speed Internet, your video reception may become patchy at times
  • speakers/headphones to hear the conference speakers, and a keyboard to submit any questions to the speakers

How do I use the available discounts?

Early Bird discounts are available until November 15, 2018, end of day, EST, on standard conference fees.

Group discounts are available until the day of the conference. A coupon code is provided on the registration page; to receive the discount, use this code when registering. For groups of more than 10, contact CPA Canada for your group discount options.

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Please contact:

CPA Canada Customer Service Support
Tel: 416-977-0748 or Toll Free 1-800-268-3793