Get Ready for CANCON 2015!


CANCON 2015 is just a few days away! In preparation for your arrival, please review the following email for important information about the conference:

Download our App!

Get a head start on your CANCON preparations by downloading our Guidebook app for your mobile devices. The app contains an electronic version of our program, maps of the hotel, lists of nearby restaurants and more. You can even use the app to share contact information with other attendees. Check your email for the download link and redeem code – if you did not receive this message, contact us at

Dress Code

The dress code for the Saturday program is business casual. You may wish to pack a change of clothing for the evening dinner and/or the club night at Joseph Richard Nightclub, but this is up to you. For those of you participating in activities on Friday and/or Sunday, please dress comfortably and bring weather-appropriate clothes.

Checking in on Friday, February 27

For those arriving on Friday, please check-in at the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel (1128 West Hastings Street) starting at 12:00 noon. We will have a booth in the lobby where we will set you up with your conference swag bag, program and other items. If you have a room reserved at the Marriott, you may check into your room as soon as it is ready. Our team photo scavenger hunt activity will begin as people arrive.

The table will be set up at the Marriott until 6:15pm on Friday, at which time we will be walking over as a group to Mahony and Sons for some food, drinks and mingling. Should you arrive after this time, we will give you your conference bag on Saturday morning. We encourage you to meet our group at Mahony and Sons (1055 Canada Place) once you have settled in. The mobile app as well as the email you should have received contains the contact information for some of our team members, in case you need directions or have any other questions.

Checking in on Saturday, February 28

If you plan on checking in for CANCON on Saturday, please come to the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel (1133 West Hastings Street) and proceed upstairs to the second floor outside Harbourside Ballroom III between 9-9:30am. Our opening remarks and keynote speaker begin at 9:30am, so don’t be late!

Transit Information

For directions from YVR Airport or the Greyhound/VIA Rail station to the hotel, please check out our Getting to the Hotel page.


A reminder that the only meal included in the registration fee is the three-course dinner on Saturday, February 28. Our CANCON team will be happy to guide and/or suggest you locations for all other meals to suit any taste or budget.

We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver soon. If you have any other questions, get in touch with us at

The CANCON 2015 Team

Early Bird Registration Extended – Feb 20


Good news! If you haven’t registered for CANCON 2015 yet, the early bird deadline has been extended to next Friday, February 20. You still have one week to join 100 students from across Canada in beautiful Vancouver, BC and hear from a diverse array of speakers including a world record holder, media doctor, Golden Key executive-turned lawyer, Amazing Race contestant, and two of Canada’s top 30 under 30.

Visit our Registration page for details and the link to register.

Please note that although the early bird deadline has been extended, the refund date has not. Therefore, refunds are no longer possible after registering.

Early bird registration closes tomorrow!

1dayIf you’re visiting this site, there’s a pretty good chance that you’re thinking about registering for CANCON, or looking for more information before forking out the registration fee. We want to convince you that the summit will be 100% worth it as both a professional development and social opportunity!

We’ve updated our Speakers page with detailed biographies on most of our speakers so far. From lawyers to doctors, marketing professionals to counselors, and everything in between, we’re confident that there will be someone at the summit to capture your interest and inspire you to make your future now. 

Plus, the fee also includes a three-course dinner at a revolving restaurant with breathtaking views of beautiful Vancouver, and other events to meet and network with like-minded students from across Canada!

Click the image above and register today! There’s not much time left to enjoy the discounted early bird rate.

One week left for early bird registration!


There’s just one week left for early bird registration! If you haven’t signed up for CANCON 2015 yet, now’s the time. The early-bird price of $119 gets you access to all of our speakers and sessions, social events to network with students and delegates from across Canada, and a three-course dinner at VISTAS 360 revolving restaurant.

CANCON is open to everyone, so what are you waiting for? Register today!

Coming from out of town? Our hotel group rate has been extended until February 13 – please visit our Accommodations page for details.

Already registered and looking for more information? A detailed itinerary will be made available within the next week. Stay tuned for more information!

Registration for CANCON 2015 is now open!



We are extremely excited to announce that registration for the 2015 Golden Key Canadian Regional Summit, taking place in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia from February 27 – March 1, has officially opened!

This year’s CANCON aims to inspire our attendees to channel their creativity and broaden their outlook on life in order to accomplish exciting and novel goals. With presenters that have conquered both their professional and personal lives, we strive to encourage Golden Key members to expand their horizons and grow as individuals. Dreams and dreaming are not exclusive to one’s career but can encompass a variety of achievements including personal, service and leadership successes. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead. Experiment, take risks and jump out of your comfort zone. Discover new opportunities. Continue to grow. Imagine all your possibilities. Make your future now.

Golden Key Canadian Regional Summit