Conferences, conventions, meetings, events - with superb facilities and amenities, and a knack for hospitality that can't be beat, St. John's is an excellent choice, one of the best in the world!

Conferences, conventions, meetings, events – with superb facilities and amenities, and a knack for hospitality that can’t be beat, St. John’s is an excellent choice, one of the best in the world!

Here’s something that might surprise you: those who attend conferences in St. John’s tend to travel with more people and stay longer, on average, than when they travel to other destinations.

St. John’s hosts an average of 95 conferences per year. Here is just a sample of the successful conferences and events we’ve hosted.

2016

April
Pattison Outdoor Advertising: 200
May
Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering: 400
Suncor: 200
Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association: 200
Skate Canada AGM: 500
Canadian College of Construction Lawyers: 200
Community Health Nurses of Canada: 300
Canadian Academic Accounting Association: 300
June
Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers: 200
Canadian Evaluation Society: 350
The Royal Canadian Legion: 1,200
Financial Management Institute of Canada: 400
Canadian Celiac Association: 200
International Actuarial Association: 300
Canadian Institute of Actuaries: 400
July
Federation of Law Societies of Canada: 500
Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists: 200
Canadian Junior Boys Golf Championships: 300
International Marine Conservation Congress: 600
August
Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers: 200
Hotel Technology Next Generation/SafetyNet: 200
Senior Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championships: 300
September
Scottish Rite of Canada: 500
Canadian Progress Club: 200
Aquaculture Canada: 300
Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen: 250
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs: 300
October
Challenge Cup Soccer Senior Men’s & Women’s: 500
Christian Youth Conference: 800
Inuit Studies Conference: 400
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons, Simulation Summit: 400
The Council of Canadians: 400
Arctic Technology Conference: 500
November
Canadian Institute of Mining: 300
Canadian Police Chaplains’ Association: 200
PCMA Canadian Innovation Conference: 275

2015

April
East Coast Music Awards: 800
Canadian Archaeological Association: 200
May
Canadian Assoc. of Pharmacy in Oncology: 300
Governor Generals’ Canadian Leadership Conference: 350
Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Assoc.: 200
Canadian Culinary Federation: 250
International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering: 1,000
June
Canadian Catholic Schools Trustees Association: 350
Labourers’ International Union of North America: 200
Canadian Association of Neuroscience Nurses: 200
Canadian Association of Recycling Industries: 250
July
National Ball Hockey Championships: 800
Clearwater Seafoods: 200
August
New England Governors & Eastern Canadian Premiers: 200
Canadian Dental Association: 1000
September
Canadian Welding Assoc.: 250
Basics Office Products: 350
October
Maritime and Arctic Security (Aerospace & Defense): 200
Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association: 300
Canadian Mental Health Association: 200
Federation national des conseils scolaires francophones: 190
November
Canadian Institute of Mining: 600

2014
Canadian Hydrographic Association: 200
Canadian Association of HIV/AIDS Research: 600
Funeral Services Association of Canada: 400 people
Canadian Association of Career Educators & Employers: 300
Canadian Nutrition Society: 200
Canadian Anesthesiologists Society: 1,500
Canadian Association of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: 200
Canadian Urological Association: 500
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association: 800
Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors: 300
Subaru Canada: 270
Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists: 300
Canadian Bar Association: 700
Nalcor Energy Conjugate Margins Conference: 300
Canadian Assoc. of Radiation Oncology: 450
OCEANS: 1,900
Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada: 300
Canadian Parking Association: 300
Canadian Institute of Steel Construction: 300
Versaterm Inc.: 300
NACE: 300
Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology: 450
Canadian Association for Graduate Studies: 250
Canadian Institute of Mining: 300
Canadian Interuniversity Sport: 300
Campus Stores Canada: 200

2013
Advisory Council on the Status of Women: 800
Canadian Agency for Drugs & Technologies in Health: 500
Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists: 500
Motion Picture Theatre Association of Canada: 500
TechSelect: 100
Canadian Urban Transit Association: 350
World Ball Hockey Championships: 900
Canadian Society for Epidemiology and Biostatistics: 250
International Child & Youth Care Conference: 500
Maple Leaf Atlantic: 600
Canadian Association of School Administrators: 200
Telus Retail Ltd.: 100
Harley Davidson: 200
UA Canada: 300
The Co-operators Insurance: 100
Association of Kinsmen and Kinettes: 500
Castle Building Centres Group Ltd.: 250
Economic Developers Association of Canada: 600
World Seafood Congress: 400
World Darts Championship: 600
Canadian Association of Nephrology Nurses & Technologists: 500
Canadian Academy on Audiology: 300
Canadian Technical Asphalt Association: 350

2012
Johnson Inc.: 300
Canadian Society of Nephrology: 300
Canadian Housing and Renewal Association: 400
Remax Promotions Inc.: 300 people
Canadian Association of Speech Language Pathologists: 400
Catholic Health Alliance of Canada: 400
Boys and Girls Club of Canada: 400
Geographical and Mineralogical Association of Canada: 400
Marketing Research and Intelligence Association: 400
Financial Executives International Canada: 500
Administrative Services Association of Canada: 450
Royal Architectural Institute of Canada: 330
Canadian Society for Immunology: 200
Dairy Farmers of Canada: 200
Institution of Public Administrators of Canada: 600

2011
Canadian Life and Health Association: 200
RCMP Veterans’ Association: 300
Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada: 500
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians: 800
Emergency Medical Service Chiefs of Canada: 300
Canadian Association of Physicists: 400
Canadian Society of Microbiologists: 300
Public Service Alliance of Canada: 400
Canadian Water Resources Association: 400
Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Association: 400
Canadian Medical Association: 500
International Council of Shopping Centres: 200
CARSTAR: 300
Subway Ltd: 200
Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association: 500
Association of Canadian Pension Management: 450
Canadian Chamber of Commerce: 400
Starkey Canada: 200
Building Owners and Managers’ Association: 400
International Council for Traditional Music: 500

2010
Scotiabank: 500
CARAS/JUNO Awards: 1,200
Canadian Conference of Medical Education: 1,200
Canadian Museums Association: 350
Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists: 500
Canadian Apprenticeship Forum: 600
Pipeline Contractors Association of Canada: 300
Canadian Association of University Business Officers: 600
Canadian Standards Association: 300
AEGON Canada: 100
Canadian Dermatology Association: 350
Canadian School Boards Association: 600
Federation of Law Societies of Canada: 600
Canadian Physiotherapy Association: 400
Royal College of Dentists of Canada: 350
Lawton Drugs: 200
Sobeys Inc.: 150
Canadian Real Estate Association: 300
Porter Hetu International: 100
Canadian Institute of Mining: 400

2009
BMO Financial Group: 200
Canadian Society of Civil Engineering: 250
Community & Hospital Infection Control Association: 400
Electro Federation Canada: 600
National Healthcare Leadership: 950
Operating Room Nurses Association: 1,200
Canadian Society of Medical Lab Science: 400
Catholic Women’s League of Canada: 800
Canadian Psychiatric Association: 1,200
Castle Building Supplies: 200
International Congress of Heterocyclic Chemistry: 250
Risk Insurance and Management Society: 1,000
Great West Life: 700
London Life Insurance Company: 700