The Manitoba Association of Volunteer Administrators (MAVA) and the Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada (VMPC) are pleased to bring you the National Conference for Volunteer Management Professionals.

Taking place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, from May 30th to June 1st, this conference is the premier professional development event for volunteer management professionals in Canada. Over the course of 3 days, you will have an opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the country and gain new ideas and inspiration to help you transform your volunteer programs!

Conference Rates

Full Conference member rate is $350.00 (must be a member of MAVA or VMPC)
Full Conference non-member rate is $425.00

  • Registration includes a sector tour, entrance to the Welcome Reception at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and two full days of learning.

One-Day member rate is $150.00 (must be a member of MAVA or VMPC)
One-Day non-member rate is $225.00

  • Registration includes one day of sessions, either Thursday, May 31st or Friday, June 1st, 2018

Welcome Reception at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights - May 30 | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

  • One ticket to the welcome reception on May 30 is included in the rate for the full conference.
  • Individuals can purchase additional tickets for a guest (colleague, supervisor, partner) or to add to the One-Day conference rate. Tickets are $50.00.

For more information, or to express interest in attending the conference, please contact

NOTE: If you’d like to become a member of the Manitoba Association for Volunteer Administration (MAVA) in order to access the member rates above, please email

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Cancellation Policy

All requests for cancellations must be submitted in writing to MAVA/VMPC Conference at Cancellation requests received by May 16, 2018 will be fully refunded, less a $25 administration fee. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded, but registrations are transferrable. No on-site refunds will be issued.