Virtual Platform

The 2021 National Conference and AGM – Virtual Edition, will be delivered on Encore’s Chime Live virtual event platform. This virtual space has been designed to offer delegates an engaging virtual event experience. It offers a variety of tools to engage with others, easily view mainstage presentations, engage in workshops, teambuilding activities, as well as participate in our raffles, conference challenges, and so much more. The best part…it’s simple and intuitive to navigate!

The virtual platform will open to registered delegates on Monday, May 3, 2021. This will allow you an opportunity to explore the platform prior to the conference start date, as well as update your profile and add your photo!!

Please note only registered delegates will receive the link to access the virtual event platform through their registration confirmation email.

Virtual Platform Features

The virtual platform features several links and resources to help you navigate through the scheduled events, and engagement features. All icons can be accessed on the left navigation panel.

Features include:

Attendee Hub

Attendee Hub not only offers you the ability to post your bio and photo, but also the opportunity for private 1-to-1 chats, and business card sharing. Again, with this intuitive software, you just click on the name of a delegate, and send a message. It’s that easy!

Don’t forget to log onto the virtual platform before we officially kick off the 2021 National Conference and AGM – Virtual Edition, on Thursday, May 13 to complete your profile and upload your photo.

Conference Challenge

Our conference challenge is back, and we know just how competitive it can get!! Make sure to play for your chance to make it onto our leaderboard. Not only will you have bragging rights, but the opportunity to win some great prizes!

First Place - $200.00 Amazon Gift Card
Second Place - $100.00 Amazon Gift Card
Third Place - $50.00 Amazon Gift Card

Make sure to view the agenda, engage in polling and upload your bio and photo to collect those sought after points. This year we have also mixed in a scavenger hunt of ReStore logos to help celebrate 30 years of ReStore! Get involved and have some fun!

Keynote Speaker Book Sales

Make sure to visit Jennifer Moss’ bio to purchase your very own copy of her two amazing books!

Unlocking Happiness at Work takes you on a journey into why and how leaders should become compassionate capitalists and ensure that their teams thrive.

The Burnout Epidemic In this powerful book, happiness expert Jennifer Moss explains why burnout is so rampant and provides simple, researched-based solutions for helping employees minimize stress and organizations build happier workplaces.

Live Snap

Say cheese, strike a pose and post it! Let’s have some fun with the Live Snap feature by posting your virtual conference photos.

Raffles

We have great raffles lined-up compliments of Brand Blvd. and the Distribution Centre. Raffles will conclude at 4:30p.m. ET on Friday, May 14. Make sure to enter for your chance to win!

ReStore Circular Economy Competition

Help celebrate 30 years of ReStore and make sure to cast your vote for your favourite upcycled project. Projects will be on virtual display from Monday, May 3 to Friday, May 14. Voting will close at 4:30p.m. ET.

Workshop and Teambuilding Activity Access

Links to access the workshops and Game Show Extravaganza can be found within that particular agenda item under the Agenda tab.

Please remember to attend only the sessions you registered for.

Event Survey

When you share your feedback on your 2021 National Conference and AGM – Virtual Edition experience, you will be helping to make sure that next year's conference offers even greater value. Please take the time to complete our official post-conference survey which will be emailed out to all conference participants.

The survey link will remain active until Friday, May 28.

The virtual event platform will also feature:

  • Access to the Full Agenda
  • Announcements
  • Chat
  • Speakers
  • Social Wall
  • Sponsorship
  • Resources
  • Tech Support