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June 20–23, 2017

Networking Events

SIMA Socials

Nightly | Location TBD

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Networking is one of the top reasons you attend the show, so when the SIMA events conclude for the day, we encourage you to continue. SIMA is setting up a location for attendees to meet evenings outside the show. Stay tuned for updates on the location we choose! 

Not included: An excuse to miss keynote sessions. Trust us, you won't want to miss them!

 Welcome Reception

  Tuesday, June 20th | 7 - 10 p.m. | Hyatt Regency, Terrasse des Festivals
Sponsored by: Avalanche® by Ledex Industries, Boss LM, Greenius, Pro-Tech, SynaTek, WeatherWorks

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Another year has come and gone, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to reconnect with old friends - and make new ones - before the show begins!

Join us for hors d'ouvres, drinks and entertainment outdoors at the host hotel, Hyatt Regency. The Festival Terrace overlooks Place des Arts and has a view of Montréal's skyline that you do not want to miss.

All full registrants are welcome to attend. 

CSP & ASM Reception

 Wednesday, June 21st | 5 - 6 p.m. | SIMA Booth (545)
Sponsored by: Caterpillar and LMN

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When the trade show floor closes, CSP and ASM professionals are invited to stick around for a private reception held at SIMA's booth. This is a great time to meet other individuals who have worked rigorously to advance their careers and professionalism.

Invitation Only

Snow & Ice Industry Awards Night

 Wednesday, June 21st | 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. | Palais des congrés de Montréal, Room 710
 Sponsored by: Caterpillar


Congratulate award winners and celebrate SIMA’s 20th annual symposium anniversary. Join us as we recognize the CEO of the Year, Safety Award winners, Excellence in Business winner(s), Volunteer of the Year, Philanthropic Leader of the Year, the Alan Steiman Scholarship Recipient and more!

The night will begin with cocktails, followed by a three-course dinner and awards presentation.

Tickets: $80 each

Networking Event 

Thursday, June 24th | 6 -7 p.m. | Hyatt Regency, Terrasse Piscine 
Sponsored by: The Aspire Software Company

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Grab a beverage and reconnect with fellow attendees at the end of the day to talk shop and share what you’ve learned. Thursday evening is open for attendees to explore the area, and take advantage of local restaurants, nightlife, shopping and more around Montreal. Gather with other attendees at this event to decide where the night will take you.

Closing Event

 Friday, June 23rd | 5 - 9 p.m. | Scena along St. Lawrence River
Sponsored by: Caterpillar


After days spent walking the trade show floor, sitting in on educational sessions and business meetings, it’s time to enjoy your time in this beautiful Canadian city! Take the afternoon walking the cobblestone streets exploring the restaurants and shops of Old Montreal, or use the provided transportation to journey to the beautiful venue, Scena, which boasts beautiful views on the quays of the Old Port Montreal and the St. Lawrence River.

Attendees will enjoy an evening of networking, music, drinks, and delicious barbeque provided by one of Quebec’s most renowned caterers, Agnes Dei. Don’t forget, you can register a guest separately to come along for the experience!

Tickets:$100 each


2017 Symposium Sponsors

Thank you to all our 2017 Symposium sponsors!


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