2022 TIAC Conference
August 17 – 20, 2022
Join the CELEBRATION!
Can you believe it’s already been 10 years since we celebrated TIAC’s 50th anniversary in Quebec City? Us either! But, we can’t wait to welcome you all to Ottawa for the 60th anniversary celebration.
For this years Conference we are planning to be back to our usual size and will be including golf and family activities. You won’t want to miss our special showcase of Canada’s National Capital Region!
The 2022 Conference Committee and your TIAC Board is currently working on finalizing the technical programming. Stay tuned for the speaker announcements that will be coming soon.
Tim Pullyblank & Steve Huculiak
The Conference will be held at the Ottawa Marriott hotel. The reservation information and the online booking link is now available on the Traveling to Ottawa page.
Flight and VIA rail discounts are now available.
The 2022 Conference program will feature timely presentations by industry experts and leaders, business meetings where you can engage in sector-specific discussions and networking opportunities to connect with friends new and old.
The Conference will kick-off on the Wednesday evening with the Manufacturers and Distributors Reception.
Thursday’s program will feature several invited speakers, as well as the contractor, manufacturer and distributor breakout sessions. The spousal/family program will also be running this day. For those of you planning to bring your children, please register by July 1 so that we can organize age-appropriate activities for them. This day will wrap up with a very special 60th Anniversary River Queen Dinner Cruise.
Friday morning will include more presentations, followed by TIAC’s traditional golf tournament. Friday evening is a night off and delegates are encouraged to get out and enjoy the city!
Saturday morning, join us for more presentations, including an a sneak-peak at the 2023 Conference scheduled for August 23-26 in Whistler, BC.
The Conference will be wrapped up at the President’s Dinner from the stunning Summit Lounge atop the Marriott, which offers guests a 360 view of Ottawa/Gatineau. In celebration of the 60th Anniversary, the President’s Dinner will be a black-tie affair (see registration page for details).
Visit the Ottawa Tourism website to learn more about the Conference host city!
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
**NOTE: The program is under development. Check back here regularly for updates.
Registration fees include: Presentations and Meetings; Manufacturer and Distributor Reception; Off-site Dinner; Delegates and Spouses Breakfasts/Lunches; and, the President’s Dinner and Dance.Download the Delegate List
In celebration of the 60th Anniversary, the August 20 President’s Dinner will be a black-tie affair.
We will be following all of the provincial indoor gathering guidelines, social distancing rules and mask policies that may be in place. For more information on Ontario’s reopening plan please visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/reopening-ontario.
Family (16 and over)
Children (Under 16)
$450 per family member
Family (16 and over)
Children (Under 16)
$500 per family member
The Conference Planning Committee is confirming speakers who will speak to both industry and general business strategies to provide you with insights to improve your day-to-day operations. Updated speaker information will be posted here so be sure to check regularly.
|Thursday, August 18, 2022
||9:30 am – 12:30 pm||Downtown Bicycle Tour||$50 + HST|
|Friday, August 19, 2022
||10:15 am – 5:00 pm
11:45 am – 3:30 pm
|Golf: Manderley on the Green Golf Course
City Beers Tour
|$199 + HST
$70 + HST
|Saturday, August 20, 2022||10:15 am – 12:00 pm||Haunted Walk of Ottawa||$30 + HST|
Plan additional activities by visiting https://ottawatourism.ca/.
- Canadian Museum of Nature
- Canadian Museum of History
- Canadian War Museum
- Canada Science and Technology Museum
- Canada Aviation and Space Museum
- Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
- Diefenbunker Museum
Sponsorship OpportunitiesDownload the 2022 Sponsorship Kit
Download the sponsorship participation form. To confirm your sponsorship, please complete and return the participation form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prices exclude tax. Payment is due before the Conference.
ALL EVENT SPONSORS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED AND RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING:
- Corporate profile on TIAC website with links
- Logo and recognition on TIAC Social Media
- Recognition in Conference program
- On-site recognition throughout Conference, through verbal announcements, signage and sponsor slides
|SILVER PARTNERSHIP LEVEL|
|Manufacturer and Distributor Reception – $550 (UNLIMITED OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE)|
|Breakfast – SOLD
|Lunch – SOLD|
|BRONZE PARTNERSHIP LEVEL|
|Refreshment Break – SOLD|
*Print-ready artwork must be provided August 1, 2022.
**All sponsorship fees exclude tax (HST).
Traveling to Ottawa
The Conference will be held at the Marriott Ottawa Hotel. The health and safety of guests is Marriott’s top priority: COVID-19 updates and what to expect at the Ottawa Marriott Hotel.
Reservations must be made by July 22, 2022 to receive the discounted rate.
Traditional (King or Double Double) Rooms – $229 + fees and taxes
Book your room at: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1642024293058&key=GRP&app=resvlink
Cancellation Policy: Cancel at least 24 hrs before arrival date to avoid late cancellation charge of one (1) night room rate ant taxes. Please note that a change in the length or dates of your reservation may result in a rate change.
Discounts with Porter, Air Canada and WestJet will be available in the coming months.
www.viarail.caVALID: August 15th 2022 to August 22nd 2022TERRITORY: From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return.RESTRICTIONS: Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge. For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.DISCOUNT: 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class. “Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied.”EXCEPTION: Discount does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class.IDENTIFICATION: Participants must reference the event’s VIA convention discount code: 14231.
https://www.westjet.com/conventionsWe are happy to confirm that for the upcoming event, 60th Annual TIAC Conference, we are able to offer 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.Applicable Rules
|THANK YOU TO ALL OF TIAC’S SPONSORS!|
|All Therm Services Inc,
For more information, please visit: https://www.alltherm.ca/
Amity is proud to be Western Canada’s sole 100-percent Canadian-owned and operated distributor and fabricator specializing in thermal insulation systems for industrial work. Our dedication at Amity to family values and the ideals represented by small business provides a sense of history and accomplishment that makes us proud of what we have accomplished in over 35 years serving Canadian industry. Our vision of the up-close, personalized service of a corner store, and diverse industrial base of a modernized global business, makes Amity uniquely positioned to contribute to the mechanical insulation industry and the world it serves.
For more information, please visit: https://www.amityinsulation.com/index.php/company
As the inventors of flexible foam for equipment insulation and a leading provider of engineered foams, Armacell develops innovative and safe thermal, acoustic and mechanical solutions that create sustainable value for its customers. Armacell’s products significantly contribute to global energy efficiency making a difference around the world every day. With 3,000 employees and 23 production plants in 15 countries, the company operates two main businesses, Advanced Insulation and Engineered Foams. Armacell focuses on insulation materials for technical equipment, high-performance foams for high-tech and lightweight applications and next generation aerogel blanket technology.
For more information, please visit: www.armacell.us.
|Association d’Isolation du Québec
For more information, please visit: https://www.isolation-aiq.com/
|British Columbia Insulation Contractors Association
For more information, please visit: http://www.bcica.org/
For more information, please visit: https://www.certainteed.com/
For more information, please visit: https://www.crossroadsci.com/
|Custom Insulation Systems Ltd.
For more information, please visit: http://www.custominsulation.ca/
For more information, please visit: http://www.dispro.com/
For more information, please visit: https://www.jm.com/
Knauf Insulation North American is part of Knauf Group, a family-owned global manufacturer of building materials based in Iphofen, Germany. Knauf leverages the expertise of over 35,000 employees across 250 production facilities in 86 countries to generate revenue of $12 Billion. In North America, Knauf Insulation is a leading manufacturer of thermal and acoustical fiberglass insulation for residential, commercial, industrial, OEM and metal building applications. Knauf’s mission is to challenge conventional thinking and create innovative solutions that shape the way we live and build in the future, with care for the people who make them, the people who use them and the world we all depend on.
For more information, visit www.knaufnorthamerica.com
|Master Insulators Association of Ontario
For more information, please visit: http://miaontario.ca/
Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years.
For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.
|Point One Media
If you read the TIAC Times, you already know Point One Media. Our small but efficient team of publishing experts has been keeping tradespeople connected since 1995. Our magazines are official journals of record for several premier North American construction associations, which means we dive into every project with professionalism and heart. Our clients are industry professionals, family-run businesses, large corporations, and non-profits, and we engage them in every stage of the print and digital content development process. Our people-driven business model reflects our family-owned roots, yet we employ forward-thinking innovations for developing compelling and authentic publishing solutions.
Learn more at pointonemedia.com or subscribe to the TIAC Times at tiactimes.ca.
TIAC Times Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tiactimes/
TIAC Times Twitter: @tiactimes
TIAC Times LinkedIN: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tiac-times/
|Pol R Group
Pol R is a group of companies (Impro, Nadeau, Scotia, Nu-West, Artik/OEM, Mecart) that manufacture materials that promote and ensure comfort, quiet, safety and efficiency within buildings, spaces, plants and/or products.
The group offers a wide range of integrated products and services for various industries and applications, including, construction, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceutical, energy and public transit. Its business units are clustered around three main areas: the distribution and fabrication of commercial and industrial insulation products, the design and fabrication of thermal and acoustical systems and specialty products for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and, finally, the engineering, manufacturing and installation of controlled environments.
For more information, please visit: https://polrcorp.com/
For more information, please visit: https://polyguardproducts.com/
|ROCKWOOL Technical Insulation
ROCKWOOL Technical Insulation, a subsidiary of the international ROCKWOOL Group, is the worldwide market leader in technical insulation. We cover the whole industrial insulation market and marine & offshore industry, providing a full range of products and systems for the thermal and firesafe insulation of technical applications.
Besides sustainable products we offer reliable expert advice, from documentation to delivery and after sales service. Throughout the whole chain from specifier, through dealer to contractor and installer we aim to add value. We don’t just sell products, we supply solutions. It’s this total approach that makes us the ideal choice for professionalism, innovation and trust.
For more information, please visit: https://rti.rockwool.com/
|Saskatchewan Insulation Contractors Association|
|SPI Canada Distribution Inc.
Founded in 1982, Specialty Products & Insulation (SPI) is a distributor and fabricator of mechanical and building insulation products. With over 35,000 SKUs across mechanical, commercial, industrial, marine, and OEM markets, we carry all imaginable products to make your project a success. Not only do we provide industry-best service to our customers, but we also provide innovative distribution for our vendor partners. At SPI, we are dedicated to being more than just an order-taker, and our track record speaks for itself. Let’s create something great together.
For more information, please visit: https://www.spi-co.com/
|Thermal Insulation Association of Alberta
Incorporated under the Societies Act on July 13th, 1962, the Thermal Insulation Association of Alberta (TIAA) consists of mechanical insulation contractors, both union and non-union, as well as manufacturer and supplier company members. There is also an affiliate membership for those associated with the industry in an indirect way. Association membership serves the industrial and commercial needs of Alberta, the Yukon and N.W.T.
TIAA’s objectives are as follows:
Industry issues involving the insulation industry regularly come to the attention of the TIAA board. These issues range from apprenticeship, bid depository (ACTS), labour issues, trade protection, maintaining trade workmanship standards and the general promotion of the industry. TIAA has and continues to have input into the Alberta Construction Tendering System (ACTS) which allows construction trades within Alberta to submit bids on projects.
|Wallace Construction Specialties Ltd.