2022 TIAC Conference
August 17 – 20, 2022
Join the 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.
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.
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 Walking 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
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 – $250 (3 AVAILABLE)|
*Print-ready artwork must be provided August 1, 2022.
**All sponsorship fees exclude tax (HST).
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
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.
We 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!|
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.
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For more information, please visit: http://www.dispro.com/
For more information, please visit: https://www.knaufnorthamerica.com/en-ca
|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.
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/
|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.