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As an event sponsor, partner or member of the Canadian public safety communications industry, you can support us in promoting the APCO Canada 2020 Conference & Tradeshow.


The following marketing and communication tools have been developed to leverage the support of the public safety communications industry to further promote this event. This collateral suite has been designed to maximize awareness of the event, ensuring you can share every exciting detail with your employers, staff, students or colleagues.

Simply click on the each of the tools below to download files and corresponding instructions.


You can incorporate the tools below to share information about the event with employees, staff, students or colleagues. Should you have any questions or require customization of any of the following materials, please contact our conference marketing team at conference@apco.ca and we would be pleased to assist you.


  • APCO Canada 2020 Conference Logo (.jpg)  (Coming Soon)
  • Justification Toolkit (Coming Soon)
  • Making the Case Letter (Coming Soon)


If there is any additional information or marketing collateral you may require, please contact us at conference@apco.ca. Our marketing team would be please to discuss any special requirements you may have. conference's mission? 

volunteer

One of the greatest ways to get involved with the APCO Canada is to volunteer your time at the 2020 Conference & Tradeshow.  An event of this size requires a group of motivated and enthusiastic individuals to assist with a variety of on-site roles. If you are interested in sharing your time and talents, and would also like to learn more about the public safety communications industry, we would be happy to have you join our team to support this event.

Volunteer Benefits

There are many benefits to volunteering at the APCO Canada Conference & Tradeshow. As a volunteer, you will donate one day of volunteer service, and in exchange will receive:


  • Free attendance at conference sessions and keynotes for the days you are not volunteering 
  • Meals at the conference while working as a volunteer
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • Great networking opportunities


Volunteer Roles

  • Session Hosts: Support the delivery of conference breakout sessions by introducing, thanking and hosting session speakers
  • Room Monitors: Work on-site with session hosts to support the delivery of a presentation by providing logistical support
  • Registration & Information Booth Attendants: Work with the Registration Manager to coordinate registration desk activities
  • Miscellaneous Usher & Floaters: Assist with various event duties as required


Please email conference@apco.ca  to apply to be a volunteer at this year’s APCO Canada Conference & Tradeshow in Toronto,

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#YourVoiceCounts

Our goal is to strengthen member communications and create an open forum for conversation around industry trends, challenges, and questions that members may have about the public-safety communication industry.


During our upcoming APCO Canada 2020 Conference & Tradeshow, we want to hear from you.  We want your voice to be heard.  As our industry faces massive changes in process and technology while coming up against increasing demands from the public, we want you to have a forum to share your opinion.


Have your say in the APCO Canada #YourVoiceCounts campaign by taking part in one of the following activities leading up to and at the APCO Canada Conference & Tradeshow:

  • What’s Next for NG9-1-1? Submit an article and share your opinion on what you believe to be the trends, challenges or opportunities for our industry as NG911 develops within our workplaces.  The article can focus on the technology side of NG911 or the impacts to front line responders.  Share your own editorial comments with APCO by submitting your article to conference@apco.ca and you could be featured in one of our email blasts or in the conference program guide.
  • Mental Health Matters! How is the issue of mental health affecting your workplace? Family? Personal development? What’s next for us as an industry when it comes to this hot topic? Submit your question or topic to our mental health hot topics panel, sponsored by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, via Twitter by using the hashtag #YourVoiceCounts. We will curate relevant and interesting topics that we can share and discuss at our annual hot topics panel discussion. 
  • APCO Canada Road Map. Have your say in what your professional association looks like in 5 years, in 10 years or in 20 years. Stop by the APCO Canada Booth at the upcoming 2019 Conference & Tradeshow and fill in the APCO Canada Road Map with what initiatives, programs, advocacy efforts and strategic direction you think APCO Canada should consider as they plan out their next 5,10, 15 and 20 years.
  • Speak Out! Contribute to the APCO Canada #YourVoiceCounts video by stopping in at the APCO Canada booth during and share your answer to our questions. This footage will be used to create a short, promotional video that will be used to promote our members and the industry throughout Canada.  While you’re at the booth, get a new professional headshot taken and update your professional brand.


This is your profession. This is your industry. APCO Canada is here to serve you and we are looking forward to hearing what you have to say. Join us and make sure #YourVoiceCounts.