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(HST Not Included) Early Bird
by Oct. 31, 2019
Regular Single Day
CHRP, CHRL & CHRE Designates $1,333 $1,615 $646
HRPA Members $1,434 $1,716 $778
HRPA Student Members $393 $393 $164
Non-HRPA Members $1,697 $1,970 $843

Group Rates

Group rates apply to 10 or more employees from the same company (may include HRPA members & non-members). To qualify for the group rate, all 10 (or more) names of registrants in the group must be submitted at the same time.
Group of 10 or more Early Bird 

by Oct. 31, 2019


Nov. 1, 2019 onward

HRPA members $1,000 per person plus HST $1,300 per person plus HST
Non-HRPA members $1,333 per person plus HST $1,697 per person plus HST

Please contact for more information.

Events at the Conference

The Social – Guest Pass*: $40
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 5:15–6:45pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Room 718
*Complimentary with full conference pass and Wednesday conference pass

Giving Back: The Shoebox Project: $40
Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 5–6:30pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Room 716A

Student Success Track*: $50
Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 7:45am–3:15pm
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Room 718B
*Must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary HR program to register
Register for Student Success Track

Key Registration Dates:

Early Bird deadline: October 31, 2019, 11:59pm Eastern Time

Mailed (postmarked) and faxed registration deadline: Friday, January 3, 2020

To register by mail or fax, please select the PDF Registration Form button beside our Conference Pricing and print the form. Select both your first and second choices (1, 2) for each time slot and mail or fax the form with payment. Please note, this form is subject to change.

Online registration closes: Friday, January 17, 2020 at 5:00pm Eastern Time

On-site registration: Delegates wishing to register after January 17, 2020 at 5:00pm Eastern Time are welcome to do so on site at the main registration desk at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Members registering on site will need to provide proof of HRPA membership to receive the HRPA member rate.

Session Pre-selection Required: All delegates are required to select sessions at the time of registration for each time slot.

Session registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To learn more about each of our sessions, please visit the Session Schedule.


Download the HRPA2020 Complete Program Schedule


Earn CPD Hours

Select sessions count as CPD Hours in your CPD log. To find out more about identifying sessions that are pre-approved for CPD hours as well as collecting and logging your pre-approved  CPD codes, please read our CPD Information page and our FAQ on CPD Hours.

Trade Show Only Pass

Connect with some of the world’s leading companies providing innovative services and solutions at Canada’s largest 2-day trade show dedicated to human resources and engaging workforces.

For HRPA Members:
Trade Show Only passes are complimentary for HRPA Members,
and individuals who have received a promo code.
For Non-HRPA Members:
(HST Not Included) Pricing
2-Day Trade Show Only Pass $40
1-Day Trade Show Only Pass for Wednesday, January 22nd $25
1-Day Trade Show Only Pass for Thursday, January 23rd $25
Student Perks:
HRPA Student Members are allowed to visit the trade show, both days – complimentary. Free
Non-HRPA Student Members must register in person at the HRPA Registration Desk on the 600 Level with their valid student ID card. Free

Cancellations, Refunds or Transfers

Requests for cancellations or refunds must be received in writing at For cancellations received:

  • On or before December 13, 2019, you will receive a 50% refund of fees paid.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after December 13, 2019.  No refunds will be issued for “no shows.” If you are unable to attend, you may send someone else in your place. Please contact or 1.844.REG.HRPA (1.844.734.4772) Ext.0 for more information.

Skip the Line at Express Registration

New for HRPA2020! Grab your delegate badge before you even get to the show! To make your registration process speedy and seamless, we’ve added two new HRPA2020 Express Registration counters at neighbouring hotels.

Please note: Express Registration is exclusively for conference attendees who have registered for a full or 1-day conference pass.  If you are registered for Trade Show only, please pick up your badge at the 600 level registration area; if you are registered as an Exhibitor, please pick up your badge at the 800 level registration area.


Delta Hotel
75 Lower Simcoe Street, Toronto, ON, M5J 3A6
Express Registration counter will be located in the lobby right next to the staircase to the 2nd floor.

InterContinental Hotel
225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON, M5V 2X3
Express Registration counter will be located in the lobby, click here to view the floor plan.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday, January 21st 5pm – 8pm
Wednesday, January 22nd 6am – 5pm
Thursday, January 23rd 6am – 5pm


Book a Hotel

For your convenience, a number of hotel rooms are reserved for the HRPA 2020 Annual Conference & Trade Show attendees at our host hotel. Book your room before the booking deadline to take advantage of preferred rates.

Registration FAQ

I did not get my confirmation receipt, can someone please resend it?

Yes! Please email and a new confirmation will be sent out.

Which hotels have a special rate for HRPA Conference & Trade Show delegates?

Visit our hotel section to find out cut-off dates and links to our host hotels offering preferred rates for HRPA Conference & Trade show attendees .

Does HRPA allow badge sharing?

While some companies may decide to share badges, HRPA does not facilitate the exchange of badges between attendees. It is the responsibility of the individuals to do so.

How many CPD hours can delegates log for attending the Annual Conference?

Delegates earn 1 hour per hour of instruction at conference sessions to a maximum of 8 hours per day. We’ve pre-approved sessions that qualify for CPD hours so delegates can determine how many hours they will log prior to the conference. To find out more about how to identify CPD qualifying sessions and collect your pre-approved CPD codes, please read our CPD FAQ.

Is the Networking Event an additional fee?

The Networking Event is included in the full conference package and the Wednesday package. Networking event guest passes are available for $40 when you register for HRPA2020. Guest passes for the event are also available for purchase at the conference registration counter until 4 pm.

How do I apply to become a speaker at the Annual Conference?

Thank you for your interest in becoming a speaker.  The deadline to submit a Speaking Proposal has passed for our 2020 Conference. Please click here to visit the Contact Us section of the HRPA site and select “Speaking at the Annual Conference, Speaker and Session Presentation” under “Annual Conference” to request speaker updates and learn about future speaker submission deadlines.

Are meals provided for attendees?

A Continental Breakfast is provided each morning on the lower 800 level just outside the main keynote Halls F & G on Wednesday, January 22, 7:45–8:15am; Thursday, January 23, 8:00–8:30am; and Friday, January 24, 8–8:30am. Lunch is provided each day on the lower 800 level inside the main keynote halls F & G on Wednesday, January 22, 12–1pm; Thursday, January 23, 11:45am–12:45pm; and Friday, January 24, 12:15–1:15pm.

Can I change my session selections through the mobile app?

While the sessions that you pre-selected during registration will automatically be loaded to the conference mobile app once you’ve logged in, and any changes you make to your session selection will be reflected on your personal conference agenda via the app, session selections and changes cannot be made via the app.

How do I become an Exhibitor?

Thank you for your interest in becoming an exhibitor.  Please visit the Become an Exhibitor area of our Trade Show section to learn more.

How do I become a Sponsor?

Thank you for your interest in becoming an exhibitor.  Please visit our Sponsor Prospectus area to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.