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2017 National Conference for Canada's Credit Unions

For over a century credit unions have helped define Canada’s financial industry. With a vision in mind, together we will reach even greater levels of success!

Credit union leaders have long understood the significance of innovation and diversity. Since the creation of the first Canadian credit union, there was an understanding that true success meant the transformation of an industry. Now, more than ever, we need to dig deep into those roots and as we transform ourselves to meet the needs of our members in a changing world. We need to continue to push the boundaries, to collaborate, to innovate and to be the difference Canadians need us to be.

This year’s conference has many new and exciting features including the Canada 150 Volunteer Challenge, integration of the MACU Marketing Program, a Filene Innovation Session Series, and the Regulatory Compliance Forum, to name a few.

Join us this May as we Chart the Course for Canada’s credit union industry.




*NEW* MACU Marketing Program

This is the first year MACU has joined with the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) Conference. Now marketers can enjoy the benefits of the CCUA National Conference along with their MACU registration. Participate in the MACU marketing stream to learn and discuss many facets of marketing, including: youth marketing, employee advocacy and innovation. Join us and enjoy MACU along with the CCUA welcome reception, keynote presentations, expanded trade show, AIME awards gala dinner and after party.

To view the MACU conference brochure, click here.

National Young Leaders CU NEXTGEN® Program

Designed exclusively for young and emerging credit union leaders, this one-day course explains why change can be challenging, and introduces a set of seven "change muscles" that help individuals use their energy more effectively as they move through the adaptation process. Attendees will receive individual feedback on their own resilience, and engage in exercises that provide practice in applying each of the characteristics. They will leave with an action plan for strengthening their own, and their team's resilience.
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Destination Halifax

Halifax is the authentic East Coast experience. Here you can satisfy your taste for adventure, entertainment and cuisine. Enjoy exploring the historic downtown or take in the iconic coastline of the Halifax region.

Bringing a Companion?
To make your experience more enjoyable and make the most of your trip, we've partnered with Destination Halifax, the city's official tourism company. Visit the custom Conference Website Portal to start your adventure and discover what makes the region so special. 

Travel and Hotel Information

Conference Location
World Trade & Convention Centre
1800 Argyle St, Halifax, NS
B3J 3N8

Air Canada
Attendees receive 10% off Tango fares and 15% off Flex fares and higher. Book your flight on and enter our promotion code: NAY3GWJ1 or call your travel agent or call Air Canada direct at 1-888-247-2262 and quote NAY3GWJ1

Attendees receive 10% off Econo fares and 15% off Plus fares. Book your flight at and enter our coupon code: 9O3VVWC or call your travel agent or WestJet direct at 1-888-937-8538 and quote promo code: WNP58 and coupon code: 9O3VVWC.


The Four Points by Sheraton Halifax
1496 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3Z1
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Cambridge Suites Halifax
1583 Brunswick Street,
Halifax NS, B3J 3P5
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