Merit OpenShop Contractors Association of Ontario

Merit Ontario 2022 Annual General Meeting & Dinner Reception
Join us as we review 2021 and look forward to the exciting year ahead!
Please Note: Online Registration is Now Closed
The registration deadline for this event was May 9, 2022.
Thursday, May 12th, 2022
Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Road West
Mississauga, ON
L5W 1G3
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Registration Deadline
Monday, May 9th, 2022
Event Description

Merit Ontario cordially invites you to attend our upcoming Annual General Meeting, Business Development Session and Dinner reception at the Mississauga Convention Centre.


This year's gathering combines a variety of learning and networking opportunities for member companies and their employees. The event includes:



AGM Registration 4:00 pm


Member registration opens for the Annual General Meeting



Business Development Session 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Join us to hear on the following topics that we believe are key to any open shop business owner in construction.


Session 1: Legal Expert (Mathews Dinsdale) 


Session 2: Virtual Reality Demo


Session 3: Cybersecurity


Session 4:  Apprenticeship Program/Job Bank



Cocktail Reception 6:00 pm


An excellent networking opportunity to connect with fellow members in Ontario's open shop construction sector.



AGM Dinner and Guest Speaker 7:00 pm 


Join us as we review our progress from 2021 and plan for future growth and development. Members and guests will enjoy a full four course meal along with special guest:


Keynote Speaker - Kevin Rempel


Kevin Rempel is a 2013 Sledge Hockey World Champion, 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, keynote speaker, trainer, author, and creator of the coaching program on mental resilience, titled The Resilience Toolbox.


Kevin has surmounted incredible life challenges to reach the Olympic podium and now to bring his powerful message of hope and resilience, teaching others how to adopt The Hero Mindset to drive results and embrace change.


You should not miss it!


*Sessions and speakers subject to change.


Contact & Support

Contact Merit Ontario at for more information.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Individual AGM & Dinner Ticket
Group AGM & Dinner Ticket (Table of 8)
Save when you purchase tickets for a full table!
AGM Ticket Only (No Dinner)
For those members who are ONLY planning to attend the AGM portion of the event.
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Arrival and AGM Registration
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Business Development Session (by registration only - free for Merit members)
Cocktail Reception
7:00pm - 7:30pm
AGM only
7:00pm - 8:30pm
AGM, Dinner & Guest Speaker
Cancellation &
Refund Policy

Merit Ontario will provide a full refund for all registrations purchased up until 14 days before the event. Refund requests within 14 days of the event are subject to a $20 administration fee. All refunds will be made utilizing the initial method of payment (ie. If you paid by VISA you will receive a VISA refund). To request a refund, please send an email to and include the reason why you are requesting it. All refunds will be processed within 7 business days.

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