Recognizing our successful CFE writers
Convocation is an opportunity to celebrate the successful Common Final Examination (CFE) writers achieving a significant milestone on their journey to the CPA designation.
We are looking forward to celebrating all of our successful CFE writers in person on June 17, 2023 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Formal invitation and link to register will be sent via email. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.
The CPA Ontario Convocation ceremony will be held in-person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), South Building, 222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 2T6.
Once guests arrive, head to Level 600, where all attendees are required to check-in. The Convocation ceremony will take place on Level 800.
Attendance to the CPA Ontario Convocation ceremony is limited to the CFE writer plus two guests. There is no charge for CFE writers and their guests to attend.
All attendees will receive a digital ticket that must be presented at check-in. Your guest(s) will receive their ticket via email closer to the event date.
Anyone who wishes to attend the Convocation ceremony must RSVP. Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the ceremony.
When you RSVP online, there will be a section in the ticket order portion to complete if your guest requires disability-related accommodation.
Your confirmed ceremony time will be detailed in your registration email once you RSVP. Doors will open 1 hour prior to the ceremony start time. We recommend that you and your guests arrive at least 45 minutes prior to your ceremony start time to sign-in and be seated in a timely manner.
No one under the age 19 is permitted to attend the Convocation ceremony. However, there can be exceptions made for CFE writers when requested.
Attending Convocation is not mandatory to complete the CPA program. However, we encourage participation as this is the only opportunity to celebrate your success with all of your peers. Please indicate whether or not you plan to attend through the registration form. If you are unable to attend the ceremony, certificates will be mailed at a later date.
Yes, canapés and refreshments will be available after the ceremony. Please check your registration email to confirm your Convocation ceremony time and review the schedule.
During the registration process you will be able to include any food allergies or dietary restrictions (not preferences), or special requirements at the bottom of the registration page under Special Assistance and Dietary Restrictions.
There will not be a dinner and dance. However, the Convocation ceremony taking place on June 17th will have canapés and refreshments.
Successful CFE writers will be seated alphabetically by last name. Guest seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
The ceremony will not be webcast however it will be photographed. By registering for this event, you consent to the use of any photographs or recordings taken during the event for promotional purposes.
At this time, vaccination is not a requirement to attend Convocation. Please be sure to check for any symptoms prior to attending the ceremony, and if you are feeling ill, please do not come to the event.
Masks are not mandatory. We encourage attendees to follow public health recommendations and ask everyone to respect each other’s decisions, comfort levels, and health needs.
Absolutely. If you have registered a guest to join you for the 2023 CPA Ontario Convocation ceremony through EventMobi but they don’t have a QR code or a ticket, they are still registered with the system, and can sign in at the Guest Registration Desk on the day of Convocation.
Please note that registration is now closed, so if you or your guests have not registered through EventMobi, they unfortunately cannot attend.
Absolutely! If you print off your QR Code, you will still be able to check-in. If they aren’t able to download the app and can’t find out what group they’re in, then we recommend they come early to the venue and will be told their group ID on-site.
The code for the Eventmobi app is cpaocelebrates.