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Events and Courses

1. Kick-off to Summer! Social Networking Event - Thursday June 22nd, 2017

2. 12th Annual CPBI Golf Tournament - Tuesday July 18th, 2017

3. COURSE : C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals, September 26-27

1. Kick-off to Summer! Social Networking Event

Kick-off summer event

CTRN and GEO (Global Equity Organization) are pleased to be hosting a Summer Networking event on Thursday, June 22th from 4:30 - 7:30pm at National on 8th (Stephen) Ave Rooftop Patio!
This is a rain or shine event (in the event of inclement weather there are awnings and umbrellas for coverage).

Join us for a summer themed menu of appetizers, networking and a chance to win great prizes on our prize wheel! Refreshments will also be provided for all attendees.

This event is FREE to members and non-members and is a great opportunity to learn more about the CTRN or to sign up for your 2017 membership!

Thursday June 22nd, 2017.  
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM

National on 8th (Stephen) Ave
Scotia Center (225 8 Ave SW) – Enter National on the 3rd floor

This event is free for CTRN members! 2017 memberships available at www.calgarytotalrewards.com .

This event is part of the “Bring a Buddy” Event Series!
“Bring a Buddy” allows each CTRN member to bring a non-member guest or “Buddy” to certain CTRN events designated as a "Bring a Buddy Event". This feature is meant to encourage current CTRN members to bring a colleague, manager, executive, or peer that is currently a non-member of the CTRN to our highly interactive events.
We hope you take advantage and enjoy this new feature offered by the CTRN.

RSVP to events@calgarytotalrewards.com

2. 12th Annual CPBI Golf Tournament - Tuesday July 18th, 2017

CPBI Golf Event

Through the CTRN's Partnership with the Canadian Benefits and Pension Institute (CPBI) we are proud to be a sponsor of the 12th Annual CPBI Golf Tournament.

Here is your invitation to attend!  

Click here to Register Now!

CTRN Members have the opportunity to attend this event at CTRN discounted rates and are encouraged to participate. The tournament includes lunch, green fees, cart fees and prizes.

The regular CPBI cost to attend the full 18 Hole tournament is $125.00, but as a 2017 CTRN member you can register for only $75.00. You also have the option of golfing 9 Holes with a similar discount.

In order to receive the CTRN member discount enter the applicable promo code detailed below when you complete your registration:

18 Hole (Promo Code "CTRN18")

9 Hole (Promo Code "CTRN9")

You will have to create a non-member profile (unless you are already a CPBI member); there is no charge for this. Be sure to enter the applicable promo code above before making payment.


Tuesday, July 18, 2017
11:00am to 12:30pm registration, buffet lunch, golf clinics
1:00pm Shotgun Start for both 9 & 18 Hole golfers

Valley Ridge Golf Club
11618 Valley Ridge Park NW, Calgary, AB T3B 5L4

Krista Esau
Phone: 587-435-2724
Email: albertasouth@cpbi-icra.ca

3. Take advantage of this local opportunity to pursue your WorldatWork Certification!

As a Calgary Total Rewards Member you will receive optimal rates for this course, in addition to your W@W membership discount.

COURSE: C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals  

September 26 and 27, 2017. Snacks and Lunch will be provided.

Willis Towers Watson Suite 1600, 111 5th Ave SW

$2,200 Non Member (W@W or CTRN)
$1,595 W@W member only
$1,495 CTRN member only
$1,395 CTRN and W@W Member (BEST!)


This course covers the essential skills, behaviors and actions that support the understanding and development of business acumen – helping you learn to see "the big picture," understand finance concepts, recognize the important relationship between compensation plans and the bottom line, and make wiser decisions.

  • Learn what it takes to apply key business acumen skills and behaviors.
  • Understand, evaluate, and articulate the relationship between compensation and business outcomes.
  • Grasp essential financial concepts.
  • Know how your business works and recognize the relationship between the compensation plan and the bottom line.
  • Strengthen communication skills.

2017 Past Events

  • May 31 — The CTRN Invites You! – Pension Outlook Presentation: What's on the Horizon for 2017?
  • Feb 28 — Emerging Trends in Performance Management & Compensation
  • Jan 26 — CPBI 2017 Economic Update Luncheon

2016 Past Events

  • April 26 — Calgary Total Rewards Network 2016 AGM & Panel Presentation:
      "Total Rewards Industry Practices and Perspectives"
  • Nov 30 — CTRN Event: Annual Networking Event
  • Oct 12 — Emerging Trends in Performance Management & Compensation
  • Aug 17 — Trends and Best Practices in Human Capital Management
  • July 19 — 11th Annual CPBI Golf Tournament
  • June 13-14— W@W Certification Course: T7 - International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals
  • May 25 — Beyond the Numbers – Understanding The Total Cost - Disability Management Presentation
  • March 21-22 — W@W Certification Course: T4 Strategic Communication in Total Rewards

2015 Past Events

  • November 19 — Benefits and Disability Management West 2015 (The Conference Board of Canada)
  • November 18 — Western Compensation and HR Outlook 2015 (The Conference Board of Canada)
  • October 6 — Do You RSU?
  • September 16-18 — Executive Compensation Certificate Program
  • July 16 — 10th Annual CPBI Golf Tournament
  • June 16 — Executive Compensation: What are institutional investors looking for? An interactive briefing from ISS Corporate Solutions (ICS)
  • June 1-2 — WorldatWork course: "Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals (C8)"
  • April 22 — Calgary Total Rewards Network AGM and Keynote Presentation "Executive Compensation Trends in the Current Economy"
  • March 10 — Aligning your sales Compensation Plans with your Human Capital Programs (Alexander Group)
  • March 2-3 — WorldatWork Course T7 IFRS for Compensation Professionals

2014 Past Events

  • November 26th — Fall Networking event
  • October 8th — Canadian trends in share-based awards — Equilar and Solium
  • September 29-30 — C12 Variable Pay — Improving Performance with Variable Pay course
  • September 17-19 — WorldatWork Total Rewards Canadian Conference
  • April 24th — CTRN AGM and Towers Watson Keynote Presentation "The Smart DC Plan"
  • February 26th — CTRN and the O.C. Tanner Institute presents: The Principles of Great Work

2013 Past Events

  • October 10th — WestJet — Unique Culture, Unique Compensation
  • April 9th — CTRN and the O.C. Tanner Institute presets: Celebrate Careers
  • February — Cool Factor — BP Canada

Questions? or Submit an Event Idea:

For any event questions or concerns, or to submit an event idea, please contact events@calgarytotalrewards.com.