Terms & Conditions



Outside of membership dues, Invest Canada is the CVCA’s primary source of operating revenue and represents a major fundraising effort for the organization. 

While historically CVCA has always implemented a no refund allowed” policy for the Invest Canada conference, for 2022 the organization has temporarily amended this policy. Please note: CVCA’s no cancellation policy will continue in 2023, for Invest Canada 23.

It is critical for the organization to determine attendee numbers to adequately prepare for a successful event. Given the unpredictable nature of the global pandemic, CVCA will allow cancellations, but only for early registrants — covering the first two weeks of registration, which are ticket purchases made before March 23

For more information about our cancelation policy: 

Cancellations will only be honoured for ticketholders who made ticket purchases during the FIRST TWO WEEKS of registration, from March 10 – March 22, 11:59PM ET. Tickets purchased during the first two weeks of registration will be permitted to request a refund of up to 50% on or before April 23, 2022, at 11:59PM ET. 

Requests for cancellation refunds must be made in writing and be sent to ebedell@​cvca.​ca

The Westin Ottawa operates independently of CVCA and the Invest Canada conference and has informed us they will accommodate full hotel room reservation refunds up to 11:59pm 72 hours prior to your arrival date.

For Substitutions: If you’re unable to attend Invest Canada, you may send someone in your place. Substitutions may be made on or before Friday, May 202022, with written confirmation from the person registered. Note: If you are a CVCA member and your replacement is a non-member, that person must pay any outstanding balance because of the difference in fees. Attendees are responsible for their own and any changes to their accommodations.

In the highly unlikely case that the event is forced to be canceled, the conference will be delivered in a virtual-only format and all ticketholders will be refunded the cost difference between in-person and virtual ticket types. 

If quarantine or isolation during the conference is required due to a positive COVID-19 test or exposure to COVID-19, the attendee will be responsible for any expenses incurred including, but not limited to lodging, meals, incidentals, and altered travel.

Special Accommodations for Limited Partners: 

Complimentary entrance to Invest Canada 22 for LPs is determined solely by the judgment and discretion of the CVCA. Guests of LPs must be requested and approved by the CVCA in advance and cannot exceed the maximum of three passes. If you are interested in the special offer for limited partners, please contact us: membership@​cvca.​ca

Price Adjustments:

Price adjustments will not be permitted, for any reason including but not limited to, any special promotions or special ticket pricing. 


By completing an Invest Canada 22 registration, you consent to receive communications from the CVCA.

As an attendee, you consent to be able to receive and send personal messages, and/​or video call invitations.

You also grant the CVCA, its representatives, and employees the right to take photographs, videos, and any relevant screenshots, which may or may not include your name, in reference to Invest Canada 22. You agree that CVCA may use such photos, videos, or screenshots with or without your name and for any lawful purpose including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, and web content.

Any secondary individual recordings from IC22 attendees are not permitted.

We understand that there are for-profit event organizers in the industry who have flexible ticket terms and conditions. As a not-for-profit trade association, please know that CVCA does do not fall into that category. We take the privacy of our members and event attendee information seriously. Invest Canada 22 will keep your personal information strictly confidential and will not sell to or share your info with event affiliates unless otherwise disclosed.


At CVCA, we believe in equality for all. As such, we are committed to creating event environments that are diverse, inclusive, safe and free from discrimination, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, transgender status, age, disability, marital status or any other classification protected by law.

We ask that all attendees, speakers, sponsors and other guests of Invest Canada 22 behave respectfully, harassment, discrimination, bullying and other unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated. If you’re asked – whether by an Invest Canada 22 organizer or another attendee – to stop your behaviour, you’re expected to do so immediately and respectfully.

If you have a complaint or concern about harassment, discrimination, bullying or any other conduct, we encourage you to tell event staff or security personnel immediately. If you witness this happening to someone else, please report that, too. You may request that your report remain completely confidential.