2014 ACSESS National Conference

ACSESS Conference 2014 opened on the afternoon of Wednesday, May 28th with a keynote address by Jon Montgomery, 2008 gold medal Olympian and television host.

The following two days featured a strong program of plenary and educational sessions of interest to owners, senior managers and staffing professionals. The early speaker line-up included Todd Hirsh, Alberta Economist & Author; Jeff Kaye, Co-CEO of Kaye/Bassman International and Next Level Recruiting Training; and Todd Millar, author of “From Boardroom to Base Camp” - Life & Leadership Lessons from the Top.

The closing luncheon address was given by Jamie Clarke, extreme adventurer and charismatic story-teller. “Real winning has nothing to do with beating someone else, crossing the finish line first, or standing on top. Winning isn’t anything external. It is an internal satisfaction, and deep inner sense of pride and joy” - Jamie Clarke.

For conference highlights and speaker presentations, click here.

What Others Say About the ACSESS National Conference
British Columbia

"Excel Personnel Inc. has been in the industry for 22 years, and we have found ACSESS conferences to be the biggest value to our company. As a lone agency it is the most effective way of meeting peers and building friendships and business relationships across Canada and the USA. As a newbie back in 1992 I walked into my first conference blind, and was welcomed by a group of IT recruiters who took me under their arm and introduced me to the world of recruiters as I know it today.

ACSESS always has a strong speaker line-up and these professionals have assisted in building my recruitment team to be a top recruitment firm in Northern, Central and Southern British Columbia. All agencies should be a member of ACSESS, follow our Code of Ethics and attend the Annual Conference - it’s too good to miss!"

Karen Watt, CPC
Excel Personnel Inc. - proud to be an ACSESS member.


"The Annual ACSESS Conferences are valuable to my leadership team and myself as:

  • A networking opportunity within the industry
  • A way to leverage connections across the entire scope of our industry (Large Multi-Nationals, Niche Providers, Search Professionals and Strong Regional Organizations)
  • A learning opportunity for my operational and corporate headquarter teams; and a way to inspires all levels of my organization with thought-provoking speakers
  • A well-received investment for those with high growth potential
  • A reward system for top performers

These are just some of the excellent reasons for attending the ACSESS Annual Conference. "

Kristin Supancich
Vice-President and General Manager
Kelly Services (Canada)


"Not to be missed! Top Notch Speakers! Exceptional networking opportunities! Meet vendors and find out what is new in the staffing & recruitment space!

I have had the great opportunity to attend the Annual ACSESS Conference for many years! Always able to learn and bring something new home to the team - this is the real ROI a conference offers! I look forward to Conference 2014 and encourage all members to attend this Canadian event!"

Suzanne McInerney CPC
VP of Business Development
Dynamic Employment Solutions


« Chaque année toute notre équipe est heureuse de participer aux conférences organisées par l’ACSESS puisqu’elles nous permettent d’améliorer nos pratiques tout en nous outillant pour assurer le respect de la déontologie et ainsi faire briller notre profession. Elles nous permettent également de faire de belles rencontres avec nos pairs et nous mettent en contact avec d’excellents fournisseurs. Choisis avec doigté, les conférenciers de l’industrie sont toujours pertinents, motivants et inspirants. »

Stéphane Bédard
Bédard Ressources Humaines


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