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MBA Symposium

2017 MBA Symposium:

Registration is now open.

Keener Rate Deadline: September 22, 2017 (SAVE UP TO 120$)

Early Bird Deadline: October 20, 2017 (SAVE UP TO $60)

Registration Deadline: November 10, 2017

Click here to register and for more information.

The 2017 MBA Symposium, the largest training event for Managers and Staff of Youth Development Programs in Ontario, will be held November 22 & 23, 2017 at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton ON.

Also, back by popular demand, is a pre-Symposium Workshop on Connecting with Youth: The Rural Way. This full-day training will take place November 21, 2017.

This event, brings together more than 100 individuals who work with adolescent youth and who are interested in learning about new programs, new trends, new tools and techniques and virtually anything which will help them better support and serve youth in their communities.

Check out this year’s MBA Symposium Keynote Presenter Lineup

November 22, The Teenage Brain Under Construction – Dr. Jean Clinton








November 22, Creating a Climate for Youth to Thrive! – Anthony McLean








November 23, You’ve Got the Power! Changes, Challenges and Choices – Rosita Hall








Check back for the program brochure in August 2017.

For a sample of the 2016 MBA Symposium brochure, please click here.

For more information on the MBA, please contact
416-426-7142 or or

1 Concorde Gate, Suite 302, Toronto, M3C 3N6

Brought to you by Parks and Recreation Ontario
and Play Works, Founder of the Youth Friendly Community Recognition Program

Play Works Members:
4-H Ontario
Arts Network for Children and Youth
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada – Central Region
Parks and Recreation Ontario
YMCA Ontario