Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities

Are you an industry leader looking to solidify your position atop of the market?

Are you an emerging company looking to make waves and gain market share?

Are you a new company trying to break onto the scene and connect with new customers?

Stand out from the crowd with the Canadian Renewable Energy Association event sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities and connect with thousands of participants and industry leaders within Canada’s wind energy, solar energy and energy storage industries.

CanREA has numerous opportunities to meet your business and marketing goals. To learn more about CanREA’s sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, click on the tabs below.

Please contact our team at [email protected] to start a conversation today!  

Sponsorship prospectus

The tabs below contain updated information. For a PDF format and to fill out the event sponsorship forms, click here.

February 15 & 16, 2022

Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

The CanREA Operations Summit is an annual event fully dedicated to the operation of wind, solar and energy storage sites in Canada. Building on the successes of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s past O&M Summit, CanREA is excited to welcome solar power and energy storage manufacturers, owners, operators, suppliers and researchers to embark on a new level of industry engagement. Put your brand at the forefront and showcase your company as an industry leader!

Sponsorship Options

Presenting Sponsor – $20,000 (Exclusive)

This option provides the most prominent branding available at the CanREA Operations Summit.

  • 3-5 minute speaking and/or video* opportunity (during the opening remarks session on Day 1), showcased on Day 1
  • Opportunity to display brochure or promotional material on the sponsors’ brochure table* Opportunity to include questions in the post-event survey to attendees. (3 maximum, subject to CanREA approval)
  • Prominent visibility on the 2022 Operations Summit landing page and sponsor page Corporate logo and Presenting Sponsor branding included on all electronic marketing to members and registrants
  • Corporate logo on lanyards
  • Corporate logo on signage at the event, and displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 4 complimentary registrations
  • Complimentary exhibit

Networking Reception Sponsor – $15,000 (Exclusive)

  • 3-5 minute speaking opportunity during networking reception
  • Corporate logo and Networking Reception sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and sponsor page
  • Corporate logo included on reception drink tickets and napkins
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • Opportunity to display one free-standing banner at the reception
  • Opportunity to display brochure or promotional material on the sponsor’s brochure rack/table*
  • 2 complimentary registrations

Health & Safety Sponsor – $10,000 (Exclusive)

This sponsorship is an opportunity to support the additional costs that will be incurred at the event to meet all Covid safety protocols and other health and safety measures to ensure a safe environment for all attendees.

  • Corporate logo displayed at sanitizer stations
  • Corporate logo and event sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page
  • Opportunity to display brochure or promotional material on the sponsors brochure rack/table*
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 2 complimentary registrations

Lunch Sponsor – $7,500 (Day 1 or Day 2)

  • 3-5 minute speaking and/or video* opportunity showcased during Day 1 or Day 2 lunch
  • Opportunity to place one brochure or promotional material on seats during the lunch*
  • Corporate logo and Lunch Sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda & sponsor page
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • Opportunity to display brochure or promotional material on the sponsor’s brochure rack/table*
  • 1 complimentary registration

Networking Lounge Sponsor – $7,500 (3 opportunities)   

  • Corporate logo displayed at networking lounge
  • Corporate logo and event sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page
  • Opportunity to display brochure or promotional material on the sponsor’s brochure rack/table*
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 2 complimentary registrations

Hospitality Sponsor (Day 1 or Day 2) – $5,000

  • Corporate logo and Hospitality Sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page
  • Prominent signage with corporate logo during the continental breakfast, morning and afternoon coffee breaks
  • Opportunity to display free-standing banner in breakfast and coffee break area (banner to be provided by sponsoring company)
  • Corporate logo displayed on the online agenda, mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 1 complimentary registration

Mobile App Sponsor – $5,000 (Exclusive)

  • Corporate logo featured on mobile app landing page
  • Corporate logo featured online on agenda as mobile app sponsor and on the sponsor page
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 1 complimentary registration

Charging Station Sponsor – $5,000 (For mobile devices – Exclusive)

  • Branding at the mobile phone charging station
  • Corporate logo and Charging Station Sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page
  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • 1 complimentary registration

Event Sponsor – $2,500

  • Corporate logo displayed on the mobile app and the on-site sponsor scroll
  • Corporate logo and Event Sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page
  • 1 complimentary registration

Coat-Check Services Sponsor- $1,500

  • Corporate logo displayed at the attendee coat check area
  • Corporate logo and event sponsor branding included in the on-line agenda and on the sponsor page

*Digital and printed materials will be supplied by the sponsoring company and are subject to CanREA approval

Ontario – May, 2022

Alberta – June 14, 2022

CanREA Golf Tournaments are the perfect opportunity to entertain clients, network with key industry stakeholders and enjoy beautiful grassy fairways with spectacular views. Each sponsorship includes either a twosome or foursome for the tournament. Take advantage of this opportunity to maximize your presence in the solar energy, wind energy and energy storage industries in a more casual setting.

Sponsorship Options (per event)

Presenting Sponsor– $25,000

  • Welcome and opening remarks prior to shotgun kickoff
  • Prominent logo featured on official tournament goodie bag given to each participant
  • Prominent logo recognition in marketing material (CanREA emails, registration page, survey, etc.)
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players)
  • Registration list 

Golf Cart Sponsor  – $10,000

  • Sponsor logo on all player golf carts
  • Sponsor logo recognition on the event website and onsite
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

Special Hole Sponsor – $10,000 (Limited special holes per tournament)

Prominent hole sponsor signs will be located at each tee box on the golf course. CanREA reserves the right to assign sponsor to hole location. Examples of special holes include longest drive, closest to the pin.

  • Sponsor logo on hole signage
  • Sponsor logo on tournament competition hole instruction sheet
  • Sponsor logo recognition on the event website and onsite 
  • Opportunity for company representatives (maximum 2 people) to be stationed at the special hole for the duration of the tournament
  • 2 additional tickets to reception and dinner for company representatives assisting at the hole
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

BBQ Sponsor – $10,000

CanREA will offer a BBQ lunch for all participants prior to the shotgun start

  • Sponsor logo recognition in BBQ area
  • Sponsor logo on participant water bottle
  • Sponsor logo recognition on the event website and onsite 
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

Health and Safety Sponsor – $10,000One opportunity for each tournament (Exclusive)

This sponsorship is an opportunity to support the additional costs that will be incurred at the event to meet all COVID-19 safety protocols and other health and safety measures to ensure a safe environment for all attendees.

  • Sponsor logo recognition at sanitizer stations
  • Sponsor logo on sanitizer bottles
  • Sponsor logo recognition on the event website and onsite 
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

On-course Beverage and Snack Sponsor – $7,500

  • Sponsor logo at beverage/snack station
  • Sponsor logo on drink tickets
  • Sponsor logo recognition on the event website and onsite
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

Golf Ball Sponsor – $5, 000

  • Sponsor logo on tournament golf balls
  • Sponsor recognition on the event website and onsite
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

Hole Sponsor – $5,000

Prominent hole sponsor signs will be located at each tee box on the golf course. CanREA reserves the right to assign sponsor to hole location.

  • Sponsor logo on hole signage
  • Sponsor recognition on the event website and onsite
  • Golf foursome (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 4 players) 

Event Supporter – $2,500

  • Supporter recognition on the event website and event material
  • Registration for 2 players  (includes green fees, BBQ lunch, networking reception and dinner for 2 players)

June 2022

Toronto, ON

Position your company as a leader in the wind, solar and energy storage industries and demonstrate your commitment to the growth of the industry by aligning your company’s name with CanREA’s. The CanREA Summer Solstice networking event will bring together over 200 industry professionals across Canada for a “cinq à sept” event in one of Toronto’s most popular bar-restaurants.

Sponsorship Options

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 (exclusive)

  • Opportunity to send one person to represent them and help us welcome guests
  • Sponsor logo placement on slideshow played throughout the event
  • Opportunity to display a free-standing banner at reception
  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo recognition on napkins
  • 8 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Health & Safety Sponsor – $7,500 (exclusive)

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo placement on slideshow played throughout the event
  • Sponsor logo recognition at sanitizer station
  • 6 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Networking Sponsor – $5,000 (2 available)

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo placement on slideshow played throughout the event
  • Sponsor logo recognition on drink tickets
  • 4 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Event Supporter – $2,500

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital communications
  • Sponsor logo placement throughout the event (i.e. slide show)
  • 2 complimentary passes

Québec, March 2022

Alberta,  April 2022

Nova Scotia, September 2022

Join CanREA for regional networking opportunities in Alberta, Quebec & Nova Scotia. Position your company as a leader in the wind, solar and energy storage industries! 

Sponsorship Options (per event)

Presenting Sponsor – $10,000 (exclusive)

  • Opportunity to send one person to represent them and help us welcome the guests
  • Prominent logo placement on slideshow played throughout the event
  • Opportunity to display a free-standing banner at reception
  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo recognition on napkins
  • 8 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Health & Safety Sponsor – $7,500 (exclusive for each location)

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo placement on slideshow played throughout the event
  • Sponsor logo recognition at sanitizer station
  • 6 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Networking Sponsor – $5,000 (2 available)

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital and print communications
  • Sponsor logo placement played on slideshow throughout the event
  • Sponsor logo recognition on drink tickets
  • 4 complimentary passes
  • Registration list

Event Supporter – $2,500 (4 available)

  • Sponsor recognition in all event digital communications
  • Sponsor logo placement throughout the event (i.e. slide show)
  • 2 complimentary passes
  • Digital and printed materials will be supplied by the sponsoring company and are subject to CanREA approval.
  • CanREA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the date or dates upon which the event is held or to cancel the event and shall not be liable in damages or otherwise by reason of any such change or cancellation, other than to refund in full any amounts paid by the Sponsor to CanREA.
  • The Sponsor is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, bylaws, ordinances, regulations, requirements, codes and standards, including those with respect to fire, safety, health and environmental matters and shall ensure that all equipment, materials and goods used by the Sponsor (if applicable) so comply.
  • The Sponsor shall indemnify and hold harmless CanREA from and against any loss, injury or damages whatsoever suffered by CanREA as a result of the Sponsor’s participation in the event, including without limitation, any third-party claim against CanREA with respect to loss, injury or damage sustained or suffered by any other exhibitor or sponsor, the owner of the building, attendees of the conference, and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: From date sponsorship confirmation to 45 days prior to event, 50% refund. If less than 45 days’ notice, no refund will be applied.

Exhibitor prospectus

The tabs below contain updated information. For a PDF format and to fill out the Exhibit Space Order Form, click here.

February 15 & 16, 2022

Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, Toronto, ON

The CanREA Operations Summit is an annual event fully dedicated to the operation of wind, solar and energy storage sites in Canada. Building on the successes of the Canadian Wind Energy Association’s past O&M Summit, CanREA is excited to welcome solar power and energy storage manufacturers, owners, operators, suppliers and researchers to embark on a new level of industry engagement. Put your brand at the forefront and showcase your company as an industry leader!

Exhibitor Opportunities

$2,000 per space for CanREA Members
$2,500 per space for Non-Members

Exhibit Details


Exhibit Guidelines:

  • Each exhibitor will be provided with an 8′ x 8′ space: 6′ draped table, one chair, pipe and draped space (blue drape).
  • Space is already carpeted

Set Up Time:

  • Monday, February 14, 6pm to 8pm and Tuesday, February 15, 8am to 9am

Dismantle Time:

  • Wednesday February 16, 4pm to 6pm

Electricity:

  • Please let us know if you require a power bar for your exhibit space. Additional charges will apply.

Internet:

  • Please let us know if you require internet access for your exhibit space. Additional charges will apply.

Shipping:

  • All materials and displays may be carried in during set up and must be removed during tear down.
  • If you are staying as a guest at the Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre (event host hotel), you are permitted to having your materials shipped to your hotel room as a guest of the hotel.

  • Exhibitor is responsible for all set up and dismantling of their space.
  • Please complete the order form and submit by email to: [email protected].
  • For more information, please contact Julie Mair at [email protected].

Canadian Renewable Energy Association

GST/HST # 725674477 RT0001

QST # 1214336649 TQ0001

  • CanREA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change the date or dates upon which the event is held or to cancel the event and shall not be liable in damages or otherwise by reason of any such change or cancellation, other than to refund in full any amounts paid by the Exhibitor to CanREA.
  • The Exhibitor shall not assign contract or sublet the space or any part there of or permit same to be used by any other person, without the prior written consent of CanREA. Any attempt to do so renders this contract null and void and will result in immediate cancellation of this contract with no refund.
  • The Exhibitor is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, bylaws, ordinances, regulations, requirements, codes and standards, including those with respect to fire, safety, health and environmental matters and shall ensure that all equipment, materials and goods used by the Exhibitor so comply.
  • The Exhibitor shall indemnify and hold harmless CanREA from and against any loss, injury or damages whatsoever suffered by CanREA as a result of the Exhibitor’s participation in the event, including without limitation, any third party claim against CanREA with respect to loss, injury or damage sustained or suffered by any other exhibitor or sponsor, the owner of the building, attendees of the conference, and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees.
  • This contract may be cancelled provided written notice is received by either party on or before January 14, 2022, monies paid by the Exhibitor will be refunded less an administration fee of $150. If the Exhibitor cancels after such date, they will be held responsible for the full contract price.