Welcome to Niagara Falls

May 19, 2017 Marlo Hertling

Our team is very excited to be heading to Niagara Falls for the CPA Conference this year! We have been looking into all the amazing sights and activities to take in while we are there and thought we would share them in this guide with you so you too can make the most of your time in the Niagara area!

Start Your Day With a Breath of Fresh Air

Each day of the Conference we will be sponsoring the Early Risers' Club. Join us each morning to generate momentum for your day with a 20 minute walk or run in Niagara Falls. We will meet in the lobby of the Marriott hotel at 6:30 am to get some fresh air before you get ready for the day’s events.

Click the link to the right and RSVP for Early Risers' Club and enter to win a FitBit Blaze smartwatch. 

Wednesday, June 14 is Trade Show Day

Admission to the Trade Show is free for anyone to attend.

We’d love to say hello! Be sure you drop by our booth and enter to win your own personalized 'Superhero Selfie'! Our artist Kim Smith will turn the winner into their very own Payroll Superhero.

What Can You Expect to Learn at Conference?

The 35th Annual Canadian Payroll Conference provides Payroll Superheroes like yourself with the opportunity to connect with top thought leaders in Payroll compliance, employment standards, management, and technology. The Conference program offers experienced speakers, engaging and interactive sessions and peer-to-peer networking opportunities. You’ll leave with great new resources and ideas of how Payroll can make a difference in your organization.

Our team has curated a list of the sessions we're really looking forward to, check them out. You'll also find additional Payroll resources for some added inspiration.

Stay Connected

We know it's important to stay connected, so Avanti will be providing full access to wi-fi throughout the conference space for all delegates

Make the Most of Your Time in the Niagara Region

There are endless opportunities in the Niagara region, we've put together a list of some of the most popular! Many of which are within walking distance from Conference.

Places to See

The Falls

You can see the falls your way! From boats, helicopters (PS: Groupon has a coupon right now), tower tops or the skywheel.

Take a Foodie Tour

Mick and Angelo’s Eatery and Bar (as seen on Man vs. Food on the Travel Channel)           7600 Lundy’s Lane, Niagara Falls

Flying Saucer Restaurant (known for having the best breakfast at down to earth prices)      6768 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls

Street Food App can be downloaded to find out where the food trucks are located.

Looking for even more ideas:

Check out this blog with recommendations on the 10 best places to eat at Niagara Falls.

Take a Drive

Looking for a day trip? Take a drive and enjoy the quaint district of Niagara-On-The Lake.
Take a tour and sample some of the beautiful wines at one of the many area wineries.
Rent a bike at Zoom Leisure Bikes.

Local Gems

Oakes Garden Theatre
Butterfly Conservatory
Greg Frewin Magic Theatre

Things to Take Home With You

Jams, jellies and other preserves from Greaves Jams
Chocolates from Chocolate F/X
Ice wine from Peller Estates

Visit Niagara Falls Tourism for even more inspiration

We Hope to See You at Conference!

If you would like to learn more about the conference you can check it out here.

About the Author

Marlo Hertling

Marlo Hertling has worked with leading HCM organizations and has been helping Canadian companies implement HCM solutions for more than 15 years. She is the Vice President of People & Culture at Avanti Software Inc and serves as Avanti's HCM subject matter expert.

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