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Returns APRIL 13 & 14, 2023 - Stay Tuned for Updates!



We exist to create a community of authentic heart centered & serviced focused professionals, by providing an environment which positively unites, uplifts, supports and provides strategy for the success of the individual, and the betterment of our collective industry. We do this through strategic collaboration, mentorship and our inclusive, welcoming, and inspirational events!

with fellow professionals, enthusiasts, and top industry presenters, for a weekend of connection and inspiration.

during a time of unprecedented change to our industries, and mental fatigue. Find the courage to keep going.

you with educational sessions to amplify your career and support your continuing education (CECs).

to help you continue to thrive in your life and your business. Find growth, both personally and professionally.


The ACTIVATE FitCon and DanceCon is an exclusive opportunity for Professionals and Enthusiasts in the health, fitness and dance industries to participate in inspiring keynotes, interactive workshops, seminars and master classes in order to obtain continuing education, personal and professional development. This event will unite, uplift, support and allow all participants to build strategy, all while empowering them, and helping them to continue empowering others. Meanwhile, the Marketplace Expo is a great place to connect, shop the latest trends, meet local businesses and find some exclusive offers. 2023 welcomes the return to an in-person experience, with an online component! It is a blend of both old and new! 

NEW VENUE, NEW EXPERIENCE - La Cité Excentricité

A new immersive ACTIVATE experience! La Cité Excentricité and Athletic Facility offers a state-of-the-art experience like no other! Feel the energy in the room through incredible technology that allows for synergy between the live and live-stream attendees. In addition, you will also find a fully equipped athletic facility for your in-person experience, which provides:

  • Free Parking
  • Lockers and Changerooms
  • Food & Beverages for purchase
Note: ACTIVATE FitCon will be offered in-person and online. The DanceCon & Marketplace Expo is in-person only.


Your CECs are based on attendance. Your payment provides access to both Saturday & Sunday. We strongly recommend attending both days. If you would like to receive a certificate of completion for CEC reporting, attendance is mandatory. This is your professional development time and we promise to make it worthwhile!

Yes, all Saturday sessions will take place in person on April 22nd at La Cité Excentricité and Athletic Facility. You also have the option to join us online via live streaming in real-time.

Note: Only some of the Saturday sessions will be available for live streaming, as noted in our session descriptions. All live sessions on Sunday will take place on ZOOM during the morning of April 23rd. None of our sessions are pre-recorded webinars, they are all live & interactive.  


Some sessions will be made available on-demand following the event, for a duration of 45 days. Recordings are not guaranteed and are a bonus to your registration. They do not replace live attendance. Extenuating circumstances may be available.

Unfortunately, ACTIVATE DanceCon is an IN-PERSON event only and will not be recorded.

We have one convenient price, which allows you to choose which option is most convenient and suitable for your needs. While the price is the same, the experience is a personal preference and both are equally valuable in their own respective way. Which will bring you the most value?

We strongly recommend that you attend in person on Saturday and via ZOOM on Sunday. This provides the most opportunity to learn, network, and connect.

The ACTIVATE DanceCon will be an IN-PERSON ONLY event.

Saturday’s in-person event takes place at Collège La Cité’s Excentricité Building & Athletic Facility – 801 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, ON, Canada, while the virtual component will take place via ZOOM . Sunday’s live event will take place via ZOOM

Note:  ZOOM link will be provided at a later date, and upon completed registration).

ACTIVATE DanceCon’s in-person event takes place at Collège La Cité’s Excentricité Building & Athletic Facility – 801 Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, ON, Canada.

ACTIVATE is committed to the health and safety of our community. We follow all municipal guidelines that are set in place at the time of the event. Our event space is open and spacious. There are hand sanitization stations on-site, and sanitization cleaning is provided by the facility. You are encouraged to take your own personal measures that you make you feel most comfortable. We request that anyone who is ill with a fever, or any symptoms of illness, view the sessions from home, and not attend in person.

Yes, there is ample free parking! Please see the site’s parking map. We strongly recommend parking in the GREEN, ORANGE or PURPLE parking areas.

Yes! There are change rooms and lockers on site (please bring your own lock as we are not responsible for lost or stolen articles). There will also be a coat check on site (a small fee may be required for this service).

We operate paperless sessions. Please access our available handouts online or print from home. Access to all available handouts will be provided a few days before the event.

There will be no session handouts for this event.

There are no registration cancellations/no refunds after Mar 11, 2023. You may transfer your registration (to another person) up until April 20, 2023. Organizers may change (replace) presenters due to an emergency or illness, and if they cannot attend.

All online registration service fees are non-refundable.

Registration cancellation prior to March 11 will incur a $20 processing fee.

We have applied for pre-approved credits on your behalf. Please view the CEC chart for full details.

CECs are assigned by the certification organization. ACTIVATE submits all session descriptions and presenter bios. It is up to the organization to approve as they see fit.

You must be over 18yrs of age for all FitCon sessions. No children are allowed in sessions (even to watch).

You must be over 12yrs of age for all DanceCon sessions. No children under 12 are allowed in sessions (even to watch).

the ACTIVATE Experience

OUR 2023 CEC providers