Professional Development Sessions

Over the course of the year, compact and comprehensive education sessions are offered in varies cities across the country during which attendees hear the latest updates on government relations initiatives and local market insights designed to help members stay informed and prepared for an ever changing marketplace.

Winnipeg Smart Seminar

Wednesday, October 30
The Pavillion - Assiniboine Park
55 Pavilion Crescent

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

AMPs - $29 + tax
Members - $35 + tax
Non-members - $75 + tax

Registration Includes: complimentary venue parking, light snack and one beverage of choice.

CE units will be available for attendees!

Come out and spend time with your community at the fall Smart Seminar! An MPC Manitoba Chapter initiative, this event focuses on knowledge sharing and business connections on a local level!


2:00 pm

Welcome Remarks

Hear from your Manitoba Director Shirl Funk on the upcoming National Mortgage Conference and 2020 Manitoba Chapter initiatives.


2:05 pm

MPC Matters
Join MPC's Director of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, J.P. Boutros,

for an update on the association's recent government relations activities and successes, and learn how you can participate in our collective efforts, provincially and federally. We will also have a conversation about the recent federal election and discuss how MPC will tailor future initiatives by working with the federal government and its priorities. 

2:40 pm

Find Your Business Edge Through Market Intelligence
Peter Squire, VP, External Affairs & Market Intelligence, WinnipegREALTORS®

Join Manitoba market expert Peter Squire as he delves into some of the unique aspects of the local market, expanded this year to include Steinbach and reach as far as the Morden/Winkler area of the province.

The city of Winnipeg and surrounding areas have experienced a strong population growth trajectory as a result of a successful provincial nominee program, which has brought thousands of newcomers to the province annually.

These newcomers represent new business opportunities for the mortgage industry as they find gainful employment and look to become homeowners. Studies show many will buy a home within five years. Squire’s insights will focus on what this will mean for your business and how to align your strategies accordingly. 

3:30 pm

Power Hour Networking  

Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs during our power hour reception designed to inspire conversation and knowledge-sharing.