Our Halifax Mortgage Symposium can help mortgage professionals stay ahead of the game by discovering the latest mortgage information and insights designed to help tackle business challenges, reveal practical solutions and create new opportunities.

This is a must-attend event for mortgage professionals – you don’t want to miss it!

Our trade show which provides dedicated time for companies to present their latest products and services as well as a chance for mortgage professionals to see what’s new in the marketplace.



  • Member: $115 + tax
  • Non-Member: $165 + tax

NOTE: Onsite registration will be an additional $30 + tax.

Agenda Quick Links:

We can’t wait to see you there!

East Coast Kitchen Party

All registered attendees are also invited to join us at a reception.
Gahan House, 1615 Grafton Street
Sunday, April 23
5 - 7 p.m. 
Free for Symposium attendees.


Halifax Convention Centre
1650 Argyle Street
Halifax, NS B3J 0E6

The Halifax Symposium is Sponsored by: 



8 - 9 a.m. AT
Registration & Continental Breakfast

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. AT
Refreshment Break

11:15 - 11:45 a.m. AT

11:45 - 1 p.m. AT
Lunch & Trade Show

1 - 1:30 p.m. AT

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 - 9 a.m. AT

Registration Desk
Sponsored By:

9 a.m. AT

Opening Remarks and Association Update

Hear from Chair Veronica Love, AMPC and President & CEO Lauren van den Berg as they provide an update on the association’s activities including recent government relations initiatives.


Lauren van den Berg
President and CEO


Veronica Love, AMPC

9:30 a.m. AT

Scale Your Business with these 3 Pillars of Marketing

It’s time to get back to basics to help make your business thrive in any market. Join Sherry as she covers how to increase your SEO with 4 easy (and free) Google tips. We will also explore having a strategic plan for building strong and authentic relationships with referral partners. We will finish with an actionable plan to master accountability and map out 90-days with a step-by-step plan to make sure the next 3 months - grow the foundation of your business moving forward.


Sherry Corbitt
Mortgage Broker & Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Mortgage Architects

Refreshment Break

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. AT

10:30 a.m. AT

Manage Your Business Like a Business

Mortgage broker activities have often focused on the transaction - getting it done!
You are providing outstanding advice to your clients - reviewing their unique situation and helping to guide them to financial solutions that meet those needs. Are you taking the time though to provide yourself with the same counsel?
Whether your goal is to grow your mortgage book of business, build a team or manage a brokerage; having the foresight to plan, strategize, and invest in your business will help you to maximize your results.
Mark will highlight a few key operational areas and questions for you to consider that will ultimately help you to maximize the value of your activities into measurable and tangible outputs, ultimately helping you to maximize the value of your business.


Mark Kerzner, AMP
President & CEO, TMG The Mortgage Group

11:15 a.m. AT

FCNB and Service Nova Scotia Update

The Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick and Service Nova Scotia will provide updates on the latest in provincial regulation.



Lunch and Trade Show

11:45 - 1 p.m. AT

1 p.m. AT

Broker Best Practices Panel

Join our Brokers for insights on best practices and new ideas for continued success!


Veronica Love, AMPC


Igor Geshelin
Associate Mortgage Broker, The Bentley Group


Asheley Taker
Mortgage Broker, TMG The Mortgage Group Atlantic


Deanne Whelan
Owner/Broker, Verico East Coast Mortgage Brokers

1:30 p.m. AT

Weathering the storm: Will 2023 be another turbulent year for housing and consumers?

After a challenging 2022 that saw the steepest interest rate hikes in 30 years, the housing and mortgage industry is now facing the very real prospects of a steep recession in 2023. Join Ben as he discusses what challenges and risks lie ahead, and is there cause for optimism beyond the negative headlines?


Ben Rabidoux
Edge Realty Analytics

Exhibitor List

  • Atlantic Signature Mortgage and Loan Inc
  • Brokering Wishes
  • CMLS Financial Ltd.
  • Community Trust
  • CWB Optimum Mortgages
  • Equifax
  • Equitable Bank
  • First National Financial LP
  • Graysbrook Capital
  • Haventree Bank
  • Home Trust
  • ICICI Bank Canada
  • Kingsmen Capital Investments
  • Lendhub
  • Manulife Bank of Canada
  • MCAN Home Mortgage Corporation
  • MCAP
  • MERIX Financial Inc.
  • Radius Financial Inc. 
  • RFA Mortgage Corporation
  • RMG
  • Sagen
  • TD Canada Trust


To reserve a room at The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax, 1700 Grafton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2C4 by clicking this link.

Please be sure to identify yourself as being with Mortgage Professionals Canada with code MPC2023 in order to qualify for the group rate of $199 per night*.

*Based on availability.