In partnership with the Eastern Ontario Lenders Association (EOLA)

Our Ottawa 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!

Don’t forget about 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.

This event will be presented in English. 



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

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

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We can’t wait to see you there!


Infinity Convention Centre
2901 Gibford Drive
Gloucester, ON K1V 2L9

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Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 am ET

Registration Desk
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Delegate Bag
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9:00 am ET

Opening Remarks and Association Update

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


Veronica Love, AMPC


Lauren van den Berg
President and CEO

9:30 am ET

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

10:00 - 10:20 am ET

Refreshment Break Sponsored By

10:20 am ET

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

11:00 am ET

Fraud Trends in the Mortgage Industry

This presentation will provide participants with an overview of current and new fraud schemes that are arising in the mortgage application process. We will raise awareness on current trends, best practices and tools used to identify and prevent fraud. You will build your understanding of key fraud terms and common schemes, improving your ability to mitigate potential fraud risk and protect your brand.


Laura Morgan
Vice President Operations, Sagen Mortgage Insurance Canada

11:30 am ET

FSRA Update

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority will provide an update on the latest in provincial regulation.


Huston Loke
Executive Vice President, Market Conduct, FSRA

Lunch and Trade Show

12:00 - 1:30 pm ET

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1:30 pm ET

The Disclosures You Aren’t Making But Should

With market conditions as they are, best practices to protect yourself and your clients is more important than ever. Join Karen as she shares the one-pager that she provides to all of her non-prime mortgages, in language that is easier for clients to understand.



Karen Matthey
Mortgage Agent and Co-owner, The Mortgage Professionals

2:00 pm ET

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

Continuing Education Credits

This symposium earns you 3.5 CEUs (2.0 Compulsory and 1.5 Professional Development)

Exhibitor List

  • Axiom Innovations
  • Bridgewater Bank
  • Brightpath Capital
  • Canadian Mortgages Inc.
  • CMLS Financial LTD
  • Community Trust
  • CWB Optimum Mortgage 
  • Equitable Bank
  • First National Financial LP
  • Glengarry Farm Finance
  • Haventree Bank
  • Home Trust
  • ICICI Bank Canada
  • Kingsmen Capital Investments
  • LendHub
  • Magenta Capital Corporation 
  • MCAP
  • Pillar Financial Services Inc.
  • Radius Financial Inc. 
  • RFA Mortgage Corporation
  • Riverrock Mortgage Investment Corporation 
  • RMG
  • Sagen Mortgage Insurance Company Canada
  • Scotia Mortgage Authority
  • TD Canada Trust
  • Teranet Inc.
  • Three Point Capital Corp. 
  • Westboro Mortgage Investment Corp. 


To reserve your hotel room at Hampton Inn Ottawa Airport, 2869 Gibford Drive. Please visit this link for more, or call 613-248-1113.  

Please be sure to identify yourself as being with Mortgage Professionals Canada in order to qualify for the group rate of $133 per night

Cut-off date: March 13, 2023