Our Burnaby 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!

In between inspiring and informative sessions, our trade show 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.

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We can’t wait to see you there!


Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre
4331 Dominion St, 
Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7


The Burnaby Symposium is Sponsored By:


Registration and Continental Breakfast

8 - 9 a.m. PT

Registration Desk
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Continental Breakfast
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Delegate Bag
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9 a.m. PT

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.


Veronica Love, AMPC


Lauren van den Berg
President and CEO

9:30 a.m. PT

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. PT

Refreshment Break Sponsored By

10:30 a.m. PT

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. PT

Top 15 Canadian Broker Practices

As a mortgage broker, it is important to stay competitive and continually improve your skills and knowledge to provide the best service to your clients. This presentation will discuss the top best practices for mortgage brokers to build a successful and sustainable business.


Lee-Ann McEllister
Associate Director, Sales - Western Canada, MCAP

Lunch and Trade Show

12 - 1:30 p.m. PT

Lunch Sponsored By:
Community Trust Logo

Trade Show Sponsored By:

1:30 p.m. PT

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 Leigh as he shares the one-pager that he provides to all of his non-prime mortgages, in language that is easier for clients to understand.


Leigh Graham, AMP
Principal Broker/Owner, Verico The Mortgage Professionals

2 p.m. PT

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

  • Adlaw Appraisals Ltd
  • Axiom Innovations
  • Canadian Mortgages Inc.
  • CMLS Financial
  • Community Trust
  • CWB Optimum Mortgage
  • Deeded
  • Equitable Bank
  • First National Financial LP
  • Glengarry Farm Finance
  • Haventree Bank
  • Home Trust
  • HomeEquity Bank
  • ICICI Bank Canada
  • MCAP
  • Radius Financial Inc.
  • RFA Mortgage Corporation
  • RMG Mortgage
  • Sagen
  • Teranet Inc. 
  • Three Point Capital Corp
  • VWR Capital Corp.

  • Accommodations

    To reserve your hotel room at Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, please call 1 (604) 453-0755. Please be sure to identify yourself as being with Mortgage Professionals Canada in order to qualify for the group rate of $267 per night

    Cut-off date: May 4, 2023