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ConnecTra Society's Abilities Expo: Reconnect 2022

ConnecTra Society's Abilities Expo: Reconnect 2022

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Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

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Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3

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ConnecTra's annual flagship event is back! Join us for disability focused exhibitors, vendors, resources, guest speakers, and more.

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The Vancouver Abilities Expo is back in 2022!

ConnecTra Society’s flagship event, the Abilities Expo brings together exhibitors, vendors, resources, guest speakers, and more to further enrich the disability community’s well-being and connectedness.

After a couple years' hiatus, we are excited to announce that this ConnecTra Society's FREE annual flagship event is back for its 11th year. The theme is "Reconnect".

ConnecTra's Abilities Expo: Reconnect 2022

Date: May 25, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Roundhouse Community Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC

Reconnect with your community in-person on this day for disability focused exhibitors, vendors, employers, speakers, and so much more! Whether you're looking for adaptive activities to join this summer, resources to help with all aspects of living with a disability, or inclusive employment opportunities - there's something for everyone.

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We will stream several presentations live to the Disability Foundation YouTube channel for those located outside of the Lower Mainland or otherwise unable to attend.

Learn more about this year's Abilities Expo on the ConnecTra website!

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Thank you to our sponsors for helping make this event happen!

Platinum sponsor: Douglas College

Gold sponsors: Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division & BC Partners in Workforce Innovation

Bronze Sponsors:

  • Nurse Next Door
  • Makers Making Change
  • Neil Squire
  • Fresh Prep
  • Vancouver Animation School
  • Theatre Terrific
  • Blanket BC
  • BC 211
  • Enviro Bag Evolution
  • WorkBC

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The ConnecTra Society and its affiliated societies comply with COVID-19 protocols as determined by the provincial health authorities (e.g., BC: https://www.worksafebc.com/en/covid-19). Our workers and volunteers will follow such protocols and must be vaccinated to work with and within our organizations (offices, program locations, and home visits), unless a medical exemption is in place. To protect our workers and volunteers, we expect our clients and partners to comply with COVID-19 health and safety regulations which means fully vaccinated unless there is a medical exemption.

Thank you for making everyone’s health and safety the top priority.

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Want a booth or to sponsor this event? We are currently at capacity but have a waitlist available.

Check out our Abilities Expo Sponsorship Package (text-only version here) or send our event organizers an email at info@connectra.org.

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About the ConnecTra Society : Formed in 1999 by Vancouver tetraplegic Sam Sullivan, the ConnecTra Society is a connecting agency, linking people with physical disabilities to activities and programs that will, over time, allow them to grow, gain confidence and become increasingly more active and involved in community life. We aim to get all people with significant disabilities living in the British Columbia as socially active and involved as possible through our workshops and other resources. Learn more are www.connectra.org.

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