International Conference


Venue: 135 Carlingview Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 5E7

Special Guest Room Rates Extended to
Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of Canada International Conference in Toronto from September 14-16, 2018

Deluxe Room - CAD $125.00 Single & Double Occupancy.
*Additional 13% HST & 4% MAT–taxes will apply, and $10.00 will apply for extra person in same room.
* Rates valid from Monday, September 10th, 2018 to Monday, September 17th, 2018.
* Rooms with 1 Deluxe King Bed, Rooms with 1 Deluxe King Bed and Queen Pull Out Sleeper and Rooms with 2 Queen Beds are Available.
*If a Cot (Rollaway) will be requested additional $20.00 per day charge will apply- must be requested in advance and it's subject to availability.
*Reservations to be booked the latest by August 31 st , 2018, which afterward, the rates will be quoted under the Rack rate.

Complimentary Inclusions:
  • Covered/ Uncovered parking (1 vehicle per room).
  • Breakfast at our on-site restaurant.
  • Complimentary airport shuttle to / from the airport (YYZ).
  • Complimentary Wireless High - speed internet, Local & 1800 calls.
  • Indoor heated pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam & 24 hour fitness center

Room Amenities:

How to make reservation and arrange for airport pickup?
  • CALL: Kadar Bozoyan – Director of Sales at 416.554.9806 or email to
  • CALL: Our 24 Hour reservations call centre at Toll Free at 1-800-937-8376
  • CALL: In House Reservations at 416-637-7000 or Toll Free at 1-888-401-2378
  • EMAIL:  |  FAX: 416-637-7001
  • ONLINE: When we send you your corporate ID number with your online booking link.
  • Arrange for airport transfers: We offer a complimentary 24 hour Private Shuttle to & from the Airport which runs on demand.
    • Please call our Front Desk at 416-637-7000 - Toll Free 1-888-401-2378 for pick up after retrieving your luggage.
    • Pick up locations: Terminal 1 – Ground Level at Post S5 & Terminal 3 – Arrivals Level at Post 37

Cancellation Policy:

All guestrooms must be reserved and picked up by August 31st, 2018 pior to arrival. ALL guestrooms must be guaranteed for late arrival by individual's credit card number. Check in time is after 3:00 PM and checkout time is before 12:00 PM. Notification of individual cancellations must be received by the hotel before 4pm on scheduled day of arrival. A NO-SHOW charge of one night's room and tax will be invoiced to the company or to the individuals' credit card if no notice is given to hotel prior to 4pm on day of arrival.


Time Session  Speaker
Thursday, Sept 13, 2018
Thursday, Sept 13 Arrival of Board and India team  
Friday, Sept 14
8.30 AM - 5 PM Board and committee meetings Separate Meetings: Ekal USA Board, Ekal Canada Board, Event Committee 
2 -6 PM Registration Ekal USA , Ekal Canada and Global Delegates
4 - 6 PM Workshop: Online donations and Google Docs Ekal USA 
6 -7 PM Dinner  
7 - 7.15 PM Welcome/Introduction/Ice-breaker Indra Wadhera, Subhash Chander, Parshotam Gupta
7:15 - 9 PM Regional Presidents Presentation Ekal USA/Canada RPs
9 - 10 PM Jeopardy or Karaoke Yogi Patel, Naren Chavda, Sheetal Gupta
Saturday, Sept 15
7 - 8 AM Breakfast  
8 - 8.15 AM Ekal Video, Welcome, Prayer Ekal Canada, Ekal USA
8.15 - 8.50 AM Exec Committee Presentations Suresh Iyer (Session Owner); possible presenters: Ranjani Saigal, P L Gupta, Subhash Chander, Vikas Patel
8.50 - 9.00 AM Fundraising Events Analysis and Optimization Prakash Shah (Session Owner)
9.00- 9.10 AM NY Gala Analysis Mohan Wanchhoo or Ranjani Saigal  (Session Owner)
9.10- 9.20 AM Looking Within Youth thoughts by Sheetal (Session Owner)
9.20- 9.30 AM HFRI Analysis Veena Gandhi (Session Owner)
9.30- 10.00 AM Townhall Q&A for the morning sessions Panel: All above session owners only - they may invite their team members to answer as required
10.00 - 10.15 AM Tea/Bio Break  
10.15 - 10.20 AM Ekal Folder Review Ekal USA Office
10.20 - 10.40 AM Update from India Team (to include non-GRC special projects like, Tailoring, EoW) Bajrang Bagra (Session Owner) & Naresh Jain
10.40 - 11.00 AM  Update from US team (US-India communication, coordination, planning, etc.) Suresh Iyer (Session Owner), Ranjani Siagal
11.00 -11.10 AM GRC Update Hasmukh Shah (Session Owner), Kishor Fruitwala
11.10 - 11.20 AM Ekal Song Ekal Abhiyan Hamara Ekal Abhiyan
11.20.-11.35 AM Ekal - The Global Picture  Digant Das (Session Owner), Ragav
11.35 -12.00 Noon Townhall Q&A post tea break sessions Panel: All post tea session owners only - they may invite their team members to answer as required
12 Noon - 1.15 PM Poster Engagement & Lunch  
1.15 - 2.15 PM Raas Style discussion with inner and outer circle persons facing each other Sheetal Gupta, Vikas Patel, Naren Chavda
2.15 - 2.25 PM Ekal Van Yatra in Bangalore Vanya Shivashankar- National Spelling Bee Champion
2.25- 2.40 PM Web Presentation Viral Patel
2.40 - 3.00 PM Tea Break  
3.00 - 3.40 PM Small Group Discussions on Ekal's Future 10 Topics and 10 Groups with Senior Persons circulating
3.40 - 4.00 PM Each small group leader to present group ideas 2 min per presentation
4.00 - 4.30 PM Training and requirements Ragini Muraka (Owner) and Suryakant Parekh
4.30- 4.50 PM Marketing, Social Media, PR Ranjani Saigal (Owner), Prakash Waghmare, Viral Patel & Prashant Shah
4.50 PM Energizer (Repeat Ekal Song) Ekal Abhiyan Hamara Ekal Abhiyan
4.55 PM Bus to Gala Location To Gala Place
5.30 PM  at Gala Center  
5.30 to 10.00 PM Canada Gala and Dinner Gala
  Key Note speaker, Guest Speaker,Video, Additonal information  
10.00 PM Back to Hotel Hotel
Sunday, Sept 16
7 - 8.00 AM Breakfast  
8.30 - 9.00 AM Saturday Review, Posters, Q&A and More TBD
9 - 9.30 AM EVFI Future Planning & Goals Bajrang Bagra (Owner) , Naresh Jain, Suresh Iyer, P L Gupta
9.30 - 9.45 AM Fundraising Events - Future Planning Prakash Shah (Owner)
9.45 to 10.10 AM Region-wise Break-out Session: Next Steps 8 Groups
10.10 to 10.25 AM Break-out session ideas presentation 2 min per Group Leader
10.25 to 11.00 AM Ekal USA Future Strategy Suresh Iyer (Owner)/Ramesh Shah - EVF USA, EVF India
11.00 - 11.20 AM Concluding Message / Vote of Thanks Team Canada & Team USA 
11.20 AM - 12 Noon Brunch / Take-away boxes for travelers Trip to Niagara Falls for those who enroll


The Event
  • 59DAYS
  • 9HOURS

Friday, September 14, 2018 - Sunday, September 16, 2018
135 Carlingview Drive, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9W 5E7
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