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Here’s what’s happening! From coast-to-coast, you could run into Payworks people at sponsored events like golf tournaments, gala dinners, fundraisers, trade shows and conferences, or lunch and learns. Stop by and say hi! We’d love to get to know you. Check out what we’ve been up to and where you can find us next.

Events | Sep 17, 2019

Thank you for keeping Canadians paid

National Payroll Week (NPW) took place from September 9-13, which is a week created by the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) and is celebrated by payroll professionals across the country. NPW is a time to recognize the accomplishments of payroll practitioners, the payroll community, and the CPA by generating awareness about the impact payroll has on business, government, and the Canadian working public. This year was the 25th anniversary of NPW in conjuction with the CPA celebrating its 40th anniversary. This year also marked the fifth year Payworks has been a gold sponsor of NPW events.  In Canada there are 1.5 million employers who rely on payroll professionals to annually administer $970 billion in wages and taxable benefits, and $324 billion in statutory remittances. All the while...
Events | Jul 03, 2019

Tech demos, industry pros & tons of prizes at the latest show

Our staff is back in the office after making Payworks' debut at the HR Tech Summit at the Enercare Centre in Toronto June 18-19.  The HR Tech Summit is a place where more than 1,000 HR and tech professionals gather. The combination of the panel discussions, trade expo, workshops, and tech demos displays the sector's strength as it continues to grow at a...
Events | Jun 26, 2019

Rockin' the CPA Tradeshow

Our staff is back in the office this week after celebrating #PayworksGoesPlatinum at the Canadian Payroll Association's (CPA) 37th Annual Tradeshow in Edmonton, Alberta. The event was at the Edmonton Convention Centre June 12 and it was totally boss.  The theme for Canada's premier payroll event with more than 800 payroll specialists in attendance was...
Events | May 31, 2019

Ready to rock at CPA’s 37th Annual Conference and Tradeshow

Our Payworks staff are looking forward to attending The Canadian Payroll Association’s (CPA) 37th Annual Conference and Tradeshow in Edmonton, Alberta, June 12 to 14. The theme for the upcoming trade show, which is Canada’s premier payroll event with 800 payroll specialists in attendance, is ‘Payroll Rocks!’ Back by popular demand, Payworks is sponsoring a...
Events | May 27, 2019

Our debut at HRD’s HR Tech Summit

We’re excited to show off our integrated HR offering along with our suite of workforce management solutions at the HR Tech Summit at the Enercare Centre in Toronto June 18 to 19. This will be the 3rd Annual HRD HR Tech Summit and it will be Payworks’ inaugural year attending this elite event. There will be 1,000 HR Professionals and Technology innovators in...
Events | Feb 06, 2019

Gettin’ DistruptED

Payworks was a Silver Sponsor of the Information and Communication Technologies Association of Manitoba (ICTAM) DistruptED Technology Conference January 31 through February 1. We were the presenting sponsor of Dr. Karyn Gordon’s 5 Generations in the Work Place session (pictured above).  In theme with her topic, Payworks researched, designed, and distributed...
Events | Feb 01, 2019

HR’s new best friend

Payworks ‘reintroduced’ itself to the HR industry at the Human Resources Professional Association’s (HRPA) Annual Conference and Trade Show January 30 through February 1 in Toronto. Having attended this very trade show in the past - with a few years on hiatus in between - Payworks’ booth theme was “Hello! My Name is Payworks” which meant we had lots of cool swag items to give away as a part of our prize packages, to booth visitors, and at the Speaker Session we sponsored. Payworks was the exclusive sponsor of Justin Shemeley’s session ‘Leveraging Strategic Workforce Planning to Have a Stronger Voice in the Boardroom’ with the 130 attendees receiving everything an employee needs/wants on their first day of work: a lunch kit, PopSocket, pen, notepad, coffee mug, food saver container, and...
Events | Jan 16, 2019

Treating Clients at Year End

(L-R) Event Administrator Sara Van Walleghem and Vice President, Service Courtney Bérubé with Carla Borecky and Marnie Penner from Morrow Avenue Daycare out for lunch at Harth Mozza and Wine Bar in Winnipeg. Through this initiative we also treated Winnipeg-based Birchwood Automotive and the College of Registered Nurses Manitoba, as well as Ontario-based...
Events | Oct 25, 2018

CINUP Annual Conference

As a partner of CINUP, Payworks gave a presentation about TANDEM at their Annual Conference at the Victoria Inn Hotel and Conference Centre in Winnipeg October 17-18. The conference is for both new and current benefit plan administrators and we showcased the ease of updating information and getting employees set up with TANDEM. 
Events | Jul 11, 2018

Five years celebrated at President's Circle

Payworks' 5th Annual President’s Circle trip took place June 10-12 at beautiful Niagara-on-the-Lake with a total of 47 staff members in attendance. This year’s festivities kicked off June 10 with lunch at Wayne Gretzky Estate Winery, where attendees not only enjoyed the Great One’s wine but also his signature whiskey. That evening was spent at Bacchus...
Events | Jul 06, 2018

Fortune tellers and foam fingers

The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) hosted its 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Ottawa, Ontario from June 27 to 29, where Payworks was once again a Gold Sponsor. The Payworks theme this year was Workforce Analytics: Information at Your Fingertips, and we had some special events taking place, especially during the trade show day. All delegates received a treat bag in their hotel rooms with a Workforce Analytics paper fortune teller inside. This gave each attendee more information about Analytics as well as an opportunity to enter our social media contest. If CPA delegates shared their Analytics fortune on social media, they were entered to win one of our five fabulous prizes, including a grand prize of $500 in gift cards. More on the contest later!     At Ottawa’s Shaw Centre,...
Events | Jun 22, 2018

Information at your fingertips

Payworks will participate as a Gold Sponsor at the Canadian Payroll Association’s (CPA) 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show, Canada’s premier payroll event. The conference takes place at the Shaw Convention Centre and Westin Hotel in Ottawa and approximately 700 payroll specialists from across the country are expected to attend. As a returning Gold...
Events | Jun 08, 2018

Launching Analytics at CPA conference in June

The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) is hosting their 36th Annual Conference and Trade Show in Ottawa, Ontario June 27 to 29. Hundreds of payroll specialists from across the country will gather at the largest payroll trade show in Canada, of which Payworks is a Gold Sponsor. The conference is the premier payroll event of the year and gives attendees the...
Events | May 31, 2018

Payworks Team hits the field at BC Place

The Payworks soccer team in Vancouver did not win the Payworks Corporate Cup on May 26 at BC Place, but that didn’t stop participants from having an excellent time! Payworks sponsored the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Corporate Cup for the third consecutive year, which is a six-on-six co-ed corporate soccer tournament that takes place before one of the Whitecaps...
Events | Mar 28, 2018

Celebratory lunch for newly PCP certified staff

There was cause for celebration last week, as Payworks President JP Perron hosted a special lunch for the 12 Payworks staff across the country who obtained their Payroll Compliance Practioner (PCP) Certification from the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) over the past year.  In total there were 10 employees from our Winnipeg office and two employees from...
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