Permacon Elevation

Elevate your business, elevate your design, elevate your skills. Elevate yourself.

Permacon Elevation brings together Permacon Academy and Permacon Day during winter 2023, in five different cities. During those four days, you can meet our partners and our team.

Tuesday to Thursday, attend the Permacon Academy. On Friday, it’s the return of the big Permacon show, under Permacon Day.

  • Vaughan (Universal Eventspace): February 14 to 17
  • Laval (Sheraton Laval): February 21 to 24
  • Ottawa (Ottawa Conference and Event Centre): March 14 to 17—content offered in English and French!
  • Boucherville (Hôtel Mortagne): March 21 to 24
  • Lévis (Lévis Centre des Congrès): March 28 to 31

Register your team and yourself now

Permacon Academy and Day are 100% free. Registrations help us ensure Elevetion runs smoothly and allow us to prepare personalized badges and Permacon Academy certificates.

You can register up to 10 participants at a time, for groups of more than 10, please contact, and we will help you register your whole team.

Don’t forget to bring your Eventbrite confirmation to the events, so you can pick up your personalized nametag!


Permacon Day

On Friday, discover our new products of 2023, meet our teams and partners and get inspired in time for the start of the season!

What to expect:

  • Breakfast
  • Presentation of our new 2023 products
  • Special guest speaker
  • Marketing tools reminder—and launch of a new one!
  • Awards for the most beautiful 2022 landscaping projects
  • New and popular Permacon products stations

Elevation Awards

You’re proud of your 2022 projects? Submit them at Elevation Awards for a chance to win a $500 prize at Elevation!

Enter the contest!

You can submit one project by category:

  • Ecofriendly Designs: permeable pavers, heat island reduction, native plants, etc.
  • Entryway Landscapes: driveways, front steps, streets, sidewalks, etc.
  • Backyards and living spaces: pools, patios, roof decks, gardens, parks, etc.

At each Elevation, three winners, for three categories, will win a price worthy of their achievement!


Permacon Academy

Permacon Academy takes place over three days, Tuesday through Thursday. On Thursday, you have the choice of two classes given simultaneously, with two different contents.

Tuesday: Business

  • Employee psychology
  • Employee management
  • Marketing
  • Team management
  • Sales
  • Useful calculations

Wednesday: Elevate your Design

  • Current and future landscaping trends
  • How to create eco-friendly design
  • Think about outdoor lighting in a design
  • How to use Realtime Landscaping Architect (hands-on workshop!)

Thursday: Installation and Tricks of the Trade

For people with only a few years of experience or who were not at Permacon Academy 2022

  • Health and safety on the work site
  • Every step of a landscape project, from ground preparation to the final inspection with the client
  • Tips and tricks to install faster and better
  • How to install over a cement foundation
  • Installation Permacon Tandem system (hands-on workshop!)

Thursday: Specific Installations

For experienced lansdcapers (10 years and more)

  • Health and safety reminder on the work site
  • When, where and how to use permeable pavers and slabs
  • How to install on rooftops
  • How to install fiberglass pools capping
  • Installation of Artex panel system (hands-on workshop!)


Although the content is offered in English in Vaughan, copies of the presentations in Mandarin are available to all.


In Ottawa, the Wednesday and Thursday classes are separated by language: one class is offered in French and the other in English – both with the same content.

Thursday in Ottawa: Installation

  • Health and safety reminder on the work site
  • Every step of a landscape project
  • Tips and tricks to install faster and better
  • Installation of the Tandem system (hands-on workshop!)
  • Installation of Artex panel system (hands-on workshop!)

Permacon Academy includes:

  • Training given by professional landscape instructors
  • Note-taking items (notepads, pens, etc.)
  • Coffee, tea and morning snacks
  • Outdoor parking

Permacon Day includes:

  • Attendance gifts
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor parking

Thank you to our partners who make Permacon Elevation possible

Come and meet them—they are present Tuesday through Friday at every Elevation event!






Hotel Rooms

You can book hotel rooms at your own expense with the Permacon discount. We recommend that you make your reservations now.

Sheraton Laval

  • $189
  • 450 687-2440 (say Permacon)
  • Discount available before January 20, 2023

Hôtel Mortagne

  • $179
  • 450 655-9966 (say Permacon)
  • Discount available before February 18, 2023

Lévis Centre des Congrès

  • $169
  • 418 838-0025 or 1-888-838-0025 (say Formations et Banquet Permacon)
  • Discount available before February 25, 2023