71st Anniversary in 2022

Conn Smythe Sports Celebrities Dinner and Auction

71st Rogers Conn Smythe
Sports Celebrity Dinner
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto



In case you missed it, Eric Lindros and the newly announced 2022 Provincial Easter Seals Ambassadors made an appearance on Breakfast Television to promote the 71st Rogers Conn Smythe Dinner and Auction. We are so grateful for Eric’s incredible dedication to Easter Seals kids over the years and we cannot wait to celebrate with him on April 6! Watch the segment here: http://ow.ly/ZQWr50I96oJ

The 71st Rogers Conn Smythe Sports Celebrity Dinner will introduce the 2022 co-winners of the Conn Smythe Lifetime Achievement Award — Joe Carter and Eric Lindros!

Joe Carter

Eric Lindros

The Big E … Number 88 … Tower of Power, Eric Lindros is a hockey superstar uniquely, unbelievably blessed with a large, intimidating frame (6-foot-4, 240 pounds/193 centimetres, 109 kilograms) AND the skill of the best small men in the game. (read more)

What’s in a number? Well, let’s think of No. 29 for the Toronto Blue Jays Joe Carter because this year is exactly 29 years after he provided one of the greatest moments in Canadian sports history. (read more)

Joining Eric and Joe at the 2022 head table will be Raptors SuperFan Nav Bhatia, legendary Canadian broadcaster Ron MacLean and Canadian soccer star Dwayne DeRosario. JUST ADDED: Mr. Blue Jays Paul Beeston, and Canadian Olympic gold medalists Natalie Spooner and Damian Warner!

Our dinner program will be hosted by Breakfast Television’s Sid Seixeiro.

Sid Seixeiro

Evening Itinerary

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

VIP Pre-Dinner Reception
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

Celebrity Interviews
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VIP Post-Dinner Reception
10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.


Best and stay safe,

Lauren Squizzato
Development Manager, Toronto
Easter Seals Ontario

2022 Conn Smythe Sponsorship Proposal

For ticket and sponsorship, marketing, raffle, silent & live auction, and volunteer information, please contact:

Lauren Squizzato
(416) 421-8377
Ext. 316