About The Fair

“Connecting People to Community and Community to People”

Pathways to Success features over 75 specialized and general community services and resources that help people with a developmental disability live their best life.

Connect with job and financial supports, recreation programs, mental health programs and many more!

Pathways to Success is organized by Mainstream, and the marketing of the event is assisted by a grant from BCM Insurance.

Pathways to Success Fair
May 5, 2021, 1 - 5pm

75 Vendors
500 Visitors

Have a product, service or organizations that should be known to people with disabilities? Join us as an exhibitor through Eventbrite.

Virtual Speaker Series - on Zoom

Wednesdays, May 2021, 12-1pm, 


  • May 5: Developmental Services Ontario
  • May 12: Contact Hamilton / Passport
  • May 19: Literacy and Basic Skills / Transition to Employment
  • May 26: Gateway Residential & Community Support Services

Register for 1 or more by emailing Karen by April 30. Please include your chosen speakers and any questions. The Zoom invitation will be sent closer to each series.

Our Vendors -
Who Will be at Pathways to Success

We expect over 75 specialized and general community services and resources to attend Pathways to Success 2020.
Here is a list of those who have registered to date.

Some Questions ?

Who Should Attend Pathways to Success?

Anybody can attend! The Fair is a way to connect people to the community and the community to the people.

Pathways to Success is to help people with a developmental disability live their best life.

Anyone with a developmental disability, their family and friends, support staff, and teachers and students should come to meet our 75+ vendors who provide services and support.

What To Bring to Pathways to Success?

Admission to Pathways to Success is free. However, we welcome donations for the local food banks.

How Do I Register?

There is no registration or admission charge for the public.

Vendors can register to participate by visiting our Eventbrite page which is located here.

Is There a Charge for Parking?

Parking is free at the Holiday Inn Conference Centre. And the site is accessible.

Anyone who is coming by public transit can take the 302-Ontario-Lakeshore bus and it stops right outside our door.

Cogeco's YourTV Visited the Pathways to Success fair in an earlier year.

Latest News

Check here for the latest news and updates for Pathways to Success.

Virtual Speaker Series

Join us at Pathways to Success during the pandemic by linking in to our Speaker Series. On Wednesdays at noon throughout May, we will be offering Zoom lectures from key leaders. Register for one of more by emailing Karen by April 30, 2021. The list of speakers is here.

Pathways 2021 Moves On-Line

P2S2021 has moved online! We invite our vendors to sign up for a Website Feature for only $10, by clicking here. Do you have a product, program, or service that should be known to people with disabilities and their support networks? Register for a Website Feature today. One ticket = a spot on our event website to […]

BCM Insurance Joins the Team

The marketing and promotion of Pathways to Success 2020 is assisted this year by a generous BCM Insurance Community Grant. BCM (Bertie & Clinton Mutual Insurance Co.) makes grants available to local organizations to assist them with their programming. Mainstream, the organizers of Pathways to Success, applied for a grant to help them advertise and […]

Our Sponsor

Mainstream is very proud to have partnered with BCM Insurance this year to assist with the marketing of Pathways to Success.

BCM Insurance awarded Mainstream a Community Grant to allow us to better promote and advertise the Fair.

On behalf of all our Vendors and Attendees, we thank BCM for their generous support!

Conference Venue

Pathways to Success is held at the Holiday Inn on Ontario Street in St Catharines. At the rear of the hotel, is the Conference Centre.
There is ample free parking, and the building is fully accessible.

For those traveling by public transit, the St Catharines Transit Route 302-Ontario-Lakeshore bus
stops directly in front of the hotel/conference centre.

Holiday Inn and Conference Centre,
327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, ON
(289) 213-8604‬
Pathways to Success 2021 Moved Online

P2S2021 has moved online! We invite our vendors to sign up for a Website Feature for only $10:

Click here