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All fees below pertain to the 2018 Marketplace and are shown pre-tax (where applicable) and are charged in the currency of the country in which the business is based.
*Please note: Accommodation in the Buyers Block at Caesars Windsor is complimentary for each Buyer with a full set of appointments, up to a maximum of four (4) nights (room only).
Buyers must book hotel in the Buyers Block at Caesars Windsor using the official link provided by OMCA, and cover payment for the room, to qualify for the rebate program (with copy of hotel invoice). The rebate will be sent following Marketplace. Please note that rooms booked with any form of points system will not be reimbursed. For more details, contact Mardi Schueler at mardi@omca.
Registration fees are based on the seller company’s membership address. Suppliers must be OMCA members to attend.
(*Management Group and National Chain members will be registered as the company listed on the membership; a separate membership and registration is needed for individual hotels or restaurants that are part of those memberships to retain that individual company name.)
Coach Operator delegates: $450
Products & Services delegates: $450
*All details and requirements are subject to change.
OMCA Marketplace – A Great Investment in Your Business’ Success
We already know that the OMCA Marketplace has great events, amazing food, and an intimate “family” feeling. And while all that’s great, we also know that what really matters is the business you do there, the return that you can generate on your investment in time and money.
So OMCA recently asked the University of Guelph’s Business School Tourism and Hospitality Department to survey Marketplace participants to measure the economic value of attending, to put some hard numbers around the ROI of participating in marketplace, and this is what they found:
For Tour Operators:
So the question isn’t whether can you afford attend OMCA’s marketplace, the question is, can you afford not to?
Access your Marketplace information using the OMCA Event Passport, including appointment selection requests, changes, and full schedule.
Mark your calendars with these important dates leading up to the annual OMCA Marketplace.
View the full Marketplace program schedule at a glance, including Coach Operator and Open sessions.
Learn ways to build up your business, stay up to date with the latest technology and other industry developments. Seminars target tour operators, coach operators and sellers.
Host and overflow hotels for Marketplace can be found here; be sure to book early! View hotel websites, accommodation options and available rates.
These helpful hints are provided here to assist new and seasoned delegates, offering a useful guide to making the most of Marketplace.
Delegates can check here to see when their appointments are scheduled (as determined by membership category) when making travel plans and booking accommodations.
View current sponsorship opportunities available for Marketplace – build your exposure, and get in front of your targeted audience.
OMCA is grateful to all sponsors and thankful for their ongoing support. These are our current sponsors and their respective websites for more information.
The Silent Auction puts your business in front of your target market at Marketplace. Proceeds go towards benefitting the travel industry, through education, advocacy, and industry awards.
Be sure to check us out at an upcoming Marketplace near you!