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All fees below represent the pre-tax costs of the 2019 Marketplace, happening in Ottawa, ON Nov.3-6, 2019. All fees are charged in the currency of the country in which the business is based. For assistance with registration or general inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suppliers must be OMCA members to attend. Registration fees are based on the seller company’s membership address. Suppliers include any hotel, accommodation, DMO, attraction, retail or food service looking to have appointments with tour operators*.
*Note: Management Group and National Chain members will be registered as the company listed on the membership; a separate membership and registration are needed for individual hotels or restaurants that are part of those memberships to retain that individual company name.
Register before July 31, 2019, to be entered for a chance to win FREE registration for Marketplace 2020 in Niagara Falls, ON!
*An appointment-taking buyer is considered to be an operator that fulfills a minimum of 80 appointments over the 3-day conference. Those that choose not to actively participate in the minimum 80 scheduled appointments will be charged a $350 (plus tax) registration fee and will be responsible for covering their own hotel costs.
To qualify for the hotel room rebate program:
Accommodation in the Buyers Block at Westin Ottawa is complimentary for each Buyer with a full set of appointments (minimum 80), up to a maximum of four (4) nights (room only).
In order to claim the rebate for your hotel stay, you must:
Please note that rooms booked with any form of points system will not be reimbursed. For more details, contact Mardi Schueler at mardi@omca.
Coach Operator delegates: $450
Products & Services delegates: $450
**All details and requirements are subject to change.Register Online
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.
When OMCA 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?
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.
Delegates can check here to see when their appointments are scheduled (as determined by membership category) when making travel plans and booking accommodations.
These helpful hints are provided here to assist new and seasoned delegates, offering a useful guide to making the most of Marketplace.
View current sponsorship opportunities available for Marketplace – build your exposure, and get in front of your targeted audience.
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!