Location, Dates and Program Info

When and Where

November 5 – November 8, 2017

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel and Conference Centre, Toronto, ON


Getting There

Toronto is a widely accessible city, and can be reached by several modes of transportation, including motor coach, air, rail and transit.

The two primary airports for Toronto are Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ).


Appointment Schedule Setup

  • Tour Operators:
    – Monday, November 6 through Wednesday, November 8
  • DMOs, Tour Services, Receptive Operators:
    – Monday, November 6
  • All Other Sellers (including Accommodations, Retail, Attractions, etc.):
    – Tuesday, November 7 through Wednesday, November 8
    – Tuesday and Wednesday Sellers will be divided into two groups, Group A and Group B:
    Group A will take appointments on Tuesday AM and Wednesday PM
    Group B will take appointments on Tuesday PM and Wednesday AM

Program Schedule

*Updated October 10 – schedule subject to change.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM OMCA Board Meeting (Invitation Only) Hotel: Marine Room
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tour Operator Meeting (Lunch Incl.) Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Orientation CC: Metro Centre/West
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration Open CC: Metro Centre/West
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Operator Reception Hotel: Marine Room
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Ice Breaker Offsite: Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast CC: Metro East
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open CC: Metro Centre/West
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Silent Auction CC: Metro Foyer
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation CC: Metro Centre/West
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Coach Operator Session Hotel: Regatta
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators CC: Metro Centre/West
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Coach Operator Session Hotel: Regatta
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Education Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Coach Operator Session Hotel: Regatta
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Industry Awards Presentation CC: Metro East
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Coach Operator Session Hotel: Regatta
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Education Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation CC: Metro Centre/West
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators CC: Metro Centre/West
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Coach Operator Session Hotel: Regatta
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Education Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Coach Operator Social Hotel: Marine Room
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Tour Operator Social CC: Metro East
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Evening Reception Offsite: Steam Whistle Brewing / Brewery at the Roundhouse
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast CC: Metro East
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Silent Auction CC: Metro Centre/West
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open CC: Metro Centre/West
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation CC: Metro Centre/West
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other CC: Metro Centre/West
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Seller & Coach Operator Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Internship Program Presentation CC: Metro East
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Education Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation CC: Metro Centre/West
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other CC: Metro Centre/West
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Education Session Hotel: Pier 2 & 3
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Silent Auction Finale CC: Metro Foyer
Open Evening Dine-Around Offsite
8:30 PM – Midnight Party With a Purpose Offsite: Quinn’s Steakhouse & Irish Bar, Sheraton Centre Hotel
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast CC: Metro East
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Supplier Council Breakfast (Invitation Only) Hotel: Dockside 7
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Silent Auction Payment & Pick-up CC: Metro Foyer
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open CC: Metro Centre/West
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other CC: Metro Centre/West
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch CC: Metro East
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other CC: Metro Centre/West

 

 

*Schedule is subject to change