Location, Dates and Program Info

When and Where

November 3 – November 6, 2019

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
The Westin Ottawa


Getting There

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport (YOW)

Airport Phone: +1 613-248-2125

Hotel direction: 9.3 miles S

This hotel does not provide shuttle service.

  • Alternate transportation: Allante Limousine;on request
  • Estimated taxi fare: 35 CAD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 3.5 CAD (one way)

Visit YOW airport website

Ottawa Railway Station

2.9 miles from hotel. Via Rail provides train service to Ottawa from Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Kingston.

Appointment Schedule Setup

  • Tour Operators:
    – Monday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 6
  • DMOs, Tour Services, Receptive Operators:
    – Monday, November 4
  • All Other Sellers (including Accommodations, Retail, Attractions, etc.):
    – Tuesday, November 5 through Wednesday, November 6
    – 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

*Subject to change

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3 Location TBA
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM OMCA Board Meeting (Invitation Only)
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tour Operator Meeting
2:00 PM – 5:30 PM Buyer Orientation
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration Open
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Tour Operator Reception
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Sunday Night Event
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Silent Auction
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Coach Operator Session
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Coach Operator Session
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Open Education Session
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Coach Operator Session
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Industry Awards Presentation
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Coach Operator Session
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Open Education Session
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Coach Operator Session
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Coach Operator Social
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Tour Operator Social
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday Night Event
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Silent Auction
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Seller & Coach Operator Session
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Internship Program Presentation
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Education Session
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Silent Auction Finale
Open Evening Dine-Around
8:30 PM – Midnight Party With a Purpose
Get your tickets!
$45 each, email info@omca.com
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Silent Auction Payment & Pick-up
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other

 

*Schedule is subject to change