Location, Dates and Program Info

When and Where

November 11 – November 14, 2018

Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino


Getting There

There are multiple ways to reach Windsor, ON, by several modes of transportation, including motor coach, car, air, rail and transit.

Delegates flying in to Windsor can access the city from a number of surrounding airports, including (but not limited to) Windsor International Airport (YQG) and Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW).  Please be sure to confirm your travel plans and any necessary connections. 

Options for transportation from Detroit Airport to Caesars Windsor:

  1. VIP Shuttle Service of Windsor: Sedan service, approximately $145 CAD for up to 3 people, or SUV $200 for up to 6 people (one way) including taxes and tolls.  Available on demand – 519-974-5466 or reservations@VIPtransportation.ca
  2. Robert Q: $100 per person CAD round trip per person, plus $20 CAD cab per trip available at a predetermined schedule – visit www.robertq.com

Appointment Schedule Setup

  • Tour Operators:
    – Monday, November 12 through Wednesday, November 14
  • DMOs, Tour Services, Receptive Operators:
    – Monday, November 12
  • All Other Sellers (including Accommodations, Retail, Attractions, etc.):
    – Tuesday, November 13 through Wednesday, November 14
    – 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 11
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM OMCA Board Meeting (Invitation Only) TBD
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tour Operator Meeting (Lunch Incl.) TBD
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Orientation TBD
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration Open TBD
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Operator Reception TBD
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Ice Breaker TBD
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast TBD
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open TBD
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Silent Auction TBD
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation TBD
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Coach Operator Session TBD
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators TBD
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Coach Operator Session TBD
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Education Session TBD
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Coach Operator Session TBD
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Industry Awards Presentation TBD
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Coach Operator Session TBD
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Education Session TBD
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation TBD
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators TBD
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Coach Operator Session TBD
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Education Session TBD
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Coach Operator Social TBD
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Tour Operator Social TBD
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Evening Reception TBD
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast TBD
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Silent Auction TBD
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open TBD
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation TBD
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other TBD
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Seller & Coach Operator Session TBD
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Internship Program Presentation TBD
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Education Session TBD
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation TBD
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other TBD
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Education Session TBD
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Silent Auction Finale TBD
Open Evening Dine-Around Offsite
8:30 PM – Midnight Party With a Purpose TBD
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast TBD
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Supplier Council Breakfast (Invitation Only) TBD
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Silent Auction Payment & Pick-up TBD
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open TBD
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other TBD
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch TBD
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other TBD

 

*Schedule is subject to change