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
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM OMCA Board Meeting (Invitation Only) Solis
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Tour Operator Meeting (Lunch Incl.) Martus/Mercuri
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM Orientation Augustus II/III
2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Registration Open Augustus II/III
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM Operator Reception Vu Bar
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Ice Breaker
First shuttle leaves Caesars at 6:45pm
Offsite
Bull and Barrel
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast Augustus I
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open Augustus II/III
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Silent Auction Foyer
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation Augustus II/III
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Coach Operator Session Saturni
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators Augustus II/III
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Coach Operator Session Saturni
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Education Session Martus/Mercuri
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Coach Operator Session Saturni
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Industry Awards Presentation Augustus I
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Coach Operator Session Saturni
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Education Session Martus/Mercuri
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation Augustus II/III
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: DMO, Tour Services & Receptive Operators Augustus II/III
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Coach Operator Session Saturni
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Coach Operator Social Vu
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Tour Operator Social Augustus I
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Monday Night Event*
First shuttle leaves Caesars at 6:00pm
Tiger Club at Comerica Park
*This event is  Cross Border: Bring Your Passport! Detroit, MI
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast Augustus I
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Silent Auction Foyer
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration Open Augustus II/III
8:30 AM – 11:45 AM Orientation Augustus II/III
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other Augustus II/III
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Seller & Coach Operator Session Martus/Mercuri
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch & Internship Program Presentation Augustus I
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Education Session Martus/Mercuri
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Orientation Augustus II/III
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other Augustus II/III
5:30 PM – 6:15 PM Silent Auction Finale Foyer
Open Evening Dine-Around Offsite
8:30 PM – Midnight Party With a Purpose
Get your tickets!
$40 each, email info@omca.com
Ariius Nightclub
(in casino)
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM Operator Breakfast Augustus I
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Silent Auction Payment & Pick-up Foyer
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Registration Open Augustus II/III
9:00 AM – 11:50 AM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other Augustus II/III
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM All-Delegate Lunch Augustus I
1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Marketplace: Accommodations, Attractions, Retail & Food Services, Other Augustus II/III

 

*Schedule is subject to change