Party With a Purpose


Hosted by The OMCA Development Fund Committee

Launched in 2016, Party with a Purpose is an event that helps to raise funds for the OMCA Development Fund to further encourage students enrolled in travel and tourism programs to pursue a career in the motor coach travel industry.

Party With a Purpose takes place on Tuesday, November 5 after the dine-around.  Dance and enjoy networking with your friends and colleagues at the Casino du Lac-Leamy. Shuttle transportation will be provided from the Westin Hotel beginning at 8:00 pm

Advance tickets are $45.00 per person (Includes 2 standard drinks per person, light munchies and entertainment). To buy tickets for Party With A Purpose in advance, you may do so at the time of registering for OMCA Marketplace. If you have already registered, you are still able to log in and purchase tickets using the same method as when registering.

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Proceeds collected from the Party With A Purpose ticket sales go into the OMCA Development Fund.

The overall purpose of the Fund is to champion the development of:

  • Students pursuing a career in the motor coach and tour/travel industry
  • Employees of OMCA member organizations
  • Awareness of the motor coach and tour/travel industry as a whole

This monetary support helps to provide:

  • Gifts or awards to individuals enrolled in industry-related programs in accredited institutions
  • The enhancement of knowledge and skills of industry employees
  • The development and/or revision to curricula of industry-related courses
  • Funding of research to identify educational or training needs for employees in the industry
  • The development of seminars and workshops to educate and train industry personnel
  • Funding of research to enhance the awareness of the industry and assist in the development of new markets for members.
  • Promoting the use of motor coach tours for both educational and leisure purposes