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Sep 09-11

2014 OEMC Conference

Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre
1550 Princess Street
Kingston, ON

Starts: Sep 9th, 2014 8:30 am
Ends: Sep 11th, 2014 12:00 pm


Established in 1989, the Ontario East Municipal Conference (OEMC) has developed into the largest annual regional municipal conference east of Toronto. Since 1993 the Ontario East Economic Development Commission and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing have partnered together to deliver dynamic programs that engage municipalities within Eastern Ontario to build strong community partnerships leading to enhanced economic opportunities and success. Each year our 500+ delegates comprise a diverse group of elected officials, economic development professionals, entrepreneurs, municipal employees and service providers, private sector business leaders and provincial ministry representatives. We look forward to seeing you again in Kingston in September!

Cost: $50 per person, and up

Sep 22-25

Rural Ontario-East Active Recreation Conference

Calabogie Peaks Resort
30 Barrett Chute Road,
Calabogie, ON
Upper Ottawa Valley

Starts: Sep 22nd, 2014 12:00 pm
Ends: Sep 25th, 2014 1:00 pm


Recreation professionals from across Renfrew County are excited to announce the Rural Ontario-East Active Recreation (ROAR) fall conference being held in Calabogie, Ontario.

The first annual ROAR conference is in the planning stages, and will take place on September 22-25, 2014 at Calabogie Peaks Resort. The goal is to unite over one hundred employees, volunteers and community champions from rural towns and small cities to share ideas, successes and opportunities.

Cost: $225 per person

Oct 20-22

2014 Travel Information Services Conference

Sheraton Parkway Toronto North
600 Highway 7 EastRichmond Hill, ON

Starts: Oct 20th, 2014 7:30 am
Ends: Oct 22nd, 2014 4:30 pm


The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is hosting their annual provincial travel centre services conference on October 21-22, 2014.

Join your travel information services colleagues from across Ontario and Canada for a two day conference designed for you to learn the latest trends and innovation, share best practices and engage with tourism industry partners.

Five Reasons to Attend

  • Keynote presentations from industry and business experts such as Corrine Sandler, CEO and Founder of Fresh Intelligence and one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs and author; Douglas Stephens, founder of "Retail Prophet" and one of the most influential retail futurists on the planet, Saad Raffi, CEO Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Para Pan Am Games.

  • Training workshops on such topics such as servicing the LGBT Market, and Digital Marketing.

  • Networking with colleagues around the province and meet some of your national counterparts.

  • Industry Marketplace and Dinner where you can connect with local tourism organizations and learn about their products and services.

  • Product tour of destinations and attractions in Central Counties RTO 6.

Cost: $150

Nov 12-13

Ontario Tourism Summit 2014

Blue Mountain Resort
220 Jozo Weider BlvdBlue Mountains, ON

Starts: Nov 12th, 2014 8:30 am
Ends: Nov 13th, 2014 10:00 pm


The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) is honoured to be hosting the 10th Annual Ontario Tourism Summit and the Ontario Tourism Awards at Blue Mountain Resort in Blue Mountains November 12-13, 2014. 

Join hundreds of tourism professionals from across the province who gather annually to learn the latest in industry trends and forecasts, share best practices, network with colleagues, and recognize industry leaders at the Tourism Awards.  Growing Tourism in Ontario: Together. Today. Tomorrow. 

Cost: $549 + (Early Bird Rate)

Mar-Apr 30-01

SEC 2015: It's Game On!

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Starts: Mar 30th, 2015 9:00 pm
Ends: Apr 1st, 2015 9:00 pm


Canada’s largest annual gathering of sport, tourism professionals and event management firms, Sport Events Congress attracts over 300 delegates each year. Held in the month of April, Sport Events Congress’ flagship element is the popular Sport Events Exchange, a business-to-business events marketplace where events rights holders have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with municipal representatives interested in hosting events in their communities.

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The Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization (OHTO) is one of 13 Regional Tourism Organizations created by the Ontario government to increase tourism to the province. The OHTO covers a large region in eastern Ontario which includes the counties of Frontenac, Haliburton, Hastings, Lanark, Lennox and Addington, and Renfrew.

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Our office hours are 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization
9 International Drive, Suite 129
Pembroke, ON K8A 6W5

Phone: 613-629-6486

Toll Free: 855-629-6486

Fax: 613-629-6488

Email: ac.otho]ta[ofni

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