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Jan 24

Make the Most of Trip Advisor

Madoc Public Library
20 Davidson St
Madoc, On, ON

Date: Jan 24th, 2017 9:30 am to 11:30 am


As TripAdvisor introduces new opportunities for destination marketing - like customized content to complement the site's traditional user-generated content - we're working to put the region's best foot forward and connect with travelers as they research their desired destinations. The stronger your business or attraction is on TripAdvisor, the more we can do to help get you noticed on the most trusted travel website in the world. This session will:

  • Give background on how TripAdvisor is being used by Bay of Quinte RMB and Ontario's Highlands Tourism Organization

  • Give case study examples of how TripAdvisor has been used by tourism businesses to increase business

  • Provide hands-on setup advice for creating a listing, claiming a listing and optimizing your business profile

  • Help attendees make the most of positive visitor experiences by encouraging enthusiastic visitors to leave a review

Cost: Free

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Mar 01

Trailhead Hastings County

River’s Edge Golf Club
30 Nicklaus Dr.
Bancroft, Ontario, ON
North Hastings

Date: Mar 1st, 2017 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


The Trailhead "Event" series celebrates trail success coast to coast. Developed in Ontario Trailhead Conference showcases the best of the trail economy, trail activity, programs, services, marketing and communication. Join us as the Ontario Trails Council brings knowledgable experts from across Ontario and Canada – developers of word class trails systems – to Trailhead Hastings! These experts have developed trails in National Parks, Conservation Areas, Affected Personal Well-being, developed provincial tourism modalities, built partnerships and new relationships, and as managers of infrastructure made investments that made a trail economy where they work and live.

They will lend our communities their knowledge so Hastings can have an improved, maximized, robust, sustainable trails economy through existing and future greenways and trails. If you are a trail user, club supporter, volunteer, county staff in health, economic development, tourism, or a land manager of parks, county forest, conservation area or federal lands – you will want to be part of our discussion on Hastings Centric development plans, supportive policies, leading maintenance techniques, as well as  opportunities for new services, supported business, revitalized communities.

Check us out online for more information and a full listing of presenters. Early bird ticket pricing available until January 31, 2017.

Register here: http://bit.ly/TrailheadHastingsCounty

Cost: $60 early bird pricing. $120 regular pricing.

May 18-19

DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 - Digital Marketing Conference

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
525 Bay St
toronto, ON

Starts: May 18th, 2017 9:00 am
Ends: May 19th, 2017 4:00 pm


"If you want to be successful in digital marketing, you can’t miss DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017! DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 Digital Marketing Conference will be held from May 18th to 19th, 2017 at the luxurious Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 Conference showcases the most audacious and thought provoking speakers in the digital marketing industry, providing attendees with emerging strategies, the latest innovative technologies, best practices, and insights from successful digital marketing campaigns. Whether it’s building customer loyalty, increasing sales, improving lead generation, or driving greater consumer engagement, the DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 program has been specifically designed to help attendees develop their audience. Attendees will learn how to build traffic, create brand awareness, improve customer service and develop better use of digital tools internally to drive more productive business outcomes. Immerse yourself in topics such as Content Strategy, Web Experience Management, Usability/Design, Mobile Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media, Targeting & Optimization, Branded Search, Marketing Automation, Analytics & Data and much, much more! DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 offers all of the elements you need to achieve digital marketing success! Awesome keynotes, expert panels, plus solutions providers and their tools for digital marketing – all in a dynamic, community-based setting. Conventional thought will be challenged, new ways of thinking will emerge, and you will leave with your head and notebook full of action items and ideas to lead your agency / team / account to even greater success. With plenty of networking opportunities, it is the perfect place to build a professional network, find business partners, generate new ideas, and learn. Come to DIGIMARCON CANADA 2017 and discover how to thrive as a marketer in a world where everything is digital. Take advantage of our super saver registration rates and secure your seat early. For more details visit http://digimarconcanada.ca."

Cost: 595

For more information, contact:
(800) 805-5385

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About Us

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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Get In Touch

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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