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Feb 16

Content Marketing for Small Businesses

Small Business Centre
284B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road
Belleville, Ontario, ON

Date: Feb 16th, 2016 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm


This is a four part workshop series for small business owners to learn how to generate quality content to engage and offer value to customers while making the most of their time and budget. Participants in subsequent workshops will leverage their unique business story to communicate to their ideal customers through different media and writing techniques.

Session 4: Sharing Content - Social media and search strategies to share your story.

Cost: Free

For more information, contact:
(613) 961-0590

Mar 04

2016 Cycle Tourism Conference

Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto
249 Queens Quay W
Toronto, On, ON

Date: Mar 4th, 2016 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Why Attend the 2016 Cycle Tourism Conference

  • Learn best practices in the development of exceptional cycling experiences for destinations and regions

  • Understand the economic impacts and related values of cycle tourism for communities

  • Stay current with key issues and emerging trends in cycle tourism

  • Gain insight into how to effectively plan, execute and track integrated marketing campaigns in cycle tourism

  • Explore connections between bicycle events, destinations and partnership opportunities

  • Connect cycling and cycle tourism to the broader tourism industry

  • Network with leader's in the cycle tourism sector

Keynote Speakers Include:

  • Nastassja Pace, Destination Development Specialist, Travel Oregon
    Destination Bike: Bike Tourism Means Business

  • Linda McKenna Boxx, Director, Allegheny Trail Alliance, Great Allegheny Passage
    Creating a World Class, Bicycle-based Tourism Destination

Registration includes access to a full-day of speakers, presentations, workshops, post-conference report, plus 2 meals, snacks, coffee, tea. All attendees will be invited to sign up for a free bike tour, pre conference March 3, with Toronto Bicycle Tours.

Cost: $230, including complimentary pass to Toronto International Bicycle Show

For more information, contact:
(416) 827-2774

May 26

Spring Business and Leadership Conference

Algonquin College Waterfront Campus
1 College Way
Pembroke, ON , ON

Date: May 26th, 2016 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Algonquin College is presenting its 2nd annual Spring Business and Leadership Conference in response to the County’s growing need for local, affordable, quality professional development opportunities. Here is the exciting line-up for workshops for the 2016 Conference.

  • Measuring Value:  How is Your Business Doing?

  • Professional Selling

  • Do-It-Yourself Public Relations Planning

  • Marketing:  Make it Mobile

  • Empathic Assertiveness:  Responding to Challenging Behaviour

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS – Dr. Denis Cauvier:  How to Engage Your Team

Cost: $199+tax, Early Bird Pricing $175+tax (Expires Feb 26th)

For more information, contact:
Jamie Bramburger
(613) 735-4700 x.2756

Jun 03-04

Relay For Life in Petawawa

CFB Petawawa (Dundonald Hall)
57 Festubert Blvd
Petawawa, ON

Starts: Jun 3rd, 2016 7:00 pm
Ends: Jun 4th, 2016 7:00 am


Relay For Life is a 12 hour, overnight non-competitive walk that raises money for life-saving cancer research and local support services. Sign up a team for Relay For Life and join thousands of Canadians making a difference for people living with cancer

Cost: $15 registration fee

For more information, contact:
Jessica Khouri
(613) 735-2571 x.3665

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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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