2017 Resorts of Ontario Spring Conference & Trade Show

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Monday April 3, 2017
Tuesday April 4, 2017

Deerhurst Resort,

Spring Conference
Day 1:

Tom Thomson Room
Arthur Lismer Room
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Trade Show
Legacy Hall
3:30 am - 5:30 pm

President's Reception and Dinner
Tom Thomson Room
6:30 pm

Spring Conference
Day 2:

Tom Thomson Room
9:00 am - 1:45 Noon

Resorts of Ontario
29 Albert St. N.,
Orillia ON L3V 5J9
F: 705.325.7999

Monday April 3, 2017

Reimagine, Reinvent, Reinvest. LET'S TALK!
Roger Brooks – Key Note Speaker
Roger Brooks spent the first ten years of his career developing, branding and marketing destination resorts including Whistler Resort in British Columbia; Harbour Town on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Sunriver Resort in Central Oregon and several other summer and winter destinations. Over the past 20+ years, Roger has worked with more than 1,500 communities around the world assisting with their branding, product development and marketing efforts.

He's North America's top-rated speaker on these subjects, and has worked in every Canadian province and in Ontario - including the Grey/Bruce Peninsula, Bracebridge, Barrie, Kenora, and others. He has spoken at the Deerhurst Resort on several occasions and at several other regional tourism events throughout the province.

Concurrent Sessions

  • Sharing Best Practices: Managing and Optimizing Revenues!
  • Marketing Your B&B/Resort

Round Table Sessions: Meet - Learn - Network!
Invaluable Round Table Sessions provide the forum for gathering information on leading trends, products and services.

Resorts of Ontario Trade Show
This year's Show features a variety of booths showcasing what's new in products and services all key to the needs of resort operations. Have direct access to knowledgeable suppliers with solutions, cost saving benefits and more in one central location. Join us for the evening for our President's Annual Reception and Dinner. Plans are underway for a great evening of fun!

Tuesday April 4, 2017

Facebook is the New Marketing
Hear what RTO 12 successful marketing strategies have to say about social content marketing using Facebook and how it is transforming tourism promotion.

Making the Shift to Visitor Experiences
We are seeing a shift in how visitors want to experience a destination and industry is answering the call.

Tourism Excellence North
The TEN Program was developed to strengthen tourism operations by raising the bar on visitor value and deliver increased returns to operators.

Be inspired....our Legacy
With over 400,000 lakes, rivers and streams, the canoe played an integral role of building the province of Ontario. Come, be inspired by this story and hear directly about how the Canadian Canoe Culture can be incorporated into resort experiences.

Program - Accommodation & Registration Forms
Spring Program
Accommodation Form
Registration Form

Contact Details
Resorts of Ontario
29 Albert Street North,
Orillia, Ontario
L3V 5J9

Toll Free: 1 (800) 363 - 7227
Telephone: 1 (705) 325 - 9115
Fax: 1 (705) 325 - 7999
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Resorts of Ontario represents many fine Ontario resorts that are focused on making your vacation a wonderful experience.