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Regional Meetings & Mini CampEx

Each spring we host regional meetings across the province to bring the members together prior to the start of the camping season. Each meeting features a marketplace where campground owners can make their spring purchases. The rest of the day features guest speakers. Members enjoy meeting with one another as they gear up for a new year and find that they learn lots of new things to help them through the season.
 
2018 Regional Meeting Dates and Locations
March 27 - Bingemans, 425 Bingemans Centre Dr, Kitchener
March 29 - Rideau Acres Campground, 1014 Cunningham Rd, Kingston
April 10 - Quality Inn, 950 6th St E, Owen Sound
April 11 - Ramada Pinewood Park Resort, 201Pinewood Park Dr., North Bay
April 16 - Royal Canadian Legion, 16 Station St, Bancroft
April 18-19 - Great Wolf Lodge, 3950 Victoria Ave, Niagara Falls
 
REGISTER NOW - Campground Member Attendee
 
 
Draft Agenda
 
9:15 –9:30      Welcome and Intros
9:30 –11:00   Camping In Ontario Update
                     -The New Strategic Plan
                     -Board Nomination Process
                     -Canada Revenue Agency Update
                     -Residential Tenancy Act Update
                     -Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Update
                     -Hydro One Issues
11:00 –11:30    Cracker Barrel
11:30 – 12:00   Supplier Introductions
12:00 – 1:00    Supplier Marketplace
1:00 – 2:00      Lunch and Networking
2:00 – 3:15      Working with the OPP to Keep Your Campground Safe
3:15 – 4:30      Cannabis in Your Campground
4:30                 End and pick up directories
 
Optional Workshops
We have confirmed two optional workshops that will take place during the regional meetings. Both these workshops were held at past conventions and were highly rated, along with the instructors which we are pleased to welcome back! These are both approved Ministry of Labour Health & Safety training. There is limited availability for these workshops, so register early to avoid disappointment!
 
Workshop 1: Working at Heights
Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Time: 9 AM to 5 PM
Location: Bingemans, Kitchener
Cost: $185 (includes one free attendee to regional meeting, value $35+)
 
Description:
  • Identification of fall hazards
  • Equipment selection
  • Understanding anchorage points
  • Fall protection systems and components
  • Basic energy dissipation principles
  • Calculating fall clearances
  • Rescue plan importance
  • Standards and regulations
  • Body Harness selection and application
  • Component inspection and maintenance
Workshop Inclusions:
  • Participant Workbooks
  • Written examinations
  • Record of training report
  • Individual wallet certificates
  • Wall certificate for company
Workshop 2: Chain Saw Safety
Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Time: 9 AM to 1 PM
Location: Rideau Acres Campground, Kingston
Cost: $85 (includes one free attendee to regional meeting, value $35+)
 
Description:
  • Hazards
  • Regulations
  • Safety Equipment
  • Operation – Construction
  • Operation – Forestry
  • Maintenance
Workshop Inclusions:
  • Participant Workbooks
  • Written examinations
  • Individual wallet certificates
To register for Workshops, click here.
 
Thank you to our sponsors:
 
Diamond Sponsor 
 
Gold Sponsor 
 
 
Mini CampEx (for Official Suppliers Only)
Each regional meeting includes a mini supplier showcase, limited to 20 table-top displays. The supplier showcase is only open to Camping In Ontario Official Suppliers in good standing.
 
REGISTER NOW - Exhibitor Marketplace (Kitchener SOLD OUT)
 
 
Sponsorship

Other Sponsorship Levels/ROI can be arranged to fit your needs and budget. Please call Guida Williamson at (519) 249-9225 or via email to discuss or confirm your participation.