Ontario Waterfront Tourism Summit

23 Jan 2020
10:30am - 3:00pm EST

Event Details

The inaugural Ontario Waterfront Tourism Summit 2020 will focus on delivering knowledge and education for stakeholders seeking to grow the economic impact of transient boaters on their waterfront. This event is suitable for representatives and decision-makers from all Ontario waterfront communities.

All delegates will receive credentials to attend the Toronto International Boat Show which is taking place in the same building as the Summit and is open until 8 PM.

Morning coffee and lunch will be provided.

Onsite underground parking ($19 fee) is ideally located under Hall D.






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10:30 Registration, Networking & Coffee

Galleria Lobby near Hall D entrance

11:00 Welcome Rick Layzell - CEO, Boating Ontario Association
11:20 Boating is Tourism Alexandra Rodgers - Director, Policy & Research, Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)
11:30 Boating thru the lens of a consumer Jeff Sinclair - The Voice of Boating, Water on the Water
11:45 Panel: Your Waterfront - Open for Business?

Moderator: Andy Adams - Canadian Yachting Media


Jennifer Rushlow - Senior Tourism Officer, Trent Port Marina

Carly Poole - Operations Manager, Buckeye Marine

Mayor Steve Clarke - City of Orillia

Keenan Watters - Supervisor, Port Whitby Marina

12:45 Lunch & Networking  
13:30 Cruising the Great Lakes Mark Fisher, President & CEO, Council of the Great Lakes Regions
13:45 Keynote Speaker Chris Neil - Retired NHL (Ottawa Senators) Player
14:15 Parks Canada - Who/What and More Chad Buchner - Ontario Waterways, Parks Canada
14:45 Closing remarks & Show time! Rick Layzell - CEO, Boating Ontario Association
15:00 One on one Q & A  
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Summit Pass
18 Jan 2020
Sale Ended

23 Jan 2020
10:30am - 3:00pm EST

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