When: September 12th and 13th, 2024
Where: Quinte Sports and Wellness Centre, 265 Cannifton Road, Belleville ON
OPA is thrilled to host our Annual Education Forum in the city of Belleville.
Day 1: September 12th : Registrants will join other Park professionals for a delicious catered breakfast . After Breakfast the city of Belleville will host OPA registrants with tours of their beautiful city and facilities.
OPA will be hosting its 2nd annual BBQ at one of Belleville's parks for lunch. Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and a Vegan option will be available. Soft drinks and water as well as small bag of chips will be offered. Cash will only be accepted.
After the tours, we will gather back at the venue for a round table discussion
During the evening at 7:00 pm, OPA will welcome registrants back to the venue for a catered dinner and live entertainment. Alcoholic and Non- Alcoholic beverages will be available . Cash only. Vendors will be set up and ready to showcase their services for you.
Day 2: September 13: OPA will have our 4 speakers as well as Parks and Recreation related vendors. Time will be set aside to visit with the vendors. There will be raffles for great prizes and breakfast and lunch are included with your ticket.
OPA has secured a preferred rate with Fairfield Inn and Suites. Please click here to reserve a room with them
Book a room at the Towneplace Suites . Click here to make a reservation
More details will follow throughout the coming months
Tickets are offered as follows:
EARLY BIRD RATES (REGISTERED BEFORE JUNE 1, 2024)
OPA Members: 2 day EVENT: $500.00
OPA MEMBERS: 1 day event: $275.00
EVERYONE: Evening Networking Event only (includes dinner): $140.00
POTENTIAL MEMBERS: 2 DAY EVENT: $550.00
POTENTIAL MEMBERS: 1 DAY EVENT: $300.00
LATE BIRD RATES (REGISTERED ON OR AFTER JUNE 2, 2023)
OPA MEMBERS: 2 DAY EVENT: $550.00
OPA MEMBERS: 1 DAY EVENT: $300.00
POTENTIAL MEMBERS: 2 DAY EVENT: $600.00
POTENTIAL MEMBERS: 1 DAY EVENT: $325.00
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE September 1st, 2024
Vendor Registration Registration is open
Vendor "Table Top Displays"
OPA is offering a limited number of exhibitor spots to maximize the opportunity for our committed vendors to increase your exposure and engage with our members.
Why Exhibit in 2024?
Promote your company while supporting our parks education sessions and your Ontario Parks Association. As an Education Session Sponsor, your sponsorship includes exclusive sponsorship of one virtual session. You will have a sponsor page on the event portal website, your logo on the event website, on the OPA website and in the Green Sward magazine. In addition, OPA will send an email to attendees post-event containing a thank you to our sponsors which will include your logo linked to your website, along with a few words describing the product or service your offer.
PRESENTERS FOR THE 2024 PARKS EDUCATION FORUM
More details to follow