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Supplier Outreach Opportunities

In an effort to support our supplier partners and promote the OECM Marketplace, we’ve developed a calendar of education and municipal sector events for 2018, where we may be in attendance. These events provide great opportunities for jointly coordinated marketing activities.

If you’re planning to participate in any of the events listed below, or if you’re planning to attend other sector events, please contact Sarah Chudawala.

2018 Outreach Opportunities

Date Opportunity Location Target Audience
April 19 OASBO (School Board Administrative Staff Conference) Marriott Niagara Falls Gateway, Niagara Falls, ON Administrative Assistants, Educational Assistants, Secretaries, Supervisors, Managers & Clerical Staff, IT Services, Facilities/Plant Services Administrative Support Services, HR Services, Finance Services
April 26-28 OCSTA (Ontario Catholic School Trustees' Association) - 2018 Annual General Meeting & Conference Crowne Plaza, Kitchener-Waterloo, ON Trustees from 29 English Catholic District School Boards (237)
April 30 Ontario Recreation Facilities Association (ORFA) University of Guelph, Guelph, ON Facilities in Municipalities, Educational Institutions, Government Agencies, First Nations communities and in the private recreation sector (5,000 members)
April 30 - May 1 Ontario Centers of Excellence - Discovery Metro Convention Center, Toronto, ON Key players from industry, Academia, Government, Investors, Entrepreneurs, Students
May 9-11 OASBO (Ontario Association of School Business Officials) Annual Conference & Education Industry Show The Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON Business Officials
May 14-18 HSCN (National Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference) Toronto Senior Management, Executives, Decision makers and professionals integral to improving supply chain efficiencies
May 22-24 OHEIT(Ontario Higher Education Information Technology (Former OUCC) Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON IT Community (IT decision-makers, subject experts and professionals from universities across Ontario (200+ attendees)
May 28-31 OACUHO (Ontario Association Of Colleges and University Housing Officers) Guelph University, Guelph, ON Housing Professionals
May 29 – June 1 OAPPA (Ontario Association of Physical Plant Administrator Annual Conference) York University, Toronto, ON Facilities Decision Makers
May OCCCIO (Ontario College Council of Chief Information Officers) Conference / Executive Meeting St. Clair College, Windsor, ON Chief Information Officers
May FONOM (The Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities) Annual Conference TBD Municipal Leaders - Cities, Towns and Municipalities (110 attendees)
May OASIS (Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs) Annual Conference TBD 193 Agencies supporting individuals with special needs
June 3-5 ECNO (Education Computing Network of Ontario) Nottawasaga Inn, Alliston, ON IT Managers, Administrators
June 3-6 MISA (Municipal Information Systems Association) Ontario Annual Conference and Trade Show Hamilton Convention Centre, ON IT & Communications organizations (100 municipal members)
June 10-12 CAUBO (Canadian Association of University Business Officers) Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC University administrators, Finance, Human Resources, Treasury, Procurement, Facilities, Internal audit, and IT
June 10-13 AMCTO (Association of Municipal Managers, Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario) Conference Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, ON Ontario’s Municipal Professionals (2,100 members)
June OCASA (Ontario College Administrative Staff Association) Leaders & Innovators Conference TBD College Leaders and Administrators, Academic leaders (chairs/ deans), Operations (procurement managers), Finance, HR
July 4-6 CASSA-ACGCS Annual Conference The Westin Hotel, Ottawa, ON Professional associations representing the school system administrators in Canadian provinces and territories
July 10-13 OASBO - OMC (Operations, Maintenance and Construction Committee Meeting) Huntsville, ON Facilities and Operartions Managers, Directors
August 19-22 NIGP (National Institute of Governmental Purchasing Forum) Nashville, Tennessee Public Procurement Professionals
September 16-19 CPPC (Canadian Public Procurement Council Forum) Whitehorse, Yukon Public Procurement Professionals
September Ontario Public Buyers Association (OPBA) TBD Ontario Public Procurement Professionals
September MFOA (Municipal Finance Officers’ Association of Ontario) TBD Municipal Finance Officers (2,300 members)
September Ontario Catholic School Business Officials Association (OCSBOA) TBD Facilities/ Plant, Human Resources, IT, Payroll, Purchasing, Communications, Transportation
October 24-26 CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives Trillium Chapter) Ottawa, ON Non-profit organizations representing industry/business; professional/occupational; health/social welfare/religious/education associations; and single/common interest groups
November 8-10 Bring IT Together (Ontario’s largest K-12 Education Conference) Niagara Falls, ON Ontario's education IT decision‐makers and practitioners
November 25-26 The 2018 Higher Education Summit Sheraton Hotel, Toronto, ON Senior Executives from Colleges, Government, Industry and Education partners
TBD Matawa First Nations Education Conference TBD First Nations Education: Directors, Board Members, Principals, Teachers, Custodial and Support Staff
TBD OUPMA (Ontario University Procurement Management Association) Conference University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON Procurement Management