OCAA Fall Symposium

Join us at our newly formatted OCAA Fall Symposium.

With, Speakers, Awards, Silent Auction, AMM, Dinner and Socializing with your colleagues within the industry.

The Annual Members Meeting is held at the end of the calendar year, members gather to go over what the board of directors have been doing over the last year. Committees put together reports for the members to review and discuss.

DATE
Thursday, December 1st & Friday, December 2nd, 2022

LOCATION
Nottawasaga Inn Resort & Conference Centre
6015 Highway 89, Alliston, ON, L9R 1A4
Tel: 705-435-5501 Toll Free: 800-669-5501

OCAA REGISTRATION FEES

FULL PACKAGE - Thursday & Friday
Members:
$200 +HST Non-Members: $275 +HST

THURSDAY ONLY - DINNER INCLUDED
Members: $175 +HST Non-Members: $250 +HST

GUESTS

Thursday Buffet Lunch Only: $50 +HST

Thursday Dinner Only: $125 +HST

HOTEL FEES

Single or Double -
$199per person per night plus 13% hst

Check in anytime after 4:00pm Check-out 11:00am

Book By October 27th to Receive the rate above.

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL TOLL FREE:
800-669-5501

All reservations must be made directly through the Group Reservations Department. Reservations will only be accepted at time of booking with a credit card.


Sponsorship's Available

  • Name Badges - $200 + cost of badges

  • Delegate Bags – $350 + cost of bags & provide insert

  • Delegate Bag Insert – $150 + provide item - promotional piece, sample, business card & flyer.

  • Booth – $500

  • Refreshments – $1050 - Can be shared by 3 sponsors

    • $350ea x 3

      • Thursday Morning - Coffee Break

      • Thursday Afternoon - Coffee Break

      • Friday Morning - Coffee Break

  • Buffet Luncheon – $1000

  • Award Dinner – $2000

  • Breakfast - $1,000

    • $500 x 2

      • Thursday Registration - Coffee, Tea & Muffins, Scones, Fruit

      • Friday Breakfast - Coffee, Tea & Muffins, Scones, Fruit


Please contact Patricia Gallagher: Patricia.gallagher@OntarioOCAA.com

Speakers & Agenda - FINALIZED

  • Thursday:

    • 8:30 - 9:00 am - REGISTRATION - Coffee, Tea & Muffins – SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

    • 9:00 - 10:15 am - SPEAKER - Chrissy Balk Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada
      Identifying Fruiting bodies/Fungus found on trees and the effects on tree structure and wood composition. - PART 1

    • 10:15 - 10:30 am - BREAKTIME - Coffee, Tea SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

    • 10:30 - 11:45 am - SPEAKER - Chrissy Balk Davey Tree Expert Company of Canada
      Identifying Fruiting bodies/Fungus found on trees and the effects on tree structure and wood composition. - PART 2

    • 11: 45 - 12:00 pm - AWARDS DISBURSEMENT

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm - BUFFET LUNCHEON Sponsored By: BIDWELL FINANCIAL SERVICES INC.

    • 1:00 - 2:15 pm - SPEAKER - Ian Bruce - Bruce Tree/Cohen & Master - Arboriculture: Connecting the last 50yrs

    • 2:15 - 2:30 pm - BREAKTIME - Coffee, Tea & Snacks SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

    • 2:30 - 3:30 pm - SPEAKER - COURTNEY MCCANN - Landscape Ontario - Government Funded Schooling in Arboriculture

    • 3:30 - 3:45 pm - BREAKTIME

    • 3:45 - 5:00 pm - SPEAKER - - Jonathan Arnold - Shady Lane Expert Tree Care - Applying Business Strategies to grow your Tree Care Company: Peer Group Round Table

    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm - THE OCAA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD DINNER - Sponsored By: BRUCE WILSON LANDSCAPING & STRYBOS BARRON KING

    • 8:00 pm - SILENT AUCTION & SOCIAL - SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

  • Friday:

  • 8:00 - 9:00 am BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE

  • 9:00 - 10:00 am - SPEAKER - Ken Gillies - Gillies Tree Care - Applied Forces in Practical Arboriculture

  • 10:00 - 10:15 am - BREAKTIME Sponsored By: DOUGLAS WOODS LARGE TREE SERVICES

  • 10:15 - 11:45 am - SPEAKER - Anthony Burzese - Ontario Ministry of Labour, Regional Program Coordinator - Speaking on "workplace accidents, investigations and inspections - what to expect and how to prepare "

  • 11:45 - 12:30 pm - SPEAKER - Steve Quinton - Husqvarna Canada - Speaking on making a business case for switching from gas to battery powered equipment.

  • 12:30 - 1:30 pm – OCAA AMM & Member’s Discussion

    • Reports

    • What’s Coming Up in 2023

    • Nominations - Board of Directors

    • Resources - RESCUE RANDY / LOAD CELL

    • Open Discussion

  • CONFERENCE CLOSING THANK YOU FOR A GREAT YEAR!!

Speakers:

More information coming soon.....

The OCAA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Ian Bruce - Bruce Tree / Cohen & Master

Join the AMM committee and help make this years AMM better than the last. We need silent auction For more information contact info@OntarioOCAA.com