Member Tool Kit

Below are some resources for member’s to get the most from their group travel market.

OMCA Travel Trade Handbook

OMCA has put together a travel trade handbook for members to use as a guide to success in the travel trade market and to get the most out of your membership.

‘What is Travel Trade?’ Presentation

OMCA hosted a webinar to review what travel trade is, what it means for your business, how to maximize the group travel market, and how to work with group tour operators.

Suppliers: Please use the PowerPoint presentation below to train your staff on travel trade and the group travel industry:

Tourism-Related Acronyms

Getting to know the acronyms common in the tourism industry will vastly improve your communications with industry colleagues and help fast-track your networking efforts.

Create Winning Profile Sheets

A profile sheet is a 1-page front-and-back flyer (advertising piece) that sells your property or destination. A solid profile sheet is vital to the travel trade market. This simple document that aesthetically combines your vital information with eye-catching photos to bring your destination to life!

Please use this profile sheet template to start creating yours today:

How To Network

Striking up a conversation with someone you’ve never met before can be intimidating. Whether you’re looking to join a conversation or start your own, it’s important to go in with the right approach.

Click the document below for tips and tricks to successfully network at an industry event.

Where to Network

OMCA has multiple events to encourage fruitful networking amongst our members and industry partners. Our 2024 events include:

  • Ontario Transportation Expo on April 15th-17th
    Great for checking our the latest in bus manufacturing, parts, and services.
  • OMCA Golf Tournament on August 22nd
    Great for a casual day of networking in Niagara Falls.
  • The favourite: OMCA Marketplace November 4th-6th in Windsor, Ontario!
    Great for all members, especially tourism suppliers and tour operators.,