Past SWOTC Events

Ontario’s Southwest Tourism Conference 2016


In 2016, we built an Inspired Toolkit at thel OSW Tourism Conference. Hosted at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Centre in Chatham, over 200 delegates attended the annual conference.


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Ontario’s Southwest Tourism Conference 2015


The 2015 OSW Tourism Conference was all about ‘Building Momentum’. Held in London at the Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre, over 200 delegates participated in two days of guest speakers, informative sessions, networking, and of course, fun.


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Ontario’s Southwest Tourism Conference 2014


Held at Four Points by Sheraton in London, the theme of the 2014 conference was ‘Cruise to Success’. Once again, following the theme of our previous conferences, delegates once again took part in informative and educational sessions, received regional tourism updates, listened to a variety of guest keynote speakers, and had a great time networking with fellow tourism professionals.


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2014 Spring Conference Photos


Ontario’s Southwest Spring Conference 2013


Our second annual regional tourism conference was held in Windsor at St. Clair College & Hilton Windsor. Themed as “Share the Journey”, delegates participated in three days of keynote speakers, educational and informational sessions, and plenty of tourism fun.


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View pictures from the 2013 Conference. Thank you to Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island for sharing their photos with us.


OTMP-Reception2012 Ontario Tourism Summit Welcome Reception


As a part of the 2012 Ontario Tourism Summit, held in London, SWOTC and Tourism London held a Taste of Ontario’s Southwest Welcome Reception at Budweiser Gardens for conference delegates to come out and get a sample of the great culinary available in our region.


View photos from the reception. Thank you to TIAO for sharing the pictures.


2012 Regional Tourism Conference


Our first regional conference, held at the CASO Station in St. Thomas, was the launch of Southwest Ontario Tourism Corporation as well as the Ontario’s Southwest brand and the tourism website. Delegates took part in plenary & sessions, listened to keynote speakers, and enjoyed networking with fellow tourism industry professionals and business owners/operators.


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View photos from the Spring Launch