Cities are more than pretty buildings; travel to meet the people. Lokafy helps travellers see new places through the eyes of the people who live there. We let you see cities as they are meant to be seen. Lokafy is on a mission to make travel about people not just places. Get to know people from around the globe and understand the world a little bit better. Visit: Lokafy.com
Onager Solutions Inc. was founded in 2010 to support companies who are looking to grow their businesses and leverage government funding. Onager is a growing business located in Lindsay, Ontario that provides assistance in all phases of securing government funding including concept development, grant writing, project management and compliance reporting. With our unique service offering, more SME’s are aware and actively pursuing government funding. Visit: Onager.ca
At Universe, our mission is simple: Bring people together in real life through events. Founded in Toronto in 2011, we’ve built a platform for people to discover and create events all over the world. Following unprecendented growth in 2014, we’ve expanded our offices from Toronto to San Francisco and doubled the size of our team that’s dedicated to serving the needs of our organizers and fans. Together, we’ve built a community of over 28,000 event organizers and hundreds of thousands of fans who are the heart of our company.
Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC)
CFCC is OCTA’s 2016 Charity of Choice. A portion of all proceeds made at Feast ON events will be given to CFCC to help support good food initiatives.
Community Food Centres Canada provides resources and a proven approach to partner organizations across Canada to create Community Food Centres that bring people together to grow, cook, share, and advocate for good food. CFCC also works with the broader food movement to build greater capacity for impact and to empower communities to work toward a healthy and fair food system.
Ministry of Tourism
The Ontario Ministry of Tourism collaborates with tourism partners and industry on a variety of tourism products and initiatives. To find your local Ontario Tourism field representative for the latest programs and details click tourism.gov.on.ca.
Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation
The Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) is the premier tourism marketer for the province of Ontario. Its mandate is to promote Ontario as a year-round tourism destination to citizens at home and markets around the world. For the latest opportunities visit tourismpartners.com and click on ‘Partnership Opportunities’.
Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC)
The Ontario Tourism Education Corporation (OTEC) helps organizations and destinations develop their people, improve performance and achieve their goals for business success.
Their exceptional service excellence training and industry-specific emerit occupational certification are designed for tourism, hospitality and a host of other service sectors. Visit otec.org for more.
Economic Developers Council of Ontario
EDCO is an independent, non-profit, incorporated association of persons engaged in economic development. EDCO will provide leadership to enhance the professional development of its members; advance economic development as a profession and support our municipalities in fostering economic prosperity in the province of Ontario. Visit edco.on.ca for more.
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
The Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities works to help residents of our province get the education and training they need to build a rewarding career after high school and throughout their working career. There are a various programs, apprenticeships and many other kinds of training and education. To learn more about opportunities in education, visit edu.gov.on.ca/eng/tcu/.
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) collaborates with agricultural partners and industry on a variety of new agriculture-tourism products and initiatives. To find your local OMAFRA field representative for the latest programs and details click omafra.gov.on.ca.
Founded in 1977, Foodland Ontario is a consumer promotion program that works with Ontario produce growers to achieve maximum penetration of the Ontario market for our provincially-grown fresh fruits and vegetables. One of the main objectives of the program is to maintain consumer intent to purchase Ontario produce at the 80% plus threshold, thereby assisting Ontario growers to maximize their market share. For more information, please see foodland.gov.on.ca
Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation
Ontario’s Greenbelt is an area of over 1.8 million acres of permanently protected green space, farmland, vibrant communities, forests, wetlands, and watersheds – encompassing the Niagara Escarpment, Oak Ridges Moraine, and Rouge Park. The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is dedicated to promoting and sustaining the Greenbelt as a beneficial, valuable, and permanent feature, enhancing the quality of life for all residents of Ontario. For more information, please see ourgreenbelt.ca.
Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO)
The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario is the umbrella organization for the 50 leading associations and destination marketing organizations serving Ontario’s diverse tourism industry. It collectively represents the thousands of businesses and employees that are dedicated to promoting and operating the Province’s tourism infrastructure. For more information please visit TIAOntario.ca or contact Beth Potter at firstname.lastname@example.org
Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC)
TMAC is a membership based organization working to bring Canada’s travel media and tourism industry closer together. Approximately 450 members (40% media, 60% industry) across the country are made up of travel writers, authors, broadcasters, photographers, producers and industry members from all travel sectors. TMAC members must re-qualify for membership every 2 years with evidence of their published or broadcast works. For more information on TMAC’s structure and function visit travelmedia.ca
Sustain Ontario is a province-wide, cross-sectoral alliance that promotes healthy food and farming. Sustain Ontario takes a collaborative approach to research, policy development and action by addressing the intersecting issues related to healthy food and local sustainable agriculture. Sustain Ontario is working towards a food system that is healthy, ecological, equitable and financially viable. For more information about Sustain Ontario visit sustainontario.com
Travel Massive is a global initiative to connect people in the travel industry locally, bringing together travel brands, travel startups, and travel bloggers and travel professionals. Travel Massive is based on three key values: Free to attend events; Open to all travel industry; Connect and share globally. For more info, visit travelmassive.com