Ontario Sheep Convention
October 26 & 27, 2017
Nottawasaga Inn Resort, Alliston, ON
Ontario Sheep invites you to attend the 2017 Ontario Sheep Convention in Alliston.
Our Thursday program will feature speakers and discussions on how to grow the Ontario sheep industry. Presentation topics include an update on Ontario Sheep’s growth strategy and a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges of marketing Ontario lamb and sheep.
Thursday evening will be the annual Ontario Lamb Banquet, where we’ll celebrate the industry and recognize the winners of the GenOvis performance awards, the Outstanding Shepherd Award and the Long Service Award.
The Ontario Sheep annual meeting will take place on Friday morning. In addition to updates about OSMA's projects, programs and advocacy efforts, presentations about the new Sheep Finance program and producer mental health will also be included.
2017 Ontario Sheep Convention draft agenda (as of September 19)
Registration form - Ontario Sheep Convention (includes annual meeting delegates)
You can also register online.
Ontario Sheep has secured a discounted room rate at the Nottawasaga Inn Resort of $139 +HST/night. To book accommodations please call (705) 435-5501.
Research poster competition
Ontario Sheep is hosting a research poster display and competition at the 2017 Sheep Convention.
Researchers doing research that is not directly sheep focused, but is applicable and easily transferable to the sheep industry, are encouraged to submit a poster.
Cash prizes are available. For more information, including how to submit your research poster, click here.
Sponsorship information and form
Trade show exhibit information and application
The Convention will once again feature an industry trade show that will be located in the same room as the speaker sessions and meals.
The Ontario Sheep Convention is the premier sheep event of the year, drawing hundreds of attendees from many facets of the agriculture industry. The Convention provides you with an excellent opportunity to showcase your business or organization through sponsorship.
See the sponsorship and trade show exhibit information package
for more information.
If you would like to sponsor the Convention, please complete this form
Complete the trade show exhibitor application form to reserve your space. Make your reservation early - the trade show space is expected to sell out this year.