Ontario East Economic Development Quarterly General Membership Meeting and Networking Event | Ontario East

Ontario East Economic Development Quarterly General Membership Meeting and Networking Event

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 20:00 to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 16:00



Plan to join your Ontario East Economic Development Commission colleagues the evening of June 7th for a Reception and Networking, then attend the Quarterly General Membership Meeting and Networking Event on June 8th. 

Thursday, June 7th: Reception and Networking, 8:00pm to 11:00pm, at The Cat and The Fiddle, 49 William Street North, Lindsay
Friday, June 8th: Quarterly Meeting and Tours, 8:30am to 4:00pm beginning at Days Inn and Suites, Lindsay, Kawartha Lakes


8:30 am:


9:15 am:

Andy Letham, 
Mayor, City of Kawartha Lakes

Shelley Hirstwood, 
President, Ontario East Economic Development Commission

CKL TOURISM: Key tourism initiatives in the City of Kawartha Lakes

  • Arts and Heritage Trail, Debra Soule
  • The Houseboat Capital of Ontario, Jill Quast, Happy Days Houseboats
  • Culinary Tourism Strategy, Laurie McCarthy

CKL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PRACTICES: How the City of Kawartha Lakes is engaging with local businesses

  • VIP Agricultural Tour, Kelly Maloney
  • Manufacturing Meet-ups, Paul Pirri
  • Cultural Roundtables, Debra Soule
  • Downtown Revitalizations, Leisha Newton

12:00 pm:


1:00 pm:

Drive to Mariposa Dairy Ltd., 201 St. George St., Lindsay

MARIPOSA DAIRY LTD. TOUR – State of the art goat cheese processing and cheese sampling!

Drive to Kawartha Dairy Ltd., 3332 Kawartha Lakes Road 36, Bobcaygeon

KAWARTHA DAIRY LTD. TOUR - New Cold/Freezer Storage Facility (be sure to bring a coat) and ice cream sampling!

4:00 pm: End of Day

Members $50.00 plus Fee and HST

Non-members $65.00 plus Fee and HST


Hotel Rooms available at the Days Inn & Suites, Lindsay

Room Rates for June 7th:

  • 1 or 2 Queen Beds - 130.45 plus tax
  • 1 King Bed - 139.45 plus tax
    (rates include full hot breakfast buffet)

To reserve your room, please contact the hotel directly at 705-328-0100 by May 24th and mention the group name OEEDC. 



Event Location: 
The Hart Room, Days Inn and Suites, Lindsay
134 Angeline Street South
Lindsay , Ontario  K9V 3L6