2019 Ontario Coaches Conference  Marketplace

Are you looking to get your programs, products or services in front of the top sport leaders & decision makers? We invite you to participate in the 2019 Ontario Coaches Conference Marketplace!

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The Ontario Coaches Conference is Ontario’s place to be for coaches, teachers, sport administrators, and leaders of all sports. As one of Ontario’s largest annual and most diverse sport leadership events, the 2.5 day event brings together 300 + attendees from 45 different sports for professional development, coach training and networking.

Did you know?  There are over 150,000 trained coaches in Ontario!


Coaches are leaders and decision makers for their club or organization. They are seen as experts in the eyes of players and parents and have a big influence on decision making when it comes to purchasing and recommending products and services for their team or athlete(s). Your company will be part of an event that is truly connected to every inch of the sport community!

Delegates in attendance are key influencers in:
  • Travel decisions – for provincial teams, staff, community teams
  • Equipment and gear – sport equipment, jerseys, team attire etc.
  • Athlete and coach tools – performance aids for practice and competition
  • Fundraising decisions

Sport leaders in attendance identify their primary role as: Chart 1

  • 65% are coaches
  • 15% are teachers
  • 15% are administrators
  • 5% are recreation leaders



Sport leaders in attendance identify the level of sport they work in is:chart 3

  • 66%  at the competitive level
  • 18% at the community/grassroots level
  • 16% at the high performance level


  • Friday, April 5, 2019
    • 3:00pm – 7:00pm*
      • Setup is between 2:00pm – 3:00pm
  • Saturday,  April 6, 2019
    • 8:30am – 4:00pm*
      • Setup is between 7:00am-8:00am

Highest traffic flow will be during daily breakfast, session breaks and lunch. (*Show hours are subject to change).

  • Friday ONLY*
    • $125 (includes 1 day break and Friday evening opening keynote)
  • Saturday ONLY 
    • $275 (highest traffic day and includes 2 day breaks and networking lunch)
  • Two Day Package
    • $400
  • Includes:
    • One (1)  six (6) foot table with 2 chairs located with refreshments and break stations;
    • Company name/logo with link and 50 word profile on the CAO webpage;
    • Company name/logo and a 50 word profile in the CAO conference and yearly training plan agenda;
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
    • Breakfast, breaks and lunch on trade show days
    • One (1) quarter page (2″L x 5″ W) black and white advertisement in the CAO conference & yearly training plan agenda;

*Friday ONLY does not include breakfast, lunch and Saturday social. 


Check out some of the additional opportunities available to help drive maximum exposure and engagement for your brand. These include:

  • Speaking/video presentation opportunities;
  • Yearly training plan and agenda advertising;
  • Hotel room gift drop;
  • Wall of Inspiration;

Should you not see something that meets your objectives let’s connect to see how we can create a custom and unique experience relevant to your needs.

APPLY NOW and  complete the form below.

The Coaches Association of Ontario reserves the right to limit products or services  from similar or like organizations. Should you have any questions please contact events@coachesontario.ca.

There will be a maximum of 10 vendors to ensure quality exposure of your  company
to this rare gathering of sport leaders.

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*Space is limited! The CAO reserves the right to limit products/services from similar or like organizations.*