Hotel Reception

Ontario Hospitality Conference 2022

Presented by the Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association 

November 1 & 2, 2022
The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel

The Conference

Nov 1 - 2 , 2022

The Ontario Restaurant Hotel & Motel Association (ORHMA) is excited to present the first annual Ontario Hospitality Conference. As the largest provincial hospitality association, ORHMA looks forward to gathering our foodservice and accommodation leaders at this event for owners and key management. Our industry is finally entering into a recovery period post-pandemic and the need to adapt to changes of the business climate is now more than ever before. 

 

What to Expect:

 

The Ontario Hospitality Conference is a networking and educational event, bringing together accommodation and foodservice industry professionals. Over the two days of the conference, our attendees will connect with key industry leaders and suppliers, to form new contacts with industry peers and gain insights into key industry issues with actionable take-aways.

 

Key Topics

THE STATE OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN ONTARIO 

​Current, Outlook & How to Navigate the Future 

BEVERAGE ALCOHOL SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES (November 1) 
Addressing How Current Global Supply Chain Challenges is Impacting the Beverage Alcohol Industry 

 

WORKFORCE 3 R's 
Recruit, Retain, Retrain

KEY BUSINESS COST ELEMENTS KEEP INCREASING
Insurance, Energy, Borrowing, Property Tax - Outlook and Strategies 

MUNICIPAL ACCOMMODATION TAX
Making the Most of Opportunities 

TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKERS 
A Key Strategy for Staffing Needs 

ROBOTS, TECH ADVANCES & APPS 
How New Technologies Can Help Operators Improve Productivity and Reduce Costs 

THE BROKEN SUPPLY CHAIN 

Causes, Outlook and Mitigation 

PRICES ARE UP, QUALITY OF GUEST EXPERIENCE IS DOWN

Balancing the Consumer Value Proposition 

 

Ontario's Hospitality
Industry

  • Over 22,000 restaurants & 3,000 accommodation establishments in Ontario

 

  • $22-billion in annual foodservice sales

 

  • Our industry employs over 400,000 Ontarians

 

  • Over 183,000 youth work in hospitality (Ages 15-24)

Schedule of Events

NOVEMBER 1, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Opening Reception

OHI & Workforce Initiatives Update

NOVEMBER 2, 2022

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Breakfast & Lunch Provided 

Various Breakout Sessions 

Key Speakers & Panelists