INSURANCE BROKERS ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO

94TH ANNUAL IBAO CONVENTION

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22 – FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2014 
OTTAWA, ONTARIO

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Preparations are underway for the 94th Annual IBAO Convention, taking place in Canada’s capital, Ottawa from October 22–24, 2014. This Convention has set the standard for providing the most powerful networking opportunity available to member brokers, industry leaders, and service industry partners. Please save this year's dates in your calendar, secure your accommodations early, and get ready for the industry event of the year!

CONVENTION LOCATIONS IN OTTAWA
The 2014 IBAO Convention will be taking place at the following two locations:   

THE WESTIN OTTAWA HOTEL 
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4
T: 613.560.7000

OTTAWA CONVENTION CENTRE
55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2
T: 613.563.1984

ACCOMMODATIONS // HOTEL RESERVATION INFORMATION
IBAO has arranged two hotel discount accommodation options with the following hotels:

THE WESTIN OTTAWA HOTEL
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9H4

The Westin Ottawa Hotel Room types and rates for Convention (Oct. 20 – 26, 2014):
-          Traditional Guestrooms: $228 per night + tax
-          Deluxe City View Guestroom: $248 per night + tax
-          Deluxe Parliament View Guestroom: $278 per night + tax
-          Additional $20 per guest per night will apply to rooms with more than two guests

CLICK HERE for WESTIN OTTAWA HOTEL RESERVATION LINK
OR CALL 1.800.937.8663

FAIRMONT CHATEAU LAURIER
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7

Room type and corresponding rate available for Convention (Oct. 20 – 26, 2014):
Fairmont Standard Room (King OR Queen Size Bed) – Non-Smoking: $234 per night + tax

CLICK HERE for CHATEAU LAURIER RESERVATION LINK
OR CALL 1.800.257.7544

TRANSPORTATION DISCOUNTS
Ottawa is located in eastern Ontario on the Quebec border. It is easily accessible by car, bus, train, or plane. IBAO has negotiated discount travel options with the following carriers for this event:

PORTER AIRLINES
Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 15% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from the 2014 IBAO Convention. The discounted fares are available for booking from February 18, 2014 to October 27, 2014 and available for travel:

Location:                                                                        Dates of Travel:

From: Anywhere in Canada or US

To: Ottawa

From: 10/19/2014

To: 10/24/2014

From: Ottawa

To: Anywhere in Canada or US

From: 10/22/2014

To: 10/27/2014

Please book online at www.flyporter.com or through your travel agent using promo code IBAO14.

Porter offers complimentary in-flight snacks and beverages (including beer and wine), GatePorter service for carry-on and access to the Porter Lounge in Toronto and Ottawa, where free Wi-Fi and comfortable, leather seating is available.

The promo code is intended for use by conference attendees and organizers and is not meant for distribution outside of authorized channels. Porter’s fare rules and conditions apply. For any questions regarding Porter’s services or any pre-travel concerns, call 1-888-619-8622.

VIA RAIL CANADA
Please book online at www.viarail.ca reference convention discount code: 12868.

VALID:

October 18 to October 28, 2014

TERRITORY:

From all stations throughout the VIA system to Ottawa, Ontario and return.

RESTRICTIONS:

Fare applies to a maximum of two passengers per booking.

One complimentary stopover is allowed at no additional charge.

For travel on all fare plans in Business class, the first stopover is allowed at no additional charge, provided that this stopover takes place in Toronto, Montréal or Ottawa only.

DISCOUNT:

10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper, or Sleeper Plus class. "Subject to the conditions and restrictions of the fare plan to which the additional discount is being applied."

EXCEPTION:

Discount does not apply in any Escape Class fares.

IDENTIFICATION:

Participants must reference the event VIA convention discount code: 12868 Online booking tips >> You have to log in to your profile, or create one prior to booking. On the Passenger information screen, select "Convention fare" from the “Discount Type” drop-down menu, and enter the discount code for your convention or event in the “Discount code” field. This code has been given to you by the conference organizer. The conference fare will be shown on the next page.

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