REMINDER: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2016 IS THE DEADLINE
TO SUBMIT YOUR EVENTS ONLINE - DETAILS BELOW
EXCITING NEWS FOR 2017/2018 FESTIVAL AND EVENT SUBMISSION!
Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) will be producing the 2017/2018 edition of the Festivals & Events in Ontario Guide in partnership with the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC).
This digest-sized publication will have a 12-month shelf-life and will list festivals and events taking place from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018. Distribution of 250,000 copies, with an estimated readership of more than 500,000, is scheduled to begin early March 2017 and will be available for download in a web edition on the www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca and www.ontariotravel.net websites. The printed guides will be available through a broad distribution network, including the Festivals & Events Ontario website and office, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation website, information centres, call centres, associated tourism related channels throughout the province and US distribution along border-states.
SUBMITTING YOUR EVENT / SELECTION CRITERIA
Get noticed by thousands of festival and event goers. Visit the OTMPC partner website at www.tourismpartners.com and submit or update your event listing(s) by Friday, December 2, 2016. Approved listings will be featured on ontariotravel.net.
Simple two-step process:
1. Log-in to your account on www.tourismpartners.com
2. Select Manage Events and follow the steps to update or add events for your organization
NOTE: you will need to submit an image (min. 1920x800 pixels, JPEG format, max 4MB, landscape orientation; no collages, logos or text) that reflects the visitor experience.
If you do not have an account, please REGISTER first on www.tourismpartners.com. Once you have been approved, you can log-in and submit your events. If you have any questions or need assistance, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please review the guidelines and criteria for Submission of Events on the website.
Your event listing will be automatically added to our Discover Ontario mobile app. Centered around our festivals and events, the app makes it possible for the on-the-ground traveler to discover nearby festivals and events, and to share with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
Please ensure that your event(s) are also submitted to the FESTIVALS AND EVENTS ONTARIO self-managed database/website at www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca by the December 2, 2016 DEADLINE. This is ESSENTIAL as the statistical information you are requested to provide is considered in the selection process. Events MUST be submitted to BOTH the www.tourismpartners.com website and the www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca website.
To access your FESTIVALS & EVENTS ONTARIO profile, go to www.festivalsandeventsontario.ca and select the ‘Profile Login’ button at the top right corner of the home page. If you do not have an account, select ‘New Profile Registration’ to create a new one. Enter your email address and password.
Image Requirements: horizontal orientation, size from 210x140 to 350x 250 pixels, JPEG format. By submitting your image to us, you are giving us permission to use it.
Please Note: Due to the large volume of events submitted each year and space limitations, not all DETAILED event submissions will be printed in the Festivals and Events in Ontario Guide. An objective, industry-experienced selection committee will determine which submissions are to be provided with detailed listing information.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 2, 2016