|Dates:||Arrival Dates: Sunday or Monday, June 7 or 8, 2015
Conference: Monday to Friday inclusive, June 8-12, 2015
Departure Date: Saturday, June 13, 2015
|Accommodations:||DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton
16615 109th Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5P 4K8
Toll Free: 800-661-9804 (reservations)
Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Check-out Time: 11:00 am
|Hotel booking deadline:||Saturday, May 18, 2015
(Deadline to guarantee a guest room at the COCA conference rate.)
|Hotel rates:||Deluxe Rooms - 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed
Single or Double Occupancy - $169/night + taxes
A $20.00 charge will apply for each additional adult.
Maximum occupancy is 4 adults per room.
Complimentary amenities for all Registered Guests:
Wi-Fi High speed Internet access
Local calls and 1-800 access
24/7 use of Fitness Centre and Business Centre
Surface self parking
COCA rates are available to COCA delegates:
Three days prior to, and three days after the Conference based on availability.
Guest room reservations must be made by delegates directly with the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton using the in-house reservations toll-free number OR by using the on-line reservation system.
|Ad space reservation deadline:||Friday, May 1, 2015|
|Ad copy submission deadline:||Friday, May 8, 2015|
|Volunteer-Delegate registration deadline:||Monday, May 25, 2015|
|Showcase submissions:||Showcase submissions will be accepted between December 15, 2014 and March 2, 2015.
1. All music acts must apply online at Sonicbids: http://sonicbids.com/coca-national-2015
2. Non-Music acts may apply online at Sonicbids: http://sonicbids.com/coca-national-2015 OR by mail/courier using the Showcase Application form found in the "Showcase Info" section below ONLY IF a website can be provided with sample video.
|Showcase submission deadline:||Monday, March 2, 2015|
|Selected showcase acts announced:||Monday, March 16, 2015|
|Showcase fee payment deadline:||All fees associated with showcasing at a COCA conference must be paid in full including HST tax by Tuesday, March 31 for all acts selected.
1. Acts represented by an agency that will be registered to attend the conference – showcase fees only.
2. Acts that are self-represented – showcase fees, conference registration fees, and COCA Associate fee (1 year access to COCA membership directory).
For a full breakdown of these fees for selected showcase acts, please see “Showcase Info” section below and open the document titled “Showcase Fees”.
|Chair of the National Conference Committee:||Jason Moseley
Clubs & Special Events Coordinator
Centennial College Student Association
Tel: 416-289-5000 x2667
|COCA membership information:||Check your membership status by contacting Earle Taylor at the COCA office:
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 202,
London, Ontario N6J 1Y5
Note: Conference bulletins, forms and information sheets will be posted as they become available.
|2015 Conference Manual||Opening Keynote Speaker - Trey Anthony (web)|
|Wednesday Lunch Keynote - Steven Kerzner (web)||Educational Keynote - Lisa Orrell (web)|
|Conference Block Schedule||Education Program - 1-Page Summary|
|Conference Detailed Schedule||Education Program - Description Details|
|Key Dates||Education - Steal This Idea Session (web)|
|Hotel Info - see top of page||Pre-Conference Activity - Waterpark Adventure at WEM!|
|Hotel - General Info & Meeting Rooms||Pre-Conference Activity - #2|
|Transportation (web)||Selected Showcase Acts (web)|
|Conference Committee||Things to do in Edmonton & Alberta|
|Alumni - Conference Registration Form (online registration)||Facebook Event Page|
|Schools - Online Conference Registration|| Schools - Conference Registration Form
| Schools - Volunteer-Delegate Program
|| Schools - Membership Application Form
|Schools - Membership Renewal Form|
|Associates - Online Conference Registration||Associates - Conference Registration Form|
|Associates - Artist Associate Status Appln.||Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Rates|
| Associates - Company Associate Status Appln.
||Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Order|
| Associates - Sponsorship Program
|Showcase General Info||Showcase Terms & Conditions|
|Showcase Descriptions||Showcase Artist Bio Usage|
|Showcase Fees||Showcase Policies|
|Showcase Appln. Form - MS-Word||Credit Card Auth. Form|
|Showcase Appln. Form - Fillable PDF||Selected Showcase Acts (web)|