2014 COCA National Conference – Niagara Falls, ON

Dates: Conference: Monday to Friday inclusive, June 2-6, 2014
Arrival Dates: Sunday or Monday, June 1 or 2, 2014
Departure Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014
Optional Events: Niagara Falls offers many recreational and educational activities. Please visit Niagara Falls Tourism (www.niagarafallstourism.com ) OR Niagara Region Tourism (visitniagaracanada.com) for more information. 
Accommodations: Marriott Gateway on the Falls
6755 Fallsview Blvd. Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7
Tel: 905-374-1077
Fax: 905-374-6224

Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Check-out Time: 12:00 noon

N.B. There are 2 Marriott Hotels in Niagara Falls located right across the street from each other. COCA is at the Marriott Gateway – NOT the Marriott Fallsview.
Hotel booking deadline: Friday, May 9, 2014
(Deadline to guarantee a guest room at the COCA conference rate.)
Hotel rates: Single or Double - $155 (cityview) or $175 (fallsview) + taxes
All rooms include complimentary Internet access.

COCA Hotel rates available to COCA delegates:
Three days prior to, and three days after the Conference based on availability.
Hotel reservations: Guest room reservations must be made by delegates directly with the Marriott Gateway on the Falls using the in-house reservations toll-free number OR by using the on-line reservation system.

The in-house reservations office can be reached by calling Toll Free: 877-353-2557. The hotel’s general phone and fax numbers are: Tel: 905-374-1077 OR by Fax: 905-374-6224.

Please mention the "COCA National Conference" on June 2-6, 2014 to get the conference rate. These rates also apply 3 days before and 3 days after the Conference in case you wish to extend your stay.

Click here to book online and access the special COCA group booking site. 
Ad space reservation deadline: Monday, April 28, 2014
Ad copy submission deadline: Monday, May 5, 2014
Volunteer-Delegate registration deadline: Thursday, May 22, 2014
Showcase submissions: Selected showcase acts and speakers are given 20 minutes on stage (15 minutes each for standup comedy). See Showcase Info at the bottom of this page for full showcase details.

1. All music acts must apply online at Sonicbids by going to this site:http://sonicbids.com/cocanational 
2. Non-Music acts may apply online at Sonicbids (http://sonicbids.com/cocanational) OR by mail/courier using the Showcase Application form found in the "Showcase Info" section below. Hard copy submissions will ONLY be accepted from Non-Music acts and ONLY IF a website can be provided that has sample video.
Showcase submission deadline: Friday, March 7, 2014.
Selected showcase acts announced: Friday, March 21, 2014
Chair of the National Conference Committee: Jason Moseley
Clubs & Special Events Coordinator
Student Association
Centennial College
Tel: 416-289-5000 x2667
Fax: 416-289-5263
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

Tel: 519-690-0207
Fax: 519-681-4328
Conference Manual 2014 Conference Manual - 68 Pages

Conference Bulletins

Conference Program Info Opening Keynote: Dr. John Carlos
Keynote: Derrick Kayongo Ed Session Presenters From NACA
Marriott Gateway Reservation Deadline Educational Keynote: Amanda Lindhout

General Info

Conference Committee Education - Steal This Idea Session
Key Dates Education Program
Airport Shuttle Pre-Conf Activity - Jet Boat on Niagara
Hotel Info - see top of page Hotel - Meeting Room Floor Plans
Conference Schedule - Detailed Selected Showcase Acts
Conference Schedule ­ Block Format  


Schools - Conference Registration Form Schools - Membership Application Form
Schools - Volunteer-Delegate Program Schools - Membership Renewal Form

Artists / Associates

Booths sold out - call COCA office 519-690-0207 Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Rates
Associates - Conference Registration Form Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Order
Associates - Artist Membership Form Associates - Sponsorship Brochure
Associates - Company Membership Form  

Showcase Info

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 Selected Showcase Acts

Contact Us

Canadian Organization of Campus Activities
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 202
London, Ontario, Canada N6J 1Y5

Telephone: 519-690-0207

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