2019 COCA National Conference

Arrival Dates: Sunday, June 16 OR Monday, June 17 by 11:00 am
Pre-Conference Activities (optional): Sunday, June 16, 11:30 am start
Early Arrivals Reception (optional): Sunday, June 16, 8:00 pm
On-Site Registration:
Monday, June 17, 9 am to 1:30 pm
National Conference: 
     Program starts: Monday, June 17, 11:30 am 
     Program ends: Thursday, June 20, 12:00 midnight
Departure Date: Friday, June 21

Pre-Conference Events:

Pre-Conference Events:
     Whirlpool Jet Boat Tour
     Clifton Hill Fun Pass

Niagara Falls offers many summer activities. For other options please visit Niagara Falls Tourism 
and the Tourism Partnership of Niagara

Accommodations: Marriott on the Falls
6755 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3W7
Tel:  905-374-1077
Fax: 905-374-6224
Reservations: 800-618-9059 or on-line (see Hotel Reservations below)

Hotel Booking

Deadline Extended!

Was: Tuesday, May 21st, 2019.
Now extended to: Friday, May 31st. Don't be disappointed, book now!!!

This is the deadline to guarantee a guest room at the COCA conference rate.
Guest rooms may be available to COCA delegates after May 31st based on space availability.

Hotel Rates: Cityview - Single or Double - $194 + taxes
Fallsview - Single or Double - $234 + taxes
Additional guest in same room: $25/night – max. 4 guests per room. All rooms include complimentary Internet and 2 bottles of water per day.
Discounted self-parking: $25/night
Hotel Reservations:
Marriott on the Falls / Marriott Online

COCA rates available from June 13 to June 23, 2019
COCA Room Block held until Tuesday May 21, 2019
Book your group rate for Canadian Organization of Campus Activities (COCA)
The 3-letter code for COCA is: CCA


Call Toll Free to reserve
: Hotel's in-house reservations office - 1-800-618-9059
Marriott Reservations Canada/USA: 1-888-236-2427
Be sure to mention "COCA Conference" June 2019 to ensure you are part of the COCA block of rooms at the preferred rates of $194/night (Cityview) and $234/night (Fallsview) for single or double occupancy.

Conference Registration Fees:   

Conference Registration Fees:

Pre-Conference Activities (optional)
Whirlpool Jet Boat Tour - $69.50 per person
Clifton Hill Fun Pass - $34.50 per person

School Registration
Full Delegate - $495 (includes 3 meals)
Volunteer Delegate - $295 (school must have at least 1 full delegate registered – includes 3 meals)
Partial Delegate - $150 per day (school must have at least 1 full delegate registered – includes any meal for school delegates on the day attending)

Voting Membership - $395 per association or department
Non-Voting Membership - $235 (available only to 2nd membership from same institution)

Associate Registration (artists & companies)
Full Booth with 1 or 2 delegate passes - $515 (includes June 19 lunch for each delegate)
Shared Booth with 1 delegate pass - $300 (only available to self-represented artists – includes June 19 lunch)
Additional Delegate Passes - $150 (must have booth booked – includes June 19 lunch)
Additional Meals:
- June 17 Lunch - $50
- June 18 Lunch - $50
- June 19 Lunch - $45 (included with delegate pass)
- June 20 Awards Banquet - $75
Electrical Outlet for Booth - $65

Company Membership - $375
Artist Membership - $195

Ad Space
Reservation Deadline:
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Ad Copy
Submission Deadline:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
 Volunteer-Delegate  Registration Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019

Showcase Submissions:

All Showcase Applicants must apply at this site: (Sorry, application site closed on March 6th)

Please note that companies representing more than 1 act or speaker may submit multiple showcase acts at the same time - maximum 20 acts in a single application. After completing a showcase application for 1 or more acts, you may return to the application site at any time to submit additional acts up to the deadline of Monday, March 4, 2019 - now extended to Wednesday, March 6th.

A non-refundable application fee of CAD $35.00 per act must be paid by credit card in order to complete a showcase application.

To preview the on-line showcase application, scroll down to the last section on this page called "Showcase Info" and click on the document called: "Showcase – On-Line Application Form – Preview"

Showcase Submission

Monday, March 4, 2019 (extended to Wednesday, March 6th)
Selected Showcase Acts Announced:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 (extended to Wednesday, March 27th)

Showcase Fees
Submission Deadline:
Friday, March 29, 2019 (extended to Monday, April 15th)
Chair of the National Conference Committee:

John b Young
Fanshawe College (ret.)
Tel: 519-808-1879

COCA Membership

Check your membership status by contacting the COCA office:

Earle Taylor
Executive Director
509 Commissioners Rd. W., Suite 202,
London, Ontario N6J 1Y5

Tel: 519-690-0207
Fax: 519-681-4328
Note: Conference bulletins, forms and information sheets will be posted as they become available.


  2019 Conference Manual  

General Info

Conference Schedule – Block Format Conference Committee & Key Dates
Conference Schedule – Detailed Pre-Conference Activities – Sunday, June 16
alt Education Program – at a glance alt Selected Showcase Artists - List
alt Education Program – Detailed Selected Showcase Acts - Detailed
alt Hotel Info – Meeting Room Floor Plans COCA Sponsorship Viewbook
alt Airport Shuttle, Hotel and Tourism Info alt Facebook event page


Alumni Reception & Conference Program  Alumni – On-Line Registration


Schools – On-Line Conference Registration alt Schools – Membership Info
Schools - Conference Registration Form alt Schools - Membership Application Form
alt Schools - Volunteer-Delegate Program alt Schools - Membership Renewal Form

 Associates (artists & companies)

Associates – On-Line Conference Registration
 alt Associates – Membership Info
alt Associates – Conference Registration Form  alt Associates – Membership Application Form – Artists
alt Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Rates  alt Associates – Membership Application Form – Companies
alt Associates – Conf. Manual Ad Order  alt Associates – Membership Renewal Form – Artists
Associates – Sponsorship  alt Associates – Membership Renewal Form – Companies
alt Associates - Hotel Shipping / Receiving Instructions  

Showcase Info

alt Showcase – General Info alt Showcase – Policies
alt Showcase – Fees alt Showcase – On-Line Application Form – Preview
alt Showcase – Descriptions Showcase – On-Line Application Form – Link
alt Showcase – Terms & Conditions alt COCA Credit Card Authorization Form
alt Showcase – Artist Bio Usage alt Selected Showcase Artists - List

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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