Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association

Member Events

2019 OARA Convention & Trade Show

When: March 28, 2019 - March 30, 2019


Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale
6750 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5N 2L3

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Here is a summary of the 2018 edition of the event.

Thursday March 28, 2019
6:00 pm OARA Board of Directors Meeting

Friday March 29, 2019
5:00 am Exhibitor move in
7:00 am Registration opens
8:30 am Presentations & Seminars
12:30 pm Trade Show opens
8:00 pm Trade Show closes and Exhibitor move out
8:00 pm Live entertainment and charity casino/auctions

Saturday March 30, 2019
8:00 am Direct Member Breakfast
9:00 am OARA Annual Meeting
10:00 am Presentations & Seminars
noon Recognition Luncheon
4:00 pm Convention ends

Sunday March 31, 2019
Optional full day training TBD


Registration is now open by downloading the Application Form or


Hotel Reservations:

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the Convention at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale. Please contact the hotel directly at 1-905-821-1981 and quote the “Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association” to receive the group rate of $129 per night, with free parking. The group rate is subject to availability and is valid until March 7, 2019.

You can also book online at www.book.passkey.com/go/OARA

Don’t fall prey to bogus hotel booking services who call or email you offering cheaper hotel accommodations and claiming they are affiliated with OARA. Be aware that any such calls are fraudulent, and are not affiliated in any way with OARA.

Address: Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale, 6750 Mississauga RoadMississauga, ON L5N 2L3 Reservations – 1-905-821-1981.


Trade Show Hours 

Friday March 29, 2019

  • Set up 7:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Open 12:30 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tear down 8:00 to 11:00 pm

New or seasoned, our exhibitors know that each year the OARA Trade Show and Convention will bring added value to their company.

  • As with last year, there will be no concurrent seminars to the Trade Show – you will have the undivided attention of all delegates from 12:45 to 8:00 pm.
  • The Passport Program ensures continuous traffic to your booth and offers the chance to engage with delegates outside of your current network.
  • Once again the Friday Lunch and Friday Reception will be hosted in the Trade Show area for maximum delegate interaction.

Here is our Exhibitor Floorplan and Exhibitor Agreement.

Registered Exhibitors at 11/20/2018 (35 of 62 sold):

  • Benmet Steel & Metal
  • Buddy Automotive
  • Cardinal Couriers
  • Car-Part.com
  • Copart
  • Commercial Forms
  • Cowan Insurance Group
  • D.G. Bevan Insurance Brokers
  • Eagle Towing Equipment
  • ELV Select (3)
  • Global Refining Group (4)
  • Hollander (2)
  • Impact Auto Auction
  • Legend Smelting & Recycling
  • LKQ Corporation
  • Monidex International (2)
  • PMR (2)
  • Power-DB
  • Progi
  • SLM Recycling
  • SST Salvage Supply & Technology
  • Stark Auto Sales
  • WEN Industries
  • Wholesale Auto Parts Warehouses (4)


Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your company at the 2019 OARA Trade Show and Convention. Whether you are looking for new exposure or long lasting visibility in the industry, we have a sponsorship package to fit your company needs.

Platinum Level:

Hollander CMYK copy

Gold Level:

  • Cardinal Couriers
  • Copart
  • Impact Auto Auctions
  • LKQ Corporation
  • PMR
  • Progi

Silver Level:

  • Global Refining Group

Bronze Level:

  • Cowan Insurance Group
  • ELV Select

Convention contact information:

Agenda & Program: Steve @ 519.858.8761 or steve@oara<dot>com
Exhibitors, Sponsors & Registration: Steve @ 519.858.8761 or steve@oara<dot>com


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