Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association

Member Events

2023 OARA Convention & Trade Show

When: March 30, 2023 - April 01, 2023


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

Agenda at a Glance:

Thursday March 30, 2023
4:00 pm OARA Board of Directors Meeting
6:00 pm Informal meet & greet in the Lobby Bar

Friday March 31, 2023
5:00 am Exhibitor move in
7:00 am Registration opens
8:30 am OARA Annual General Meeting of Members **New Date/Time**
10:00 am Opening Presentations, Panel Discussions and Keynote Speaker
12:30 pm Trade Show opens with Lunch
4:00 – 7:00 pm Reception in the Trade Show
7:00 pm Trade Show closes and Exhibitor move out
7:00 – 11:00 pm Casino, auctions and fundraiser for the OARA Employee Scholarship Program

Saturday April 1, 2023
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Training, Panel Discussions, Presentations & Seminars


Registration is now open by downloading the Registration Form or online HERE.


Hotel Reservations:

A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the Convention at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale. Please contact the hotel directly at 1-800-445-8667 and quote “OARA23” to receive the group rate of $136 per night, with free parking. Our you can book online at book.passkey.com/go/OARA2023. The group rate is subject to availability and is valid until March 9, 2023.

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 – 1-800-445-8667.


Trade Show Hours 

Friday March 31, 2023

  • Set up 5:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Open 12:30 pm to 7:00 pm
  • Tear down 7:00 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 12:30 to 7:00 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.

You can download the Exhibitor Forms HERE.

Exhibitor List (11-25-2022 with 32 of 56 booths booked):

  • Aljon/C&C Manufacturing
  • Buddy Automotive
  • Canadian Recyclers Health Benefits
  • Canadian Towing Equipment
  • Cardinal Couriers
  • Car-Part.com
  • Cowan Insurance Group
  • Crush Software
  • Eagle Towing Equipment
  • eBay Motors Canada
  • ELV Select (3)
  • Environmental 360 Solutions **NEW**
  • EZ-Suite
  • Freightcom **NEW**
  • Gensco Equipment **NEW**
  • HR Runciman
  • IAAI
  • MaxCore Industries
  • Monidex Distribution International
  • PMR
  • Recyclers Executive Services (RES)  **NEW**
  • Solera | Hollander
  • Supershear
  • Triple M Metal
  • United Catalyst Corporation
  • Unitrans
  • WEN Industries
  • Wholesale Auto Parts Warehouses (3)


Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your company at the 2023 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:

Techemet – Smelting and refining of automobile catalyst.


eBay Motors Canada – eBay is one of the world’s largest marketplaces for buying and selling all things automotive.



Wholesale Auto Parts Warehouses – New and used auto and truck parts



Gold Level:

Silver Level:

  • Car-Part.com
  • Cardinal Couriers
  • Collision Repair Magazine/Media Matters
  • ELV Select
  • Solera | Hollander
  • Supershear

Bronze Level:

  • MaxCore Industries

Convention contact information:

Steve @ 519.858.8761 or steve@oara<dot>com