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2025 OARA Convention & Trade Show (March 27 – 29)

Join us for Canada's largest auto recycling Convention and Trade Show at Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel and the Fallsview Casino. A 50+ booth Trade Show, keynote presentations, industry panels, roundtables, networking, fundraisers, and fun.

And this year we are adding facility tours at two of Ontario's best auto recyclers: Thorold Auto Solutions in Thorold, Ontario, and Miller's Auto Recycling in Fort Erie, Ontario.

Agenda at a Glance

Thursday March 27
Thorold Auto Solutions 9:00 am - noon Open House and Tours at Thorold Auto Solutions
Boardroom 10:45 am - 12:30 pm OARA Board Meeting
Grand Ballroom D 1:00 - 5:00 pm Recycled Auto Parts Stakeholder Roundtable with invited Industry Stakeholders.
Grand Hall Foyer 5:00 - 7:00 pm Recycled Auto Part-Y and Reception
7:00 pm+ Free time in Niagara Falls
Friday March 28
Grand Hall Foyer 7:30 am - 7:00 pm Registration Open
Grand Ballroom D 8:00 - 9:15 am OARA Breakfast and Annual General Meeting (Direct Members only please)
Grand Hall Foyer 9:15 - 9:30 am Coffee Break
Grand Ballroom D 9:30 - 9:45 am Welcoming remarks. Greg Woodbeck, OARA
9:45 - 10:10 am Presentations and Panels
10:10 - 10:40 am Presentations and Panels
10:40 - 11:20 am Presentations and Panels
11:20 am - 12:15 pm Presentations and Panels
12:15 - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm Keynote industry address 
Grand Ballroom ABC 1:30 - 7:00 pm Trade Show Opens
2:00 - 7:00 pm Fundraisers and Auctions in the Trade Show
4:00 - 7:00 pm Reception and Appetizers in the Trade Show
7:00 pm+ Free time in Niagara Falls
Saturday March 29
Grand Ballroom D 8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 9:45 am Presentations and Panels
Niagara Region 9:30 am - 3:00 pm Spousal Tour (extra registration required)
9:45 - 10:30 am Presentations and Panels
Grand Hall Foyer 10:30 - 10:45 am Coffee Break
Grand Ballroom D 10:45 - 11:45 am Presentations and Panels
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Presentations and Panels
Grand Ballroom D 12:15 - 3:00 pm Luncheon and Steve Fletcher Recognition Event
Miller's Auto Recycling 3:00  - 6:00 pm Yard Tour and Demonstrations at Miller’s Auto Recycling
6:00 pm+ Free time in Niagara Falls
Sunday March 30
Boardroom 8:00 am - noon ARC Board of Directors Meeting


Registration will open in the Summer of 2024.


Hotel Reservations:

A block of rooms have been contracted at the Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel & Suites.

You can contact the hotel directly at 905-354-7887 or 1-866-873-9829 to book within the OARA Room Block @$179 per night. The room rate is available until March 6th or when the block is full.

You can also book online - HERE.

Address:  6361 Fallsview Boulevard Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9 Canada

The Convention & Trade Show itself is located across the street at the Fallsview Casino, connected by two covered walkways.


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.

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Trade Show Hours

Friday March 28, 2025

  • Set up 6:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Open 1:30 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 1:30 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.
  • There are always plenty of draws and contests in the Trade Show – if you are planning something please reach out to Steve to help promote and coordinate.

Exhibitors List

Our 2024 Sponsors

Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your company at the 2025 OARA Trade Show & 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.

eBay Motors Canada

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

ELV Select

ELV Select offers start to finish support for processing End of Life Vehicles. From planning, to drainage and dismantling equipment, compressors and air attachments, to material handling and baling. All this backed with exceptional service.


IAA is a leading global digital marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers. Leveraging leading-edge technology and focusing on innovation, IAA’s unique platform facilitates the marketing and sale of total-loss, damaged and low-value vehicles.

Progi Group

Progi Group – Progi provides an online auction for total loss vehicles, auto parts procurement, inventory and accounting systems for auto recyclers. Solutions dedicated to the auto recycling market.


Techemet – Smelting and refining of automobile catalyst.

All Ontario RecyclingCardinal CouriersActive Metal Recyclers
Call2RecycleCar-Part.comLithion Technologies
Copart CanadaCyclic MaterialsUnited Catalyst Corporation (UCC)
Go PowertrainELC Solutions
Intact InsuranceEZ-Suite
S & S Auto PartsPMR Inc
Stark Auto SalesSolera | Hollander
Triple M Metals
United Recyclers Group (URG)

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