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Ontario Presents Spring Retreat 2023

  • 31 May 2023
  • 1:00 PM
  • 02 Jun 2023
  • 12:30 PM
  • Huntsville, ON


  • Includes: Two dinners, two lunches, and access to all professional development activities, meetings, and events from May 31st to June 2nd, 2023.

    Base price does not include HST
  • Includes: Lunch, dinner, and all Thursday meetings and professional development.

    Base price does not include HST

Registration is closed

Join us in Huntsville, May 31st - June 2nd

Dear Ontario Presents members, 

Registration is now CLOSED for the 2023 Ontario Presents Spring Retreat! The event will be held from May 31stJune 2nd, 2023 in Huntsville, on the lands of the Anishinaabe, specifically the Chippewa, Ojibwa and Potawatomi Peoples, who respectfully recognize the terms of the Robinson-Huron Treaty #61 of 1850, and the Williams Treaties of 1923.

Key retreat events will take place from Wednesday, May 31st to Friday, June 2nd, 2023. 

Retreat highlights include... 

  • Time spent with colleagues to discuss successes and challenges
  • Local music showcase
  • ATC Platform Training Session Ontario Presents New Touring Platform
  • Workshops on key practices in presenting

Full schedule and details can be found below

Questions? Please feel free to contact Deb: | (416) 703-6709 ext. 7


The retreat will take place at the Deerhurst Resort, 1235 Deerhurst Drive, Huntsville, Ontario.


The deadline for registering for the event is May 19th, 2023 @ 5pm ET. Full registration includes participation in professional development events and 2 lunches and dinners. 

  • Full registration - $199 + HST 
  • 2nd person from the same organization - $169 + HST
  • Thursday June 1st only - $90 + HST

Refund Policy: Until May 12th, 2023  there will be a $50 admin fee for a cancellation. There will be no refunds for meals. After May 13th, 2023, there will be no refunds.

Hotel Information:

A very limited number of rooms are available at the Deerhurst Resort. Room rates for single rooms are $189, subject to 8% resort fee and 13% taxes.

To book a room, call the number below by May 5th, 2023 and quote ‘Ontario Presents’.

Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Drive,
Huntsville, Ontario


Wednesday, May 31st:

1:00 pm - 4:30 p.m. — Arrival & Registration

1:30 - 4:30 pm Respectful Workplaces workshop with Terri-Lynn Brennan

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm BBQ Dinner with Cash Bar at Hillside Farm. 

Please note all travel during the retreat will be your responsibility. It is an 8- 10 minute drive from the resort to the barn. Please exercise caution and refrain from driving under the influence. Carpools are encouraged. There will be a cash bar available. The venue is not heated so please dress accordingly.

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Performance by local cover band Tonic Lane at Hillside Farm.
This performance will involve three 45-minute sets with two intermissions.

Thursday, June 1st:

9:00 am - 9:30 am Opening the Event Circle & Welcome to the Territory with Hunter Corbiere and Glenn Brown.

9:30 am - 11:30 am Managing Workplace Anxiety workshop with the AFC
In these 90-minute workshops, we will be joined by Christine Rossi-Wright & Megan Potestio to discuss Managing Workplace Anxiety and explore tools and coping strategies to help navigate work-related stress and anxiety and make your professional life more sustainable.

This workshop will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OP Updates

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch at Deerhurst

2:00 pm - 6:30 pm Open time for networking and member meetings 

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner at Mill on Main
Please note all travel during the retreat will be your responsibility. It is an 10 - 12 minute drive from the resort to the restaurant. Please exercise caution and refrain from driving under the influence. Carpools are encouraged. Please dress according to the weather

8:00 pm  Free evening

Friday, June 2nd:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Member Roundtables: Current Issues in Presenting & Touring
Wrap-up d Closing of the Event Circle

12:00 pm  Lunch

Ontario Presents | 305 - 192 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2C2 | 416.703.6709 |

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