The much-anticipated KOA Convention & Expo 2023 kicks off today, November 14 at the South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada, marking a significant event in the camping and outdoor community calendar.
This annual convention, renowned for its comprehensive agenda and diverse range of activities, promises to offer something for KOA stakeholders as they contribute to the advancement of the outdoor hospitality industry.
The KOA Convention & Expo is a hallmark event that brings together KOA campground owners, outdoor enthusiasts, and industry experts. This year’s expo, as elaborated on koasupplier.com, is set to showcase the latest trends, innovations, and services in the camping sector.
Additionally, the KOA Approved Vendor Program plays a crucial role in enhancing the quality and variety of services offered at KOA campgrounds.
Day-by-Day Breakdown of the Agenda
Today, the event begins with a convention check-in, followed by the environmentally conscious Kamp Green Event, and a special gathering for first-timers. The evening is capped off with a performance of The Beatles LOVE at the Mirage Hotel & Casino.
On Wednesday, November 15, the day will be packed with an opening general session followed by workshops, a keynote luncheon featuring Ryan Leak, and concludes with the intriguing “Whodunit” Under the Big Top Murder Mystery event.
Attendees can look forward to awards to be given at the KOA Awards Breakfast and KOA Awards Luncheon on Thursday, November 16, along with various informative workshops, the KOA IdeaXchange, and an evening at the KOA Expo.
The final day, which is on Friday, November 17, includes the CPR/AED Awareness Class by Rescue One, the OA Annual Meeting, and concludes with a dinner and entertainment by Jeff Civillico, followed by the Care Camps Wedding Event & Auction.
A key feature of this year’s expo is the CPR/AED Awareness sessions conducted by Rescue One, providing crucial life-saving information. The Owners Association Meetings, scheduled for November 15, are also a focal point, offering a platform for regional representatives to discuss pertinent issues.
Attendees are advised to pre-register for specific events to ensure participation. The convention spans various locations, with detailed schedules available at the convention check-in desk. For more information, attendees can visit the Owners Association information table in the lobby.
The KOA Convention & Expo 2023 is set to be a dynamic and engaging event, offering invaluable insights, networking opportunities, and a showcase of the latest in the world of camping and outdoor hospitality.
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Featured image from 2021 KOA Convention & Expo/Kampgrounds of America (KOA).