The Campground Owners of New York (CONY) invites members and vendors to the annual Exposition for the Outdoor Hospitality Industry & Trade show.
An occasion marked by knowledge sharing, innovation, networking, and a memorable celebration awaits attendees from November 2 to November 5, 2023, at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York. This year’s exposition will be distinguished by a jubilant celebration of CONY’s 60th anniversary.
A haven for private campground owners or operators, this event guarantees to offer an array of invigorating and beneficial activities. It kicks off with a CONY Board Meeting and a CPR & First Aid training session, both providing crucial updates and life-saving knowledge for the professionals in the industry.
The core of the exposition will encompass an Expo featuring a broad variety of vendors and informative sessions to enlighten participants on trending topics. One highly anticipated session is led by Matthew Mitchell, President of Corporate Communications, who will be discussing emerging trends in the social IT world.
Legal aspects are not overlooked as Christine Taylor, Principal Partner at The Towne Law Firm, P.C., is set to share insights into mock trials and legal situations.
A highlight of the event will be the keynote address by renowned industry expert, John Formica. His session, titled ‘If Disney Ran Your Park,’ promises to offer new perspectives and innovative strategies for park management and customer experience.
The annual membership meeting of Campground Owners of New York will be held during this event, marking an essential occasion for the review of past achievements and future goals. The gathering will also witness the induction of officers and the board of directors, serving as a key instance of organizational leadership development.
This bustling weekend will be capped off by a special gala to commemorate CONY’s 60th anniversary. The DIAMOND Anniversary Gala promises to be a delightful blend of celebration, fellowship, and reflection on the past 60 years of CONY’s remarkable contributions to New York’s outdoor hospitality industry.
The event’s significance is especially resonant for privately-owned campgrounds in New York State. It serves as an invaluable platform for these campground owners and operators to learn from seasoned experts, explore new ideas, gain insight into cutting-edge industry trends, and network with like-minded professionals. The Expo, therefore, underlines CONY’s unwavering dedication to the promotion, growth, improvement, and development of New York’s independently owned campgrounds.
Registration for this monumental event is currently open. Those interested in the outdoor hospitality industry and its future are encouraged to seize this opportunity to participate in an event that promises to shape the sector for the years to come.