Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association - NOMA 2024 Conference & AGM
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NOMA 2024 Conference & AGM

NOMA is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our 2024 Conference & AGM at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre on April 24th to April 26th!

The Conference theme this year  is ‘Building a Brighter Future” with a focus on economic development across the region. We are excited to provide our membership an opportunity to hear from experts across all sectors in Northwestern Ontario. This is a great opportunity to provide timely updates, showcase best practices, share local initiatives, and provide municipalities with critical knowledge to help them prepare for the changes that are to come.



The Final Agenda is available here.


The following ministers have confirmed their participation in the Ministers Forum on April 26th from 11:00am - noon:

Hon. Paul Calandra, Minister of Municipal Affairs & Housing

Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister of Northern Development & Minister of Indigenous Affairs

Hon. Jill Dunlop, Minister of Colleges, and Universities

Hon. Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources & Forestry

Hon. Lisa Thompson, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Hon. Michael Parsa, Minister of Children, Community and Social Services

Hon. Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education


REGISTRATION: Registration for the 2024 NOMA Conference and AGM is now closed. Please note we have reached max capacity and late registrations will not be permitted.

Outstanding payments may be paid by bringing a cheque with you when registering on Wednesday or by EFT. Credit Card payments can not be accepted. All payments due on April 24th.

All ticket sales ended on April 18th, 2024 at 10am (EST). 

Refunds will only be granted if the request is made more than 14 days in advance of the event. Eventbrite fees will not be reimbursed at any time. There is $50 cancellation fee. This may be waived at the discretion of the Executive Director. If an attendee is not able to attend, you may substitute their registration for another attendee up to 14 days prior to the event.  



If you are interested in sponsoring the NOMA Conference, please see our sponsorship package and email the completed form to Along with the sponsorship package please provide your logo to be included in our official program and on our website. You may also donate to our prize draw or donate a small item to our swag bags.

Please note our Exhibitor Booths are SOLD OUT! 

If you have any questions or would like to organize a meeting with the Executive Director to discuss these opportunities, please contact (807) 683-6662 or email 

Please see the following list of Exhibitors that will be joining us at this years conference:

Enbridge Gas Inc. 
Municipal Finance Officers' Association
Intact Public Entities
TC Energy
Hobson Chahal Advisory Group - CIBC
Airmaster Signs
Smart Modular Canada
Ontario Clean Water Agency
Infrastructure Ontario
Hydro One
TBT Engineering Limited
Northern Policy Institute
VS Municipal Solutions
Ontario Waterpower Association
S2 Cyber Security Services
EPID@Work Research Institute
Destination Northern Ontario/TIAO
Kinross/Great Bear Project
Developmental Services Ontario - Northern Region
RSM Building Consultants 
Association of Ontario Road Supervisors
Ontario Northland
Shed Lightly
Expedition Camp Services
Invasive Species Centre



Please note that Group Rates have closed. There may still be rooms at the following hotels:

Valhalla Hotel & Conference Centre: 1 Valhalla Inn Rd. Thunder Bay ON P7E 6J1 - Reservations can be made directly to the hotel by calling (807) 577-1121/ (807) 964-1121 or by emailing: 

Best Western: 655 Arthur Street West, Thunder Bay ON - Reservations can be made directly to the hotel 807-577-4241 or 800-265-3253 or online using this link

You MUST have an active credit card to secure your hotel booking.  Please note there is airport shuttles available. Please contact the hotel for details.


Thank you to our amazing Sponsors & Supporters.

We appreciate your generous contributions!

Diamond/Keynote Sponsors

Platinum/Speaker Sponsors

Lanyard Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Event Supporters

The NOMA conference is proudly supported by:


Graciously supported by

Ontario Sencia Canada Ltd NOMA Logo

Partnered with

Northwestern Ontario Associated Chambers of Commerce Northwestern Ontario Development Network