Friday March 13th – “Returning Boomerangs vs. Hunting Sticks”
3:30 – 4:00pm
Were returning boomerangs used as weapons? The answer may surprise you. Logan Broadbent, U.S. National Boomerang Champion, will explore the unique history and uses of returning boomerangs and non-returning throwing sticks used by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia.
Saturday March 14th “American Ninja Warrior – behind the scenes”
What’s it like to take on the world’s most notorious obstacle course? Logan Broadbent, four-time competitor on American Ninja Warrior, will discuss his ninja warrior experiences, how to become a Ninja Warrior (training, nutrition, mentality), and explain how to find the “warrior” in you!
SANDALS RESORTS – ALL INCLUSIVE. ALL THE TIME. ANYTIME.
Saturday March 14th 12:30 – 1:00 pm in the Wild Game Kitchen/Seminar Space
Discover Sandals, The World’s Only 5-Star Luxury Included® Resorts. With more quality inclusions than any other resorts on the planet, Sandals offers five-star luxury and more land and water sports included! From scuba and snorkeling, to golf and tennis and so much more, experience the magic of the Caribbean both above and below sea level. Come see for yourself why Sandals have been voted “World’s Best” year after year….and how they earn their stars every day.
Presentation Host: Meredith Hand
Meredith Hand: A born and raised Haligonian, Meredith Hand has been with Sandals Resorts for eight years as part of their sales team. Meredith lived abroad in Spain for five years prior to settling into her position back in Canada and quickly shone in the travel industry. Not just promoting the chain of resorts, but working closely with travel advisors, she has repeatedly been both nominated for, and won awards as Business Development Manager for Atlantic Canada. Meredith has travelled to all nine of the Caribbean islands the Sandals and Beaches Resorts are located on and knows both the destinations and the resorts intimately!
Visit The Travel Agent Next Door & Gypsy Group Travel at our AOSRV show in Booth #D86.
Namibian Hunting – Africa’s Premier Hunting Location
Friday March 13th 1:00 – 1:30 pm in the Wild Game Kitchen/Seminar Space
Die Keiler Safari Group consists of four Free Range Ranches with 410,000 acres of private family-owned land. Situated in central Namibia, the Die Keiler Group provides its clients with a unique hunting experience, from the rich red sands of the Kalahari in the south to the thick bushveld of northern Namibia. True homestead hunting where the hospitality, accommodations, and lodging is second to none. Come hunt where the animals are truly free-ranging, no high fences here. A country where you will arrive as a client and leave as a friend.
Presentation to include:
Photos and discussion on each of the four ranches including lodging.Discussion on trophy species, habitat and services & typical hunting safari itinerary.Presentation contact/host: Dave Brodhagen.
See Die Keiler Safari Group at our AOSRV show in Booth #D30.
It’s a modern-day David vs Goliath. Your line is screaming off the reel, your heart is pounding, and your hands are shaking as you strap yourself in to battle one-on one against 1200 lbs of speed and agility…… Come join Capt. John Gavin, owner of Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters, whose nearly 30 years fishing for giant bluefin tuna have given him more fish tales than you’ll have time to listen to. He’s seen it all from wild tail hooked bluefin to 13 hour battles. Capt. John will share with you the best and the worst of his years, both as a commercial bluefin tuna fisherman and as the captain of one of the busiest catch and release bluefin charter operations in Canada.
Presentation to include:
A description of the commercial tuna fishery in Atlantic Canada and the development of the highly sought-after catch and release fishery which has become world-renowned for the quantity and size of the fish, as well as the unique geographical areas where this fishery takes place. A digital media presentation will accompany the discussions.Presentation contact/host: Capt. John Gavin, owner, Giant Bluefin Tuna Charters at Booth D64A at the show.
The Boone & Crocket Method of Scoring Antlers
Saturday March 14th 1:30 – 2:00 pm
in the Wild Game Kitchen/Seminar Space
- Basic Ways of scoring typical and non-typical deer antlers according to the Boone & Crocket scoring system
- Presenters: Danny Caldwell (registered Boone & Crocket Scorer & Provincial Scorer for the Big Game Society)
and Kevin Caldwell (Provincial Scorer for the Big Game Society).
- Presented by the Big Game Society. Visit them at the show in the back of Building D.