Please review the resources below and actionable items to ensure your Toronto meeting is a success.

Please review the resources and actionable items below to ensure your Toronto meeting is a success.

  • The below steps are time-sensitive and must be completed a minimum of 6 months in advance of your meeting.



    Getting Organized

    Meeting support from the Government of Canada.

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    Event Support from the Canadian Government Special Events Department

    If your meeting attendance is greater than 10 attendees, attending from visa-required countries, we strongly recommend you register your event with IRCC.

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    Letter of Invitation

    Visa-required attendees will need a letter of invitation. Follow the link to learn more.

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    Visa Information

    Most visitors need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) to travel to Canada. Find out more about entry requirements.

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    Check Processing Times

    Get an estimate on how long it will take the Government of Canada to process your application and check in on the status of your application.

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    Coordinating Border-related Clearance

    Register your meeting with Canada Border Services Agency.

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    Customs Broker Partners

    Connect with one of our trusted Customs Broker Partners to help you expedite freight, apply for tax rebates and more.

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    Tax Rebates

    Find out if your meeting qualifies for a tax rebate through the Foreign Convention & Tour Incentive Program (FCTIP).

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    Customs Information

    Get familiar with border crossing requirements, admissibility requirements, and how to coordinate with the CBSA.

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  • Local Suppliers

    Our hospitality community is uniquely connected; discover tailored, local services that can help you plan one-of-a-kind Toronto experiences.

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    Off-Site Venues

    Host your private events in iconic Canadian venues, from staple landmarks to unique rooftop patios.

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    Attendee Experience

    Shopping, sightseeing, neighbourhood tours, MICHELIN Star restaurants – find unique Toronto experiences for your delegates to bond over.

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  • Sign up to receive our IDEAS Guide.

    Toronto is one of the world’s most diverse cities—and its vibrant community of hospitality and events professionals is ready to help you plan successful, truly inclusive business events.

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  • Build buzz for your event with our 6ix Stack Attendance Building Tool Kit. Take advantage of these easy-to-use marketing materials and share the excitement of your event.


    Social Media Playbook

    Start building buzz for your event on your social channels with these assets that will get people talking about their time in Toronto.


    Toronto Content Pack

    Share these descriptions, fun facts and things to know about Toronto with your attendees before they visit.


    Digital Marketing Assets

    These ready-to-use digital ads, banners and email assets will help to promote your event and get your delegates thinking about Toronto.


    Photo & Video Library

    Create your own unique promotional materials with help from our media hub. Easily search through thousands of high-quality photos and videos.


    Toronto Welcome Video

    Check out our Toronto Welcome video! Share it on your social channels, website and e-newsletters to give your audience a sneak peek of the city.


    Toronto Attendee Microsite

    Access the Destination Toronto attendee microsite with rich content from photography, video, attractions, dining, recreation and nightlife your attendees can expect when here in Toronto.

  • Register your meeting with our travel partners to unlock discounts. 

    Air Canada

    Operates from both Pearson International and Billy Bishop City Airport.

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    Via Rail

    Use Via Rail for train travel within Canada. Learn about special offers on conference fares.

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    Pearson International Airport

    Toronto Pearson International Airport is a global transportation hub. 60% of the global economy is accessible by daily, non-stop flights.

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    Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

    Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is centrally located in the heart of downtown and offers service to more than 20 cities in Canada and the U.S., with connection opportunities to more than 80 international destinations.

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    UP Express

    UP Express (Union-Pearson Express), a dedicated rail service connecting Union Station and Toronto Pearson Airport, departing every 15 minutes. UP gets passengers downtown in 25 minutes with free on-board WiFi along the way.

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    TTC Convention Passes

    Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is the city's public transportation system. Get Passes.

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    Bike Share Toronto

    Bike Share Toronto offers 24/7 convenient access to over 7,100 bikes at 680 stations.

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    Uber Toronto

    Use Uber to get around the city with ease. You can even request a ride up to 30 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year.

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    LYFT Toronto

    Request a ride from Lyft to get around the city with ease. Use their web and mobile platforms to get a fare estimate before you book.

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  • Pass TO Savings

    Invite your delegates to explore our local attractions and entertainment while they are with us. Our Pass TO Savings is a free mobile passport with exclusive attraction and entertainment offers.

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Our Destination Services team is the link between your vision and the city’s resources; we’re here to help. Let us know if you have any questions.