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Great Convention Center

They did a wonderful job hosting a complicated 7,000 person convention. Rooms and workshops were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The site of the 2018 Parliament of World Religions

I attended the Parliament of World Religions at the convention center and was impressed with the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tom C
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States
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Convention Centre 255 Front St W, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2W6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

They did a wonderful job hosting a complicated 7,000 person convention. Rooms and workshops were clearly marked. Maps worked. The conference app worked perfectly with the facility. The center does require a lot of walking as it is in two sections divided by a heated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I attended the Parliament of World Religions at the convention center and was impressed with the facilities. It covers a square city block with hotels that include restaurants and bars at each end,I don't know if they are actually affiliated with the center or separate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Went for a national trade show, large event spaces, and seminar rooms. Overall, good location, parking always an issue though. Access and directions very clear with lots of event volunteers to assist. Wifi is ok, better than in the past but you have to keep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mauro F
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Attended a conference here. Centre is hugh and has good infrastructure. Big Exhibit Halls, Meeting Rooms. Free Wi-Fi speed was ok.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BKTX
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Attended a business conference here. It is located conveniently and can be reached by Transit/GO besides driving here.....the Centre hosts multiple events and it is always a pleasure to walk within its premises. During our business conference, we were catered a variety of foods for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We were back at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this time for the 2018 Ontario Universities’ Fair, an annual fall event for students planning to apply to any university in Ontario. All 21 Ontario universities have big exhibit booths set up where interested secondary school...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

This Metro Convention Centre is awesome. It is spacey but welcoming. It is home to many events. It can be used for many events. It would be nice to get a group of people from as many parts of the world as possible and have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

On Sunday Oct 14, I attended the Study and Go Abroad College Fair. With my walker, I entered at the accessible main door, and although there are many escalators, I couldn't use them, and many weren't functioning anyway. An event exhibitor, with his display and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank singinhurricanej
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This large convention center is easily accessible from Union Station and is close to the Rogers Center. There are several levels to the convention hall and all are accessible. The facility is well maintained and is clean and modern. Fan Expo is held here each...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Go to Fan Expo there every year. Nice, open spacs that are bright and east to access. Fan Expo uses both the North and South buildings so you see it all.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rachael G
March 6, 2017|
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Response from savvysolo | Reviewed this property |
There are several hotels that connect to the facility, and have parking.
Heather W
March 13, 2016|
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Response from rhus1 | Reviewed this property |
North building 255 Front Street West. South Building on Bremner It's a large facility and great venue.
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Madison, Wisconsin
Is it safe to walk from Bathurst ferry to convention center? (6 Replies)
Please excuse the naivety of this question as I have never before been to Toronto and am totally unfamiliar with the city. I am flying into Billy Bishop airport (Toronto Islands) for a convention at the Metro Convention Centre and adjacent Intercontinental hotel. As I enjoy walking and exploring new cities, I thought it might be reasonable to walk from the Bathurst Street ferry terminal along the waterfront to the Intercontinental after my flight arrives. Google Maps clocks this walk in...More
May 12, 2015|
Response fromtravelfun001|
It is safe....
Toronto, Canada
Is the Convention Centre open to the public during G20? (4 Replies)
I live in Markham, Ontario and I was wondering if the Metro Convention Centre would be open to the public during the G20 meetings? Really would like to catch a glimpse of Obama.
June 23, 2010|
Response fromBruce_and_John|
Seriously?? You'd have to penetrate 2 lines of 10 foot high security fences to even get outside it on the street. Stick to CBC.
New York City, New York
Best Hotel for getting to Metro Convention Centre??? (4 Replies)
Hello, I will be in Toronto in May for a conference. I had a nice airbnb booked but they just cancelled on me without even a message. Womp womp. So now I'm scrambling to find an affordable hotel (I'm traveling by myself) that I can explore Toronto from and easily get to the metro convention centre where I'll be spending most of my time. I've been looking at Holiday Inn Express vs Novotel. Both look like quite a walk to the convention centre. Any thoughts between those 2? Or other...More
March 09, 2018|
Response fromRescueTeam|
Hi FunNSun86; Here are some of the hotels close to the MTCC. You'll need to look at pricing, as you didn't post your dates. - Toronto Marriott City Centre - Intercontinental Toronto Centre - Delta Hotels by Marriott - Residence Inn by Marriott - The Ritz Carlton, Toronto FYI... - Novotel to MTCC is about a 16 minute walk. - Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown is about a 23 minute walk. Best Regards