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IDS Toronto Exhibitor Kit
January 19-22, 2023
IDS Toronto Main Floor Exhibitor Kit

January 19-22, 2023
IDS Toronto Main Floor Exhibitor Kit

IDS Main Floor Exhibitor Kit.

1) Main Floor Show Hours.

Show Hours.

Thursday, April 7, 2022            9:00am-6:00pm
Friday, April 8, 2022                  9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday, April 9,2022              10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, April 10, 2022             10:00am-6:00pm               

While we have made the decision to temporarily pause our traditional Opening Night Party, we are excited to introduce an Opening Day Social Hour on the afternoon of Thursday, April 7.  Details of this event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Show Location.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building, Halls D&E
222 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, Ontario, Canada  M5V 3L9

Exhibitor Move-in.

Sunday, April 3, 2022                                 9:00am-5:00pm
Monday, April 4, 2022                                8:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday, April 5, 2022                               8:00am-8:00pm
Wednesday, April 6, 2022                         8:00am-8:00pm

IMPORTANT! All exhibitors have been assigned a move-in day and time based on their booth location. Please check the Colour-Coded Move-In Floor Plan to determine your scheduled move-in time.

Exhibitor Move-Out.

Sunday, April 10, 2022                              6:00pm-12:00am
Monday, April 11, 2022                             8:00am-8:00pm

Please refer to the Colour-Coded Move-out Floor Plan to determine your estimated move-out time.

2) Floor Plan.

Download a copy of the floor plan (PDF coming soon) which shows electrical floor ports and booth dimensions.

3) Exclusive Suppliers.

All exhibitors must use these suppliers for the work listed below. These suppliers are exclusive.

  1. Electrical & Lighting (SHOWTECH)
  2. Plumbing & Propane (SHOWTECH)
  3. Hanging & Rigging (SHOWTECH)
  4. Food & Beverage (MTCC)
  5. Parking (MTCC)
  6. Cleaning (MTCC)
  7. Telecom (MTCC)
  8. Material Handling (Stronco)

The contact information and services provided by all of our official and exclusive suppliers can be found here.

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre does not have collective agreements with labour, carpentry or painting unions. This work can be done by any tradesperson as long as they adhere to all the labour and safety laws contained in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable Regulations and the work is built to the standards in the Ontario Building Code.

4) Official Suppliers.

The use of the IDS22 official suppliers, though preferred, is not mandatory. The contact information and services provided by all of our official and exclusive suppliers can be found here.

5) Unauthorized Suppliers.

Be aware of unauthorized suppliers claiming to be partnering with IDS22 who approach exhibitors attempting to sell products or services they may not be able to deliver. Be on the lookout for the following warning signs:

  • Contact emails are not personalized and may not refer to the show;
  • Contact emails do not have a signature or a phone number to contact;
  • Companies will request full payment in advance of providing the service.

If you receive any communications that seem suspicious, are from companies that are not listed below, or are not listed as Authorized or Official Suppliers above, contact Megan Mitchell-Downey, Operations Coordinator, at  We are currently aware of the following companies that attempt to solicit exhibitors. None of these companies is affiliated with the show and do not have authorization to represent the show:

Unauthorized Hotel Accommodation Suppliers.

  • CBS Company
  • Convention Housing Service
  • EHS
  • Event Travel Planners
  • Exhibition Housing
  • Exhibitor Housing Management
  • Global Housing Corp
  • Global Housing Services
  • Global Travel Partners
  • Pro Housing LLC
  • Trade Show Housing
  • Travel Era
  • Travel Hotel Management
  • Travel Maker
  • World Housing Services

Unauthorized Attendee List Suppliers.

  • B2B Pro List
  • Business Leads
  • Demand Generation
  • Digits Data
  • Global Data Arc
  • Global Digisol
  • Global EXPO LIST
  • Huntadata
  • In For Each Leads
  • Lead Generation
  • Ladcude Systems
  • Media Envelope
  • World Lead Generation
  • Inside Sales
  • Opt In List

Unauthorized Show Guide Listing Suppliers.

  • Event Fair – The Exhibitors Index
  • Fair Guide – The Exhibitors Fair Guide
  • International Trade Fairs
  • International Fairs Directory

Unauthorized Invoicing Suppliers.

  • PayTrac Lda

Unauthorized Exhibit Display Suppliers.

  • Ideal Displays

Unauthorized Scam Communications.

  • Global Data Arc

Other Unauthorized Suppliers.

  • Biz Serviceww, Inc
  • Rag Technology

6) Exhibitor Badges.

Full details and access to online exhibitor badge registration can be found here.

7) Prepaid Parking Passes.

Exhibitors who would like to obtain a parking pass can place their order online with the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Prepaid parking passes can be picked up at the Exhibitor Services counter in the exhibit hall during event move-in/set-up. Passes can also be picked up at the closest Parking Office after the service desk has closed. The Parking Offices are located next to the entrance/exits in the parking garages (off of the Level 600 of the south building). The parking passes are required to exit the garage.

Parking Pass Order Form
Earlybird Deadline:  March 21, 2022 

8) Hotels.

IDS Toronto invites you to take advantage of our partnerships with the following hotels:

Le Germain Hotel Toronto Maple Leaf Square

75 Bremner Blvd,
Toronto, Ontario,

For more information about Le Germain Hotel, click HERE
To book using the preferred IDS Toronto rate, click HERE

Delta Hotels Toronto

75 Lower Simcoe Street,

For more information about the Delta Hotels Toronto, click HERE
To book using the preferred IDS Toronto rate, click HERE (deadline:  March 24)

The Ritz-Carlton

181 Wellington Street West
Toronto, Ontario

To book using the preferred IDS Toronto rate, click HERE (deadline:  March 23)