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The Buildings Show Exhibitor Manual
November 30 - December 2, 2022
Metro Toronto Convention CentreToronto

Show Dates & Times

Show Hours

  • Wed., November 30: 9:30am – 5pm
  • Thurs., December 1: 9:30am – 5pm
  • Fri., December 2: 9am – 1pm

Move-In

  • Mon., November 28: 2pm – 10pm 
  • Tues., November 29: 8am – 10pm 

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

Move-Out

  • Fri., December 2: 1pm – 10pm

All exhibit materials must be removed from the show floor by 10pm.

Floor Plan

South Building Floor Plan

Last Updated: April 2022

Exhibitor Parking & Directions

Parking Lots

 There are a wide range of parking lots available at various rates within the vicinity of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. All locations are noted on the map to the right.

The show will take place in both the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, (222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto) between the CN Tower and the Scotiabank Arena, two of Toronto’s most significant landmarks.

Prepaid Parking Passes

Exhibitors who would like to obtain a parking pass can place their order online. The “Early Bird” discount order deadline is November 14, 2022.

Prepaid parking passes can be picked up at the Exhibitor Services counter in the exhibit halls 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 Level 600 of the south building). The parking passes are required to exit the garage.

Directions to the Show

Whether you're driving, flying or taking the TTC we want to make sure you get to the event! 

Please note that the Skywalk is currently closed and there is no direct access to the South Building from the North. Everyone must enter via the South Entrance on Bremner Blvd. 

From the West - Hwy 401

  • Take Highway 401 East to Highway 427 South
  • Follow Highway 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the South Building exit at Bay Street
  • Stay in right two lanes and continue straight through on Harbour Street 
  • Turn right onto York Street and right at Queens Quay West
  • Turn right onto Lower Simcoe Street and past the underpass, the parking lot will be on the left
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street
  • Turn right onto Simcoe Street and then turn right into the garage


From the West - QEW

  • Follow the QEW East; it will become the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto
  • For the South Building exit at Bay Street
  • Stay in right two lanes and continue straight through on Harbour Street 
  • Turn right onto York Street and right at Queens Quay West
  • Turn right onto Lower Simcoe Street and past the underpass, the parking lot will be on the left
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue
  • Proceed on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street 
  • Turn right on Simcoe Street and then turn right into the garage. 


From the East - Hwy 401

  • Take Highway 401 West to the Don Valley Parkway South
  • Follow the Don Valley Parkway South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the South Building exit at the Yonge/York exit
  • As you exit the ramp, continue west along Lakeshore Blvd. to Lower Simcoe Street
  • Turn right at Lower Simcoe Street then turn left into the garage.
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue 
  • Proceed on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street 
  • Turn right on Simcoe Street and then turn right into the garage. 


From the East - Hwy 400

  • Take Highway 400 South to Highway 401 West
  • Follow Highway 401 West to Highway 427 South
  • Follow Highway 427 South to the Gardiner Expressway
  • For the South Building exit at the Yonge/York exit
  • As you exit the ramp continue west along Lakeshore Blvd. to Lower Simcoe Street 
  • Turn right at Lower Simcoe Street then turn left into the garage.
  • For the North Building exit at Spadina Avenue 
  • Proceed north on Spadina Avenue and turn right at Front Street
  • Turn right on Simcoe Street and then turn right into the garage. 

Hotels & Flights

Hotel and Flight information can be accessed HERE.

Authorized & Unauthorized Show Suppliers

Authorized Suppliers

Only the following official show suppliers receive exhibitor contact information from Show Management authorizing them to contact you. If you have questions regarding a show supplier who has contacted you claiming they are with the show, please email Tori Grant at victoria.grant@informa.com


exhibitorinsurance.com
Services: Commercial general liability insurance coverage 

Encore AV
Services: AV, Computers, Monitors

Freeman
Services: Carpet & Furniture Rentals, Material Handling, Labour, Transportation, Customs Clearance etc. 

Feathr
Services: Exhibitor Marketing Tools

Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre
Services: Food & Beverage, Internet, Janitorial (Booth Cleaning), Parking, Telecommunications

MicroSpec Registraton Services
Services: Registration, Lead Retrieval

Personify A2Z
Services: Exhibitor Profiles

ShowTech Power & Lighting
Services: Electrical, Lighting, Mechanical, Rigging, Sign Hanging 




Unauthorized Suppliers

Be aware of unauthorized suppliers claiming to be with the show 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 actual show;
  • Contact emails do not have a signature with a phone number to contact;
  • Companies will request full payment in advance of providing the service.

Contact Us

Operations Coordinator

Tori Grant

Email: victoria.grant@informa.com