Despite being North America’s fourth largest city, Toronto is a tight knit community. The perfect foundation for collaboration, its diversity and culture promote and combine unique points of view that provide the potential to inspire.
Ranked second safest city in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report 2021 Safe Cities Index, Toronto is home to big-ticket events, top attractions, restaurants, nightlife, culture, sports and the driving force of Canada’s leading business sectors. The most diverse city on the planet, Toronto is a place to convene, create, play, do business and launch the next great idea that could change the world. Destination Toronto is your partner in producing innovative and successful events. A one-stop shop that provides a wealth of tips, resources, connections and local expertise.
Its newest innovation, The 6ix Stack, is a comprehensive attendance marketing program offering a range of services from 24/7 on-demand assets to programs tailored to client’s business objectives. The program prioritises three key themes – attendee experience, educational & networking opportunities, and local innovation & thought leadership.
CREATIVITY + INNOVATION
Toronto owes its success to the many cultures of its many peoples – more than 50 per cent of the population is foreign-born, representing 250 ethnicities and 180 dialects spoken. Home to the world’s most influential film festival, a thriving arts scene, an endless array of restaurants and clubs, Toronto has it all.
Toronto is the first Canadian destination to receive a MICHELIN Guide, with 74 restaurants listed including 12 with One Michelin Star and one with Two Stars.
Home to more than a quarter of Canada’s largest business headquarters, and a start-up culture changing how the world works, Toronto is building global influence across multiple sectors.
Its engaged business community in technology, life sciences and financial services deliver leading talent, thought-leadership and key speakers at events. Destination Toronto can help connect organisations and planners with local business and academic leaders who are driving innovative solutions across these economic sectors.
Toronto ranks third in North America according to CBRE’s Top Tech Talent Rankings and took the number 3 spot in CBRE’s new Scoring Tech Talent report, boasting the most tech employment growth in 50 North American markets.
This vibrancy made Toronto an appealing destination for Destinations International’s 2022 Annual Convention. Watch this video to see how this city, and the services offered by Destination Toronto, helped make this gathering of destination marketing organizations a major success.
CONVENIENT + ACCESSIBLE
Easily accessible with two international airports that serve more than 180 global destinations in 55 countries, it is just 25 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport to downtown.
Home to iconic and quintessentially Canadian experiences such as hockey and nearby natural wonders – Niagara Falls, wine region, Prince Edward County and Muskoka – it is always popular with delegates.