Our Venue

LOCATION: 

Enercare Centre, Hall D, Exhibition Place Toronto, 100 Princes’ Blvd #1, Toronto, Ontario

SHOW DATES:

October 13 & 14, 2018

HOURS:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Need Hotel Accommodations?

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) has secured a block of rooms with special rates at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport. Find out more…


DIRECTIONS

By Car (via Airport)

Exit 427 south to Gardiner Expressway East.
Take the Gardiner Expressway east to Lake Shore Boulevard.
There are three entrance points (at the traffic lights) to Exhibition Place from Lake Shore Boulevard – British Columbia Drive, Ontario Drive and Newfoundland Drive.

By Car (via West End)

Take the Gardiner Expressway east to Lake Shore Boulevard
Stay on Lakeshore Blvd. east
There are three entrance points (at the traffic lights) to Exhibition Place from Lake Shore Boulevard – British Columbia Drive, Ontario Drive and Newfoundland Drive.

By Car (via East End)

Take the Gardiner Expressway west to Spadina/Lake Shore Boulevard cutoff and follow the signs for Lakeshore Boulevard.
Take Lake Shore Boulevard to Strachan Avenue and enter via Fleet St. (just north of the Princes Gates).

By Public Transportation

TTC:

There are two stations on Exhibition Grounds and numerous parking locations both above and below ground.

1. 29 Dufferin Bus

Take the Bloor subway to Dufferin Station, board the #29 bus south to Exhibition Place.

2. 511 Bathurst Streetcar

Take the Bloor subway to Bathurst Station, board the #511 streetcar south to Exhibition Place. There are two streetcar stops at Exhibition Place, at Strachan Avenue, and adjacent to the Horse Palace/GO Station.

3. 509 Harbourfront Streetcar

Take the Yonge-University subway to Union Station. Take the 509 Streetcar from the Union Station southbound streetcar tunnel towards Exhibition Loop .

There are two streetcar stops at Exhibition Place, at Strachan Avenue, and adjacent to the Horse Palace/GO Station.

NOTE: For events held at Enercare Centre & Beanfield Centre please use the Strachan stop adjacent to the Princes’ Gates. For events in BMO Field, Ricoh Coliseum, Queen Elizabeth Building or Better Living Centre please use the the TTC loop at the end of the line.

For more information, visit the TTC at www.ttc.ca or call 416-393-4636

PARKING AT EXHIBITION PLACE

We are enhancing the signage in our Lots in order to better serve you! As part of this project our Lots have been renumbered as follows:

Enercare Garage = 850 or Enercare Garage

Lot 1 = 851

Lot 2 = 852

Lot 3 = 853

Lot 4 = 854

Lot 5 = 855

Lot 5A = 855 (combined)

Lot 6 = Lot 856

Lot N = Lot 857

Lot P = 858

Lot A = 859 or Gore Lot

Offering 6,450 parking spaces located adjacent to one of Toronto’s main highways, the Gardiner Expressway, including 1,300 underground. A convenience very few venues can offer!

Regular Daily Parking Rates*

Surface Lots $15.00

after 6:00 pm $12.00

Underground Lot $15.00

after 6:00 pm $12.00

Underground rates increase $3 on peak usage days.

Increased rates for BMO Field and special events.

All parking lots are operated by Exhibition Place. Taxi cab service is available at all main entrances. We also offer exhibitor parking programs and valet parking services.

For additional info, please call Parking Services at 416-263-3646.

Wheelchair Accessible Parking

Exhibition Place provides a total of 88 wheelchair accessible parking spaces throughout all of its surface parking lots and indoor garage. All spaces are located near the entrances to the lots and/or close to the pedestrian access points to buildings and event space. Regular parking rates apply.

Hybrid Vehicle parking Spaces

A total of 14 parking spaces are provided exclusively for energy efficient hybrid electric/gasoline vehicles. These preferred spaces are located in Lots 1, 2, 3 and 4 and the indoor garage, in close proximity to the wheelchair accessible spaces. The preferred location of the hybrid spaces recognizes the contribution that owners are making towards lowering emissions, and the use of the spaces is left to the discretion of drivers. Regular parking rates apply.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Charge your electric vehicle in the underground parking garage at Enercare Centre. Look for the green ‘Electric Vehicle Charging Station’ signs in the underground parking lot: on the west, and north side of Hall D (green zone); south side of Hall B (blue zone); north and south side of Hall A (red zone). Regular parking rates apply.

Parent and Child Parking

A total of 5 parking spaces are provided for the exclusive use of parents with small children and/or strollers. These are located in the indoor garage, and in Lots 1 and 3, near the accessible and hybrid parking spaces, with easy access to the buildings and event space. Regular parking rates apply.


VISITOR INFORMATION

ADMISSION PRICES:

Don’t Miss This Opportunity!
Tickets are FREE with pre-registration
$10.00 at the door.

ATM MACHINES:

For attendees’ convenience, there is an ATM located at the west side of the lobby.
TAXIS: The lobby also offers a direct line to City Taxi.

RESTROOMS:

Public washrooms are conveniently located inside the entrance to the show.

ATTENDEE LOUNGE:

A separate private area is available for attendees’ off the show floor to rest and review franchise information. The Attendee Lounge is at the east end of aisle 100.

FIRST AID:

A First Aid attendant will be on-site during regular show hours in case of a medical emergency. The venue employs a healthy air program to ensure virtually allergen-free air.

ACCESSIBILITY:

The FranchiseCanada Show facilities are located on ground level with automatic door or barrier-free access. The venue offers accessible washroom stalls and unisex washrooms for persons with special needs. A clear and easy-to-spot wayfinding system will help guide you through the facilities.

ABOUT THE FRANCHISECANADA SHOW:

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is the producer of the FranchiseCanada Show. Attend the FranchiseCanada Show and benefit from the opportunity to meet with representatives from over 100 franchise brands, learn from invaluable and informative free seminars, and discover the only all franchise show designed to help you find the ideal franchise business for you.


Accommodations

Travelling from out of town for the Franchise Canada Show and need accommodations?

The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) has secured a block of hotel rooms at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport during the Toronto Franchise Canada Show for:

  • Thursday, October 11, 2018
  • Friday, October 12, 2018
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • Monday, October 15, 2018

If you require hotel accommodation, we highly recommend that you secure your room due to several large conventions taking place in the Toronto area at the time of the FranchiseCanada Show.

Book early to guarantee your room. Special rate subject to availability.

Click here to download Promo PDF.

Special Franchise Show Rate of $127 CDN per night plus complimentary overnight parking for 1 vehicle.
All applicable taxes and fees extra.

How to Book:  Book by October 2, 2017  to get the discounted rate. Email salesadmin2@cptayyz.com or call 416-675-4726 and request the THE FRANCHISE CANADA SHOW rate.

All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card or advance deposit.