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This page will answer many of the questions you may have about TECHSPO Toronto 2021.

 

When and where is the TECHSPO Toronto 2021?

TECHSPO Toronto 2021 takes place from May 20th to 21st, 2021 at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Toronto, ON. Click here for travel details.


Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel Address:
525 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2L2
Canada


Location:

  • 2.5 km from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
  • 25 km from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
  • 85 km from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM)
  • Nearest Subway Station: Dundas Subway Station (0.1 km)
  • Nearest Train Station: Union Station (1 km)
  • One of the most convenient choices among Toronto Downtown hotels with parking.


Directions:

From Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ):

  • Take the Gardiner Expressway East and exit at York/Bay Streets.
  • Follow Bay Street north and the hotel will be on the right just north of Queen Street.
  • Arrive at Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
  • Estimated taxi fare: 20 CAD (one way)

From Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ):

  • Take Highway 427 South to the QEW-Queen Elizabeth Way East to the Gardiner Expressway East and exit at York/Bay Streets.
  • Follow Bay Street north and the hotel will be on the right just north of Queen Street.
  • Arrive at Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
  • Estimated taxi fare: 65 CAD (one way)

From John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM):

  • Take Highway 403 East to the QEW-Queen Elizabeth Way East to Gardiner Expressway and exit at York/Bay Streets.
  • Follow Bay Street north and the hotel will be on the right just north of Queen Street.
  • Arrive at Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
  • Estimated taxi fare: 100 CAD (one way)


Parking Information:
On-site parking, fee: 7 CAD hourly, 35 CAD daily
Valet parking, fee: 45 CAD daily (subject to change).

What’s the Schedule?

Here’s the high-level schedule (note: all times are Eastern Daylight Time):

Friday, May 20th, 2020
9:00am – 4:00pm: TECHSPO Hall Open (All Friday Pass Holders)
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Networking Luncheon (Friday Training and All Access Pass holders only)

Friday, May 21st, 2020
9:00am – 4:00pm: TECHSPO Hall Open (All Friday Pass Holders)
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Networking Luncheon (Friday Training and All Access Pass holders only)

How do I register? Register now!

Full registration information is available here.

What forms of payment are accepted?

The following forms of payment are accepted: American Express, Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal. Payment is required to complete your registration.

What is the dress code?

Expo attire is business casual for all events, including the evening events. We do recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket with you since personal preferences vary regarding room temperature.

Can I bring a guest to the expo and networking events?

All attendees at the expo and networking events must be registered attendees who purchased tickets.

Can I send a substitute in my place?

You may send a substitute in your place at any time. All such requests must be submitted by email to registration[at]techspo.co (replace at with @). Only requests made by the original registrant will be honored.

What is the refund policy?

You may cancel your participation in TECHSPO Toronto 2021 at any time, but please be aware of the following cancellation policy listed below.

Registration cancellations received 90 days prior to the Expo incur a 25% processing/administrative fee. Refunds will be issued within 30 days after event. If you must cancel for any reason, notify our registration department by 90 days prior to the Expo. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Expo are non-refundable. Substitutions allowed prior to 90 days prior to the Expo with written or Faxed authorization only. No substitutions less than 90 days prior to the Expo. Cancellations less than 90 days prior to the Expo are non-refundable for any reason, including, but not limited to, failure to use TECHSPO credentials due to illness, acts of God, travel-related problems, acts of terrorism, loss of employment and duplicate purchase. TECHSPO will not issue refunds for badges that have been revoked.

Unused registrations/applications have no monetary value and cannot be credited to future years or events. TECHSPO will not issue refunds or credits due to failure to redeem a discount coupon during the registration process. Discounted prices are based on the date payment is received in the TECHSPO office. Reselling TECHSPO Toronto 2021 registrations is not permitted.

I live outside of Canada, do you accept attendees from other countries?

Attendance to TECHSPO Technology Expos is limited. International attendees are only permitted to register for All Access Passes. Visitor and Training Passes are not available for international attendees.

I live outside of Canada and my country requires a Visa to visit Canada, can TECHSPO prepare an invitation letter for me to attend TECHSPO for Visa Processing purposes?

This is often requested for International Attendees. We can prepare a Visa invitation letter for All Access Pass holders only (not for Visitor or Training Pass Holders). After you have registered for an All Access Pass, send a letter request email to info@techspo.co and provide your address, company name, company title and passport information to be included in the invitation letter.

I live outside of Canada and my country requires a Visa to visit Canada, if my Visa Application is declined will I get a refund?

You can request a cancellation at any time. Refer to our refund policy for refund eligibility criteria.

Where should I stay in Toronto?

The official expo hotel to stay in Toronto is;

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
525 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2L2
Canada
https://techspotoronto.ca/toronto-marriott-downtown-eaton-centre-hotel/

Hotel Booking Instructions

To book a room at Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel follow the instructions below;

By Phone:
Call 1-800-228-9290, ask for reservations, give group name ‘TECHSPO Toronto 2021’ and arrival date and book.

Will I receive event updates?

Yes, TECHSPO will send emails periodically to update you on the agenda, event happenings and logistics. Please make sure that the email address registration[at]techspo.co (replace at with @) is in your safe senders list to ensure you are receiving all important event information.

Can I record what is presented at TECHSPO Toronto 2021?

Sessions may be audio recorded without special permission for personal use only. They cannot be placed online or transmitted to others without permission.

Sessions may be videoed only with special permission for personal use and also cannot be placed online or transmitted to others. Short audio and video clips may be used for blogging and press coverage of sessions. As a general guide, non-contiguous clips of one minute or less should be used. Contact us if you need guidance about longer clips.

How can we sponsor TECHSPO Toronto 2021?

Complete the sponsorship inquiry form here for more details on sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising opportunities at TECHSPO Toronto 2021.

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