Venue and Hotel

Conference Venue


Beanfield Centre is located at Exhibition Place in downtown Toronto on the shores of Lake Ontario. You can get here by bicycle, car, use local transit (TTC), or take the regional GO Train.

The Beanfield Centre’s address on the Exhibition Place grounds is 105 Princes’ Blvd.


From the East

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).

From the West
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.

From Pearson International 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.

From City Centre Airport
Take Bathurst Street north to Lakeshore Blvd. West.
Take Lake Shore Boulevard west, turn north on Strachan Avenue and enter via Fleet St (just north of the Princes Gates), or turn North onto Fort York Road, and west at the lights on to Strachan Avenue into Exhibition Place.

Find out about road closures on the Exhibition Place Grounds.


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. 121A/C Fort York-Esplanade
This bus route originates at Front St East at Parliament St. and will drop passengers off at Princes’ Gates loop.

3. 511 Bathurst Streetcar
Take the Bloor subway to Bathurst Station, board the #511 streetcar south to Exhibition Place.

4. 509 Harbourfront Streetcar
Take the Yonge-University subway to Union Station. Take the 509 Streetcar from the Union Station southbound streetcar tunnel towards Exhibition Place Place.


There are two streetcar stops at Exhibition Place, at Strachan Avenue, and at Exhibition Loop, adjacent to the Horse Palace/GO Station.
For events held at Enercare Centre & Beanfield Centre please use the Strachan Avenue stop adjacent to the Princes’ Gates.

5. Exhibition GO
If travelling to Exhibition Place by GO Transit, please get off at the Exhibition GO station.

For more information, visit the TTC at or call 416-393-4636 or GO Transit at or call 1-888-GET-ON-GO (438-6646) toll-free or 1-800-387-3652 (TTY teletypewriters only).

Host Hotel

The host hotel is Hotel X located at 111 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3. The block is registered under CIO Association of Canada using the code TMO580 with reservations available online or by phone at 647-943-9300.

The special room rate of $279 per night plus taxes for signature kind rooms is available covering the dates from April 9 to April 11, 2019. The room block will remain open until March 10, 2019. After this date it will be at the hotel’s discretion whether to accept additional reservations, which will be subject to the prevailing rates and availability.

Check in time is 3:00 pm and check out time is 12 noon. Complimentary WiFi is available in all guest rooms, complimentary local calls and Canadian long distance calls as well as complimentary access to Ten X Sports Centre.

For more information on the amenities at the hotel, you may wish to visit their site.


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 are applicable for BMO Field and special events. Please note that these rates may change during playoffs.

Parking at Exhibition Place for Budweiser Stage or Echo Beach events (Ontario Place): $25–$30
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 information on Wheelchair Accessible Parking, Hybrid Vehicle parking Spaces, Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and Parent and Child Parking, click here.

Forms of Payments*
Credit Card
Debit Card
Green P Mobile App: #850

Hours of Operation
Surface parking lots are always open and visitors to Exhibition Place can use the Pay and Display machines or Mobile Pay. The open times for underground parking at Enercare Center may vary.

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