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Top Small Conference venues in Toronto, Canada

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Spacious Meeting Room
  • $80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • 2
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Mississauga, ON
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Modern and Bright 14-Seater Conference Room
  • $79/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Toronto, ON
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5-Seater Meeting Room
  • $60/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Toronto, ON
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5-Seater Private Meeting Room
  • $30/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Toronto, ON
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Event Boutique
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (9)
  • 9
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Toronto, ON
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Event space with Meeting space (BUYOUT) in Toronto
  • $420/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Toronto, ON

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What people are saying about Small Conference on Giggster

Tameika T.
$ 500
4 hours
5 people
20 days ago
This space was so beautiful. Perfect for a private event. Brooke was amazing and helpful.
Eddie S.
$ 375
3 hours
5 people
2 months ago
Perfect place to host a events! We really enjoyed this beautiful place with great service from the host.
Emma L.
$ 900
6 hours
5 people
11 months ago
Great space, even more beautiful in person. Staff were communicative and easy to work with. 10/10!
Nada B.
$ 796
4 hours
60 people
2 years ago
A large, functional, aesthetically pleasing space with lots of comfortable seating options, great lighting and a sound system made the space perfect for hosting. Giuliana was lovely to work with. Answered all questions in a timely fashion leading up to the event and was present on site and extremely helpful the day of. Very polite and professional. Plenty of parking available. Overall, I had a great experience and can’t wait to book the space again for future events!

Frequently Asked Questions about Small Conference venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Toronto?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Toronto on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Toronto?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Toronto at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Small Conference venues are available in Toronto?
Right now, there are 115 Small Conference venues available in Toronto.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Toronto bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Toronto guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Toronto locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Toronto?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Toronto. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Toronto booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Toronto?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Toronto is $151 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Toronto?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Small Conference venues in Toronto, ON?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $30 to $420.
Which Small Conference venues are most popular in Toronto, ON in 2024?
The top 3 Small Conference venues in Toronto, ON right now are Spacious Meeting Room, Modern and Bright 14-Seater Conference Room and 5-Seater Meeting Room.
How do I book a Toronto location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Toronto reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Toronto

Toronto, the capital of Ontario and the center of Canada's financial industry, is a vibrant and diverse city. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario and close to the US border, it offers a cosmopolitan atmosphere with many attractions that draw in visitors from all over the world. Boasting a strong economy and an abundance of cultural offerings, Toronto is one of North America’s most popular destinations for businesses, tourists, and students alike.

The city is known for its film and television production industry—from shows like Suits to movies like Scott Pilgrim vs. The World—as well as its growing gaming industry. Several major tech companies have their headquarters in Toronto, drawing in investment from around the world. Due to its global appeal, multiple international conferences are held here every year; such events provide excellent networking opportunities for businesses from all over the world. The convention centers located across Toronto make ideal venues for small conferences too; these range from hotels with intimate meeting spaces to grand spaces that cater to larger events. All of these features make Toronto an attractive location for organizing small conferences or attending large ones.

Small Conference Options in Toronto

  • Event Planner
    A professional event planner can take care of all the details of your small conference, from finding a venue to arranging catering and decorations. This can be a helpful option if you don't have the time or resources to plan the event yourself.

  • Catering
    There is a number of catering services in Toronto that will suit your needs if you're organizing a small conference. Catering may assist you to relieve the burden of feeding your visitors by offering food, as well as decorations and tablecloths for setup.

  • Decorations
    If you want to add some extra flair to your small-scale conference, look into hiring a decorator. They can provide everything from flowers to tablecloths, making your event look polished and professional.

Small Conference Vendors in Toronto

  • 818 Events
    818 Events can make your dream event a reality. Nadine Lamanna, Lead Coordinator of 818 Events and certified by WPIC, has years of experience planning events in Toronto and the surrounding areas. Nadine's expertise comes from her education and exposure to the entertainment industry which sets her apart from other planners. Nadine is a seasoned organizer who has shadowed some of Toronto's most prominent event planners and socialites, as well as personally planned and executed a variety of different events, such as fundraisers, conferences, and meetings, large-scale competitions, and art shows, as well as fashion shows and private parties. Her ability to network, resourcefulness and natural organizational skills make her an ideal planner.

  • Haida Catering
    Haida Catering is a full-service catering business with a variety of services for any type of event. They provide high-quality catering services for every occasion, from weddings to parties and gatherings. Choose their easy and quick catering service, then sit back and enjoy the fun occasion. Customers are delighted by the outstanding cuisine, not just the exquisite meals they supply, but also by their low catering costs. Haida Catering has been in operation for over ten years and is known for delivering high-quality meals and service.

  • Occasion Decoration
    Occasion Decoration is a Toronto, Canada-based luxury balloon and props rental company. They provide a variety of services including balloon decorating, prop rentals, and event setups for weddings, business events, birthday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, and other occasions. Their event setups are created to match each client's style budget, personal preference, and event demands.

Pros and Cons of Small Conferences in Toronto

Deciding to host a small conference in Toronto can seem intimidating with so many advantages and points of consideration. To make the process easier. here is an enlightening list outlining all the pros and cons.

Advantages

  • Toronto is easily accessible due to its central location within Canada, making it ideal for attendees from both eastern and western parts of the country.

  • The city offers a wide assortment of accommodation options for visitors, ensuring everyone finds something suitable for their needs.

  • Toronto is home to some of the top universities in the world which will provide unique opportunities for networking with professors and students who can contribute valuable ideas to your event.

  • The city itself provides an exciting backdrop with its diversity, culture, and vibrant energy that can add energy and excitement to any small conference you organize here.

Disadvantages

  • Cost can be one of the biggest issues when planning a small conference in Toronto as rents, venue fees, and other costs associated with operating an event in this city are quite high compared to elsewhere in Canada.

  • With so many corporate meetings happening each year in Toronto, there may be an abundance of competition which makes it difficult for smaller events to stand out and attract attention from potential sponsors.

  • Since Toronto is such a large hub also means that traffic congestion during peak hours can make getting around difficult which could lead potential speakers or guests to feel frustrated about their travel times between sessions or venues.

Tips on How to Organize Small Conferences in Toronto

Organizing a small conference in Toronto can be an overwhelming task. Whether you are tackling the task for the first time or looking for ways to improve on previous events, these tips will help make things easier. Here are some great tips on how to organize a successful small conference in Toronto:

  • Determine your budget and timeline. Before you get started, it is important to set a realistic budget and timeline for your conference. Allocate funds for venue rental, catering services, travel and accommodation expenses, audio-visual equipment rentals, security, printing services, and other costs associated with hosting an event. Additionally, plan out the dates of your conference including when registration opens/closes when attendees arrive/leave, and any other events that may take place throughout the conference.

  • Create event promotion materials. Once you have secured a venue and speakers, create promotional materials such as flyers, posters, and online ads that highlight all important details about the event (date & time; location; cost; featured speakers). Distribute them widely across social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter as well as more traditional avenues such as newspapers and radio stations to reach potential attendees far beyond just friends and family members.

  • Set registration processes. Develop effective registration processes that enable participants to easily sign up for your event via email or online form. Make sure you have clear procedures for collecting payment (if applicable) as well as providing confirmation emails for those who register successfully so that everyone knows what their next steps are upon signing up.

  • Prepare logistics ahead of time. Before attending day-of activities begins make sure all necessary items (such as audio/visual equipment; chairs & tables; food & beverages) are ready prior to guests' arrival so there won’t be any long delays everything is underway. Inspect the premises carefully before guests arrive so that all areas look neat and presentable during their stay at the venue location.

  • Collect feedback from participants. After completing your conference gathering feedback from participants is essential in order to understand how successful it was and where improvements need to be made if ever organizing something similar again. Send out surveys through e-mail platforms like MailChimp before winding things down so that people can share their honest opinions about their experiences with friends and colleagues too—this helps spread awareness far beyond those who attended initially.

Famous Locations in Toronto

  • OCAD University
    OCAD University is the leading art, design, and media university in Canada. Established in 1876 by the Ontario Society of Artists, it focuses on preparing students for careers in the creative economy. In 1912, it became the first school in Canada dedicated to educating professional artists in fine and commercial art when it was incorporated as the Ontario College of Art. The Sharp Centre for Design at OCAD University is one of the most curious buildings in the city. It won multiple awards after opening in 2004 and stands out among other buildings due to its black-and-white color scheme and steel legs that make it look like a massive tabletop.

  • Scarborough Museum
    The Scarborough Museum is located in Thomson Memorial Park, which is named after the founder of Ontario's first museum, Dr. John George Thompson. The museum, which is located along picturesque Thomson Memorial Park's walking trails, traces the history and growth of Scarborough from its foundation through its early settlement and development into a major suburb of Toronto in the 20th century. The park-like museum grounds and gardens are situated on the land first settled by David and Mary Thomson in the late 1790s. The buildings house a wide array of permanent and ever-changing art, cultural, and natural history exhibits as well as reference books. A variety of public educational programs for all ages are offered regularly throughout the year.

  • Massey Hall
    Massey Hall is a prominent concert hall in Toronto's downtown core that has been operational since 1894. Massey Hall is an important element of the city's cultural and entertainment scene, having been designated a heritage site during the 1970s. Since it opened in 1894, it has been an important part of Toronto's cultural life. The building is named after Hart Massey, a businessman, and philanthropist who gave the land on which it was constructed. The original structure was designed by architect Sidney Harris and had a Renaissance Revival interior. In 1933, the hall's interiors were updated during a major renovation.