Hours, Directions & FAQ


Are Meals Included or Available?

March 28: Conference: Morning coffee, lunch and snack breaks are included.
March 28: Opening Night Party: Light canapes and creative food stations (not full dinner)

March 29: Conference: For those who purchase a conference pass, a voucher for lunch will be provided. All other attendees may purchase lunch in the Bistro on the show floor.

March 30:  CEIA Gala is a seated dinner.

Can I Attend Everything With One Ticket?

No we do not sell an all access pass because we do events at Many venues. The 2 Day Pass includes everything except the Gala. Each pass provides access to specific events. Be sure to check your confirmation to ensure you registered for all the events you want to attend and which venue they take place in.

Who Can Attend The Trade Show?

CSE Live is a business to business event, designed to connect people planning events, with those who can supply their event needs. If you are an event professional or are involved in planning events for your company or organization where you have to book venues, or hire event resources then yes you are considered a planner and are invited to attend the trade show on March 29 from 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at no cost.


If  you are a supplier, there is a fee to attend the show floor.


Planners include:


• Corporate Meeting Planners

• Event Planners

• Fundraising Executives

• Wedding Planners

• Social Event Planners

• Tourism professionals

• Event planners or banquet staff from hotels

• Event planners from catering firms

• Event Designers

• Government Meeting Planners

• Advertising and Communications Executives

• Association Executives

• Marketing Managers

• Brand Managers

• Corporate Incentive Planners

• Secretaries, Human Resources and admin staff from corporate or non-profits, schools, medical center and alike organizations.

• Anyone who is assigned to plan and event or meeting on behalf of their company, organization or client is invited to attend. Suppliers to events may not attend on a free pass. See below for a list of planner types.

Is Seating Reserved?

Seating is not assigned for any event except the Awards Gala.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

You may cancel in writing before March 1, 2017 and you will receive a 100% credit for a future event. No cash refund is provided.


Canadian Special Events is proud to announce The Grand Hotel Toronto as the official Hotel Partner for CSE Live and the Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala. To Book Your Suite visit this link



Event: Business of Events Forum on Tuesday, March 28

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Location: 585 Dundas St E, Toronto, ON M5A 2B7

Parking: Paid public parking at Daniels Spectrum is available in a lot located underneath the building. The vehicle entrance is located at the rear of the building, accessed via Sackville Street on the western side of the building. Parking is $8.00 for 8 hours and can be paid by cash or credit card

Event: EXPERIENCE20! Opening Night Party & Readers' Choice Awards on Tuesday, March 28

Time: 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m

Location: 77 Wynford Dr, North York, ON

Parking:  Parking is available in the surface parking lot as well as underground for a flat rate of $10. These fees are in effect Monday to Sunday, 7 am–11 pm. No overnight parking is permitted. Shuttles will be provided for this event from Daniels Spectrum and The Grand Hotel. Once you purchase a ticket, the shuttle schedule will be included in your confirmation letter.
NOTE: The RCA awards will be presented at 7:30 p.m.


Event: Event Masters Conference and Trade Show, Wednesday March 29, 2017

NOTE:  The trade show is only open on March 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: 255 Front Street
Parking: The facility has 1,700 indoor parking spaces. Express-Pay (credit card) parking makes getting into and out of the parking garage a breeze! The North garage has 12 disabled parking spaces located on Level 4A.
Please check their site for details




Event: Canadian Event Industry Awards Gala - Thursday, March 30, 2017

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m

Location: 222 Rowntree Dairy Rd. Woodbridge, ON

Parking: Parking is free outside the building in the Paramount lot.


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