Unconventional: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre does local, and they do it big

Last year, the Metro Toronto Convention Centre saw 1.5 million conference goers, event planners, salespeople, presenters, exhibitors, speakers, tech workers and myriad other people and professions stroll through its massive atrium in downtown Toronto. Week to week the MTCC shifts … Continue reading

Metro Toronto Convention Centre boosts Toronto’s economy in record year

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre announced yesterday that it gave Toronto’s economy a boost by generating a record-breaking $594 million in direct spending economic impact during its 2017/18 fiscal year. This is the biggest contribution to Toronto in the facility’s history. Direct spending economic impact is … Continue reading

Metro Toronto Convention Centre food donation program fights hunger in Toronto

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) has contributed over 90,000 kg of food to organizations in Toronto that support individuals struggling with hunger in its 2017/18 fiscal year. The MTCC’s successful food donation program partners with events and conferences to reduce food … Continue reading

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre appoints Lorenz Hassenstein as general manager

  The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorenz Hassenstein to the position of General Manager. Hassenstein joins the MTCC team after serving as General Manager for the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Recognized as a dedicated leader, Hassenstein brings … Continue reading

Walter Oster honoured with the Canadian Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) congratulates Walter Oster, former Chairman of our Board of Directors, on being honoured with the Canadian Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) in Ottawa, Ontario. This prestigious award recognizes industry pioneers who … Continue reading

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre generates over $500M in economic benefit, anticipates record-breaking summer

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is celebrating a very successful 2016/17 fiscal year by confirming that it hosted 569 events and generated over $500 million for the City of Toronto and the Province of Ontario in total direct spending economic impact from April 2016 to April 2017. Based … Continue reading

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre wins two prestigious building operations awards

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is proud to announce that it has been honoured with the 2017 Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award and the Certificate of Building Excellence in the public assembly category by the Building Owner’s … Continue reading

Metro Toronto Convention Centre president and CEO honoured with PCMA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) congratulates Barry Smith, President and CEO, on being honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Education Foundation at the 2017 Visionary Awards in Washington, D.C. Smith is one of the … Continue reading