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IDS Contract Exhibitor Kit
January 19-20, 2023
IDS Toronto Contract Exhibitor Kit
  • Info.
    • Info.
    • Contact Us.
  • Regulations.
  • Move-in/Out.
  • Badges/Tickets.
  • Forms.
  • Marketing.
  • Checklist/Tips.
    • Checklist.
    • Tips.
  • Safety.
    • Safety.
    • COVID-19.
  • Info.
  • Contact Us.

1) IDS Contract Show Hours.

Show Hours.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Thursday, January 19, 2023
7:00pm-11:00pm (Opening Night Party, 19+)

Friday, January 20, 2023

Show Location.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
South Building, Halls D&E
222 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 3L9

Exhibitor Move-In.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 4:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 8:00am-8:00pm

IMPORTANT! All exhibitors have been assigned a move-in day and time based on their booth location. Please check the Colour-Coded Move-In Floor Plan to determine your scheduled move-in time.

Exhibitor Move-Out.

Friday, January 20, 2023 6:00pm-11:00pm

2) Floor Plan.

Download a copy of the floor plan which shows booth dimensions.

3) Exclusive Suppliers.

All exhibitors must use these suppliers for the work listed below. These suppliers are exclusive.

  1. Electrical & Lighting (ShowTech)
  2. Plumbing & Propane (ShowTech)
  3. Hanging & Rigging (ShowTech)
  4. Food & Beverage (MTCC)
  5. Parking (MTCC)
  6. Cleaning (MTCC)
  7. Telecom (MTCC)
  8. Material Handling (Stronco)

The contact information and services provided by all of our official and exclusive suppliers can be found here.

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre does not have collective agreements with labour, carpentry or painting unions. This work can be done by any tradesperson as long as they adhere to all the labour and safety laws contained in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and applicable Regulations and the work is built to the standards in the Ontario Building Code.

4) Official Suppliers.

The use of the IDS23 official suppliers, though preferred, is not mandatory. The contact information and services provided by all of our official and exclusive suppliers can be found here.

5) Unauthorized Suppliers.

Be aware of unauthorized suppliers claiming to be partnering with Iwho approach exhibitors attempting to sell products or services they may not be able to deliver. Be on the lookout for the following warning signs:

  • Contact emails are not personalized and may not refer to the show;
  • Contact emails do not have a signature or a phone number to contact;
  • Companies will request full payment in advance of providing the service.

If you receive any communications that seem suspicious, are from companies that are not listed below, or are not listed as Authorized or Official Suppliers above, contact Brianne Luke, Operations Coordinator, at We are currently aware of the following companies that attempt to solicit exhibitors. None of these companies is affiliated with the show and do not have authorization to represent the show:

Unauthorized Hotel Accommodation Suppliers.

  • CBS Company
  • Convention Housing Service
  • EHS
  • Event Travel Planners
  • Exhibition Housing
  • Exhibitor Housing Management
  • Global Housing Corp
  • Global Housing Services
  • Global Travel Partners
  • Pro Housing LLC
  • Trade Show Housing
  • Travel Era
  • Travel Hotel Management
  • Travel Maker
  • World Housing Services

Unauthorized Attendee List Suppliers.

  • B2B Pro List
  • Business Leads
  • Demand Generation
  • Digits Data
  • Global Data Arc
  • Global Digisol
  • Global EXPO LIST
  • Huntadata
  • In For Each Leads
  • Lead Generation
  • Ladcude Systems
  • Media Envelope
  • World Lead Generation
  • Inside Sales
  • Opt In List

Unauthorized Show Guide Listing Suppliers.

  • Event Fair – The Exhibitors Index
  • Fair Guide – The Exhibitors Fair Guide
  • International Trade Fairs
  • International Fairs Directory

Unauthorized Invoicing Suppliers.

  • PayTrac Lda

Unauthorized Exhibit Display Suppliers.

  • Ideal Displays

Unauthorized Scam Communications.

  • Global Data Arc

Other Unauthorized Suppliers.

  • Biz Serviceww, Inc
  • Rag Technology

6) Exhibitor Badges.

Full details and access to online exhibitor badge registration can be found HERE.

7) Prepaid Parking Passes.

Exhibitors who would like to obtain a parking pass can place their order online with the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Prepaid parking passes can be picked up at the Exhibitor Services counter in the exhibit hall during event move-in/set-up. Passes can also be picked up at the closest Parking Office after the service desk has closed. The Parking Offices are located next to the entrance/exits in the parking garages (off of the Level 600 of the south building). The parking passes are required to exit the garage.

Parking Pass Order Form
Early Bird Deadline: January 4, 2023

8) Hotels.

InterContinental Toronto Centre
225 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 2X3

Take advantage of the IDS Toronto rate HERE (limited availability, offer expires January 6, 2023)

Le Germain Hotel Maple Leaf Square
75 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M5J 0A1

Take advantage of the IDS Toronto rate HERE (limited availability, offer expires December 16, 2022)

Toronto Marriott City Centre
One Blue Jays Way
Toronto, Ontario M5V 1J4

Take advantage of the IDS Toronto rate HERE (limited availability, offer expires December 6, 2022)