Security Canada Central

Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ontario
October 24-25, 2018


What are the official dates of the Security Canada Central event?
Wednesday, October 24 and Thursday, October 25, 2018.

When does the trade show officially open?
The trade show officially opens to attendees at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday.

However, there are still events happening before the official opening that you should be aware of:

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Move-in (Exposition)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Move-in (Exposition)
8:00 a.m. On-Site Registration opens
10:00 a.m. Exposition opens
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Manufacturers’ Training Sessions (MTS)
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education Flash Sessions
5:30 p.m. Exposition Closes

Thursday, October 25, 2018
8:00 a.m. On-Site Registration opens
9:00 a.m. Exhibitor meeting at the cafeteria
10:00 a.m. Exposition opens
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Education Flash Sessions
3:00 p.m. Exposition Closes
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Move-out – all exhibits must be removed by 11:00 p.m.

Who should attend Security Canada Central?
As this is a trade only show, anyone involved in any aspect of the security industry is welcome to attend Security Canada Central.

Where can I get a copy of the entire program?
Exhibitors will all be receiving an Exhibitor kit approximately 2 months prior to the show, which will include a full program of this event.

Attendees will be receiving an attendee information package upon arrival to Security Canada Central.

There will also be a program posted on the website

Can I see the full schedule before I arrive on-site?
Yes. Please visit where there will be a full schedule of events posted.

What is the dress code?
Attire for Security Canada Central is business casual. Remember comfort is key, as you will be on your feet most of the day!

Will childcare be provided?
Childcare services will NOT be provided at Security Canada Central. Please make other arrangements if you require childcare as children under age 18 are not allowed on the show floor.

I have a question about the City of Toronto.
Contact Tourism Toronto at 1 (800) 499-2514 or via

I have a question regarding sponsorships.
There are many different sponsorship opportunities available at Security Canada Central.

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact

I have a question about membership.
Becoming a member of CANASA will save you money when registering for Security Canada Central. If you are interested in becoming a member, please see our website or contact our Membership Services Coordinator at 1 (800) 538-9919 Ext. 223.

Is the Toronto Congress Centre accessible for persons with disabilities?
The Toronto Congress Centre’s aim is to meet every client’s needs. The Toronto Congress Centre complies with the regulations set by the Barrier Free Code of Ontario as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

What about washroom access?
The Toronto Congress Centre provides accessible washroom stalls. The Congress Centre also has unisex washrooms to accommodate persons with special needs and their attendant.

I’d like to speak or suggest a speaker/topic for your next conference.
If you have a suggestion for next year’s conference or would like to speak at Security Canada Central, please contact us at

What is the deadline for registration?
You are able to register online until October 17, 2018. After this date, registration is only available on-site.

How can I register for Security Canada Central?
The Show Contact for your company should pre-register you for an Exhibitor badge as they received the registration link along with the Exhibitor kit. Otherwise, you can register on-site.

How do I know if I’m registered?
We do not pre-register anyone. You must register yourself every year to attend. Once you register we will issue a confirmation via email immediately. If you do not receive a confirmation please contact us at Please do not use the registration link provided on the website as this is for attendees only.

How will I receive my badge?
If you have pre-registered, your badge will be waiting for you at the pre-registration desk at the entrance of Security Canada Central.

If you are registering on-site, you will receive your badge when you register.

What if I need to cancel my registration?
No problem, please contact us at

What hotel in Toronto is the official Security Canada Central hotel?
The Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre (formerly International Plaza Toronto Airport) is our official hotel for this event.

Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre (formerly International Plaza Toronto Airport)
655 Dixon Road
Toronto, Ontario
M9W 1J3
Tel: (416) 244-1711
$155 CDN (plus taxes) per room per night

They are located within minutes from the airport and are directly across the street from the exposition facility. There is a shuttle between the hotel and the airport, which is complimentary level. When arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport Terminal 1, go to Post S5 ground level. If arriving at Terminal 3, go to Post 41. The shuttle is a white 25 seat bus, with the hotel’s logo on both sides of the bus.

Note: The shuttle runs every 30 minutes (top and bottom of the hour) between 3:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Remember to book early, but please do not book more rooms than you require as the Association is penalized for rooms blocked but not used. The deadline for reservations is September 21, 2018. In order to receive the preferred rate you must indicate that you are with the “Security Canada” group.

Book your group rate for Security Canada / CANASA

How far is the hotel from the convention centre?
The hotel is located directly across the street from the Congress Centre, which is approximately a two minute walk.

Can I get a discount on my airfare to Security Canada Central?
Air Canada has been appointed the official airline. Visit or call 1 (800) 361-7585 or your travel agent to take advantage of a special convention rate. When booking your ticket please use the promotion code XKF3GE61.