Security Canada Central FAQs

Toronto Congress Centre | Toronto, Ontario - October 18-19, 2017

General Information

What are the official dates of the Security Canada Central event?
Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19, 2017.

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:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m.


On-site registration opens
Exposition opens
Manufacturers’ Training Sessions (MTS)
Education Flashes
Exposition closes

Thursday, October 19, 2017

8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.


On-site registration opens
Exposition opens
Education Flashes
Exposition closes

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 email at

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 us at

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

Show Registration

What is included in my registration fee?
The exposition fee includes entrance into the exposition, all Manufacturers' Training Sessions (MTS) and Education Flashes (if applicable).

What is the deadline for registration?
You can register online until October 11, 2017. After this date, registration is only available on-site.

How can I register for Security Canada Central?
Online: Internet registration is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please go to to register.

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

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

Housing & Travel

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
$149 CDN (plus taxes) per room per night

The hotel is located within minutes from the airport and is directly across the street from the exposition facility. There is a shuttle between the hotel and the airport, which is complimentary. When arriving at Toronto Pearson International Airport Terminal 1, go to post pickup S5 or P3.  If arriving at Terminal 3, go to post pickup C22. 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 13, 2017. To receive the preferred rate, you must indicate that you are with the “Security Canada” group.

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 VZMH6DX1.