Design City News

25 MAY 2012

Design City set for Canada's best show facility

 The modern Direct Energy Centre in downtown Toronto is the venue for Design City, offering exhibitors and visitors state-of-the-art show amenities.

With high 40-foot ceilings, bright lights, sweeping glass entrance lobby and large expanses of barrier-free space, the Direct Energy Centre is a favourite with exhibitors and visitors alike. 

Design City is a special feature of Print World: The World of Shorter-Run Printing, occupying Hall A on the west side of the Direct Energy Centre.   

Full loading docks and drive-in ramps with 30-foot doors make move-in and move-out as effortless as possible. A system of floorport service conduits provide access to electrical and telecommunication outlets. 

The facility is also fully wired, with video conferencing, fibre optic, wireless Internet and many other communications capabilities.

Located by Lake Ontario in Exhibition Place, the Direct Energy Centre has easy access to downtown Torontos hot spots, perfect for entertaining clients. In addition to hundreds of fine restaurants and the club district, nearby attractions include the CN Tower, Hockey Hall of Fame, Bell Lightbox (home of Toronto International Film Festival), Fort York and Air Canada Centre.

The Centre offers both aboveground and underground parking, and is accessible via two streetcar transit routes.

The Centre is even within walking distance of Toronto Island Airport (Billy Bishop Airport), home of Porter Airlines. Porter is an official Design City carrier (20% discount after May 1), known for its convenient, stylish and low-stress service to many eastern Canadian destinations and also New York (Newark), Boston, Chicago and Washington. Air Canada also flies out of the airport to Montreal.

Pearson International Airport is a short 25-minute cab ride away.

Design City/Print World 2012 takes place Nov. 17 -19 at the Direct Energy Centre, the best show facility in Canada.

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Direct Energy Centre
Toronto, Ontario
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Saturday, Nov 19 - 10am to 5pm
Sunday, Nov 20 - 10am to 5pm
Monday, Nov 21 - 10am to 5pm

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