For Tech Forum: #techforum / For ebookcraft (workshops & main day): #ebookcraft
Yes! Login details will be printed on your badge.
Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as coffee and snacks throughout the day.
There won’t be a formal, staffed coat check, but there are large coat closets available in all event rooms. So don’t worry, you can stash your bulky winter coat!
Yes! In fact, there are TWO.
After ebookcraft on Thursday, March 23, join us at The Pilot for our after-party and pub quiz featuring nerdy trivia, prizes, food, and fun!
When: Thursday, March 23 (doors open at 6 p.m. and quiz starts at 7 p.m.)
Where: The Pilot, 22 Cumberland St., Toronto (map)
After Tech Forum on Friday, March 24, join us in the concourse outside the conference hall for drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
When: Friday, March 24 (5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)
Where: MaRS Discovery District, 101 College St., Toronto (map)
Unfortunately, we’re not able to provide a student discount. However, it’s worth checking with your school’s administration to see if they have a professional development budget that could sponsor students.
All Canadian-owned and -controlled publishing firms are eligible for the Association of Canadian Publishers‘ Professional Development Subsidy Program, which covers a portion of registration fees. Click here to download an application (PDF), or contact Inna Shepelska at the ACP for more information. The deadline to apply is Dec. 16, 2016.
Yes! The Chelsea Hotel in Toronto (33 Gerrard St. W.) is our official conference hotel. The special rate for attendees is $129 CAD plus tax for single or double occupancy ($159 for triple; $189 for quadruple).
Rooms must be booked by March 2, 2017 to receive the goup rate, and reservations can be made for the nights of Tuesday, March 21, Wednesday, March 22 and/or Thursday, March 23, 2017. If you’re booking a night other than the conference nights, you may have to contact the hotel reservations department to check availability for additional nights at the special rate.
There are three options to book a room at the special rate:
Yes! If you’re travelling to Toronto for the conference from March 19-27, you can book your flight with Porter Airlines and receive 10% off your flight. Please book online at https://flyporter.com/Flight?culture=en-CA&promocode=EBTF17 or through your travel agent using promo code EBTF17.
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The BookNet Canada team comes out to help at Tech Forum, so no extra volunteer help is needed.