Frequently Asked Questions

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What’s the event hashtag?

For Tech Forum: #techforum / For ebookcraft (workshops & main day): #ebookcraft

Can I see the videos or slides from previous events?

Yes! We have links to materials from past events here: Tech Forum, ebookcraft

Will there be free wireless at the venue?

Yes! Login details will be printed on your badge.

Will there be coffee or food?

Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as coffee and snacks throughout the day.

Will there be a coat check?

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!

Are there opportunities for sponsorship or media partnerships?

Yes! Visit the Contact page to download our sponsor kit and get in touch.

Is there an after-party?

Yes! The ebookcraft After-Party & Pub Quiz will take place off-site at The Stealth Lounge (above The Pilot at 22 Cumberland St., starting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 after the day’s sessions are done. Details are available in the schedule, and you can RSVP via Facebook or Meetup.

Following the last session of the day at Tech Forum on Friday, March 23, there will be a reception in the concourse with drinks and light refreshments.

Is there a student discount on tickets?

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.

Are there any professional development subsidies that cover part of attendance costs?

At this time, no. We will update this page if any become available.

Is there a special hotel rate?

You bet. The official conference hotel is the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (33 Gerrard St. W.). Rooms are available at the following discounted rates for the nights of March 20, 21, and 22: single/double rate $139; triple rate $169; quad rate $199. The deadline to book is Feb. 19, 2018. All rooms include complimentary wired internet, as well as special parking rates for overnight guests only.

You can book using one of three methods:

1. Call the Reservations Department at 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732) and refer to our guestroom block name “BookNet Canada” for the group rates.

2. Send an email to and refer to our guestroom block name “BookNet Canada” for the group rates.

3. Use our private online booking link: BookNet Canada.

Want to stay additional nights? Check with the hotel to see if they can extend the special rates, based on availability.

Are there any discounts for flights?

Indeed there are. Porter Airlines has provided a 10% discount off flights to and from Toronto for the conference, from anywhere in Canada or the US. The discount can be used on available base fares, except for the lowest class fare during a public seat sale. Flights to Toronto must take place from March 19-23 and return flights from Toronto from March 20-26.

You can book online at or through your travel agent using the promo code “EBTF18”.

Are there any volunteer opportunities at these events?

The BookNet Canada team comes out to help at Tech Forum, so no extra volunteer help is needed.










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