Get To Know Hamilton!
Attend one of our upcoming FAM tours to learn more about what all the buzz is about in Hamilton.
See, experience and taste Hamilton at our upcoming Cirque du Soleil FAM tour June 7. Pair French food with French entertainment as you tour various venues, play ping pong and sample some of the best Hamilton has to offer. Limited Availability. Click here to download the full itinerary in pdf.
Welcome to Hamilton!
- An ambitious city with great customer service and a wide range of amenities and attractions.
- One of Canada’s most diverse economies with strong representation from the Healthcare, Education, and Arts & Culture sectors – just to name a few.
- Located in the centre of the most densely populated corridor of economic activity in Canada, Hamilton is Canada’s 9th largest regional economy and is the 5th largest “Mega-Region” in North America (Martin Prosperity Group, Hamilton Benchmarking).
- Hamilton has one of the strongest young professional networks in Canada (Hamilton Hive) that focuses on next generation talent development, building a talent pool of highly skilled employees, and building and sharing business networks.
- We host more than 100 meeting and convention-related events per year.
What We Offer:
- Exceptional customer service
- A downtown with over 1,000 hotel rooms
- Approximately 13 large venues (13,000 to 117,000 square feet); 27 medium-sized venues (700 to 12,000 square feet); and 100+ of small and unique venues (search small and medium venues )
- Significant and recent growth in new and innovative restaurants (95 new restaurants opened in 2013)
- Beautiful waterfront, trails, waterfalls, golf courses and arts and music
- 200 music venues ranging from bars, pubs, clubs, to theatres, and large stadium venues
- 300+ annual outdoor events
Major Conventions & Events Held Here:
- 2016 Heritage Canada: The National Trust’s Annual Conference
- 2016 Ontario Professional Planners Institute Annual Conference
- 2016 Co-Operative Housing of Canada Conference and AGM
- 2016 Kiwanis International Annual District Convention
- 2015 JUNO Awards
- 2015 PanAm Games (soccer)
- 2015 Ontario Association of Architects Conference
- 2015 Economic Developer Council of Ontario Annual Conference and Showcase
- 2015 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships
- 2015 Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology Conference
- 2014 Canadian Water Resource Association National Congress
- 2014 International Association of Great Lakes Research Annual Meeting
- 2014 Nurse Practitioners Association of Canada Conference
- 2013 United Way of Canada Annual Conference
- 2013 Ontario Building Officials Annual Conference
- 2013 Canadian Association of University Business Officer Annual Conference
- 2012 Canadian Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
- 2012 Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association Annual Conference
Sherry Lucia, our Tourism Product Development Specialist – Meeting and Convention Sales, is available to help and offer the following assistance:
- Development of Bid Proposals
- Site Inspections
- Planning Assistance
- Attendance Building
- Transportation Assistance
- Media and Promotion
- Visitor/Delegate Information & Registration Assistance
- Receptions and Entertainment
- Welcome Letters
- Airport Transfers
- Convention Alerts
- Post-Convention/Event Evaluation
For further information, please contact Sherry.
Get To Know Hamilton!