ABOUT THE CITY

A global centre for business, finance, arts and culture, Toronto values its multicultural population and sense of community above all else. We consistently rank among the world’s safest and most livable cities.
 

DIVERSITY

#1

NAMED MOST DIVERSE CITY IN THE WORLD – BBC RADIO

51%

OF RESIDENTS BORN OUTSIDE CANADA

250

ETHNICITIES, 170+ LANGUAGES REPRESENTED

BUSINESS CLIMATE

25%

CANADA’S ECONOMIC HUB, WITH 25% OF BUSINESS HEADQUARTERS

TOP 10

A TOP 10 GLOBAL CENTRE FOR FINANCE

#1

RANKED AMONG THE WORLD’S TOP 10 SMARTEST CITIES — IESE CITIES IN...

CREATIVE CULTURE

2x

HOME TO NEARLY TWICE AS MANY ARTISTS AS ANY OTHER CANADIAN CITY —...

3RD

THIRD LARGEST DESIGN WORKFORCE IN NORTH AMERICA

#1

RECOGNIZED AS UNESCO CREATIVE CITY OF MEDIA ARTS FOR FILM, MUSIC...

LIFESTYLE

FANS

BEST CITY FOR SPORTS FANS — @TRIPSAVVY 2019

PRIDE

ONE OF THE BEST LGBT-FRIENDLY CITIES – LONELY PLANET

CULTURE

AMONG TOP 5 CITIES IN THE WORLD TO EXPERIENCE CULTURE – FOREIGN...

Choice event venues: Cvent’s Supplier network recognized Toronto as top in Canada for factors like breadth and quality of facilities, price flexibility, personal safety for attendees, and differentiation.

Unique attractions. Host your private events in iconic Canadian venues, from the top of the CN Tower, to the underwater wonders of Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, to the inspired architecture of the Art Gallery of Ontario (designed by Toronto-born Frank Gehry). Impress guests with unique views of the city across Toronto’s glittering harbour or from the hilltop perch of a historic castle.

Citywide scale. Delegates have travelled in record numbers to Toronto to attend conferences and events including NU SKIN China (4,000 delegates), Rotary International (24,000 delegates) and Collision Conference (25,000+ delegates).