We know you have your choice when it comes to choosing a host city for your next big event. To help make your choice easy, we’ve collected 5 great reasons to choose Vaughan.
1. Quality venues
You’ll find diverse venues suitable to host a wide range of meetings & events and activities, from your favourite corporate hotel brands, to dedicated meeting halls, to peaceful off-site retreats set in nature. Vaughan is also well-equipped with public and private arenas, fields and recreational facilities that set the stage for national and international sport events, tournaments and festivals.
2. In-city attractions.
Vaughan’s family-friendly attractions will lure delegates to your meetings & events, to build attendance, motivate attendees, and create lasting memories. Top draws include the thrills of Canada’s Wonderland, the nation’s largest reptile conservatory at Reptilia, and mini versions of Toronto’s top landmarks at the LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre. Or go off the grid for fresh air and nature in Vaughan’s green space and conservation areas of the Humber River Valley and Oak Ridges Moraine, from the pristine landscapes of the Kortright Centre to sculpture trails on the grounds of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
3. Easy travels for delegates
Vaughan’s location in the north of the Greater Toronto Area is convenient for delegates arriving from just about anywhere in Southern Ontario, by road, rail or transit. For group travel, meeting & event planners can choose from local charters and ground transportation to get attendees to the event on time and within budget. For guests flying in on domestic or international airlines via Toronto Pearson airport, it’s just a 15-minute drive to Vaughan.
4. Regional road trips
Plan unique itineraries for companion programs or group tours—your out-of-town guests will look forward to visiting must-see Canadian attractions around our region. They might choose to defy gravity atop The CN Tower’s EdgeWalk, boat to the base of Niagara Falls, or breathe the clear, clean air of a pine forest in Algonquin Park—each experience within an easy day trip from Vaughan.
5. Can-do, creative thinking
Collaboration is key! Tell us what you have in mind and Tourism Vaughan will work with our hospitality partners to customize a meeting & event experience that will bring your vision to life. From VIP venues to city-wide tournaments and celebrations, plan festive events focused on fine food, entertainment and life experiences.