Visiting The Fair | Category/Feature Areas

These are the places you can't miss at the Toronto Gift Fair!

New Product Galleries
Make sure to visit all three New Product Galleries to view a different selection from over 150 exhibitors at each location.
The International Centre – Hall 1 - Booth 1000
Congress Centre South – Pinsent Room (Off Hall 7)
Congress Centre North – Hall 12 – Booth 12731
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Discover brand new collections and eye-catching innovative, trendy items ranging from gifts and home décor to novelties. These new products will bring fresh inspiration and energy to your retail shop.
“Über Modern”
The International Centre - Hall 2 - Booth 2401 | Read more

Visit our simulated retail shop for a look towards the future and the newest and most inspiring, modern design innovations and new technologies. View fabulous displays of futuristic giftware, furniture, wall art, rugs, textiles and exquisite decorative accessories which have been merchandised by our top stylists/hosts - Kim Angliss of Akimbo Visual and Liza Morra Smith of See Hear Promotions.
Retail Resource Centre
Learn! Save! Relate!
Congress Centre South – Hall 9 - Booth 9020 - New Location!| Read more

LEARN: Our Retail Solutions Seminars give you access to information and best practices on topics you’ve asked us to cover. Complimentary one-on-one consultations provide you with private access to our coaches to ask specific questions regarding your business. Find more program details on our seminars page.

Meet our coaches:

Crystal VilkaitisSocial media expert, Crystal Vilkaitis can help you boost your Facebook marketing, discover power tips for Instagram and leverage Pinterest techniques to increase your exposure.

Dave McLeodDave McLeod from ShipTime will help you explore various shipping strategies for your online store. Learn about increasing profit and customer satisfaction through smart shipping policies, choosing the right services for the right products, and harnessing exciting new technology.

SAVE: CanGift's exclusive VIP programs are designed for your retail success.

ShipTime: Discounts on business-to-consumer shipping rates and other solutions to save you money.

Chase Paymentech: Make an appointment with a Chase Paymentech rep and learn how this new program can help you save on processing fees and increase your bottom line. For an even more personalized consultation, bring your latest processing statement.

RELATE: Relax, take a seat, charge your phone and catch up on industry news. We provide free charging stations, WiFi and industry publications.
Showcase Canada
Congress Centre North - Hall 10 - Booth 10020 | Read more

Share your pride in Canada! Choose to carry unique and distinctively Canadian handmade and manufactured products from this showcase featuring items from over 150 exhibitors.
Cottage Life
Toronto Congress Centre – Hall 8 - Booth 8036 | Read more

Earlier this year, Cottage Life launched feature product lines from artisans, designers and chefs for home décor, food and entertaining. The Weekend Collection includes Canadian handcrafted indoor and outdoor furniture, a signature line of seasonings and sauces for grilling and entertaining, and decorative pillows, throws and candles to brighten every room.
Kitchen Spotlight
Congress Centre South - Hall 7 – Booth 7469 | Read more

Cater to your customers (and their friends and families) by carrying the newest culinary gifts, gadgets and gourmet items on the market. Enjoy!

Don't miss:

- Daily demos with Chef Don Cruickshanks and the student chefs from the George Brown School of Culinary Management

- TrendTracker displays featuring products from select housewares exhibitors

- Cookbook Central - the latest and greatest book launches

- Daily prize draws for gourmet kitchen merchandise
Tea Garden
The International Centre – Hall 2 - Green Garden Room | Read more

Enjoy the timeless appeal of a "hot cuppa" and delectable pastries in the full service Tea Garden, whilst surrounded by tea-related giftware, décor and accessories supplied by exhibitors.

Daily sittings: Sunday, August 9 to Tuesday, August 11
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

(Note: Limited seating. No reservations necessary.)
Take 5 Lounges
The International Centre – Virgo Room (Off Hall 1) - New Location!
Congress Centre South – Sutherland Room (Off Hall 7)
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These comfortable lounges and amenities are available to all buyers and include free wireless internet service, cell phone charging stations, complimentary refreshments, retail trade magazines, a Product Locator kiosk and prize draws to win show merchandise.

Sunday, August 9 to Tuesday, August 11 - 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 12 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Solitude Lounge
The International Centre - Hall 1 – Booth 1330 | Read more

Take a moment and relax with free neck, head or foot massages in our tranquil lounge.

Registered massage therapist services are available daily:
Sunday, August 9 through Tuesday, August 11: 12 noon – 6:00 p.m.
shopping spree
Win a $1,000 credit towards an order placed at the Fall 2015 Toronto Gift Fair! | Read more

Daily draws will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 9th through Tuesday, August 11th. Ballots - located on the bottom of all badges - can be filled out and dropped into the ballot boxes in each of the New Product Galleries.

The International Centre – Hall 1 - Booth 1000
Congress Centre South – Pinsent Room (Off Hall 7)
Congress Centre North – Hall 12 – Booth 12731