The CRFA Show is a one-stop shop that helps thousands of industry professionals stay ahead of trends and see the newest products and services. It’s the flagship tradeshow for the CRFA and the biggest event of the year for Canada’s hospitality industry, attracting 13,000 visitors over three days.
“We are proud of our team at the Direct Energy Centre and our ability to provide excellent customer service and facilities as a backdrop to this world class event,” said Arlene Campbell, general manager of sales and events, Direct Energy Centre. “The CFRA is a long-standing partner, and we look forward to a continued successful relationship for another five years and beyond.”
“The 2014 CRFA Show marks the seventh-consecutive year we’ve hosted our industry-leading event at the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto,” said Garth Whyte, president and CEO, CRFA. “Our first-class show needs a first-class venue. The Direct Energy Centre is one of the biggest expo venues in Canada and provides our hundreds of exhibitors with an excellent space to showcase their products and services.”
Exhibition Place is Canada’s largest entertainment venue, attracting more than 5.3 million visitors a year. The 192-acre site is an integral component of Toronto and Ontario’s economy, particularly with respect to conventions, sport, festivals, recreation, culture and tourism.
Located at Exhibition Place is the award-winning Direct Energy Centre, Canada’s largest exhibition and convention center, and the Allstream Centre LEED Silver conference venue. Since 2004, Exhibition Place has undertaken an environmental stewardship initiative, entitled GREENSmart, which includes the promotion of sustainable development, environmental initiatives and leading edge green technologies and practices across the site.