The secret’s out. Ideally located, genuine and always welcoming Hamilton is fast becoming a leading destination for meetings and events. The city is home to experienced hosts, unique venues and a growing buzz.
Whether you’re looking for a full service convention centre, planning an intimate evening at modern art gallery or seeking historic, industrial space full character, you’ll find it all in Hamilton. The Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen’s offers more than 80,000 sq. ft. of recently renovated exhibition and meeting space across three floors right in the heart of downtown Hamilton. Hamilton is also home to dozens of unique and historic event spaces, including converted industrial spaces you won’t find anywhere else like the art-deco inspired former train depot LIUNA Station.
Impress your delegates with accommodations that reflect Hamilton’s dynamic character with more than 1,600 hotel rooms, historic boutique inns and affordable summer stay residences to choose from. Located in the centre of the Hamilton downtown business district, Sheraton Hamilton Hotel features modern guestrooms luxurious suites and close to 20,000 sq. ft. of event space and 18 meeting rooms while the 182 all-suite Homewood Suites by Hilton boasts two ballrooms, four meeting rooms and an always personable and flexible approach to meetings and events.
Conveniently located in the heart of Ontario’s Golden Horseshoe (one hour each way to either Niagara Falls or Toronto), Hamilton is easy to access from major highways and several international airports, including Hamilton’s own John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown. Named Canada’s fastest growing airport in Canada, it is home to a growing roster of airlines and destinations, including recently announced cross-Canada flights through ultra-low cost carrier Swoop Airlines.
Great City Vibe – with Nature Nearby:
Your delegates will love exploring Hamilton’s vibrant, walkable downtown core and neighbourhoods, jam-packed with headline making culinary and culture stops, great shopping, historic sites and beautiful architecture. And for those looking to escape to nature – it’s always nearby. Bounded by the picturesque shores of Lake Ontario and the lush landscape of the Niagara escarpment, Hamilton is home to endless trails, waterfalls and waterfront views.
For more reasons to choose Hamilton for your next Meeting, Convention or Event, visit www.tourismhamilton.com/meeting-planner