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The Globe and Mail Centre

The Globe and Mail Centre

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions

About

The Globe and Mail Centre is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art meeting & event venue located in the King East Design District of Toronto, Ontario. Our event space is situated on the top floors of the new headquarters of Canada’s leading news organization.

Full of natural light, with breathtaking panoramic lake views, this elegant venue is LEED Gold certified and fully accessible. The Globe and Mail Centre is equipped with the latest in audio-visual and connective technology and is staffed with a professional planning team intent on making your day exceptional by assisting with setup, flow, and event design .

Our flexible indoor and outdoor spaces are suited to a wide range of corporate events, including conferences, meetings, award presentations, product launches, receptions, and gala celebrations. The venue’s event packages provide necessities for your event, such as up to 300 comfortable chairs for guests, up to 10 cruiser tables, 8 charcoal gallery benches, six small coffee tables, access to an expansive terrace, and easy set-ups and take-downs for events.

The Globe and Mail Centre knows the importance of quality food and drink service and provides a fully customizable beverage menu as well as package bar options. When planning an event at the venue, you have some of the best catering options that Toronto has to offer through customized menus from our catering partners. The Globe and Mail Centre can help connect you with the best fit for your vision, taste, and budget, and the chosen caterer will provide a proposal for services.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 400 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 180
  • Largest Theatre Style: 325
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 325
  • Largest Arena Seating: 325
  • Largest Seated Reception: 300
  • Largest Standing Reception: 400
  • Rooftop Capacity: 200
Event Hall
The Event Hall (3,700 sq. ft. / 348 sq. m) can accommodate multiple configurations with flexible seating that allows for a variety of different setups, from theatre style to dinner seating. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario, the west-facing Event Hall brings sophistication and elegance to any event. It features state-of-the-art digital projection, audio, lighting and recording technology.
  • 3,700 Sq. Ft.
  • 300 Banquet Style
  • 180 Classroom Style
  • 325 Theatre Style
  • 300 Conference Style
  • 80 Hollow Square Space Style
Lounge
The Lounge (3,800 sq. ft / 355 sq. m.) is perfect for receptions and social celebrations and is separated from the Event Hall by a stunning moveable feature wall.

The Bar is appointed with marble detail, multiple cocktails stations and satellite options, and offers fully licensed in-house beverage services.

Event guests arrive to a private reception Lobby on Level 17, offering ample space for registration and coat check. Event producers have access to generous back-of-house areas, including catering and server areas, a greenroom, workspace, private washrooms and more.
  • 3,800 Sq. Ft.
Terrace
The Terrace (2,800 sq. ft. / 267 sq. m) offers a dramatic 180-degree view of the downtown skyline to the west, Lake Ontario and Toronto Islands to the south and the city’s rapidly transforming east end. The Terrace is ideal for fair weather cocktail receptions, corporate functions, casual gatherings or leisurely star-gazing.
  • 2,800 Sq. Ft.

Featured Amenities

  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Cannabis-Friendly Cannabis Friendly
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Near Public Transit
  • Outdoor Space
  • Paid Parking
  • Rooftop Space
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

 
351 King Street East,
Toronto, Ontario M5A0N1

Transportation

  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Toronto Billy Bishop Airport - 10 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport - 20 minutes

Parking

  • Onsite Parking: No

Things to Know

Catering

  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: yes
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Technology

At our Toronto, Ontario event space, Audio/visual (AV) Services are available through The Globe and Mail Centre’s preferred AV Services provider, EPiQ Vision.

Unique. Elegant. Memorable. That is the EPiQ Difference.

EPiQVision offers comprehensive technical production services for corporate planners, businesses and venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We specialize in customizable
and scalable solutions for any corporate meeting or event. Our packages include audio and lighting design, staging, screens, HD video projection, podiums and more. The secret to our success is robust visual design, the best equipment available and a clientcentric approach to service.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: Yes
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • ADA Accessible: Yes

Technology

AV Services by EPIQ Vision
Unique. Elegant. Memorable. That is the EPiQ Difference.

EPiQVision offers comprehensive technical production services for corporate planners,
businesses and venues throughout the Greater Toronto Area. We specialize in customizable
and scalable solutions for any corporate meeting or event. Our packages include audio
and lighting design, staging, screens, HD video projection, podiums and more. The
secret to our success is robust visual design, the best equipment available and a clientcentric
approach to service.

VIDEO
• Large surround screens and laser projection system designed for high resolution daylight use
• Integrated camera, recording and video processing for capture and streaming broadcast
• Reception and bar feature screens offer digital signage, branding and sponsorship recognition opportunities

LIGHTING
• Architectural lighting is dimmable and zoned
• Motorized blinds provide control over ambient lighting from windows
• Ceiling support points include power circuits and DMX control inputs

SOUND
• Wireless and podium microphones with audio processing
• Ceiling speakers with low frequency support and high quality speech intelligibility
• Zoned to accommodate combinations of room configurations including the Terrace
• Easy additional equipment integration
• Hearing assist system and simultaneous interpretation infrastructure

CONNECTIVITY & WIFI
• Wireless Internet access is provided complimentary in all event spaces and meeting rooms
• Internet access for conferencing and broadcasting is available for an additional charge

For alternate AV Services companies, an External AV Fee of $1,000 (+HST) will apply, plus
a mandatory EPiQ AV Technician must be present and will be billed at an hourly rate.