Security Canada Central
Toronto Congress Centre
October 25-26, 2023
Q: What are the official dates of the Security Canada Central event?
A: Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26, 2023.
Q: When does the trade show officially open?
A: The trade show officially opens to attendees at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, however, there are still events happening before the official opening that you should be aware of:
Monday, October 23, 2023
8:00 a.m. – Move-in for large exhibits only (4 booths and up). Lange will email you approximately two weeks before the show with your move-in time.
5:00 p.m. – Set-up ends
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Move-in (Exposition)
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Move-in (Exposition)
8:00 a.m. – On-site Registration opens
10:00 a.m. – Exposition opens
10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education Sessions
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Education Flash Sessions
5:00 p.m. – Exposition Closes
Thursday, October 26, 2023
9:00 a.m. – On-Site Registration opens
9:00 a.m. – Exhibitor meeting at the cafeteria
10:00 a.m. – Exposition opens
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Education Flash Sessions
3:00 p.m. – Exposition Closes
3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Move-out – all exhibits must be removed by 11:00 p.m.
Q: Who should attend Security Canada Central?
A: As this is a trade only show, anyone involved in any aspect of the security industry is welcome to attend Security Canada Central.
Q: Where can I get a copy of the entire program?
A: Exhibitors will all be receiving an Exhibitor kit approximately 2 months prior to the show, which will include a full program of this event.
Attendees will be receiving an attendee information package upon arrival to Security Canada Central.
There will also be a program posted on the website securitycanada.com
Q: Can I see the full schedule before I arrive on-site?
A: Yes. Please visit securitycanada.com where there will be a full schedule of events posted.
Q: What is the dress code?
A: Attire for Security Canada Central is business casual. Remember comfort is key, as you will be on your feet most of the day.
Q: Will childcare be provided?
A: Childcare services will NOT be provided at Security Canada Central. Please make other arrangements if you require childcare as children under age 18 are not allowed on the show floor.
Q: I have a question about the City of Toronto.
A: Contact Tourism Toronto at 1 (800) 499-2514 or via destinationtoronto.com
Q: I have a question regarding sponsorships.
A: There are many different sponsorship opportunities available at Security Canada Central. For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities please view the Sponsorship Prospectus.
Q: I have a question about membership.
A: Becoming a member of CANASA will save you money when registering for Security Canada Central. If you are interested in becoming a member, please see our website canasa.org or contact
Q: Is the Toronto Congress Centre accessible for persons with disabilities?
A: The Toronto Congress Centre’s aim is to meet every client’s needs. The Toronto Congress Centre complies with the regulations set by the Barrier Free Code of Ontario as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Q: What about washroom access?
The Toronto Congress Centre provides accessible washroom stalls. The Congress Centre also has unisex washrooms to accommodate persons with special needs and their attendant.
Q: I’d like to speak or suggest a speaker/topic for your next conference.
A: If you have a suggestion for next year’s conference or would like to speak at Security Canada Central, please visit the speaking opportunities page (coming soon).
Q: What is the deadline for registration?
A: You are able to register online until October 18, 2023. After this date, registration is only available on-site.
Q: How can I register for Security Canada Central?
A: The Show Contact for your company should pre-register you for an Exhibitor badge as they received the registration link along with the Exhibitor kit. Otherwise, you can register on-site.
Q: How do I know if I’m registered?
A: We do not pre-register anyone. You must register yourself every year to attend. Once you register we will issue a confirmation via email immediately. If you do not receive a confirmation please contact . Please do not use the registration link provided on the website as this is for attendees only.
Q: How will I receive my badge?
A: If you have pre-registered, your badge will be waiting for you at the pre-registration desk at the entrance of Security Canada Central.
If you are registering on-site, you will receive your badge when you register.
Q: What if I need to cancel my registration?