Travel and Lodging

Read on for information on lodging, getting to and from Toronto, and travel visa requirements. Have questions? Contact the Conference and Meetings Coordinator at


Conference Hotel

The Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel is the headquarters hotel and venue for the 2017 Global Conference and Accreditation Forum. Our group rate is CAD $219/night for single/double, plus applicable government taxes and fees. The group rate is currently available for stays from November 5-15. Please book your hotel room by October 19, 2017 to ensure you receive the discounted rate.

Internet access is guest rooms is included in the room rate.

Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
525 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L2 Canada

Reservations: Reservations may be made online or by phone. Call 1-800-905-0667 or visit our special reservation website.


Toronto can be reached by the following 3 airports:

The hotel does not provide shuttle service.

Ground transportation is available at all three airport, including public transportation, taxis, private/shared shuttles, and car rental services. See here for approximate transportation costs.


With few exceptions, every person entering Canada from another country must have a valid passport and/or identification card. A travel visa and/or an "Electronic Travel Authorization" (eTA) is required for citizens and nationals of some countries. Complete information on visa and document requirements is available on the Goverment of Canada website.

Each attendee is responsible for securing accurate information regarding requirements to enter Canada. Conference participants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the visa requirements for their country well in advance of the conference.

If you need a personal invitation letter to attend the Conference, ACBSP will send you one upon request. However, it will only be sent once you've registered and paid.

For assistance, please contact the Conference and Meetings Coordinator, at

Follow these steps for a visa letter:

  1. Download the Invitation Letter template and complete the information noted by yellow highlight.
  2. Return the completed letter to
  3. A PDF document will be developed on ACBSP letter head with the electronic signature of the President/CEO. This will be sent via email. Unless specifically requested, a hard copy on letterhead with original signature will not be sent. Postage and shipping fees for a hard copy may apply.

If a letter is required for an accompanying guest this can be issued as a separate letter or it can be included in the letter for the conference attendee. Please send an email with the following information or include in the invitation letter returned to ACBSP offices:

  • Guests’s full name as it appears on the passport
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number, expiration date, country where issued (you may send a readable copy of the passport page if more convenient)
  • E-mail address (optional)
  • Relationship to the attendee

Please be advised that the letter of invitation does not imply any obligation on the part of the Conference organizers to provide any kind of financial contribution.

For assistance, please contact the Conference and Meetings Coordinator, at


Toronto, the fourth-largest city in North America, after Mexico City, New York and Los Angeles, is a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city and a gateway to a vast and diverse region including the awesome Niagara Falls, and neighbouring cities of Mississauga and Brampton – each of which have a compelling combination of natural escapes, Canadian heritage, ethnic diversity and a growing urban core with big-city amenities like shopping, arts and dining. Go to, the official site of Tourism Toronto, to find out more.

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