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Who we are

About The Venue

Owned and operated by the University of Toronto, the Chestnut Conference Centre is located adjacent to Nathan Philips Square, directly north of the city’s Financial District, Chestnut Conference Centre is in the heart of Toronto’s downtown core. Our team of event professionals will work with you to ensure your event exceeds all of your expectations.


The ideal space for your event

With 12 unique meeting spaces over 20,000 square feet of space, the Chestnut Conference Centre is the ideal space to host a wide range of events, from breakfast meetings, working lunches, and executive training sessions, to multi-day conferences. Chestnut Conference Centre provides clients with: 

  • Full-service event planning  
  • In-house catering curated by University of Toronto’s Chef Jaco Lokker 
  • Professional event management and staffing 
  • On-site Audio-Visual services 

Downtown Toronto

Our location

The Chestnut Conference Centre is centrally located in the heart of downtown Toronto. We are conveniently surrounded by and within walking distance of many of Toronto’s main attractions such as the Eaton Centre, Yong and Dundas Square, the CN Tower, and the Scotiabank Arena.
Located between 3 subway stations (Queen Station, St. Patrick Station, and Dundas Station) and with a street car nearby, Chestnut is conveniently located and easily accessible for all guests.


Why Chestnut Conference Centre

Our team of event professionals will work with you to ensure your event exceeds all of your expectations. Chestnut Conference Centre provides clients with:


Full-service event planning


In-house catering curated by University of Toronto’s Chef Jaco Lokker

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As an added bonus, University of Toronto departments don’t pay HST if they pay using FIS.

Audio & Visual

On-site Audio Visual services


Professional event management and staffing


Accessible spaces

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