We are offering early registration check-in on Wednesday, March 4th at Meridian Hall from 5-8pm. If you want to avoid registration lines on Thursday, stop by to pick up your event credentials early.

Need to double check which tickets you purchased? Check out Eventbrite’s helpful tutorial HERE.

What to Bring

  • Your ID for Registration and any parties you'll be attending.
  • We will provide a workbook for you to take notes, but be sure to bring a pen or highlighter for note taking. 
  • Be sure to pack any medications needed including Advil. The first aid station at the venue has limited medicinal resources.  

Bag Policy

The following items are prohibited at Meridian Hall: 
Cameras other than smartphones, flags, signs or banners, noisemakers, large umbrellas, balloons, weapons, animals (excluding certified service animals), flowers, smoking/E-Cigs and wrapped gifts. 

Small snacks and water bottles are permitted. 

Upon entry to the venue, you will be subject to a thorough security check. Please allow yourself extra time and arrive early. You are encouraged to avoid bringing large bags and any outside food and drink. We thank you in advance for your cooperation. 

Coat + Bag Check
Large bags are strongly discouraged, however, you will be able to check them at coat check. Coat check is $2 per item per day (cash/credit only). Coat check is located in the boardroom at the basement level near the Hollis Co Pop Up Shop. 

Parking and Transportation


Parking is located at Brookfield Place across from the Meridian Hall at 181 Bay Street. Additional public parking lots are available on Scott Street (just east of the Meridian Hall), and on the Esplanade (just south of the Meridian Hall). Limited metered street parking is available on surrounding streets. There is no parking on site at the Meridian Hall. 

Discounted Transportation through UP Express!

Visit before March 10th, 2020 and use promo code RISETORONTO2020 to receive a 10% discount on ADULT RETURN or ADULT ONE WAY from Pearson Airport to Toronto Union Station (regular price one way is $12.35). UP Express connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto in just 25 stress-free minutes—less than half the time it often takes by vehicle. Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 05:27 and the last train departing at 00:57. There’s no easier or more convenient way to get to or from Toronto Pearson.Tickets are valid for 1 year from time of purchase. There are no refunds. *Price subject to change. 

What day should I fly/drive in?

We recommend you arrive in Toronto on Wednesday, March 4th so you can take advantage of Early Registration. Programming is estimated to start at 9am Thursday but is subject to change.

Will there be accessible (ADA) seating?

If you purchased the ADA ticket types in either VIP, Premiere Plus or General Admission we will have seats reserved for you. We cannot accommodate accessible seating in any other ticket type other than those provided for purchase. If you purchased ADA seating, you will receive an email with accessibility details as it gets closer to the event. 

If you have a new injury since buying your ticket and require accessible seating, we will do our best to accommodate you but cannot guarantee seating. Please email to coordinate.

What are the Hollis Co Pop Up Shop hours?

Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm 

 Friday 8:00am-5:30pm 

 Saturday 8:00am-2:00pm


See you at the After Party??

We love to end our weekend with an epic After Party hosted by The Hollis Co. Staff! 

When: Saturday, March 7th from 8:00pm-10:00pm 

Theme: ROARING 2020'S (Themed Costumes are encouraged) 

Where:The Arcadian (10 minute walk from Meridian Hall)

What: Join us for cocktails, 20s glam photo moments and an epic dance party with DJ Ahsohn.

After Party tickets will be on sale until Saturday, March 7th at 2pm


We would love to answer any other questions you might have! Send us an email at