Exhibition Place set to debut its VR Tour of Beanfield Centre at CMEExpo 2023

Exhibition Place set to debut its VR Tour of Beanfield Centre at CMEExpo 2023

TORONTO, August 9, 2023 – Exhibition Place, Canada’s premier destination events and entertainment, will be returning to the 2023 edition of the Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) and launching its immersive VR Tour of the Beanfield Centre this August.

Through this tour, meeting and event professionals will be able to immerse themselves in a “digital twin” of Beanfield Centre’s state-of-the-art facilities, renowned for its thoughtful design and distinctly modern approach that prioritizes digital connectivity. Beyond being able to explore the space virtually, meeting and event planners will be able to navigate through various room setups – from theatre and banquet to classroom – to better envision how these versatile spaces can be used for events of all shapes and sizes.

Beanfield Centre Ballroom with Classroom Setup

Beanfield Centre Ballroom with Banquet Setup 

The virtual tour, which was created to cater to meeting planners’ demand for digital connectivity, reflects Exhibition Place’s forward-thinking approach within the industry and dedication to being at the forefront of innovation.

“We're excited to be one of the first venues in Canada to offer this leading-edge technology to our industry. In the same vein as our debut of Wi-Fi 6 at the Beanfield Centre in 2022, this VR tour responds to the need for enhanced digital connectivity across the meetings and events industry,” said Laura Purdy, General Manager at Exhibition Place.  

Planners will be able to interact with this VR Tour for the first time at the Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) from August 15-16 at Exhibition Place’s Booth (#1010). Branded VR Viewers will also be available by to take home and by request following the 2023 CMEExpo.

To learn more about Beanfield Centre’s offerings, visit explace.on.ca/venue/beanfield-centre.

CONTACT: Alexandra Serrano, Exhibition Place, Manager, Marketing and Communications, [email protected].

About Beanfield Centre

Beanfield Centre is Canada's first LEED Silver conference centre, designed for meetings, conventions, and galas. Located in the former Automotive Building, this Art Deco masterpiece offers spectacular lakeside views and is connected to Enercare Centre which offers 1 million square feet of exhibition space.

Beanfield Centre combines history and state-of-the-art technology. The 160,000 square foot facility incorporates today's most advanced technological innovations while remaining respectful to the historical aspects of the former Automotive Building.

About Exhibition Place

Established in 1879 and located on the shores of Lake Ontario, Toronto, the award-winning Exhibition Place is Canada’s largest entertainment venue, hosting 1,260 events and attracting over 5.5 million visitors a year. The 192-acre site is an integral component of Toronto and Ontario's economy, particularly with respect to conventions, sports, festivals, recreation, culture, and tourism. Exhibition Place boasts the award-winning, LEED Platinum Enercare Centre; Canada's largest exhibition and convention centre, and the Beanfield Centre LEED Silver conference venue. Since 2004, Exhibition Place has undertaken an environmental stewardship initiative, entitled GREENSmart; which includes the promotion of sustainable development, environmental initiatives and leading-edge green technologies and practices across the site.

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