GTA, Vaughan & York Region

Toronto Skyline, manufacturing conference, national event, vaughan, ontario

EMC’s Advantage through Excellence – Future of Manufacturing conference helps explore the competitive advantages, opportunities and success that can be achieved by manufacturers, through peer-to-peer networking and sharing of global best practices. This event provides a tremendous venue for you to learn, share and exchange ideas, best practices, challenges and solutions, with manufacturing peers from all sectors of Canadian industry.

Advantage through Excellence’s five streams puts you in control to navigate your own learning and training. Apart from the common keynotes, workshops and plant tours, delegates choose sessions from across multiple streams. This means you can tailor your time while at the conference and return to your facility armed with a broad range of new knowledge.

Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada

Explore the Waters of the World at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at the base of the CN Tower, the aquarium is Toronto's newest must-see attraction for tourists and locals of all ages.

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CN Tower

At a height of 553.33 m (1,815 ft., 5 in), the CN Tower is Canada’s National Tower, an engineering Wonder, award-winning dining & entertainment destination, and Toronto’s “must-see” for over 4 decades. Rocket to the top in a thrilling 58 second ride aboard glass fronted elevators. Spectacular views overlooking up to 160km (100 miles) from 3 observation levels including, the LookOut Level with floor-to-ceiling panoramic Window Walls, the world famous Glass Floor including Outdoor SkyTerrace and SkyPod, the highest of them all. Experience the thrilling EdgeWalk, the World’s Highest Outdoor Walk on a Building. Enjoy award-winning Canadian cuisine and breathtaking revolving views at 360 Restaurant, the perfect place for entertaining or celebrating. Plus, visual displays and exhibits on the history of the CN Tower, KidZone play area and unique Canadian artisan and souvenir shopping in the Gift Shop. Don’t miss the architectural illumination of the Tower each night from dusk to dawn.

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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

With a collection of more than 90,000 works of art, the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the largest and most distinguished art museums in North America. An international landmark, the AGO is also one of Canada’s most innovative cultural destinations. Highlights of the Gallery’s world-class collection include iconic Canadian and Inuit works, along with European and contemporary art – all on view in a spectacular building transformed by renowned Toronto-born architect Frank Gehry. After spending time with the AGO’s vast collection, be sure to enjoy a meal or glass of wine at the Gallery’s award-winning restaurant FRANK. Visit shopAGO for a unique collection of artful gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, and beautiful art books.

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Hockey Hall of Fame

Honor the achievements of some of the greatest stars in hockey at this shrine to Canada's national sport.

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Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts

Canada's first purpose-built opera house was completed in 2006 and is the home of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. Highlights of the Four Seasons Centre include the world's longest freespan glass staircase and a horseshoe-shaped, European style auditorium featuring phenomenal advancements in modern engineering and acoustical design. Facility tours are available. For upcoming opera and ballet performances, visit the Canadian Opera Company and The National Ballet of Canada websites.

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Royal Ontario Museum

Opened in 1914, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) showcases art, culture, and nature from around the globe and across the ages. One of North America's most renowned cultural institutions, Canada's largest museum is home to a world-class collection of more than six million objects and specimens, featured in 40 gallery and exhibition spaces. As the country’s preeminent field research institute and an international leader in new and original findings in biodiversity, palaeontology, earth sciences, the visual arts, material culture and archaeology, the ROM plays a vital role in advancing our global understanding of the artistic, cultural and natural world. The Renaissance ROM expansion project (2007) merged the iconic architectural heritage of the original building with the Studio Daniel Libeskind-designed Michael Lee-Chin Crystal. A distinctive new symbol of Toronto for the 21st century, the Crystal marked the beginning of a new era for the ROM as the country's premier cultural and social destination.

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Sanctuary Day Spas

Recently renovated with a sophisticated European decor, the Sanctuary Day Spa in Vaughan is the city's premier day spa, an urban retreat of the highest standard with a full range of spa services. Conveniently located on Rutherford Rd. Close to Vaughan Mills Shopping Mall and Paramount Canada's Wonderland.

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Vaughan Mills Mall

Vaughan Mills, capturing the best of super-regional, outlet centres and entertainment venues, is a must-see for shoppers, families, and tourists. It offers 18 anchors, a mix of full-price & branded outlets and entertainment including Canada's first and only LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, Bass Pro Shop Flagship, A|X Outlet, Aritzia, Banana Republic Factory, BenSherman, Calvin Klein, Cole Haan, DKNY, Forever21, H&M, The Outlet by Harry Rosen, hr2 Holt Renfrew, Hugo Boss Factory, J. Crew Factory, Lululemon, Michael Kors Outlet, Nike Factory, Toys R Us, UGG Outlet and Vince Camuto. Vaughan Mills is the perfect place to shop for those looking for exceptional deals and discounts.

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Kortright Centre for Conservation

Located 10 minutes north of Toronto, on 325 hectares of pristine woodlands, the Kortright Centre for Conservation combines a natural oasis with some of the most leading-edge sustainable education programs and events in Canada. A great place to stretch your legs and enjoy the fall colours.

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McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Canadian art and stories - through a distinctly Canadian art experience.The McMichael Canadian Art Collection offers its visitors a unique and truly Canadian experience. From the art within the gallery on its walls to the surrounding landscape, the McMichael is the perfect gallery for an introduction to Canada's art, its peoples, their cultures and their history.Renowned for its devotion to collecting only Canadian art, the McMichael permanent collection consists of almost 6,000 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Inuit and other artists who have made a contribution to Canada's artistic heritage.

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Royal Alexandra Theatre

A masterpiece of beaux-arts architecture, the historic Royal Alexandra is Toronto's senior theatre and, at 101, never having been converted to any other use, the oldest continuously operating legitimate theatre in North America.The Royal Alexandra is also North America's first truly "royal" theatre - "royal" by patent from Edward VII - named with royal permission for his consort, Alexandra, a Danish princess and great-grandmother of the present queen.

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