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Do not Forget Your Passport! AAPOR’s 74th Annual Conference will be held May 16-19, 2019 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  American attendees will need to have a valid passport in order to attend.

The AAPOR 2019 Annual Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in Toronto, Canada where AAPOR has negotiated a discounted rate of $236 per night for single or double occupancy.  Rates are subject to applicable taxes and fees, currently 13% on HST on the guest room rate and on the 2.66% DMP, and are subject to change.  Be sure to make reservations by April 24, 2019, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply.
 
To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel at +1-888-627-7175 and identify yourself as an AAPOR 74th Annual Conference attendee. 
 
Click here to make your reservations online. 

All reservations require a first night room deposit, or guests can guarantee reservations with a major credit card.  Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival.  Make any necessary cancellations at least 24 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge.  Discounted room rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability.  Hotel check-in time is 3 p.m. and check-out is 12 p.m. 
 
Host Hotel
Toronto.jpgSheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen St W
Toronto, On M5H2M9 Canada
Telephone: 416-814-1358
Fax: 416-306-1461
 
 
Ground Transportation
Note:  Rush hour traffic in Toronto can cause significant travel delays.  Please plan accordingly.
 
Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is located 29.5km from the Sheraton Centre Toronto. The following are the price and estimated time of transportation to the hotel. These prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars and are subjected to change.

Options                       Price                Time
Taxi/Limo                    $60.00             30mins
TTC Subway                 $3.00               50 mins

  • Taxi, bus and rental car services are available at Pearson International Airport.
  • Travel Time depends on traffic, and is approximately 30 minutes to an hour.
  • Union Pearson Express (UP Express) connects Toronto Pearson International Airport to Union
  • Station in the heart of downtown in just 25 minutes.  UP Express trains depart every 15 minutes
  • 19 ½ hours a day between 5:30am and 1am
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ)
  • Taxi price estimated to $26 per trip
  • Located 3.4km from Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
  • Travel time approximately 20 minutes from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Sheraton Centre
  • Toronto Hotel
UP Express
Get a discount on your travel with UP Express!
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 car.  Trains leave every 15 minutes with the first train departing Pearson Station at 05:27 and the last train departing at 00:57. There is no easier or more convenient way to get to or from Toronto Pearson. Just visit UPexpress.com before May 16, 2019 and use promo code AAPOR2019  to get your 25% discount on adult return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station (regular price $24.70* CAD).  Tickets are valid for 1 year.
  • select “From Pearson To Union,”
  • select an adult return ticket for your round-trip
  • Add to order then click the ‘Buy Now’ button and then Checkout to pay for ticket

At checkout apply the promo code AAPOR2019 during purchase *Price subject to change. 
 
Out-of-Town Shuttle and Bus Services
A number of companies offer bus and shuttle service to and from Toronto Pearson.  Information counters are located on the Ground Level of Terminal 1 and on the Arrivals Level of Terminal 3.  For more information on the services provided, please click on the following link, Toronto Pearson Bus and Shuttle Services
 
Car Rental
AVIS is the official car rental service for the AAPOR 2019 Annual Meeting.  For details, call 1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J995162 to receive special pricing.  An advance reservation is recommended.  For online reservations, click here.
 
Parking
Covered valet is available for $50 CAD per day with full in and out privileges. Availability is limited to 215 spots and distributed first come, first served.  We extend up to 30 minutes complimentary parking in our Motor Court for the unloading of luggage at time of arrival.  There are various city and privately owned parking lots in the neighborhood of the hotel.  Rates vary from $5.00 to $20.00 per hour, with daily maximums of $50.00.

Nathan Philip’s Square Parking directly across from the hotel:  110 Queen Street West. Rate: $2.75 / Half Hour. Featuring a total capacity of 2087 spaces
 
Local Downtown Toronto Pay Parking Lots
Within close proximity of our hotel, several pay-lots offer parking options from the half hour - overnight.  Please visit http://goo.gl/e94qfM 
 
Internet
Standard speed internet is complimentary in all guest rooms and lobby.  AAPOR will be providing complimentary internet in all meeting spaces.
 
Business Centre
The TDI Firm Office Business Centre, located on the Lobby Level, provides full service copies, signs and banners, and binding services for large events that need binders, directional signage, speaker's notes or last minute walk-in printing. An extensive number of retail products such as pens, paper, phone chargers, and other supplies are available.
 
Hotel Restaurants
 
BnB Restaurant
Located in the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel lobby, BnB is a contemporary Bar and Bistro where locals can connect with people from all over the world in a warm, social environment. BnB is a place to meet new people or enjoy an old friend’s company while sampling some of the finest craft beers and comfort foods in the city.
Open for breakfast and dinner
 
Quinn’s Steakhouse and Irish Bar
Located on the lobby level of our hotel, Quinn’s Steakhouse and Irish Bar is a classic steakhouse serving excellent sirloins, prime rib, seafood and other pub dishes. It’s accessibly priced and offers an extensive wine list, plus a large selection of draft beers and over 150 varieties of whiskey. Come catch a game on one of our LCD TVs and enjoy charming Irish hospitality.
 Open for lunch and dinner.
 
Shopsy’s Deli
Located on the lobby level in the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, Shopsy’s Deli has been a Toronto standby since 1921. This local institution serves award-winning sandwiches, burgers, and ribs alongside a large selection of draft beers in a convivial and welcoming environment. Wheelchair accessible. Groups and families are welcome.
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
 
Link Café
Link@Sheraton is the perfect spot to relax with a cup of coffee or take a snack to go. Enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi internet access while you plan your day in downtown Toronto. We also offer freshly brewed Starbucks coffee, breakfast pastries, fresh fruit, salad, and sandwich selections made fresh in-house.
Opens daily at 6:00 a.m.
 
Club Lounge Dining
Located on the 43rd floor of our hotel and serving breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres, our exclusive Club Lounge restaurant and bar features breathtaking views of downtown Toronto and the CN Tower.
Open for breakfast Monday-Friday 6:30-10:00 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday 7:00-1:00 a.m.
Open daily during the evening serving cold canapés from 5:00-8:00 p.m.
 
Fitness Centre
The fitness centre is located on the third floor of the Queen Tower, and is open 24 hours a day. Our Fitness Centre offers an extensive selection of state-of-the-art fitness equipment featuring the newest individual integrated LCD touch screen cardio equipment that feature an abundance of entertainment options, such as internet connectivity, entertainment apps, TV, interactive courses, and more. We also offer complimentary ear buds and cold towels for your convenience.
 
Indoor-Outdoor Heated Pool
Sheraton Centre Toronto is proud to offer you the opportunity to swim and relax in the largest indoor-outdoor heated pool in downtown Toronto. Simply swim under the protective glass wall, and whether it’s a winter wonderland or a summer’s day, the water is always perfect. A book or a cocktail; make an afternoon at our pool an experience worth indulging in.
Pool hours: 6:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
 
Things to Do in Toronto
Seize the opportunity to explore the best of the city from Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. We’re located in the heart of downtown Toronto, near the Hockey Hall of Fame and close top world-class dining, shopping, entertainment and more. Take advantage of the many exciting things to do in the Toronto area while staying with us.
 
Toronto Weather
Temperatures in the Toronto area during the month of May can range between 50° Fahrenheit and 67° Fahrenheit.  Toronto is located in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Passports
Canadian law requires that all persons entering Canada carry both proof of citizenship and proof of identity. A valid U.S. passport, passport card, or NEXUS card satisfies these requirements for U.S. citizens. 
 
Foreign Visas
Travelers coming from qualified countries to Canada for tourism or business you will require a valid Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or Visitor Visa before you depart.  For more information, visit TravelVisa Canada
 
Dress Code
Attire for the AAPOR Annual meeting is business casual.  Because meeting room temperatures sometimes fluctuate, AAPOR recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket.