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The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is an industry leader in environmental sustainability. We are proud to say that our efforts have been recognized through various awards and recognitions, which include:


Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) Award of Excellence for Sustainable Tourism

  • This award recognizes our facility for contributions to the practice and promotion of sustainable tourism in Ontario.


BOMA Outstanding Building of the Year Award (TOBY) – Public Assembly

  • This prestigious recognition is awarded to facilities with the highest levels of quality in many categories of building operations including energy conservation, building performance, security standards and community impact.

BOMA Certificate of Building Excellence

  • We received this award in recognition of our high standards and excellence in areas including operations, community impact, sustainability, conservation and building management.


  • The Platinum certification is based on an impressive 93 percent score received in categories including energy conservation, waste reduction, indoor environment, and environmental management systems.


The Canadian Association of Exposition Management (CAEM): The Give Back Award

  • The Give Back Award recognizes a member organization who, not for financial reasons, has contributed to the enhancement of their community, within the past year. This award was received as a result of our Corporate Social Responsibility Program which works to incorporate community involvement and social responsibility into the fabric of our culture.


Canadian Green Building Council (CaGBC): LEED Gold Facility for Existing Buildings.

  • Our South Building received this certification from LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), a highly rigorous international certification analyzing all operations and maintenance.

Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) Sustainable Tourism Award

  • This award was received as a result of the success of our waste diversion program.

Green Meeting Council’s ASTM/APEX Environmentally Sustainable Event Standard for Meeting Venue

  • We were the first conference venue in Canada to receive this award, which recognized the high standards achieved in environmentally sustainable meetings, trade shows, and conferences.



Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) Sustainable Tourism Award

  • This award was received for our Local Food Program and ongoing Sustainability Program.

BOMA BEST Level 3 Certification for Energy and Environmental Management

  • We received recognition for environmental leadership within the commercial real estate industry.



BOMA Certificate of Building & Management Excellence and BOMA Building of the Year.

  • This was received due to our superb building management, tenant relations, and many other operations.



Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Recognition Award for our Zero Waste Events Program

  • This award was received for our Zero Waste Events Program.



AIPC Innovation Award

  • This award recognized the importance of green issues in congress centres through our Zero Waste Events Program.

Green Toronto Award Recipient in the Market Transformation Category

  • Awarded for utilizing market forces successfully to promote products, services and choices which lessen the impact on the environment and human health.




Building Owners and Managers Association of Canada (BOMA) GO Green designation

  • Awarded for being a commercial building showing environmental leadership and best practices.

Gold Award in the Ontario Waste Minimization Awards by the Recycling Council of Ontario

  • Awarded for our role as a provincial waste diversion champion and leader.