Metro Toronto Convention Centre Constitution Hall, Renovated and Revealed



    TORONTO, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Prestigious Constitution Hall, one of Canada's
most in-demand ballroom venues, has re-opened with a dramatic and fresh new
look.
    "We undertook this major renovation and upgrading of a key space at the
MTCC to make it an even better venue for our clients' events, and we are very
pleased with the results. It's better than ever, and we have been getting a
lot of great feedback on the new look already," said Barry Smith, the Centre's
CEO.
    The MTCC conducted a comprehensive set of renovations and upgrades to the
Hall, its premier ballroom space. The improvements represented a $4.2-million
makeover for the venue that hosts a majority of Toronto's many large fund
raising events, balls, galas, conventions, corporate holiday events and
parties at the MTCC each year.
    Among the exciting new features of the newly-renovated Constitution Hall
are:

    New triple escalators to access Constitution Hall, replacing the previous
double escalators, providing clients and their guests with much greater
flexibility in moving in and out of the room easily.

    Expanded pre-function space on the 100 level to give planners more
options in planning their event. Con Hall's new pre-function space has been
reconfigured to create a flexible area, which will now be available to clients
for a variety of uses, from a pre-registration area to a bar and beverage
area.

    LED feature lighting throughout the Hall, accents the room available in a
variety of attractive colours. This new feature lighting also adds personality
to each event, making it unique. It is especially useful for themed events,
when it can be used to enhance the room's décor and to create a desired
ambience or 'mood'.

    Five sets of new main entrance doors to welcome guests into Con Hall. All
new wooden doors have been installed, utilizing distinctive hardware and
lighting at each door, along with large new canopies overhead, each with its
own feature lighting. The overall effect is an entrance and pre function space
that is much more dramatic for visitors.

    Enhanced interiors to make guests feel comfortable and welcome. A variety
of interior finishes in Con Hall have been upgraded, from columns trimmed out
in wood and stainless steel, to all new luxury carpets, redecorated walls,
wood accents, and coloured LED lights inside the room, as well as 200 pendant
feature lights suspended from the ceiling for an added touch of elegance.

    Upgraded technology will help to make all your event's voice and data
communications flow smoothly and quickly. We've also installed a new sound
system.

    Enhanced Washrooms completes the renovated space. Accent wood and feature
lighting to match Con Hall were added to each washroom area, along with
hands-free faucets.

    At 28,000 square feet, this ballroom-sized room is a flexible, divisible
space with two operable walls. It can accommodate up to 3,400 people in
theatre-style seating, 2,800 for a reception and 2,520 in banquet-style
set-up.

    About the MTCC

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada's No. 1 convention and
trade show facility and one of the finest in North America. With more than
2 million square feet of state-of-the-art space, it is considered a
world-class, tier-one facility. Since its opening in 1984, the MTCC has hosted
approximately 12,000 events and entertained nearly 40 million people. For
further information about the MTCC please visit www.mtccc.com.





For further information:

For further information: Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, Metro
Toronto Convention Centre, (416) 585-8106, cchiu@mtccc.com


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