Attendees at a meeting inside a conference room

Tourism Brantford's team of experienced professionals is waiting to help you plan your next meeting, conference, tradeshow or corporate retreat. Let us make your job easier by providing great ideas for venues and facilities, accommodations, catering, activities, and much more. Our team is ready to help you with your next event in person, virtually, or as a hybrid style with services and amenities to ensure your delegates and guests are connected in the best way possible. 

Ideally situated in the heart of southwestern Ontario, Brantford is a convenient one hour drive from Toronto or London and only 1-2 hours drive from four of the major United States-Canada border crossings. This prime location along Highway 403 makes Brantford the ideal spot to host your next event.

Brantford is a destination that is sure to inspire your groups during every season of the year. Get started by viewing our Meetings and Conventions Guide

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Activities for Groups

Breakaway events are a crucial part of the multi-day event experience. It gives your guests an opportunity to recharge, network, learn something new or see some beautiful sites. Browse some of the available activities and experiences below, and contact us for more information. 

Bell Homestead National Historic Site
National Treasures

Tour Bell Homestead National Historic Site, the 1870's home of Alexander Graham Bell and his family. Here at his “dreaming place” along the Grand River, Bell invented the principle for which his most famous invention, the telephone, would work.

Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks
See Six Nations

Learn more about local Indigenous history by planning a visit to Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, Woodland Cultural Centre, and Chiefswood National Historic Site.

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
Theatre, Theatre, Theatre

The Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts has been delighting audiences for over a century. This state of the art theatre has excellent sight lines and perfect acoustics.. Group tickets are available for your conference delegates.

Group paddling on the Grand River
Paddle the Grand

One of only 11 Canadian Heritage Rivers in Ontario, the Grand River offers a variety of outdoor experiences in Brantford both on the water and along the trails. Our local outfitters, Grand River Rafting and Grand Experiences help guests gear up and go, offering a variety of team building activities for the adventure seekers and leisure paddlers alike. Enhance your meeting with team building and fun memories!

Lorne Park in summer
Best Bloomin' City

Brantford is dedicated to keeping its beautiful gardens in bloom from spring until fall and is the multiple-year winner of Canada's “Best Bloomin' City” award. Plan to visit the beautiful gardens of Lorne Park or enjoy a walk through Glenhyrst Gardens, the sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River. Take advantage of the picture perfect flower displays for a memorable group photo.

Two people enjoying craft beer at brewery
Sips and Slots

Enjoy an intimate sized tour (10 person max) to craft breweries and a hard cider farm with food tastings along the way! Afterwards, meet up with other colleagues and friends at Elements Casino Brantford to try your luck at the slots or have some friendly competition on the table games. Dine on site at the Getaway Restaurant or Elements Bar and Grill.