The 2014 MDRT Annual Meeting is open to approved 2014 MDRT members only. The Annual Meeting is a member benefit and privilege. Spouses, relatives, friends or business associates of meeting attendees are not permitted to register for or attend any official function or event of the Annual Meeting.
ANNUAL MEETING VENUE
The primary venue for the 2014 MDRT Annual Meeting is the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, located at 255 Front Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 2W6.
The following are MDRT’s official hotels:
- Fairmont Royal York
- InterContinental Toronto Centre
- Hyatt Regency Toronto
- Renaissance Toronto Downtown
CELLULAR PHONE ROAMING AND PREPLANNING
If you plan to use your phone frequently while you’re travelling abroad, you may want to consider options to keep costs at bay. Check with your own service provider for travel packs. Look for free Wi-Fi hotspots to reduce your data usage while travelling. Cellular rentals are another option.
CANADIAN CURRENCY AND TAXESCurrency
The currency is the Canadian dollar. For denominations under 5 dollars, Canadians use coins, known as “Loonies” (1-dollar coins) and “Toonies” (2-dollar coins). Daily currency exchange rates appear in newspapers, online and are posted at banks throughout the city.
The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) is a 13 percent tax that is applied to most purchases of taxable supplies of goods and services in the Province of Ontario, Canada.
Continuing education credits are not offered at the 2014 MDRT Annual Meeting.