Health And Safety

We’re planning our comeback and can’t wait to see you again at the 2022 Canadian International AutoShow!

The health and safety of our visitors, auto manufacturers, vendors, sponsors, partners and team members is our number one priority. The Canadian International AutoShow will be following the advice of provincial and local health authorities to responsibly and thoughtfully implement new health and safety protocols. While it may be a bit different from the last time you joined us, we are making every effort to help ensure your time at AutoShow is enjoyable and above all, safe.

What You Need To Know For the 2022 Show

Proof of Vaccination Required: 

During our February 2022 event, the province of Ontario requires proof of vaccination approved by Health Canada for entry into our event and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for all guests 12 years of age and older. In order to attend, exhibit or work at the Canadian International AutoShow., each attendee must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination(two doses issued at least 14 days prior to attending) along with government issued ID.  The Canadian International AutoShow will also be implementing this mandate for all exhibitors, staff, sponsors and partners.

*For information and definition of Ministry of Health Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario.

All fully vaccinated attendees MUST provide each of the following prior to entry into the Event:

Acceptable *government-issued ID includes: birth certificate, citizenship card, driver’s License, government-issued ID card (Ontario issued or other) including health card, Indian status card/indigenous membership card, passport, permanent resident card

  1. Download a copy of your vaccination receipt at
  2. Bring a digital or printed copy of your receipt to the event.

Documentation Required for Proof of Full Vaccination Proof of full vaccination must be in the form of documentation issued by the public health authority that administered the vaccine (for example: Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccination receipt; a government-issued vaccination record or receipt from another Canadian province or territory; a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued vaccination card; or record of vaccination from the healthcare provider or international public health authority that administered the vaccine(s)).

For more information about Ontario’s vaccination program please visit Ontario website here.

NOTE: all restrictions and requirements are subject to change at any time to best protect the health and safety of all of its audiences in accordance with government guidelines and legal allowances. Please refer to our website often for current guidelines


All patrons must self-screen before entering the premises. Attendees will be asked to verify a COVID-19 self-screening declaration prior to entering the event that has been developed in accordance with recommendations and instructions issued by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and mandated from Toronto Public Health. Anyone experiencing any symptoms should refrain from coming to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and stay home to self monitor.

Mandatory Face Coverings Required:

An approved mask is required to be worn covering the nose, mouth and sits securely under your chin at all times, except while eating and drinking in designated areas. Note neck gaiters, bandanas and face shields without masks are not permitted.

Contactless Ticketing:

All tickets will be provided digitally. No tickets will be sold at the door, and it will be required for everyone to pre-purchase tickets at prior to attending the event. Upon entry, and upon clearing checks to confirm your vaccination status, simply present your tickets on your mobile device. Alternatively, you may print out your digital ticket and present this at the door for scanning. Exhibitors will have access to a digital portal to assign digital e-tickets to their customers.

Timed Tickets & Reduced Capacity: 

To avoid congestion and to encourage physical distancing, the AutoShow will implement timed ticket entry for our visitors this year to maintain a contactless experience. Each time slot will ensure we are adhering to capacity limits based on government guidelines. Be sure to sign up for your newsletter now so you can get first access when our tickets go on sale in December.

Cashless Venue

Metro Toronto Convention is a fully cash-free venue that only accepts debit and credit cards, including major contactless and payment methods, for a safe and speedy check out with all food and commercial vendors.

Enhanced Cleaning Procedures:

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre meets and exceeds the highest revised standards for enhanced cleaning protocols.  Cleaners will be stationed throughout the venue, wiping down handles and high touch surfaces, along with scheduled cleaning and restocking of bathrooms and hand sanitizer dispensers. The facility will have hand sanitizers strategically placed throughout the facility.

Canadian International AutoShow Health & Safety Acknowledgement

Please note that while the Canadian International AutoShow continues to adhere to health and safety guidelines to keep you safe, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By being in public spaces like the AutoShow, you voluntarily assume the risks related to exposure and agree that you will assume all responsibilities for any risk of bodily harm, disease, or loss of property sustained while attending this event and you waive all right to lay claim for a refund or damages resulting from any cause whatsoever either before, during or after the event.

We will continue to monitor the Ontario rules and regulations with public health, and should regulations change we will make further updates to the Health & Safety Plan.

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