Venue & Hospitality
Conference Dates: September 27-28, 2019
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Toronto is the capital city of the province of Ontario, and the financial and business capital of Canada with total population of 6.2 million. It is the 3rd largest stock exchange in North America (Toronto Stock Exchange), Diverse, multicultural talent pool, with over 51% of the population foreign-born and Safest metropolitan area in North America.
Key Advantages of Toronto city are;
- 4th largest city in North America, within a 90-minute flight from major U.S. cities
- One-quarter of Canada’s population lives in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
- Toronto’s GDP tops $304 billion in addition to unparalleled cost advantages
- Toronto-based businesses export over $70 billion in goods and services annually
- Over 216,000 businesses, that has access to a highly skilled, multilingual workforce
- Toronto is located within a 90 minute drive of the United States
- Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is Canada’s largest airport, serving 40 million passengers in 2015
- The Toronto regions, and the nation’s, second largest employment zone with 300,000 jobs is clustered around Toronto Pearson International Airport
Toronto is home to one of the largest financial services talent concentrations in the Americas, employing 251,000 people across the region. This represents 70% of Ontario’s and 36% of Canada’s financial services sector employment. The Toronto region is home to the headquarters of the 5 major Canadian banks, which rank among the 50 largest globally and among the 10 safest banks in North America; the top 4 public sector pension funds; 2 of the largest 10 global life insurers; 7 of the 10 largest global asset serving companies; and 9 of Canada’s top 10 mutual fund companies. Toronto’s food and beverage cluster is the second largest – and fastest growing – in North America, and 75% of all agricultural products grown on farms outside the region are processed locally. With over 60,000 employees, more individuals in the Toronto region work in food and beverage processing than anywhere else in Canada. As increased demand for probiotics on a global basis can be attributed to a number of factors. The vibrancy and innovativeness in the market for functional foods, beverages and dietary supplements is being propelled by greater awareness about the role of microorganisms in promoting good health sustained clinical research and the utility probiotics can offer. Worldwide, demand for probiotics has been on an upswing, with a study confirming that 19% of respondents in the US claiming to have digestive concern consuming probiotics in one form or the other. Even more crucial is the fact that 7% of the consumers who have not had digestive problems have reported taking probiotics. Primary benefiters of this trend have been the functional food/beverage and supplement markets, with recent times witnessing a slew of product launches and increased sales.
Probiotic products market includes Probiotic Foods & Beverages, Probiotic Supplements and Probiotic Animal Feed, and the market analysis in terms of market value. North America is projected to be the fastest growing market for probiotic products with a CAGR of 11.4% during the analysis period 2015-2020. Asia-Pacific is estimated the largest market in 2015 with US$15 billion and is expected to touch US$16.3 billion in 2016.