Registration deadline & last day for festival map content: Friday, December 7, 2012

Host an exhibition or event during the Toronto Design Offsite Festival to become a part of an exciting network of creative people, exhibitions, events and a new captive audience. All registered exhibitions and events are promoted on our website, iPhone App, printed material and advertising, and also have the opportunity to become one of our featured exhibitions and events.  If you would like to join the festival with an exhibition or event please email Creative Director Deborah Wang at and state your intent.

Event/exhibition organizers are responsible for all costs and other responsibilities associated with producing their event including venue rental, website, promotional material, etc.

Registration Fee

$175 for an independent show/event, for a show/event by a small business
$225 for a show/event by a business, for show/event by an institution (large institutions may be subject to extra fees)

Download the registration form (PDF) here

Where do your fees go? All fees go towards paying for hard costs such as web design, graphic design, printed material and advertising.

Why Participate:

Participating events and exhibitions will be listed on the TO DO website, iPhone App, in press releases, newsletters and on the printed festival map distributed at all TO DO events.


2012 Exhibition Attendance 15,000+

In its second year, 2012, the festival grew over 150% from 7 exhibitions, events, and talks to 22 events.  Festival attendance grew 45% in 2012, from 11,400 to 15,300 and designer participation grew to 300.

 Media Coverage
Now Magazine
Moco Loco
The Toronto Standard
CBC Metro Morning
Canadian Interiors

2011 Exhibition Attendance 10,000+

 Media Coverage
Frame Magazine
Toronto Life
NOW Magazine
The Globe and Mail
Apartment Therapy
Canadian Art

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