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Host your product launch, fashion show, awards ceremony, company meeting, wedding and more at Canada's design museum! In the heart of the financial district, Design Exchange, Canada's Design Museum, offers a modern Art Deco interior and architecture that conveys elegance and achievement. Preview some of our spaces below. 

For general rental inquiries: contact 416.216.2140 or meet@dx.org

The Historic Trading Floor


A multi-million dollar restoration has returned the Trading Floor to its 1937 art deco splendor. With breathtaking 40 foot high ceilings, and 8 murals by renowned artist Charles Comfort with the elegant entrance of the INCO grand staircase, The Historic Trading Floor is an unrivalled event environment.

Reception: 500
Theatre: up to 500
Banquet: 250–300
Classroom: up to 300

The Library


This beautiful, brightly lit room overlooks the bustling corner of King and Bay with floor to ceiling windows making the space ideal for cocktail receptions, product launches, meetings and presentations.

Reception: 50
Theatre: 30 
Banquet: 30-35
Classroom: 36
U-Shape: 24

The Boardroom
William and Nona Heaslip Meeting Place


This sophisticated boardroom with an adjacent breakout lounge offers an extraordinary view of the heart of Canada’s financial district.

Reception: 50
Boardroom: 24


Main Lobby
The Chalmers Design Centre


This public exhibition space is easily accessible from Bay Street or from the TD Centre Concourse.

Reception: 90




The Exhibition Hall is an L-shaped room that occupies most of the third floor and provides an ideal setting for cocktail receptions. Floor to ceiling windows provide a natural light and a spectacular view of Bay Street.
This space is available for bookings concurrently with suitable exhibits. Please inquire about integrating curatorial tours. 

Please inquire about capacity.




This room is a mid-sized multi-purpose space that offers privacy and convenience and is adjacent to the The Exhibition Hall. This room includes a large projection screen and is internet accessible. Small press conferences, private lunches, cocktail receptions, and seminars are best suited for this meeting place.

Reception: 60


Interested in DX Space Rental?


For general rental inquiries: contact 416.216.2140 or meet@dx.org

For wedding & Bar/Bat Mitzvah rental inquires: contact Gillian Hoff at 416.216.2146 or gillian@dx.org, or Michelle Mandzak at 416.216.2110 or michelle@dx.org

For all other bookings: contact Gillian Hoff at 416.216.2146 or gillian@dx.org

Download the information package here.

Download the wedding + Bar/Bat Mitzvah information package here.

Download the holiday information package here.



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located at 234 Bay Street

IKEA Then & Now Exhibit
Extended Hours

Mon-Fri: 9AM-7PM
Sat & Sun: 10AM-6PM

DX will be closed

Nov 4
for an installation

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