Venue & Hotel

March 12, 2012

The 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference will be held in Toronto, Canada at the Novotel Toronto North York hotel (3 Park Home Avenue, North York, ON).


Conference Room Rates

The Novotel Toronto North York hotel is offering discounted rates* for conference attendees.

Standard Room 2 Double Beds $139 + 13% HST
Standard Room 1 King $139 + 13% HST
Superior Room 1 King $139 + 13% HST

Register  To register for a room at the discounted rate, please directly contact Novotel Toronto North York hotel:

*Prices are in Canadian dollars.


Novotel Toronto North York

Novotel Toronto North York Hotel

Conveniently located on Yonge Street, Novotel Toronto North York is within easy access to the subway, shopping, and a number of attractions and activities, such the Historic Gibson House and the Toronto Performing Arts Center.

Novotel Superior Room

Spacious, contemporary design and adaptable, the Novotel room is truly a place for living. Perfect for all your needs.

Novotel Trio Restaurant

From breakfast to lunch, dinner or a tasty little snack, Novotel provides balanced choices and à la carte service. At Novotel, you can count on enjoying a relaxing meal in a friendly, stylish setting.

Novotel Pool

Take a tip in the indoor heated pool under natural lighting.


Toronto Summer Music Festival

Toronto Summer Musical Festival

The Toronto Summer Music Festival is offering discounted tickets for concerts happening July 28, 29, and 30 for attendees of the 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference. These concerts will feature Jonathan Crow (concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra) and Co, Beethoven Quartet Society of 1945 (featuring Dover String Quartet), and Chamber Music reGENERATION (featuring Dover String Quartet).

Register  For the following concerts, use the discount code MEANING to receive 20% off.

July 28 Jonathan Crow and Co. (recital of English chamber music featuring Jonathan Crow, the concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and others) Walter Hall* http://www.torontosummermusic.com/2016-festival/july-28-jonathan-crow/
July 29 Beethoven Quartet Society of 1945 (featuring Dover String Quartet) Walter Hall* http://www.torontosummermusic.com/2016-festival/july-29-beethoven-quartet-society-of-1845/
July 30 Chamber Music reGENERATION (featuring Dover String Quartet) Walter Hall* http://www.torontosummermusic.com/2016-festival/july-30-chamber-music-regeneration/

*Nearby on the U of T campus, 80 Queen’s Park


Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival

Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival

Stay the weekend after the conference for the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival (formerly Caribana)! For the past 49 summers, the streets of Toronto have come alive with the sights, sounds, and spirit of the Caribbean. Now, the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival is bigger and better than ever! With an expanded parade route, special musical guests and favourite mainstays, come see why this carnival is a can’t-miss cultural explosion. See more here.