The Venue

The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

This state-of-the-art campus is the perfect venue to explore the intersection of gaming, learning, and innovation. UTM hosts the Game Studies Program, the Innovation Complex, and houses the Syd Bolton Collection, Canada’s largest video game collection.

The spacious modern buildings are flooded with natural light and set amid parks and woodland at the western end of Toronto.


The Glenerin Inn & Spa (SOLD OUT)

The Glenerin, nestled steps away from the UTM campus, is a charming retreat that blends historical elegance with contemporary comfort. Surrounded by tranquil woodlands, this picturesque estate offers a serene getaway with luxurious spa services, fine dining, and uniquely appointed accommodations.

Rates: $185 CAD
Distance to UTM: 5 minute directions_walk
To Book: Email Norman Wallace at and mention Serious Play.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mississauga

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Mississauga-Toronto Southwest offers comfortable accommodations with modern amenities, including complimentary Wi-Fi and a daily hot breakfast buffet, ensuring a pleasant stay for all guests. 

Rates: $180 CAD (Cut-off: June 25)Distance to UTM: 5 minutes directions_car
To Book: Call 905-855-2000 or hit the book button.

Residence Inn by Marriot 

The Residence Inn by Marriott Toronto Mississauga Southwest is a modern, extended-stay hotel that offers guests spacious suites with fully equipped kitchens and comfortable living areas. It’s conveniently located a short distance from the UTM campus and provides easy access to downtown Toronto, Mississauga’s business sector, and local attractions.

Rates: $204 CAD (Cut-off: July 14)
Distance to UTM: 5 minutes directions_car
To Book: Call 905-919-7000. or via the booking link

The Waterside Inn

The Waterside Inn, located in the picturesque village of Port Credit, Mississauga, offers guests a waterfront experience with stunning views of Lake Ontario. This boutique hotel combines elegance with modern amenities, featuring spacious suites, gourmet dining options, and exceptional service. 

Rates: $259 – $289 CAD
Distance to UTM: 11 minutes directions_car 
To Book: Call 1-877-264- 7770 toll-free or email and mention Serious Play Conference Open Block.