TIBS Women’s Day tickets now on sale


Oct 24, 2019

Women’s Day at the Toronto International Boat Show, Sunday, January 19

8:30 am – 5:30 pm is a one-day educational opportunity for women of all levels and types of boaters! A full day of seminars, guest speakers and interactive sessions, all designed to educate and inspire women to get out on the water! All events during the day are intended to build confidence by presenting information in a fun and supportive environment.

Womens Day GroupBuilt into the day will be time to meet other like women, ask questions, share stories and create communities that will live on outside this one day!

All the sessions will take place at the Enercare Centre. Registration costs $99 (HST included.)

Womens Day DirectionThe ticket for the day includes:

• Seminars
• Keynote presentation
• Lunch & Learn Panel Discussion
• End-of-day reception
• Gift bag and raffle prizes
• A general admission ticket to attend the show any other day (January 18 – 26, 2020)

Lifejackets On



The complete day’s schedule is here.

Registration is required; space is limited to 150 women. Register here

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