About Tour

Welcome to our exciting conference tour experience! Join us on an unforgettable journey that combines learning, networking, and exploration, with a focus on black heritage. Our tour kicks off from the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown, conveniently located at 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario.

On June 19, 2024, at 8:30 AM, we will depart for a full-day bus tour that will take you through three captivating cities: Buxton, Dresden, and Chatman. Each destination holds a significant place in black history and heritage, providing unique insights into the achievements, struggles, and resilience of the black community. Prepare to be inspired and enlightened as we delve into the rich cultural heritage and contributions of black individuals and communities.

Advance Facilities

At our conference, we believe in providing top-notch facilities to enhance your learning and networking experience. Our venue, the DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Downtown, offers state-of-the-art amenities and a comfortable environment to ensure your stay is enjoyable and productive.

With spacious conference rooms equipped with modern technology, you can expect a seamless flow of information and engaging discussions. High-speed internet access will be readily available to keep you connected throughout the event. We have also arranged for comfortable seating, ample workspace, and audiovisual equipment to enhance your learning experience.

Moreover, our dedicated staff will be on hand to assist you with any requirements or inquiries you may have. We strive to create a welcoming and accommodating atmosphere, allowing you to focus on the conference content and make the most of your time with us.


The conference is designed to challenge your perspectives, foster meaningful discussions, and celebrate black heritage. Through thought-provoking presentations, interactive workshops, and engaging panel discussions, we aim to deepen your understanding of black history, culture, and achievements. Our esteemed speakers and experts will share their knowledge, experiences, and insights, highlighting the significant contributions of black individuals and communities. We believe that by challenging conventional narratives and embracing the diversity of black heritage, we can inspire positive change and promote inclusivity in all aspects of society. Be prepared to engage in lively debates, connect with like-minded individuals, and gain fresh perspectives that will broaden your horizons. Together, we can work towards a more inclusive future where black heritage is celebrated, valued, and recognized as an integral part of our collective history. Join us for an unforgettable conference that combines education, exploration, and inspiration. Book your spot today and embark on this transformative journey to discover and honor the richness of black heritage!

Hotel Booking

The attendees can call 1-800-445-8667 or the hotel at 416-977-5000

Tour Plan

Bus Tour to Buxton, Dresden & Chatham-Kent

Bus Departs: 8:30am June 19th 2024

Pick-up Location: DoubleTree By Hilton Toronto Downtown

108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario MSG1R3

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Frequent Asked Questions

For international guests attending our June conference, you may need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to enter Canada. Please visit the official Canadian government website or consult your local Canadian embassy for detailed information based on your country of origin. Please email info@npacanada.org to receive an invitation letter.

Guests can choose from several transportation options including the UP Express train to Union Station, followed by a short taxi or public transit ride, direct taxis, rideshare services like Uber or Lyft, and public buses. Or use rideshare services i.e. Uber or Lyft.

June in Toronto typically features warm and pleasant weather, with average temperatures ranging from 14°C to 23°C (57°F to 73°F). Packing light layers and a rain jacket is advisable, as occasional showers can occur.

For convenience and comfort, we recommend staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Toronto, located centrally and close to the conference venue. Our hotel offers a range of amenities tailored to business travelers and conference attendees.

Conference attendees can enjoy discounted rates on the Toronto CityPASS, providing access to top attractions such as the CN Tower and the Royal Ontario Museum. Details and purchase options will be available at the hotel concierge.

The area around DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Toronto boasts a variety of dining options, ranging from casual eateries to fine dining. Our hotel also features an on-site restaurant offering a selection of local and international dishes.

In case of a medical emergency, dial 911. There are also several walk-in clinics and hospitals near the hotel. Guests are advised to have travel health insurance for their stay.

Toronto prides itself on its multicultural diversity. Tipping for services is customary (15-20%), and respecting local customs and diversity is appreciated. Feel free to ask our hotel staff for directions, recommendations, or any assistance you might need during your stay.

Guests at DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Toronto will find a wide variety of shopping options nearby, catering to all tastes and budgets. The Eaton Centre, a large shopping mall with over 250 retailers, is just a short walk or transit ride away, offering everything from high-street brands to luxury labels. For more unique finds, Queen Street West provides a mix of independent boutiques, vintage stores, and local designers. Additionally, the hotel’s proximity to Chinatown offers guests the chance to explore vibrant markets and specialty stores. The hotel concierge team is also available to recommend specific stores based on your interests.