Community Info Fair

BALANCE clients talking to one of the exhibitors in the 2019 community info fair. Text that reads, "BALANCE for Blind Adults Community Info Fair 2023 sponsored by AMI"

After over 4 years, we are thrilled to announce the return of the ever-popular BALANCE Community Info Fair! Toronto’s exclusive opportunity to connect with each other, product vendors and service providers supporting individuals with visual disabilities, we are pleased this year to have the sponsorship of Accessible Media Inc.


Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
(drop-in anytime, you do not need to plan to stay the whole time)


North York Central Library-Concourse Event Hall (5120 Yonge Street Toronto, ON)

Driving to the North York Central Library

From the 401

  • Exit 401 onto Yonge Street North
  • Continue north to 5120 Yonge St.

From Gardiner Expressway

  • Exit Gardiner Expressway onto Don Valley Parkway North
  • Exit at 401 East
  • Continue to Yonge Street North
  • Continue north to 5120 Yonge St.

Nearby paid parking options

Beecroft Rd. Parking

  • 150-160 Beecroft Rd. Toronto, ON M2N 5W4
  • Uncovered/above ground
  • No height restriction

North York Centre Underground Parking

  • 5120 Yonge St. Toronto, M2N 5N9
  • Enter from Beecroft Rd.
  • Covered/under ground
  • Height restriction: 1.83m

What to expect

  1. New accessible venue for a seamless experience, and easy access via transit/WheelTrans/library parking lot
  2. Longer hours for learning and engagement opportunities
  3. Volunteer sighted guides available
  4. Opportunity to sign up for small group talks certain exhibitors
  5. A long-awaited chance to mingle in person with BALANCE staff, volunteers and board members, as well as see old friends, and make new ones!

Visit our Community Info Fair Facebook Event Page.

If you wish to have assistance on site, please pre-register via email at or call 416‑236‑1796, ext. 0 during regular office hours.

We look forward to seeing you on September 9!


  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM RDSP Investment Accounts
  • 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Enhancing Vision with eSight for Independent Quality of Life
  • 12:00 PM – 12: 30 PM The Power of Low Vision Rehabilitation: A New Way To See the World
  • 12:45 PM -1:15 PM The Technology Key to the Employment Door: The BALANCE PEP and AT Apprenticeship Programs
  • 1:30 PM -2:00 PM AMI Paid Apprenticeship
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Digital Prosthetic Eyes: The Future is (Almost) Here

Interested in becoming an exhibitor?

To register as an exhibitor at the BALANCE Community Info Fair 2023, please complete the registration form by August 24th, 2023.