This year, the Being ME conference will held on April 11, 2020 followed by a retreat on April 12. The conference will be held at Metro Toronto Convention Center (255 Front St W, Toronto ON M5V 2W6) in downtown Toronto.
Please visit the Presenter page to view the list of confirmed presenters and their backgrounds. Also keep checking the page as we will be continuously adding presenters before the start of the conference. All our presenters wear many hats and are scholars as well activists in their own right.
This year’s theme is “Dear God, it’s me…” Our heart seeks unity and closeness with the One Lord knowing that only when our hearts are connected to Allah, will we find peace. This worship of our Creator is a beautiful love letter we write only to Him – all our actions, our thoughts, and our hopes in this life directed towards our Beloved, our Lord. Allow this year’s conference to inspire you to grasp that pen and begin, “Dear God, it’s me…”
Tickets can be purchased online or in person. Click on the Buy Tickets link and it will take you to various ticket options. If you are unable to purchase online, we will have a number of ticket sellers in the GTA and neighboring vicinities. More information will be provided.
Ticket prices vary depending on the time and date of the registration. Please visit the Buy Tickets link for more information.
We will release the finalized schedule closer to the conference date. In general the conference will start at 9AM and end at 9PM. Currently there is no app available for download, however, schedules will be posted on social media.
We are sorry you cannot attend the conference and unfortunately, we cannot give you a refund for your purchase. However, you can certainly transfer your ticket to someone, or we can help you find someone in need.
Each year we have attendees from all over the country as well as from the USA. At the moment, we do not have any setup for broadcasting or video. If you are interested in bringing Being ME to your city, please contact [email protected]
Being ME supports newcomers, non-Muslims, and others who are just curious to learn about the religion. Use the pay forward option to sponsor someone who will benefit from this event.
This conference is only open to females and children under the age of 10.
There is parking within MTCC location, however, you can find parking around the surrounding areas as well. The best way to find parking is by visiting Parking Panda or downloading parking apps such as SpotHero, ParkMe, and Parking Panda to name a few.
Thank you for your interest. Please drop us a line at [email protected]
We will love for you to invite your non-Muslim friend to come along as we celebrate Muslimah Empowered. Admission is guaranteed and free of cost for our allies and supporters. Please refer to the ticket prices under the recommended guests. Choose the appropriate box and enter the number of guests you will be bringing in.
This is open to anyone who needs a ride to and from the conference. Pick-up stations and the addresses are listed on the BM Bus Go page.
The donation indicated on the tickets page is not mandatory. You may opt out of the option or enter any amount you would like to contribute. All donations will go towards sponsoring tickets to those who are unable to pay the full price.
Yes, only events taking place at the main hall will have sign language provider. Please refer to the program page.
The Play & Pray Children’s Conference will consist of an innovative and extremely fun day planned for our young attendees!
The activities are designed so that your children can further build upon their foundation of basic Islamic principles and etiquettes, while having fun with their friends! Your little ones will explore the Qur’an through various activities designed precisely to make their wondrous imagination going.
Yes, it is open to children under the age of 10.
If you purchase your ticket before the event date, the price of an adult ticket is $35. If you purchase your ticket on the day of the event, ticket will be $50 at the entrance.
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Be sure to have your tickets handy and anything that you think will enhance your learning. There will be a food market at the marketplace if you would like to purchase food.