Market Open Ceremony

Market Open Ceremonies at Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) provide an opportunity to generate exposure for listed companies and select organizations. The market opens are broadcast live on the Business News Network morning show and live streamed on YouTube. The event is also featured on and, and shared through Twitter and Facebook.

Market Open Ceremonies are hosted by TMX executives and managed by the TMX event planning team.

  • Sample Market Open Agenda
    Time (EST)Agenda Item
    9:00 AM Arrival at Toronto Stock Exchange

    TMX Broadcast Centre, The Studio at street level
    The Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West
    NE Corner of King St. and York St.
    9:05 AM Breakfast and conversation
    9:17 AM Welcome remarks by a TMX executive
    9:20 AM Remarks by a representative from the visiting organization
    9:23 AM Celebratory toast presented by TMX Group
    9:27 AM Attendees move into place to open the market in front of the TMX Media Wall
    9:29:45 AM 15 second count-down to opening of the market
    9:30 AM A representative from the visiting organization opens the market by placing their hand on the touch LCD screen to initiate the TSX siren: the traditional sound of the market open at Toronto Stock Exchange
    9:40 AM Ceremony concludes. Guests are invited to take photos in front of TMX Broadcast Media Wall

    Please visit to see photos and videos from past ceremonies.

  • Images & Live Stream

    A professional photographer will be provided for the duration of the Market Open Ceremony. A dropbox link to high resolution photos will be shared with the visiting organization on the same day and a framed photo will be couriered to the organization soon after.

    A link to a live stream of the Market Open will be sent to the organization in advance. Following the market open, there will also be an archive made publically available on our YouTube Channel, which can be shared and/or embedded into the organization's website. To access TMX Group's YouTube channel, visit

    TMX Group and its affiliates may post photos and video from the Market Open Ceremony on their websites and distribute the photos and video through social media channels.

    It is the visiting organizations responsibility to ensure that all guests of the visiting organization attending the Market Open are aware of and agree to the use of photos and video of their image and likeness by TMX Group and its affiliates as described above, without compensation or further consent.

    The visiting organization's use of Market Open photos or video on its website or otherwise must not imply endorsement of the corporation by TMX Group or its affiliates.

  • Listed Company Spotlight: "The View from the C-Suite"

    Joining us to open the market celebrating a new listing or corporate milestone? Then we also invite your company to participate in a video interview immediately preceding or following the Market Open Ceremony.

    Titled "The View from the C-Suite," this video interview series highlights the unique perspectives of publicly listed companies, as well as insight into how business leaders think in the current environment. Interviews are available at no cost and are intended to help raise awareness of your company while also presenting objective information.

    Interviews are typically three to five minutes in length and are filmed in the TMX Broadcast Studio with Canada's leading capital markets as your backdrop. Once edited by our expert team, the finished product will be included in your company's Market Open DVD package, published on,, – Canada's leading financial information portal – and shared through TMX social channels, including YouTube, Twitter and LinkedIn. Your company is also welcome to share the video through its own channels.

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  • Education Sessions

    New issuers on TSX are invited to schedule an education session while visiting the Exchange. These take place immediately following the listing ceremony and are approximately 30 minutes in duration. Issuers will find the Education Sessions an invaluable resource, covering topics such as Compliance & Disclosure, Regulation Services, Trading, and Exchange Products and Services. The education sessions are designed for issuers looking to get a better understanding of TSX and their ongoing listing obligations.

  • TMX Broadcast Centre – Facility Rental

    Host your next function at the TMX Broadcast Centre where we offer flexible meeting space that can accommodate a variety of events including an Annual General Meeting, large news conference, breakfast meeting, luncheon, reception or all-day seminar.

    With windows overlooking King Street in Toronto, the venue also offers all-inclusive technology and a dedicated technician on-site for every event. Webcasting, video recording and a variety of other video production services are also available.

    Click here for more information on renting our facilities.

Complimentary products and services listed herein are for companies listed on Toronto Stock Exchange and/or TSX Venture Exchange. Certain restrictions may apply. Products, services and pricing are subject to change or discontinuation without notice.