Frequently Asked Questions

Is Shopify Unite a good fit for me?

At Shopify Unite, our partners and developers come together to celebrate shared accomplishments, forge new connections, and ignite the future of commerce technology. If you are a Shopify Partner; if you build on Shopify, build for Shopify merchants, or if you are a developer working for a Shopify merchant, this is the conference for you.

What type of skill sets should be attending the conference?

Shopify Unite provides value to many skill sets including web designer, front end developer, back end developer, marketer, business development, and more.

What kind of programming can I expect at the conference?

We have two full days of keynotes, technical talks, office hours, and workshops for you on June 19 and 20. There will be some great optional activities and networking for you to participate in on June 18.

Why are you selling tickets in USD when the event is in Canada?

Shopify is a worldwide company and USD is recognized globally as a standard currency, so we made the decision to charge our ticket cost in USD. We also pay out all of our Shopify Partners in USD.

How can I purchase a ticket?

Unite 2019 is sold out. Check back soon for an announcement about the live stream of the Mainstage keynotes.

Why can I only buy one ticket?

It’s great that you want to bring more members of your company to Shopify Unite. This year we have sent out personal invitations for each approved attendee.

How many tickets can each partner buy?

We allocate up to four tickets per company to allow as many partners as possible to attend Shopify Unite.

I can no longer attend Shopify Unite. Will you issue a refund?

Unfortunately, we do not issue ticket refunds or exchanges for Shopify Unite.

Can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate ticket transfers for Shopify Unite.

I will need a visa in order to travel to Canada for the conference. Can Shopify help with this?

Shopify can help conference ticket holders with a letter of invitation to the event to use for your visa application. Once you purchase a ticket to Shopify Unite, you will be sent instructions on how to request your invitation letter. The Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada Special Event Code for this event is: 19SHOP

If you have any further questions around travel, please connect with us directly.

When should I plan to arrive in Toronto for the conference?

Full conference programming will occur on June 19 and 20, but we encourage you to take advantage of additional programming on June 18.

Where should I stay?

The conference venue is Beanfield Centre and we encourage you to book your accommodations as soon as possible. The following room blocks and codes are available for conference attendees:

Marriot Downtown at CF Toronto Eaton Centre
$299 CAD per night
Book your group rate for Shopify Unite
Reservation Line: 1-800-905-0667

DoubleTree Hilton Airport
$189 CAD per night
Book your group rate for Shopify Unite
Group Name: Shopify Conference
Booking Code: M21
Reservation Line: 1-800-445-8667

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel
$169 CAD per night
Book your group rate for Shopify Unite
Call: 1-800-445-8667
Group Code: SHOP
Name of Group: Shopify - UNITE

Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport & Conference Centre
$150 CAD per night
Book your group rate for Shopify Unite
Reservation Line: 1-416-244-1711
Booking Code: SHP

You can hop on the UPExpress to get to downtown Toronto.

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What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a government-issued form of photo ID, such as a driver‘s license or passport, to be presented when you check in.

I have an accessibility question, where can I ask it?

Our accessibility team will be happy to answer your questions, please reach out to them.

Can I help in any way? Do you need more speakers?

Thank you for your interest, we opened a call for speakers earlier this month and had to close our form to start preparing our selected speaker for the conference. We will reach out to you if we are interested in having you join us on stage at Shopify Unite.

I’m interested in sponsoring Shopify Unite, how can I find out more information?

Thanks for your interest in sponsoring Shopify Unite 2019. We’re very fortunate to receive a lot of interest from the community to get involved and we’d love to If you would like us to reach out to you with available sponsorship opportunities, please email us to discuss more.

I'm a member of the press and I’d like to know how I can get more information?

If you‘re a reporter or analyst who is interested in learning more about Shopify Unite, please contact the Shopify press team for more information.

I still have questions that aren’t answered here, where can I reach you?

Send us an email, and we’ll be in touch as soon as possible.