Discover the History of the Canadian National Exhibition at Collision Conference with the Driftscape

Discover the History of the Canadian National Exhibition at Collision Conference with the Driftscape

Visitors to Exhibition Place will have the opportunity to explore the rich history of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Augmented Reality (AR) using the free Driftscape App.





14th May 2019 | Toronto, Canada - Driftscape, a Toronto-based mobile app company devoted to making local arts, culture and history easier to discover, will be exhibiting at Collision Conference on May 23rd. Collision, the fastest-growing tech conference in North

America, will bring over 25,000 attendees to Toronto from May 20 – 23, 2019. Driftscape will use this opportunity to showcase Toronto’s rich arts, culture and history via their mobile app and through a new partnership with the CNE.


“A s we look towards the future, it’s important to celebrate the past and that’s why we are excited to partner with Driftscape. For organizations like the Canadian National Exhibition, Driftscape is a powerful and informative tool to help showcase our connection to the grounds and more than 140 years of history.”


– John Kiru, President of the Canadian National Exhibition Association


Visitors to Exhibition Place during the Collision Conference will have the opportunity to discover numerous sites of interest on the exhibition grounds, right where Collision is taking place, via the Driftscape App. Once you’ve downloaded Driftscape you’ll be able to use the AR mode to find points of interest through your phone’s camera. Tap a point of interest to read the stories behind each site and browse gorgeous historical photographs. You’ll also get a notification on your phone when there’s something interesting nearby. Did you know that the Horse Palace was used to house soldiers before their deployment in WWII? These soldiers left etchings inside which you can still see today.


Explore this and more of the CNE’s vibrant archive of the history of Canada’s largest fair.


Visit Team Driftscape at Collision on May 23rd at stand number A-227 to find out more about Driftscape 2.0 and experience our new Augmented Reality mode for yourself.


The Driftscape app is available for iOS and Android. Driftscape is a social enterprise ad-free platform that generates revenue through subscriptions from contributing organizations. There are currently over 30 organizations using the app to share their stories and over 3000 points of interest, events and tours in Toronto alone.


More at www.cneheritage.com and www.driftscape.com . Download Driftscape today at: www.driftscape.com/download


Find Driftscape on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @DriftscapeApp and by email at hi@driftscape.com .


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Media Contact:


Pooja Chitnis, Driftscape Marketing Lead: pooja.chitnis@driftscape.com , 437 972 1230

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