Gold Medal Day for Natalie Spooner, Gold Medalist

March 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Past Events

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, over 250 people joined Natalie Spooner, from Team Canada’s Women’s Olympic Hockey team, at Hogan Chevrolet Buick GMC Limited in a one-day community event to meet and thank her fans and supporters.

 

Featuring: Natalie Spooner – Gold Medalist, Team Canada Hockey Player and David Merry – Comedian

Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Hogan Chevrolet, 5000 Sheppard Avenue East, Scarborough.

Guest were given the opportunity to receive autographs, meet and talk with Spooner and get a photo taken with her as well.  There was a raffle with the chance to win an 1 of 12 autographed Team Canada jersey. All proceeds going to support ONE of Natalie’s favourite charities – The Breakfast Club of Canada.

The day was filled with surprises for the kids, Charity BBQ, a hockey skills competition and laughter by comedian David Merry.

 

For questions about this event, email info@torontocityevents.ca

 

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Events for Event Planners – Beat the Catch 22

March 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Past Events

As an event manager, meeting planner or overall special events coordinator, we all have one common goal – to provide the biggest, the best and most out-of-the-box events to our clients. Most of this comes with experience but a good chunk of it is due to exposure. Our ideas and inspirations come from everywhere. From creating, attending or running an event, to a night on the town with friends and yes, even a good ‘ol lounge session in front of the TV. After all, who would’ve of thought of a lollipop dress as a way to serve dessert, or fishbowl centrepieces? If experience is what you lack, or you’re looking for some fresh new ideas, expose yourself to the following shows and resources to help broaden your creative spark and event knowledge!

Canadian Special Events Expo 2014 & Event Tech-ology Summit

This three-day event is jam-packed with new ideas, inspiration and affordable solutions for your event planning endeavours. Held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from March 25-27, 2014 the CSE Expo provides planners with the tools and resources to make your events POP, all while strengthening your professional network. Whether you’re an experienced event planner or are new to the game, you will definitely want to attend! This year’s expo includes over 50 new vendors, food trucks, and chocolate and ice bar samples. You can even join ISES on the show floor for insights and knowledge from industry experts at no cost! Have a burning tech question? Head to the tech bar to get your questions answered and even bring your own devices! Also, be sure to check out APPSTRAVAGANZA – new for this year, it will introduce innovative and effective online technology with hands-on and guided learning. This expo provides many opportunities and is not to be missed!

Ignite Business Event Expo (IBE)

The Ignite Business Event Expo will be returning to Toronto on April 8th and 9th at the Direct Energy Centre. Attend this event for NEW and exciting inspiration to help your career. Connect with unique suppliers and be sure to check out the experience zones that will help spark and kindle creativity. This expo offers an exciting business environment that sets the stage to perfectly network and connect!

IncentiveWorks

Have you heard of IncentiveWorks? Coming up on August 19th and 20th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, is Canada’s largest event for planners and organizers! This show gives industry professionals the opportunity to network with vendors, suppliers, speakers and other resources to stay current on what what’s hot and trendy! With a trade show of over 700 local, national and international suppliers in the meetings and events industry, you’re sure to make some meaningful connections!

Event planning is a career that is fast and is forever-changing. Trends are as unpredictable as spring in Toronto 2014. Stay relevant by exposing yourself to resources and network to equip you with the tools to be at the forefront of the event industry.

Step inside the Forbidden City at this year’s PROM

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Ontario, Past Events, Toronto

Join this years ROM Young Patron’s Circle (YPC) event Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China ‘s  Emperors, is presented by The Robert  H.N. Ho  Family Foundation

Step into the inner courts of the Forbidden City at the ROM on Saturday, March 29, 2014 for their annual fundraising event in support of Canada’s world museum. Inspired by the ROM’s Centennial exhibition, Forbidden PROM will be an unforgettable night of live entertainment and dancing, alluring activities, gourmet fare and tempting lounge areas. 

PROM is one if the Toronto’s most anticipated events and generates significant excitement in the community with almost 1000 people in attendance.

YPC provides museum enthusiasts with unique educational, cultural and networking opportunities at the ROM. Members enjoy behind-the-scenes experiences and exclusive access to exhibitions, galleries, curators, vaults and private collections across North America.

 Party Tickets include cocktails and gourmet treats, special activities, live entertainment and dancing to the tunes of DJ Rory Them Finest.

 Tickets for the main event (doors open at 9 pm) are $125 each for YPC members and  $150 each for the public, VIP experience packages  are $3,000 each and include 10 party tickets , exclusive access to a pre-party reception with wine and chocolate (at 8 pm)

For more information:

Visit rom.on.ca/prom for party tickets and more information.

 

 

 

The hottest lounge with a great rooftop patio, EFS (Everything’s For Sale)

March 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Toronto, Uncategorized

EFS, which stands for Everything’s For Sale, is a nightspot, featuring a 3,000-square-foot rooftop patio, one of the best in the city. This rooftop has a cabana-style bar and lounge with cocktails and hookah for each section. It is located on King West and it is a perfect place for young professionals to go and have a couple of drinks after work or spend an evening.

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It provides pub foods, including cheese burgers and drinks, featuring summery cocktails such as mojitos and sangria. As another feature of this lounge which stands out is it offers you 7 different flavours of hookah tobacco as well for the Hookah.

 

This venue is a great destination to chill out and have drinks, especially in summer.  This space is great for product launches, celebrations and other private and corporate events.  The patio is a great spot and the venue could be quite versatile.

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Address: 647 King St West (King and Bathurst)

Website: http://efstoronto.com/

 

The Unique, Sleek and Chic FountainBlu

March 19, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Ontario, Toronto

Fountain Blu- Toronto’s Premier Event Venue

In the heart of Toronto’s historic Exhibition Place is a FountainBlu, 5,500 square feet of elegance, class and history. FountainBlu is Toronto’s Premier event venue. FountainBlu is luxury redefined.

The venue caters to groups of every scale and type, from executive board meetings, weddings, to small-scale conventions. Meeting space includes two elegant rooms that will accommodate 20 to 600 people.

As your guests enter the venue, their minds are sure to be captivated by beautiful exposed brick, an intricate art piece of the theatre symbol; comedy and tragedy masks as well as a truly lavish grand staircase that leads you to the second floor. The second floor offers two rooms, a ballroom equipped with two stunning chandeliers, as well as a portable dance floor where planners can customize the layout. The second floor of FountainBlu also offers a smaller, more intimate meeting area. Both areas have direct walkout access to an outdoor patio. The Queen Alexandra Theatre is also available in conjunction with FountainBlu, a stunning theatre auditorium with seating available for up to 1, 250 guests.

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In addition, FountainBlu is equipped with:
• Top-of-the-line sound systems
• Video distribution
• Wi-Fi System
• Cutting edge technology
• Portable satellite bars

Overall, FountainBlu is by far one of the most unique, stunning and versatile facilities in the city of Toronto. Work together with management of FountainBlu to make your chic, unique and sleek function an unforgettable one. Check out www.fountainblu.ca or reach out to Antoinette@fountainblu.ca for more details!

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