How to market your event and create buzz with Google +

December 12, 2016 by  
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If you have been following our series of how to market and create the buzz on social media, here is our new video!

This time we are telling you how to promote your event through Google +: a social media which plays a major role in Search Engine Optimization by making it easier for marketers to show up in search results. Despite its late start, Google + is one of the largest social network and is definitely to include into your marketing strategy.

Here are some highlights of the video:

  • Join communities: They are the best way to promote your event. This is a place to meet and engage with people on topics you’re interested in. You can join communities related to any business or topic you want and they often have different categories so it allows you to target the right audience. If you cannot find a community related to your content, you can create you own.
  • Include keywords and hashtags: Keywords are essential on Google + whether it is in your company description, personal profile or your posts. Make sure that they are SEO friendly and to include hashtags in all your posts. They will increase your visibility on google search so they are very important for your event promotion.
  • Create your event: Like on Facebook, you can create your own event and invite all the persons in your circles. You can give all the details related to your event such as the date, the location, etc. People that you invited can let you know if they will be attending or not. This is also a great way to communicate any extra details, or answering questions of the attendees.
  • Engage: There is no secret to buzz on social media, you have to engage with people and not simply post your content. This means that you have to join communities, comment and like others posts, but also share content from others that you find interesting. Google + is the best place where you can interact with people that could be interested in your events.

Watch our video below for more complete information and tips

 
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The Perfect Place for Gaming Events

December 9, 2016 by  
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Power Up bar is the newest addition to Toronto’s bar-gaming scene. From consoles to cocktailsPower Up Bar invites both gamers and non-gamers to the new space where you can host your events.

Lounge area [Photo courtesy of Power Up Bar]

Lounge area [Photo courtesy of Power Up Bar]

The venue can hold up to 107 guests, in 7 gaming pods, has a 25 ft frosted acrylic bar with 4 gaming stations and a gaming space that has a 75? flat screen for games like Just Dance or Rock Band.

The venue has screens everywhere! Guests can play a variety of games or set up for a crowd to watch.  The venue has ongoing events like in house tournaments, E-sports but is quickly becoming a popular spot for launch events, start up events, media showcases, and private receptions.

They focus on seasonal cocktails, local craft beers and shareable food items.  Work with the Power Up team to design something to suit your group and budget.

Bar seating [Photo courtesy of Power Up Bar]

Bar seating [Photo courtesy of Power Up Bar]

Being the first facility like this in Toronto brings gaming to the general public and provides an arena for an introduction to the popular sport of gaming.

Capacity: 107 Guests

Address: 38 Wellington Street East

Email: info@powerupbar.ca

Phone: 647.404.2937

Website: http://powerupbar.ca/

The First Luxury Supercar Club In The GTA

December 5, 2016 by  
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Twenty7 facilities can accommodate events from weddings, media lunches or receptions. With a clubhouse lounge, two private boardrooms, a VIP premium lounge, their event space provides a number of options for your next event.

The open concept area of the club makes it ideal for a number of set ups and customized programs. Twenty7 has a signature lounge, and an exotic fleet of vehicles which is the perfect backdrop, as they say “There is no better conversation starter quite like standing next to Ferrari, Audi or Porsche’s finest.”

On a more personal level, their VIP premium lounge, is available for smaller more intimate groups.

They can host events from cocktail and wedding receptions to networking events and fashion shows. Twenty7 has 26,000 square feet of floor space for members and guests. It’s an ideal destination for both business or pleasure.

 

Address: 6380 Northwest Drive, Mississauga, ON, L4V 1J7

Email: 905-896-3005

Website: http://twenty7.ca/

Frings – The “Drake Restaurant”

What is the result of one of the best chefs in the world, plus one of the greatest rappers of today? The result is … Frings!.

Susur Lee’s IS the chef and owner and Drake is a keen partner.Frings has become one of the most talked about and respected restaurants in Toronto.The menu may be regarded as a mixture of Europe, United States and a major influence from Asia, so it suit all tastes.

Some people say that the Frings name comes from a sauce made of ketchup and mayo. Now according to the restaurant staff, Frings is a state of mind, whatever the meaning is get a reservation there as it is not easy but worth it.
At the sound of classic R&B, enjoy it drinking drinks like the mojito coconut made ??by Sailor Jerry’s spiced rum , Malibu coconut rum, coconut milk , lime juice and mint. Let’s talk about food, the dishes are incredibly elaborate as Sweet and Sour Meatballs, topped with parmesan and bread crumbs, delicious!!

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For more information:

455 King Street West

Toronto ON

416-979-9696

www.fringsrestaurant.com/
Capacity: Up to 140 guests seated/195 guests standing

Location Features:

Wi-fi

Floral design

Custom menu design & printing

A/V – Screen, projector & microphones

DJ & Live Music

Mixologist & Custom Cocktails

Sommelier & full wine pairings

Satellite bar with private bartende

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