Managing for Growth Series: How to Transform Profitability Through Improved Pricing

January 27, 2017 by  
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Paul Hunt

Hogg, Shain & Scheck will welcome Pricing Solutions President, Paul Hunt to their Managing for Growth series on Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. With expert knowledge in strategic pricing, Paul Hunt has had the chance to be an adviser to a wide range of companies and industries.  

Effective pricing plays an enormous factor in how much profit a company makes throughout the year and yet many businesses aren’t paying enough attention to how their pricing habits may be affecting their profits.

By attending this seminar, it’s guaranteed that all attendees will leave with helpful knowledge on how to transform profitability through improved pricing. So be sure to join HSS and Paul Hunt as they explain the importance of pricing, the most common pricing mistakes and how to avoid them as well as how to get your sales-force on your side and selling value, not price.

For more information on the upcoming event, visit the event page: Managing for Growth: How to Transform Profitability Through Improved Pricing

The CFPDP’s 33rd Annual Great Valentine Gala!

January 26, 2017 by  
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The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP) will celebrate the 33rd year of hosting The Great Valentine Gala, one of the foundation’s largest fundraising events, on Saturday, February 11, 2017.


Since 1985, the gala has had over 22,000 attendees and has raised over $25 million. Thanks to Toronto Businessman, philanthropist and CFPDP founder, Vim Kochhar, The Great Valentine Gala has become an annual tradition in celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of physically challenged Canadians everywhere.

This year, with approximately 500 guests in attendance, balloons will be sold at a value of $60 in the exciting Tombola raffle. Guests can purchase a balloon at the raffle where they gain a chance to win a mystery prize.


All attendees are welcome to attend a beautiful reception before the main event where they can have a drink or two as well as mix and mingle with new and familiar faces. Following the reception, a fabulous dinner will be served promptly at 7:00 PM and afterwards a night of awards and great music presented by The Caverners, a Beatles tribute band, can be enjoyed.

After the awards are handed out and all the group photos are taken, a real party to end the night will begin where guests can enjoy great beverages, great food and best of all great company!

IDS Show – Opening Night 2017

January 25, 2017 by  
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The interior Design Show (IDS) provides the total design experience!The IDS Launch is one of CityEvents favourite annual events. You can always expect a visual paradise of design trends.
Some of our favourite booths included the Canadian Tire launch of their new paint, all of the up and coming artists and designers of furniture and accessories, Miele, and the shoe display at the Bea booth.

Some highlights for this year include

  • designboom mart Toronto 2017 -designed by Ryerson School of Interior design
  • and curated by notable digital design magazine designboom
  • Talent Talks with a number of international and local talent.  This includes Honour Sir David Adjaye OBE who makes their Toronto debut as well as Amanda Nisbet, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Nicky Haslam, and Megan Torza g Q&A sessions.
  • Open Air: An exploration of space, Open Air aims to develop innovative ways for homeowners to extend their living spaces.
  • The LAB: Transform your home to a smarthome. Experience the convergence of technology and design.
  • Opening Night Party: this year’s theme is rebellion, Join over 5,500 industry notables as they kick off the design filled weekend
  • Kentwood Design Challenge at IDS 2017. Where students were challenged to create a unique design utilizing Kentwood hardwood flooring, and five finalists were selected to ‘build out’ their visions at IDS.  See some of our photos.


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Planta Toronto, the New Vegan Venue in Town

January 4, 2017 by  
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Planta is a vegan restaurant with a lot of options as a venue and is sure to be perfect for any kind of celebration.

The “Intimate Affair” room offers a 10-seat private experience and overlooks the restaurant, it is ideal for business meetings and small celebrations.

Private Dining Room [Photo Courtesy of Planta]

Private Dining Room [Photo Courtesy of Planta]

For occasions that require a larger space, there is the 32 seat “Room for Friends” perfect for seated dinners and parties of all types. The menu is easily customized, amazing for sharing and full of crowd pleasers.

If you feel that the dining space won’t hold the number of guests you’ll have, the entire restaurant can be converted into a party paradise called “Party Animals”. This option provides a party environment and can seat 165 people.

So if you’re wondering where to host your next event, why not the place that will adapt to your needs and make sure it will be perfect.


Main Dining Room [Photo Courtesy of Planta]

Main Dining Room [Photo Courtesy of Planta]


Address: 1221 Bay Street, Toronto

Phone: 647-348-7000