The Donate & Learn Online Marketing Expo – Downtown Toronto – Dec 4 at 6pm

November 12, 2013 by  
Filed under CitySocial, Ontario, Past Events, Toronto, Uncategorized

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The event Donate & Learn was held at the Ted Rogers School of Management – Ryerson University this past Dec. 4th. A great spot for a seminar – this was a free event with a min. $20 donation (tax-deductible) to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto

Before the seminars began in the conference room, it was possible to donate money to Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto by buying food and drinks or tickets for amazing prizes. Also at this time every company supporting the event had a booth where attendees could ask direct questions and learn a little bit more about the companies and their services. Perfect for networking and meeting other people interested in this passionate world of online marketing.

The event was definitely a success with over 450 attendees and more than $9,000 raised for Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Toronto.

All presentations were well created and very easy to follow. Some presentations where more interactive than others, but all of them where very inspirational. It was great to hear what companies like Bing, Go Daddy, Big3 and Green Lotto have to say about online marketing and it was exciting when they shared with the audience some great ideas to implement as an online business owner.

Definitely a great experience for a great cause.

To check out pictures of the events click here.
Sponsors: GoDaddy, Microsoft Bing, Marin Software, BlogDash






The Beverley Hotel



The creative spirit of the original Queen West is what inspired the new boutique BeverleyHotel. The BeverlyHotel has been influenced by art, creativity and music.  The lounge or rooftop patio at the hotel is a great place to chat over drinks.

The BeverleyHotel has a lofty goal: “We hope to reconnect that part of Queen Street that’s been lost in recent years, with a gathering place that provokes conversation, welcomes strangers and makes room for conflicting ideals.”

The finer things in life collide with the spirit of Queen West.  Community sourced ingredients give a local flavour to a diverse menu by chef Eric Wood. Time spent handcrafting cocktails can be tasted in every sip.


And masterfully poured craft beers fuel lively debate over the merits of today’s curated playlist.

The raw yet refined space of the bar provides an ideal contrast to the intriguing elegance of the dining room – a contrast that suits the mix of guests and original denizens of the area perfectly.

It all adds up to a vibe that invites you to eat, drink and be merry, so

BEVERLEY_1780barpicThe BeverleyHotel is now booking Holiday Parties For November and December. The hotel can accommodate up to 100 people for a stand up cocktail Party or a private sit down dinner for up to 50 Guests.  The space is versatile so contact the hotel to find out more about some of the options for your next event.pull up a stool, and let the bartenders pour you a drink.

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Canadian Helen Keller Centre Awards

May 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Past Events

The Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons and CHKC held the Annual CHKC Awards to honour individuals. For the people who have made outstanding achievements and contributions to the disability of deaf-blindness.

Eighth Annual Awards Luncheon
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Concert Hall

The Honourable David C. Onley
Lt. Governor of Ontario

For more news story of the event, check out the following video.

Celebrate your mother with the perfect outing in Toronto

May 10, 2012 by  
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With Mother’s Day right around the corner (May 13), you are probably scrambling to find the perfect activity to share the day together with your mom. Are you looking for the ultimate way to surprise mom this year?  Toronto has a lot of unique options for last minute alternatives to the traditional Mother’s Day Brunch. Here are some of Toronto’s exciting events to help you celebrate your mother!


Mother’s Day Chocolate Tour:
Saturday, May 12th, 4 p.m – 7 p.m, SOMA Chocolate, 443 King Street West

Does your mother have a sweet tooth? Well you’re in luck! Tasty Tours is launching their Chocolate Tour this Mothers Day weekend. Go on a tasty walking tour of Trinity Bellwoods Park, sample a variety of chocolates and learn the history behind the sweets that mom loves. Mothers on the tour will get to enjoy a sweet thank you bonus gift:


All Aboard Mariposa’s Mother’s Day Brunch:
Sunday, May 13, Noon – 2 p.m, Mariposa Cruises,  207 Queens Quay West

Brunch is a traditional characteristic of Mother’s Day, Why not celebrate mom with something out the ordinary. Experience Mother’s Day brunch from the water on the Captain Matthews Finders. Enjoy a two-hour cruise around Toronto’s waterfront while enjoying a scrumptious brunch.:

Experience tea in fashion at the Bata Shoe Museum:
Sunday, May 13, 10 a.m – Noon, 327 Bloor St W

Experience the Bata Shoe Museum’s “Fashionable History of Tea” event. This stylish event lead by Certified Tea Sommelier and wardrobe stylist Linda Gaylard, will explore the influence of tea and social history. The event will include both tea tasting and light cuisine and will celebrate tea in the culture of style.:


Mothers Day at the Toronto Zoo:
Sunday, May 13 Toronto Zoo

Looking for something for the whole family to enjoy? Bring mom to the zoo, and interact with some of the Zoo’s wild mothers. Don’t forget to treat mom to a delicious Beavertail pastry! Other activities include carousel rides, and the Sharks at Stingray Bay experience:

100-Mile Mother’s Day Brunch at Wychwood Barns:
Sunday May 13th, from 10a.m to 2p.m.

Enjoy the innogrative100 Mile Mother’s Day Buffet Brunch at the Artscape Wychwood Barns! The menu will be created from ingredients purchased at the vendors of the Saturday Farmers Market, located at the Wychwood Barns. All proceeds from this event will help support the Wychwood Barns Community Association and Wychwood Open Door:

Casa Loma Secret Gardens:
Sunday, May 13 1p.m- 2:30p.m

Give your mom a Mother’s Day to remember and unlock the secrets of the Casa Loma Estate Gardens. The Secret Garden will allow moms to learn about garden etiquette and the opportunity to sample edible plants.  Mothers can also enjoy Through The Garden Gate, a magical tour of the spectacular gardens:

For more Toronto upcoming events check our website upcoming events, at .

Also for some gift suggestions we recommend the flower stores at Davenport and Dupont as well as chocolate treats from Café Moroco or Nadege in the Shops of Summerhill.  Also Shay Lowe Jewelry Design is having a Spring Sale so check out some of the great deals for MOM, I have my eye on a bracelet for mom.