April 2019/ Major Events in Toronto

Business, Social and Fundraising Events

Find business networking events, and meetings in Toronto. If you are looking to have a night out with your friends or business partners check out our social and fund-raising events.

Toronto Business & Networking Events

  • LIFE PLAN CHECK-UP FOR OLDER ADULTS (THE CITY OF MARKHAM)

Times have changed since your original retirement plan was set. It may be time for your Life Plan Check Up. A Check Up will help you identify and begin to plan for those retirement gaps. Ensure your independence for health, lifestyle and financial needs are up to date. This is for retirees and their children, come out as a family and learn together.

Date: Monday, April 1st, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Venue: Thornhill Community Centre Library, 7755 Bayview Avenue, Program Room

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  • 2019 WINE & CHEESE, (TORONTO INSURANCE WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION, TIWA)

Join for an evening of networking and refreshments with industry peers. Due to considerable demand, tickets are only available through advance purchase and will not be sold at the doors.

Date: Thursday,  April 4th,  2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue: The Ballroom 145 John Street, Toronto, ON M5V 2E4

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  • ENGAGING MEN IN THE GENDER EQUALITY REVOLUTION (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE)

Historically, men were seen as gatekeepers for gender inequality. But the impact of the women’s equality movement brings a potentially positive and powerful new role for men: as agents of change. The 21st century workplace is being redefined and this is opening up new opportunities for men to engage in the gender equality revolution.

Join for a panel discussion about the unique role men can play in championing women’s economic empowerment, in fostering equality in the workplace and creating better workplaces for us all.

Date: Monday, April 8th, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Venue: 8 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, ON M5H 1L6

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  • GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP  AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SUMMIT (NEW YORK EVENTS LIST)

The main scope and importance of the Conference are to bring all the wings of the business and entrepreneurship under one roof and share their experiences, pros, and cons with us. Discussion of the innovative and recent trends in the business field will be the main criteria of the conference.

Date: Thursday, April 11th 2019, 5:00 PM and Wednesday, April 10th, 2019, 8:00 AM

Venue: Venue will be informed to the Registered Participants

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  • BREAKFAST NETWORKING ( MARKHAM BOARD OF TRADE)

Join for a great morning with networking and a delicious breakfast at the Toronto Marriott Markham Hotel

Date: Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Time: 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM

Venue: 170 Enterprise Blvd, Markham, ON L6G 0E6

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  • 2019 CHINESE CANADIAN ENTREPRENEUR AWARDS (THE ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE CANADIAN ENTREPRENEURS)

The Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs (ACCE), formerly known as “Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Club”, is a not-for–profit organization incorporated in 1994. In 1995, the Association signed a letter of co-operation with the Centre of Entrepreneurship of Centennial College to foster entrepreneurship training.

Since 1992, ACCE has been organizing various seminars for business people and entrepreneurs. In 1997, in association with Centennial College, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, PricewaterhouseCoopers (formerly known as Coopers & Lybrand) and Ming Pao Daily News, they celebrate their first Chinese Canadian Entrepreneur Awards.

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Time: Reception 6:00 PM, Dinner 6:45 PM

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building – Constitution Hall

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  • INTERNATIONAL CYBER RISK MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE (METRO TORONTO CONVENTION CENTRE)

Today’s technology landscape is evolving at an exponential pace, forcing businesses of all sizes to adapt to stay competitive. At the same time, the risk to businesses from malicious cyber attacks is growing just as fast, if not faster.

The International Cyber Risk Management Conference (ICRMC) provides delegates with an essential forum to learn from experts, network and share experiences with peers and colleagues, and get the answers they need to help them mitigate and respond to today’s rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape.

Date: Monday, April 15th, and Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC)

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  • CANNABIS CAPITAL CONFERENCE 2019 (THE BENZINGA CANNABIS CAPITAL CONFERENCE)

The 3rd Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference is the premier gathering of cannabis entrepreneurs and investors in North America. No other conference offers the level of access and seamless interaction between entrepreneurs building future billion-dollar cannabis enterprises and the investors whose capital will make that happen.

Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM

Venue: Toronto ON.

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  • LUNCHEON WITH THE HONOURABLE  DR. JANE PHILPOTT, MP (MARKHAM BOARD OF TRADE)

The Honourable Dr, Jane Philpott will speak on the name of economic growth and business productivity in Canada. She will touch on a range of topics that include new measures such as the accelerate investment  incentive; work on regulatory modernization to enhance business efficiency; workforce solutions  and training for the new economy.

Date: Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Time: 11:30 AM – 02:00 PM

Venue: IBM innovation Space/ Markham Convergence Centre  

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  • CANADIAN ROYAL HERITAGE AWARDS GALA  EVENING (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE AND COMMERCE )

The guest of honour and guest speaker will be His Serene Highness Prince Hermann of Leiningen, who will be speaking about “Boris III of Bulgaria, 20th Century Hero-King” and “Queen Victoria and the Leiningens”. Prince Hermann is a grandson of King Boris III and a great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria. He was born in Toronto and lives in Oakville, Ontario.
Date: Thursday, April  25th, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. (reception) for 7:30 p.m. (dinner).
Venue: Toronto, Ontario.
  • DIGITAL LEAP 2019, 10th ANNIVERSARY  (CHARITIES AID FOUNDATION OF AMERICA AND STEPHEN THOMAS LTD)

Digital Leap is the premier conference in Canada that focuses exclusively on digital marketing and fundraising for non-profits. This is a must-attend event for all fundraising and marketing professionals who want to build their brand, leverage digital for acquisition to reach new audiences, integrate online and offline, and harness emotion and creativity across all channels. Sessions are led by experts from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.

Date: Tuesday, April 30th , 2019

Time:  8:15 AM – 6:00 PM

Venue: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4

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  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SPRING NETWORKING (TORONTO REGION BOARD OF TRADE)

Networking events provide a great opportunity to form new business relationships and maintain established contacts

Date: Tuesday, April 30th , 2019

Time:  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Toronto Region Board of Trade

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  • COCKTAIL RECEPTION WITH H.E. JOHAN VERKAMMEN AND SIAL BELGIAN DELEGATION (BELGIAN CANADIAN BUSINESS CHAMBER)

Join for an exclusive opportunity to meet the Belgian companies coming to Toronto to participate in SIAL Canada with Belgian Ambassador H.E. Johan Verkammen.

Date: Tuesday, April 30th , 2019

Time:  6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Venue: Dentons Canada LLP  77 King Street West Suite 500 Toronto, ON M5K 0A1

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Toronto Social Events

  • HELLO KOREA

Hello! Korea is a Korean cultural experience taking place in Downtown Toronto, Guests of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy different aspects of  the events ranging from live performances such as traditional dance and drumming, a K-pop dance performance, interactive audiences games, traditional Korean dishes, K-beauty and so much more!

Date: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Revival, 783 College Street.

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  • IMAGES FESTIVAL (MEDIA ARTS NETWORK OF ONTARIO)

Images Festival features artistic excellence in contemporary moving image culture through screenings, exhibitions and performances, providing artists with a supportive forum in which to present their work and make professional connections with the media arts community.

Date: Thursday, April 11th to Friday 19th, 2019  

Time: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM (expected)

Venue:Venue to be announced, Toronto, Canada

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  • BARKWORKS  2019 (TORONTO HUMANE SOCIETY)

Barkworks is Toronto’s latest festival for families and their four-legged friends to come together and enjoy a fun day of Easter egg hunting, live entertainment, activities, and a variety of pet-friendly vendors at our puppy pop-up market.

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2019.

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Venue: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue

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  • GALA CONCERT & AWARD CEREMONY   (CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE OF GREATER TORONTO )

 CCC Piano and Violin Competition 2019” has been held recently. Selected winners will be invited to perform at the Gala Concert and Award Ceremony at P.C. Ho Theatre.

Date: Sunday, April 14th, 2019.

Time: 2:00 PM

Venue: P.C. Ho Theatre

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  • INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S DAY MULTICULTURAL DANCE AND ART FESTIVAL (TURKISH SOCIETY OF CANADA)

Children representing the cultural mosaic of Toronto will come together and celebrate the day with shows, folk dances and share their folk music.

The program will consist of a variety of entertaining shows. Fun-fair activities such as clowns, face painting, popcorn and cotton candy stations, balloon sculpting and multicultural art shows by the communities will also take place where children have the opportunity to interact with each other, enjoy the day and make friends all while being integrated to the highly cultural diversity found in Canada.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Venue: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West

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  • CANADIAN  INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (HOT DOCS)

North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market with a selection of more than 150 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe

Date: Thursday, April 25th to Sunday, May 5th, 2019  

Venue: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema & other venues 

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  •  THE WIZARD’S BRUNCH & DINNER

Welcome The Wizard’s Brunch & Dinner, an immersive dining experience in a magical world…

For one day they  will be inviting you into the amazing Hart House one of Toronto’s most iconic venues. Seated on long tables, you will enjoy a magical feast and fine wizard liquids as our masters and ladies immerse you in a unique universe created especially for you. Early bird pricing is active – tickets will be going up an extra $10 after the early bird period.

Date: Saturday, April  27th,  2019

Time: 12:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: Hart House,  7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

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  • EARTH DAY AT DOWNSVIEW PARK (DOWNSVIEW PARK)

For more than 15 years, Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a go-to event for families looking to get involved in the world’s largest environmental movement. This year, the Park is excited to celebrate another Earth Day with a day-long event that promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Date: Sunday, April  29th,  2019

Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Venue: Downsview Park,  70 Canuck Avenue,Toronto, ON M3K 2C5

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Toronto Fundraising Events

  • ALBANIAN FILM ASSOCIATION COMEDY FUNDRAISING

The Albanian Film Association is a non-profit, volunteer based organization created and co-run by four Albanian women that creates programming to celebrate and showcase Albanian film

Date: Saturday, April 6th, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: Blua, 395 Keele St

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  • CATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA  (CBSO) ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION (CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE OF GREATER TORONTO)

 The Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra (CBSO), under the direction of Norman Reintamm, continues its 2018-19 season with the Annual Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction, Guest artists include 14-year-old pianist, ARTEM KOPYLOV, and Korean-Canadian violinist, DA HYEON (DIANE) KIM.  The program includes Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major, 1st movement, with violinist Diane Kim; Saint-Saëns’ Piano Concerto No. 2, with pianist Artem Kopylov; Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 and No. 2; and Parry’s Jerusalem.

Date: Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: P.C. Ho Theatre, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, 5183 Sheppard Avenue East (one block East of Markham Road), Scarborough, Ontario M1B 5Z5

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  • VOICES THAT CARE 2019 (ROOM 217 FOUNDATION)

Musical evening, Please join  ! Your participation will have a real impact in benefit of Room 217 Foundation.

Room 217 is a music-based health arts organization and social enterprise. They  provide an innovative approach to health and well-being called music care. Music care enhances quality of life and improves the care experience.

Date:  Friday, April  26th, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Venue: Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 3G5

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