January 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

 

  • READ-TO-LEAD BOOK CLUB

Start 2019 off right by joining the new “Read to Lead” Toronto CREW Book Club!  “Read to Lead” is designed to bring members together to discuss leadership themed books, articles, and media with each meeting led by two Toronto CREW members of varying backgrounds and experience levels. This is an exciting opportunity for you to read those empowering books you’ve been meaning to read and engage with fellow members over a glass of wine and discussion

Date: Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 

Venue: Various venues – TBA

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  • SHUFFLE SOCIAL MIXER – NETWORKING FOR PROFESSIONALS

Shuffle Social is a collective dedicated to growth, development and networking.

The Shuffle Social Mixer is where ideas can flourish and new professional partnerships can thrive. Our networking events are focused on enhancing the community, fostering strong relationships, self-improvement and mentorship 

Date: Wednesday,  January  9th, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Venue: Thompson Toronto Rooftop, 550 Wellington Street West Toronto, ON M5V 2V4

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  • PUB NIGHT WITH THE SWISS CANADIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE and COMMERCE ) BCCTC

Join us for an evening of business networking in a comfortable setting – the most British way possible – a pub.

Networking Tickets (include networking and 1 drink of your choice): Members of the BCCTC, Swiss Chamber and members of EUCCAN Chambers of Commerce $20, Non-Memb $30

Dinner tickets (include dinner, networking and 1 drink of your choice): Members of any of the associations listed above $45, Non-Memb $60

Date: January ,  Tuesday 15th, 2019 

Time:  6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venue:  PJ O’Brien’s Pub, 39 Colborne St Toronto, ON M5E 1E3 Canada

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  • ST ANDREW’S SOCIETY OF TORONTO  ~ ANNUAL BURNS SUPPER  (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE and COMMERCE ) BCCTC

Come join us for a very special evening to celebrate Scotland’s national bard,  Robert Burns, in traditional style. We like to think that this has been one of the best Burns events in the city for many years. Our 2019 event promises to be no exception.

We are delighted to welcome the Rev. Dr. Laurence DeWolf  who will propose The Immortal  Memory and we welcome back Peter McCutcheon who will delight us with his renderings of favourite Burns songs.

The ticket price is $130 all inclusive of meal, taxes, wines with dinner as well as a donation to a designated inner city charity

Date: Friday, January 18th, 2019 

Time: 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

This is a conference designed for business executives, and companies who want to expand their reaches to the Canadians or that want to develop their businesses, This conference is majorly targeted on creating a greater Canada, which gives companies around Africa, Europe and America the opportunity to enlarge their coast, it also give room to people who only want to come and learn how to develop a business and how to connect their business with larger companies.

Date: Wednesday, January 16th 2019, 10:00 AM – Friday, January  18th 2019, 1:00 PM EST

Venue: Toronto Event Centre 15 Saskatchewan Road Exhibition Place,Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

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  • DECA RYERSON X DECA PROVINCIALS

Are you ready for DECA U’s Provincials 2019 Conference? DECA U invites you to redefine your experience this year with over 1500 delegates, networkers, and guests.

Stay tuned for regular updates on what the conference will offer, and be prepared for a weekend of unforgettable competition, networking, professional enrichment, and incredible experiences!

Date: Friday, January 18th , 3:00 PM –Sunday, January 20th,  11:00 AM

Venue: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen Street West Toronto, ON M5H 2M9

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  • WISE NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2019

Women and Science and Engineering is proud to present to you our prestigious 7th Annual National Conference! The WISE National Conference serves as a catalyst to inspire and empower individuals to pursue their passions, broaden their horizons, and form meaningful connections.

Date: Saturday, January 26th 2019, 9:00 AM – Sunday, January  27th 2019, 5:00 PM EST

Venue: The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON M5J 1A6

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  • FINDING POST-CAREER SUCCESS AND PURPOSE

Join Trish Wheaton and Marge Watters, for a unique and innovative program designed for late-career senior professional women who want to stand on the shoulders of their professional selves to purposefully envision and plan their next phase — and make it their ‘Primetime’.

Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Venue: 111d Queen St E, Toronto, Ontario  M5C 1S2 Canada

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  • SAVE THE DATE! NEXT SPEAKERS SERIES EVENT

The Mompreneurs® Speakers Series is an exclusive event where you can learn from some of Canada’s most notable female entrepreneurs in a private and intimate setting.

The goal is to deliver the full experience: being gathered with other like-minded powerhouse business women; being in a beautiful space where you will be spoiled by amazing food; and learning from their speakers while being inspired by their teachings. This event will be capped at between 50-75 women in attendance, and will also feature a pop-up marketplace highlighting some of our successful members and businesses in the community.

Date: TuesdayJanuary 29th, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Venue: 100 Water St. North  Cambridge, Ontario N1R 1P1Canada

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  • MEMBER WORKSHOPS-THE FUTURE IS YOURS- SUCCESSION PLANNING STRATEGIES

Succession planning is a critical part of the future success for any business. However, daily operational demands can make it difficult to find time to sit down and engage in a thorough planning process. In fact, more than 50% of business owners admit they have no formal transition plan in place

Date: Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Venue: Toronto Region Board of Trade Room: 3rd Floor – Ridout

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  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS NEW YEAR NETWORKING

Join us at the Arcadian Loft overlooking the city, as we raise a toast to the views & a new year of possibilities, opportunities and success.

Date:  Thursday, January 31st, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue:  Arcadian Loft, 401 Bay St.

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Toronto Social Events

 

  • WINTER FUN AT ONTARIO PLACE 

For the second year in a row, the West Island of Ontario Place will feature our winter program from November 23 – March 17th. Come down and explore the Winter Light Exhibitionskate on our rink, roast marshmallows and S’mores by our community bonfiresand catch a movie at Cinesphere. This year, we are excited to add a series of Skate Parties featuring DJ’s Fawn Big Canoe and Shane Mackinnon at our iconic waterfront venue!

Date: November 23rd – March 17th.

Venue: Ontario Place

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  • SKATING AT EVERGREEN BRICK WORKS

Skating is back at Evergreen Brick Works! Experience the magic of one of the best skating rinks in Toronto. The Brick Works’ outdoor skating rink weaves through snow-covered gardens under exposed beams from the roof of the old brick factory.

Date: Tuesday, January 1st,2019

Venue: Evergreen Brick Works550 Bayview Ave, Toronto ON, M4W 3X8

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  • NEXT STAGE

The Next Stage Theatre Festival is the premiere winter theatre event in the city. Produced by the Toronto Fringe, Next Stage is a platform for past Fringe artists to take groundbreaking work to the next level – and a gathering place for discerning culture lovers in the city. It takes place every January at the Factory Theatre.

Date:  January 9th to 20th, 2019

Venue: 688 Richmond Street W.Suite #204 Toronto, Ontario Canada M6J 1C5

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  • THE ART OF Dr. SEUSS COLLECTION  20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT LISS GALLERY

Liss Gallery shares a rare selection of artworks from 20 years of The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection. Visitors can explore the works from Dr. Seuss’s best-known children’s books and decades of never before seen artwork.

Date: Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Venue: 112 Cumberland St., Toronto ON, M5R 1A6

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  • TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW

With over 250 workshops and seminars, the world’s largest indoor lake and, of course, beautiful boats of all sizes and types, this is the place to be to shake off the January doldrums.

Highlights of the 2018 event include the Yamaha Fish Off (new this year); celebrity guest Brenda Lowe from the reality show “Survivor: Nicaragua”; and for the kids, Twiggy the Water-Skiing Squirrel.

Date: Friday, January 18th – 27th, 2019

Venue: Enercare centre, Exhibition Placa 

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  • THE TORONTO LIGHT FESTIVAL

Lighting up the long winter nights with distinctive works from local and international light artists, the Toronto Light Festival illuminates the Distillery Historic District from January to March. Visitors are taken on a visual journey as the festival transforms the picturesque historic neighbourhood into a large open-air gallery..

Date: January 18th to March 3rd, 2019

Venue: Distillery  Historic District

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  • DESIGN TORONTO FESTIVAL 

DesignTO is where art and design meet at over 100 exhibitions and events across Toronto.

Date:  January 18th to 27th, 2019

Venue: 1214 Queen Street West, Studio 203 Toronto, Ontario, M6J 1J6

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  • WINTERLICIOUS

For two scrumptious weeks, Winterlicious Toronto brings a series of mouth-watering culinary events to the city at over 220 restaurants. Indulge in creative cuisine from around the world at great prix fixe value

Date:  January 25th to February 7th, 2019

Venue: Various restaurants across Toronto

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  • TORONTO ZOO ‘S 12  DAYS OF ENRICHMENT

On the first day of Enrichment, the Toronto Zoo gave to me…Join us this holiday season as our animals celebrate the season with the Toronto Zoo’s 12 Days of Enrichment! Why not enjoy some special time with friends and family with indoor pavilions, scenic walking trails and some adorable zoo babies born in 2018. The Toronto Zoo’s Behavioural Husbandry Program is designed to provide enrichment and training experiences that mimic an animal’s natural behaviour and provide mental stimulation as well as choice within their environments. Checkout torontozoo.com for details!

Date: December 26th, 2018 – January 6th, 2019

Venue: Toronto Zoo. 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 5K7, Canada

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  • Winter Craft Beer Fest

Get your parka, long johns, and all the flannel you can find, it’s Winter Craft Beer Fest time again! We want you there as much as we want “u” in the spelling of colour and flavour.

Join us with a pint of your favourite Ontario Craft Brewers outside Steam Whistle Brewing in Roundhouse Park for another year of beer, food and fun.

Date: Saturday January 26th, 2019

Venue: Roundhouse Park255 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON

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  • ICE BREAKERS

Ice Breakers was launched in 2016 as a partnership between the organizers of Winter Stations and the Waterfront Business Improvement Area. Now embarking on its third year, Ice Breakers is seeking proposals for temporary art works to produce and exhibit along Toronto’s Queens Quay for Winter 2019. This year, we will be selecting four unique installations as well as one invited University installation for five unique sites which will be exhibited from January 19, 2019 until February 24, 2019.

This is a single-stage international competition open to everyone. We welcome artists, designers, architects and landscape architects to submit concept proposals for Ice Breakers’ temporary artwork installation.

Date:  January 19th, to February 24th 2019

Venue: Different venues across Toronto

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Toronto Fundraising Events

  • OZERE ALBUM FUNDRAISING SHOW!

Jessica Deutsch and Ozere are heading into the studio at the end of January. Help them make a stellar record!! Pre sales will be available to purchase at the event! Special guests to be announced!

You can purchase the regular ticket price or choose to donate a larger amount.

Date: Thursday , January 24th , 2019

Time:  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Art Square Cafe, 334 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M5T 1G5

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  • HOLIDAY ART FUNDRAISER

Feel good about the holidays this year and come to Camp4 (1173 Dundas St W) to celebrate Toronto’s female art culture and support women looking out for each other. $2 from every #stiegl bought will go to Sistering: A Woman’s Place, and if you’re feeling extra jolly you can buy some art made by local female artists who are donating the portion of their profits to Sistering: A Woman’s Place. In addition, we will be holding a raffle beginning at 9pm every half hour for pieces donated by the artist.

Date: Thursday, January 24th,  2019

Time:  7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Camp 4, 1173 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON M6J 1X3

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