November 2018/ 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

  • CANADIAN GERMAN GALA 2018 (CANADIAN GERMAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE )

We would be delighted and honored to have you join the signature event of the Canadian German business community. This year, the Canadian German Gala Ball is particularly special, because we will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Canadian German Chamber!

Date: November 3rd , 2018

Time:  6:30 PM  

Venue: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

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  • DOING BUSINESS OVER TEA (THE BRITISH CANADIAN CHAMBER OF TRADE and COMMERCE ) BCCTC 

During this one-day conference in Toronto, participants will have the opportunity to hear firsthand from German businesses, discuss solutions, challenges and trends in the eHealth market and network with industry peers from Germany and Canada. The conference will be offered free of charge and should be attended by all interested parties from industry, policy, media and associations.

Date: Tuesday November 6th, 2018 

Time:  09:00 AM  – 10:30 AM, Free to attend ~ seats are limited ~ RSVP mandatory

Venue:  Ontario Investment and Trade Centre, Collaboration Boardroom; 250 Yonge Street | 35thFloor | Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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  • STARTING YOUR BUSINESS 101

Owning a business is a dream for many people. Every new business starts with an idea. This interactive workshop will help you have a step-by-step overview of what you need to do to make it happen. It will also give you the opportunity to ask questions in your own words.

Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time:  9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Venue: Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive. Main Floor, Committee Room 1, Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4N7

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  • 8th ANNUAL BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARDS  (TORONTO REGION BOARD OF TRADE)

The Board is proud to honour members of the Toronto region business community who are trailblazers demonstrating exceptional growth, leadership and innovation through our 8th Annual Business Excellence Awards (BEAs).

Time :Wednesday, November 7th, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Venue:  Toronto Region Board of Trade

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  • CANADIAN ISP SUMMIT 2018

The Canadian Network Operators Consortium Inc.(CNOC) is an organization that prides itself on representing the interests of ISPs across Canada. We promise to bring you a compelling event that will address the issues that matter most to you, in a community environment that encourages open communication, stimulates interaction and unites us all in the common goal of thriving in the midst of constant change.

Date: November 5th and  7th, 2018. 

Venue:  Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, 525 Bay Street Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L2

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  • YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TALES FROM THE TOP

Hear these business leaders share the stories behind their success and their career paths that took them to the top. The interactive evening will also give you a chance to ask questions about your own career development before capping the night off by networking with your fellow young professionals at a cocktail reception.

Date:  Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Time: 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: Paramount Eventspace, 222 Rowntree Dairy Rd, Vaughan, L4L 9T2

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  • THE ENTREPRENEURS REVOLUTIONIZING THE DIGITAL WORLD

Join us on November 8th to meet a panel of trailblazing thinkers and change makers. These women are building digital futures in vastly different industries, but share one thing in common: they have each broken the male-dominated tech bubble to leverage innovative ideas and establish hugely successful businesses, all at an impressively young age.

Date: November 8th, 2018 

Time: 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue1 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H1A1 Canada

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  • RYERSON UNIVERSITY FALL, OPEN HOUSE 2018

This is an event you won’t want to miss! Visit Ryerson’s distinctly urban campus for the chance to tour our campus and facilities, chat with future professors, current students and more! See for yourself what makes Ryerson Canada’s leading university for innovation and career relevant learning

Date: Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Time:  10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Venue: Ryerson University 380 Victoria St Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

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  • PROFUSION EXPO  2018

Now in its 9th year, ProFusion Expo is a premier event for Canada’s imaging professionals.

As an all-Canadian version of international trade shows, there’s nothing else like ProFusion Expo in the country. Whether you’re a DOP, photographer, producer, lighting director, audio professional, indie-shooter, freelancer, broadcaster, educator, ProFusion Expo 2018 has something for you.

Date: Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 – 11:00 AM. – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West – Hall A – North Building

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  • AFTER HOURS NETWORKING:THE ENTREPRENEUR’S VICTORY SONG

Starting your own business is hard. Rewards of success can be extraordinary but with only 51% of businesses surviving for five years, the risk of failure is daunting.
Beyond passion, persistence and innovative thinking, how do you navigate the battlefield to succeed? Join us for an evening of networking, conversation and aspiration  talented entrepreneurs

Date:Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Venue: 155 Wellington Street West, RBC royal Bank

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  • DOING BUSINESS WITH BELGIUM – GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION. GDPR

With the GDPR now in full effect and the ePrivacy regulation on track for 2019, this panel will discuss how Canadian companies need to comply and will also explore themes like cybersecurity, consent and email marketing. Going beyond the legal requirements, these experts will also assess how EU and Canadian privacy laws compare.

Date:Thursday, November 16th, 2018

Time: 7:30 AM  – 9:30 AM

Venue:  KPMG LLP, Bay Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4600, Toronto, ON M5H 2S5

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  • GALA DINNER AND AWARDS CEREMONY ICCO  (ITALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE  OF ONTARIO )

The Italian Chamber of Commerce of Ontario (ICCO) and Unico Primo are celebrating the 6th annual Pentola D’Oro Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony.

Pentola D’Oro celebrates the quintessential societal role of culinary arts and recognizes outstanding work in the Italian culinary and beverage industry in Ontario.

Date: Friday, November 16th, 2018,

Venue: 6250 Hwy 7, Vaughan, ON L4H 4G3, Canada

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  • STRATEGIC ENROLMENT MARKETING & MANAGEMENT FORUM 2018

Gain indispensable knowledge and learn valuable best practices while networking with some of Canada’s top experts at the Strategic Enrolment Marketing & Management Forum

Date: Tuesday, Nov 20th 2018, 9:00 AM  and Thursday Nov 22th 2018, 4:30 PM

VenueCourtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto, 475 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7

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Are you a high-potential professional aspiring to grow your career? Do you know women who are a good fit?Don’t miss Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ – Summit – an event to empower, inspire and acknowledge the next generation of Top 100 Award Winners.

Join us for a day full of keynotes, panel discussions, networking and learning.

Date :November 22nd, 2018

Time :9:15 AM- 2:00 PM 

Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre,  Rooms 205 and 206, 255 Front Street West Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

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  • BLACK TIE NETWORKING COCKTAIL PARTY FOR FINANCE & TECHNOLOGY

This is a formal black tie networking event for people in Finance, AI, FinTech, Blockchain, Law, and Tech. There will also be a red carpet photo booth from 5pm to 7pm in the foyer.

This is a high-profile annual event and the dress code will be strictly enforced. Men are expected to wear a tuxedo and women will be expected to wear a gown.

Date: Monday, November 26th  2018

Time: 5:00 PM 

Venue:The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street,Toronto, ON M5B 2H4

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Toronto Social Events

  • THE ROYAL AGRICULTURAL WINTER FAIR

For 96 years, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has brought the country to the city. Every November, Toronto, Ontario hosts the largest indoor agricultural and equine event in the world. Enjoy 10 days of world-class livestock and horticultural competition, dining and culinary experiences, shopping, entertainment and the country’s best horse show on historic Exhibition Grounds. The Royal is truly one of Toronto’s most unique experiences and fun for adults as well as the entire family

Date: Friday, November 2nd

Venue: Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd. Suite 1 Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

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  • DAY OF THE DEAD

Harbourfront Centre presents the 15th anniversary of its Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos celebration: an exploration of the ancient and contemporary traditions of Mexico’s oldest cultural celebration of life, heritage and family histories. This free, two day, family-oriented festival is Toronto’s longest running celebration of one of Mexico’s most important holidays.

All proceeds from the event will support CRC’s Regent Park Community Food Centre.

Date:  Saturday, November 3rd , 12:00 PM–7:00 PM
Sunday, November 4th, Time 12:00 PM –6:00 PM

Venue:  235 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2G8 

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  • FACT OR FICTION GHOST TOUR

Combining ghost stories with a bit of myth-busting, this is Toronto’s most unique ghost tour! We’ll visit Toronto’s famously haunted sites, hear the chilling stories behind them, debunk some of the myths and remain thoroughly spooked by the rest!Date:  Tuesday, Jun 26th, 2018

Date:  Friday, November 2nd

Venue: 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2, Nathan Phillips Square.

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  • WASHOKU MATSURI- JAPANESE FOOD FESTIVAL

After a brief hiatus, the members of the Japanese Restaurant Association of Canada are proud to bring you the 2018 “Washoku Matsuri – Japanese Food Festival” at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Date: Monday, November  5th 2018

Time: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Venue: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre 6 Garamond Court Toronto, ON M3C 1Z5

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  • EUROPEAN UNION FILM FESTIVAL 2018

The European Union Film Festival is a unique cultural collaboration of EU Consulates and Cultural Institutes in Toronto. Celebrates cinematic excellence with national and international award-winning Films. Twelve years after the festival’s premiere, the festival is the largest of the European run film festivals in Toronto. And one of the largest free film festivals in Canada.

.Date :November 8th to November 22nd  2018

Venue: 608 College St, Toronto, ON M6G 1B4

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  • NATIONAL WOMEN’S SHOW 2018

The ultimate girl’s day out! Shop ’til you drop at over 500 exhibits and find the best selection of the newest products and services to hit the market for women! Find products and services you can’t find anywhere else

Date: November 9th,  to November  11th 

Venue:Toronto Convention Centre, South Building 222 Bremner Boulevard Toronto, ON
M5V 3L9

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  • GTA PHOTOGRAPHY  EXHIBIT 2018

Join us for a night of amazing photography, food, wine and incredible prizes as we all get together to celebrate all the achievements of our current students and alumni!

.Date :Thursday  November 15th

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue: 25 Toronto St, Toronto, ON M5C 2R1 

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  • STREET EATS FEST 2018

A night of live entertainment, gourmet street food by guest chefs, and more! Mingle, sample an array of delicious street-eats inspired food, enjoy premiere Canadian wines and local craft brewery offerings, and bust a move with entertainment from Loading Zone, Toronto’s classic top 40 band.

All proceeds from the event will support CRC’s Regent Park Community Food Centre.

Date:  Wednesday, November 21st 2018

Time: 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM 

Venue:  40 Oak Street, Toronto, ON M5A 2C6

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Toronto Fundraising Events

  • LET THE ELEPHANTS DANCE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA 2018

Let The Elephants Dance is an event created to help raise awareness of mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety. We have been proudly donating to both The Canadian Mental Health Association in Toronto and Kids Help Phone each year. The event has grown in just two short years, from a small, intimate theatre showcase and has now become a yearly fundraising gala.

Date:  Saturday, November  3rd 2018

Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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

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  • LEST WE FORGET 2018 – VETERAN’S FUNDRAISING EVENT

Join world-renowned Canadian-tenor John McDermott for a memorable tribute of music, performance and pageantry in honour of Veterans and Service Personnel in the wondrous Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.

Date:  Monday, November  5th, 2018.

Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM 

Venue: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9

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  • BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS IN SUPPORT OF SICKKIDS  2018

Breakfast of Champions in support of SickKids is an annual fundraising event taking place on Friday, November 9th, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Arcadian Court in Toronto. The event provides a unique opportunity for young professionals to interact and have breakfast with champions from a wide variety of fields, including law, finance, business, sports, entertainment and more. Champions will be assigned to a table with up to ten young professionals where they will have the chance to share their insights about becoming champions in their respective fields. All attendees will also have a chance to enjoy a keynote address from Dani Reiss, President and CEO of Canada Goose.

Date:  Friday, November 9th, 2018

Time:  7:30 AM 

Venue: Arcadian Court 401 Bay St., 8th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5H 2Y4

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