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Venues for millennials, interactive entertainment, plus more...

Millennial Hip Settings

Toronto is filled with amazing restaurants and spaces that fit many an event bill. However, when it comes to choosing the perfect venue, it's all about knowing your guest list.

Millennials, especially - the generation born early '80s to early 2000s - can be an elusive crowd to please. Do your research to make the right connection between what's important to this very influential, social-media savvy consumer group with what a venue can deliver.

Here are a few event space suggestions that push all the right RSVP buttons for millennials:

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Guest Stars

Events are the ultimate opportunity to entertain and put on a great show. Live stage spectacles and musical performances always garner appreciative audiences. Opportunities that draw guests out of their seats and into the entertainment action also make for dynamic, in-the-moment engagement and ice-breaking interaction.

Tap into recent TSEvents e-news stories on magicians and psychic readers for some terrific audience-participation required talent, plus check out the following for ideas and entertainers that put guests in a starring role:

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New, novel and nifty ideas and services:
Super-sized Props
Matrix-style Photo Ops
Beer Girl

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Previous Issue

Check out a diner, plan green, plus more...

Diner Might!

Everyone has a favourite neighbourhood diner go-to. While not your typical event venue, diners do offer unique out-of-the-box settings with homey intimacy and often charming retro-style soda counter seating and booth setups for just the right occasion.

TSEvents e-news provides the following round up of restaurants serving delicious eats against a backdrop of diner-esque-like design and ambience:

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Go Green

In this day of digital promotions, mobile communication and an all-around awareness of earth-friendly best practices, incorporating elements of green into your event is easy.

Here are a few eco-savvy ideas and sources to help win environmental thumbs up at your next gathering:

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New, novel and nifty ideas and services:
Pop-up Café
Interactive Donut Stand
Edible Design Company

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Even More Ideas

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Suppliers Gallery

  • À La Carte Kitchen
  • Abbey Road Entertainment
  • Alton Mills Arts Centre
  • The Avenue Banquet Hall
  • Berkeley Eventgs
  • Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library
  • Brassaii Restaurant & Lounge
  • The Carlu
  • Carol's Flag & Banner
  • The Chef Upstairs
  • CN Tower
  • Decor & More Inc.
  • Design Exchange
  • Estates of Sunnybrook
  • Events at the Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Francine Socket & Associates, Event Architects
  • Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
  • Graydon Hall Manor
  • Independent Inventory Institute
  • CN Tower
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Presidential Gourmet Fine Catering
  • Roy Thomson Hall
  • The Spoke Club
  • St. Lawrence Hall
  • TK Events Inc.
  • Woodbine Entertainment Group
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About TSEvents

Toronto Special Events Ltd. (“TSEvents”) is a Toronto-based Canadian publishing company serving the information needs of the corporate and special event industry. Founded in 1993 by industry insider Pamela Smith, TSEvents publishes a range of products to help event planners with their day-to-day info needs.

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