Our Mission Our mission is to create and execute personalized events that fit your company or organization‘s style, vision...
About UsDeborah Lewis, the Chief Experience Officer, of CityEvents has over14 years of experience in event marketing and h...
About Us (con’t)CityEvents has a flair for creative development andsuccessful marketing and promotion that ensures theflaw...
Values At CityEvents, we believe that the customer experience comes first, and we want to make sure your event is unforget...
Clients & Experience Along with our own produced seminars and FastLane networking events, we have planned and organized a ...
Client Events:Munk DebatesThe Munk Debates are heldsemi-annually with 800-1200people in attendance. Theaudience is made up...
Client Events:Toronto Board of Trade 1999-2006When employed by the TorontoBoard of Trade, Deborah wasresponsible for the T...
Volunteer Committees On top of our client contracts, Deborah and CityEvents maintains involvement as a volunteer in the co...
Volunteer Committee Example Operanation, 2006-2008 Deborah was invited to participate on the Executive Committee for Opera...
What We Can Do For You Let us worry about the research and negotiations. We will take care of all of the details, includin...
Testimonials “ I have had the pleasure of working with Deborah over the past 8 years in a wide variety of situations, incl...
About Us, The TeamDeborah Lewis, CMP, Chief Experience Officer (Principal and CEO)Deborah has longstanding and sound conta...
About Us, The Team (con’t):Deborah Lewis, CMP, Chief Experience Officer (Principal and CEO) (con’t)Deborah is also a long-...
About Us, The Team (con’t):The team at CityEvents includes an Event Manager,Communications Coordinator, 2 Event Coordinato...
Propriety Information1.The Proposal, contains proprietary information and accordingly nopart may be copied, reproduced, tr...
ReferencesNorman P.J. Morris, Director, Strategic Alliances/International Affairs, Canadian BusinessMagazine & PROFIT: You...
Contact Information CityEvents 21 Birch Avenue Suite 100 Toronto, ON M4V 1E1 Phone: 416.619.0596 Email: info@torontocityev...
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  1. 1. Our Mission Our mission is to create and execute personalized events that fit your company or organization‘s style, vision, image, and budget. The customer experience comes first, and we aim to produce unforgettable events that will satisfy our clients’ needs. 2
  2. 2. About UsDeborah Lewis, the Chief Experience Officer, of CityEvents has over14 years of experience in event marketing and has planned over600 events. In 2006, Deborah, created CityEvents, a boutique eventmanagement company.Since then CityEvents has had the opportunity to manage customevents for a variety of companies and organizations, small andlarge.CityEvents specializes in planning, promoting, and the managementof special events. CityEvents matches the objectives of our clientsneeds, utilizing imaginative ideas to create dynamic experiences.Great attention is paid to even the smallest details, as we doeverything we can to ensure that you and your guests enjoythemselves at your event. 3
  3. 3. About Us (con’t)CityEvents has a flair for creative development andsuccessful marketing and promotion that ensures theflawless staging of your event.CityEvents works with a wide array of clients includingnon-profit membership organizations, fundraisingorganizations, as well as small to large corporations.Let CityEvents oversee all the details of your event, andbenefit from our vast experience and expertise. 4
  4. 4. Values At CityEvents, we believe that the customer experience comes first, and we want to make sure your event is unforgettable. We can create events that are:  Chic  Fun  Urban  Funky  Conservative  Efficient  Corporate  Smooth  Honest  Community 5
  5. 5. Clients & Experience Along with our own produced seminars and FastLane networking events, we have planned and organized a variety of events from conferences and lunches, to galas and multi-day functions for many clients. Some client events we have worked on, include:  The Munk Debates @ The ROM  Miller Thomson LLP, Women’s Client Event @ Jamie Kennedy  Gardiner Museum  Luminato, VIP Sponsor Event @ Massey Hall  Bibby Financial Services, 200th Year Anniversary @ Distillery  Toronto Board of Trade Annual Dinner (1999-2006)  British Chamber of Commerce Christmas Luncheon @  Fairmont Royal York  The 25th Great Valentine Gala @ Fairmont Royal York  *IE Canada’s 75th Anniversary Gala @ The Liberty Grand *(Green Concepts and Suppliers were utilized) 6
  6. 6. Client Events:Munk DebatesThe Munk Debates are heldsemi-annually with 800-1200people in attendance. Theaudience is made up of ticketbuyers, media and VIP’s.Prior to the debate there is aVIP luncheon for 100-200people. This luncheon hasbeen located at Crush, Brassaiiand ONE.CityEvents manages all onsitelogistics, staffing and suppliersat the VIP luncheon anddebate. 7
  7. 7. Client Events:Toronto Board of Trade 1999-2006When employed by the TorontoBoard of Trade, Deborah wasresponsible for the Toronto Boardof Trade Annual Dinner with 1700-1900 people in attendance.This Black Tie Gala involvedmanaging the speakeracquisition, event management,sponsorship sales & fulfillment,ticket sales, marketing andpromotions, and VIP invitations. 8
  8. 8. Volunteer Committees On top of our client contracts, Deborah and CityEvents maintains involvement as a volunteer in the community for various fundraising events. Some volunteer events we have contributed to include:  Innovators Ball, 2007-2009, Executive Committee (Creative Committee and Co-Chair Ticket Sales)  The Powerball, 2007, Co-Chair Ticket Sales  Operanation, 2006-2008, Chair, Logistics  Luminato YP Group, 2008-2009, Co-Chair, AFTR PRTY  Vinifera, 2005-2008, PR Committee  New Leaders of Sunnybrook Foundation, 1997-2007,  Chair 2003-2005, Various Committee and Event Co-Chair Roles  CEO Build, 2004, Habitat for Humanity  SNAP Newspapers, Volunteer Photographer, covers 4 to 5 community and fundraising published events a month 9
  9. 9. Volunteer Committee Example Operanation, 2006-2008 Deborah was invited to participate on the Executive Committee for Operanation as Chair of Logistics. This role involved sourcing and managing suppliers, partners, and entertainment as well as the overall set up and flow of the event. Deborah was also a power ticket seller responsible for 8% of the 1000 event tickets sold. “We were thrilled to have Deb Lewis as a member of our Executive Committee for Operanation IV and V, as her wealth of knowledge regarding how to create a successful event was instrumental in our planning. She was key at driving sales both personally and through the use of the CityEvents website. We greatly benefited both from the high-traffic of the website and Deb’s own social contacts.” - Sarah Jarvis, Special Events Manager, Canadian Opera Company 10
  10. 10. What We Can Do For You Let us worry about the research and negotiations. We will take care of all of the details, including getting the best:  Venues  Suppliers (Décor etc.)  Transportation  Sound & Lighting  Speakers  Entertainment Having worked with many different suppliers in the past, we have developed a network of strong working relationships that allows us to obtain the best rates possible for your events. We are determined to secure your ideal venue and suppliers that will match your events theme and truly make the experience of your event, one of a kind. 11
  11. 11. Testimonials “ I have had the pleasure of working with Deborah over the past 8 years in a wide variety of situations, including the Board of Trade, I.E Canada, The British Chamber of Trade and Commerce. In all these occasions she has proved herself versatile, creative, hard working, totally committed to the project, with a very positive attitude. I would highly recommend her to potential clients.” – Norman Morris, Director, Strategic Alliances, Canadian Business Magazine “Deborah has assisted our group Intriciti a number of times to plan different events. We were so lucky to have someone this knowledgeable working with us on special events.” -Diane Craig, Image and Etiquette expert, Corporate Class Inc. “Deborah is a real professional. She worked for me at the Toronto Board of Trade and organized the most successful Annual Dinners ever held by the Board. With 2000 guests in attendance, Deborah always handled the details with ease. And she handled smaller events with equal ease. In fact, regardless of the size and scope of the event, Deborahs creativity, attention to detail and calm nature are hallmarks of her work. Because of her solid experience and reliability, Ive also hired her company-- CityEvents-- for other projects.” - John Ecker,Director, Public Affairs & Community Engagement at Echo: Improving Womens Health in Ontario 12
  12. 12. About Us, The TeamDeborah Lewis, CMP, Chief Experience Officer (Principal and CEO)Deborah has longstanding and sound contacts in the corporate world, government, and not-for-profit organizations in Toronto. Deborah’s entrepreneurial spirit led her to launch CityEvents in 2006with a view to creating benchmarks in event planning in the city.Deborah’s repertoire of experience includes the development and creation of conferences forI.E. Canada; as well as a six-year work association with the Toronto Board of Trade where sheproduced and planned nearly 120 meetings and events a year. In addition, every year sheorganized the Toronto Board of Trade Annual Dinner with over 1800 attendees.Currently, Deborah’s insatiable energy and drive have allowed her to accomplish the skilledorganization of multiple events, all representative of her eclectic portfolio. These includecorporate meetings, international trade programs, conferences and workshops, socialand networking events, high-profile fund-raising events, art auctions, wine tastings,restaurant promotions, sponsor promotions, trade shows, and product launches.CityEvents client list includes a number of professional services firms, large membershipassociations, and charitable groups. 13
  13. 13. About Us, The Team (con’t):Deborah Lewis, CMP, Chief Experience Officer (Principal and CEO) (con’t)Deborah is also a long-standing member of volunteer committees organizing events suchas The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation, the PowerPlant Powerball, LGInnovators Ball, the new Luminato committee and the Women in Capital Markets (WCM)annual Vinifera Awards Gala. Within the event industry and beyond, she is recognized forher hallmark touches; positive working style, distinctly exclusive guest lists, innovativemarketing, and consistency and quality in event execution. Deborah is also tirelesslycommitted to her community: she is a mentor with the TRIDEC mentoring program, aprevious Rotary member, volunteer photographer for SNAP Downtown and SNAP NorthToronto and was on the fund-raising committee for the New Leaders of SunnybrookFoundation for 10 years.Deborah is a Certified Meeting Planner, has a B.A.Sc in Consumer Studies from theUniversity of Guelph and a Post-graduate Diploma in Sport and Event Marketingfrom George Brown College. Deborah also taught special events managementat George Brown College. Deborah is also one of the owners and assisted withthe success of the popular restaurant Le Petit Castor on Yonge Street. 14
  14. 14. About Us, The Team (con’t):The team at CityEvents includes an Event Manager,Communications Coordinator, 2 Event Coordinators and 1Event Assistant.For larger events and the occasions where back up servicesare required, CityEvents has a strong partnership with theevent planning firm “Gatherings Event Planning &Fundraising”. Gatherings can assist onsite or provideadditional support for event management services wherenecessary.CityEvents has a group of suppliers and outside expertsthat are engaged for specific requirements of clientsprograms when required. 15
  15. 15. Propriety Information1.The Proposal, contains proprietary information and accordingly nopart may be copied, reproduced, transcribed, translated or used inany form without the prior written consent of CityEvents2.In addition, all such information remains the property of CityEvents3.All information is privileged and confidential and is intended solely forthe CEO and Co-Chairs of Vinifera.4.Themes, ideas or components presented are the creative property ofCityEvents and may not be used for the Event(s) for which the Proposalis made or for any other event without the prior written consent ofCityEvents.Client will be named as the main legal contract and billing contact forlarge contracts and will be responsible for any insurance or liability. 16
  16. 16. ReferencesNorman P.J. Morris, Director, Strategic Alliances/International Affairs, Canadian BusinessMagazine & PROFIT: Your Guide to Business SuccessP: 416-764-1236John Ecker, Director, Public Affairs & Community Engagement,P: 416-596-9687 ext. 223Dorothy Price, Executive Director, Canadian Foundation of Physically Disabled, P:416 -760-7351Volunteer Committee Work Contacts/References:E.J. Alon, Senior Development Officer, Harbourfront CentreP: 416-954-9912 (From Luminato Committee)Cindy Ball,CFREAssociate Director, Development, Ontario Science CentreP: 416-696-3188 (LG Innovators Ball Committee)*CityEvents has an excellent reputation for reliability and working with non profitclients and working within lower budgets*CityEvents is known for maintaining a positive attitude and excellent relationship skills 17
  17. 17. Contact Information CityEvents 21 Birch Avenue Suite 100 Toronto, ON M4V 1E1 Phone: 416.619.0596 Email: info@torontocityevents.ca Website: www.torontocityevents.ca 18
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