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TSE Venues Guide 2018

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39 LISTINGS QUICK LINKS BANQUET VENUES COMMUNITY + CULTURAL ARTS VENUES CONFERENCE + CONVENTION CENTRES HISTORIC VENUES LECTURE HALLS + EDUCATION FACILITIES MEETING SPACE + OFFICE FACILITIES MUSEUMS + GALLERIES NIGHTCLUBS, LOFTS + PRIVATE CLUBS PRIVATE EVENT SPACE RESTAURANTS + PRIVATE DINING SPORTS + ACTIVITY VENUES THEATRES + CONCERT HALLS INDEX ATTRACTIONS LISTINGS QUICK LINKS A Big Reveal The Place: Mahjong Bar Perfect For: Smaller events looking to stage an element of intrigue, especially with a younger audience. The 'Hood: Little Portugal The Space: A tiny pink-washed tuck shop fronts the street entrance. Step through the curtains at the back of the cutie-patootie bodega and follow the red- light glow emanating from a keyhole-shaped doorway to discover an ultra-cool 2,000-sq.-ft. bar and restaurant. The room is retro diner-like with a whole lot of funky ambience infused with moody lighting. Vintage cabinets back the bar and a jungle-themed mural by local artist Gabriella Lo spans the wall of the raised dining area. The menu's Chinese small plates can be tailored to different styles of service. There's even the option of hosting informal screening events. Capacity: Accommodating up to 100, furnishings are adjustable to enhance space flow. Buyout is available. Insider Tip: The front-of-house bodega is perfect as a meet-and-greet station and for displaying branded product and other event goodies. Cool Teambuilding The Place: House of VR Perfect For: Fun, interactive teambuilding and social outings The 'Hood: Queen Street West The Space: Cutting-edge virtual reality (VR) games and experiences fill this site with VR units, green screens and mingle space that spans two storeys. Gaming-unit walls easily reconfigure for guest-flow traffic. Chill is the LED lighting that overlays playing spaces and ultra-mod seating pod-lounges with saturated-animated colour. Bring unique wall mural art alive via smartphone augmented-reality (AR) viewing technology apps. A vast library of VR games invite guests to enter a Van Gogh painting, transport themselves to centre stage of a Cirque du Soleil performance, paint graffiti on never-ending walls, and more. Individual and multiplayer encounters span a diverse selection of themes including art, entertainment, tourism and sports. Capacity: Main floor, 90; Top floor, 188; Full buyout, 278 Insider Tip: Let on-site VR hosts curate a selection of experiences and games according to event theme and guest-list demographic. Take a video tour. Power Entertaining The Place: STK Toronto Perfect For: VIP occasions, client drinks and dining, holiday and office parties, socializing … The 'Hood: Yorkville The Space: This upscale, contemporary vibe-driven steakhouse and nightspot is 8,800-sq.-ft. and stylishly sultry from the moment you enter the street- level entrance that leads directly to the second-floor action. Featuring a bar, lounge, bistro, raised dining space and two private dining suites, the setting is dramatic. Mood lighting washes colour into marble accents and sweeping architectural forms swirl around windows and across the ceiling. Curvaceous white and rosewood rollback banquettes bring large groups together. The high- energy atmosphere ensures guests experience social gatherings, dining and entertainment in one setting. Capacity: Bistro and lounge, 85 seated; Private dining suites, 16 seated or combined for 40 reception-style; Main dining room, 115 seated; Full buyout, 325 reception-style Insider Tip: Have STK's talented mixologists shake up the event with a master cocktails class or a delish signature drink. << << <<

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