Upcoming Events – Fall 2016

Check out upcoming events, conferences, workshops and webinars in Toronto from September 3 2016, to December 3, 2016.

IABC Toronto’s Annual Meet our Leader’s Event
When: September 13, 2016 from 6.00-8.00pm
Where: SpeakEasy 21, 21 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
Cost: $10 plus HST: IABC members ($11.3 with HST); $30 plus HST: Non-members ($33.9 with HST)
What: Want to meet this year’s chapter leaders? How about providing input on the chapter plans for the next 10 months? Here is your chance to network with chapter leaders, learn about volunteer opportunities with IABC/Toronto and connect with fellow communication professionals.

Ryerson Startup School: Social Media Strategy
When: November 17, 2016 from 6:00-9:00pm
Where: 341 Yonge St – Unit 314 – Launch Zone, Toronto, ON M5B 1S1
Cost: Free
What: Do you know about the “burrito principle?” This is a crash course on SEO, website set-up, audit checklists, social media strategies and how to build one, which platforms to use, execution and measurement.

Social Media for Events and Actions: Strategizing for Maximum Impact
When: October 13, 2016 from 6.30-9.30pm
Where: University of Toronto, St. George Campus (Exact room location will be announced closer to the date)
Cost: $20-$50/ticket
What: Planning an event or action and want to get the maximum online impact? This workshop explores the key elements to a solid social media strategy, specifically when planning an offline action or an event. Participants will learn the foundations of crafting a well-rounded online strategy, explore when platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram are appropriate, discuss some examples of successful online amplification of offline events and also dig into why others flopped.

Digital Marketing Strategy Bootcamp
When: October 20, 2016 from 9:00-4.30pm
Where: BrightLane Inc. – 545 King Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 1M1
Cost: $350
What: This intensive one-day course is a great way to quickly boost your Digital Marketing Strategy IQ. It will provide you with an overview of the Canadian digital marketing landscape, an understanding of the primary tools in the digital marketer’s toolbox, and easy-to-use frameworks for developing strategies and plans for your organization.

Video Storytelling Workshop
When: September 27, 2016 from 6:00-8.00 pm
Where: Doubletree by Hilton Toronto – 108 Chestnut St, 2nd Fl, Victoria Room Toronto, ON Canada
Cost: $50: IABC member early bird member rate by September 12 ($56.50 with HST); $58: IABC member rate after September 12 ($65.54 with HST); $88: Non-member rate: ($99.44 with HST)
What: Award-winning independent writer, director and producer James Hyslop launches this entertaining, hands-on 90-minute session with a presentation of various corporate videos. Then James discusses the process to determine: what is the story, how to tell it, who tells it, costs and budgeting, shooting and editing.

Toronto Tech Summit
When: October 28, 2016 from 12.00-5.30pm
Where: St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts – Jane Mallett Theatre; 27 Front St. E Toronto, ON M5E1B4 Canada
Cost: $25-150
What: An event that focuses on Customer Experience, Innovation, IoT, and Virtual Reality.
Come join our rapidly growing tech community for a day focused around revolutionizing, modernizing, and crafting incredible experiences through technology.