Creative Class & Cocktails | A Unique Networking Series 2014

In January 2014 we started an experiment in networking with a purpose.
You want a place to congregate with other Creatives. Well this event series was created for you to learn from dynamic speakers, network with top professionals, and build relationships that matter to you.

The series came to an end in November 2014. You can see samples of the events below.

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CC&C | Inaugural Launch Event | January 15 2014

Our inaugural event at Harlem East was an evening of creativity & cocktails like no other.

CC&C | Black History Month Edition | February 20 2014

You want a place to congregate with Black Canadians, and you want more than a party. This event series is for you. Join us once a month at Harlem East for an evening of creativity & cocktails like no other. Learn from dynamic speakers, network with top professionals, and build relationships that matter to you. #CreativeClassTO

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CC&C | Home Builders Edition | March 27 2014

Buying your first home can be a creative art when it comes to financing, investing and designing, home building is relevant to all creatives. Whether you’re looking to renovate your existing home, or purchase one for the long run, join our crew of contractors, investors and owners to discuss the topic like you never have before.

CC&C | Influencers Edition | April 24 2014

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How trends and creativity become contagious today in music, fashion & entertainment. Inspired by the trailblazing documentary film Influencers we will screen the 20 minute documentary to inspire discussion among our guests about what it means to be an influencer in any given space. We’ll explore and how trends and creativity become contagious today, and influence culture to finance. Whether you’re in litigation, the performing arts or the technology space, understanding how to influence is the key to long-term impact in every sector. You want a place to congregate with other creatives, and you want more than a party. This event series is for you. Join us once a month at Harlem East for an evening of creativity & cocktails like no other. Learn from dynamic speakers, network with top professionals, and build relationships that matter to you.

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Great turnout: #creativeclassto #newnarrative

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CC&C | Bosshood Event | May 22 2014

Why approaching life like a boss, turns your dreams and visions into your reality.  Inspired by the best-selling book BYOB: The Unapologetic Guide to Being Your Own Boss, Creative Class & Cocktails TO will be screening a short interview with Actress, Producer and Singer Andrea Lewis this May. The screening will be followed by a live Q & A session to discuss why it takes the bosshood mentality to make our dreams and visions our reality. The usual laughs, connections and good vibes will top off our evening together.

You want a place to congregate with other creatives, and you want more than a party. This event series is for you. Join us once a month at Harlem East for an evening of creativity & cocktails like no other. Learn from dynamic speakers, network with top professionals, and build relationships that matter to you.

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CC&C | Jazz Event | June 19 2014

We explore Jazz at the next Creative Class & Cocktails TO, with Neil Brathwaite. He is a well-known jazz musician in Toronto. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec, with West Indian roots in Barbados. Neil was introduced to classical music and studied piano with Daisy Sweeney, the sister of Oscar Peterson’s sister, at the age 7. He was initiated to Jazz by his dad and began to play Alto sax in high school. Studied Sciences at the Université de Montpelier / France and later studied saxophone in the Jazz program at Humber College with Pat Labarera.

Michelle and Nicole friending it up at @creativeclassto #creativeclassto

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CC&C | Personal Branding Edition | September 24 2014

In this session, we meet Len Henry. He’s best known for his work as a bespoke film director, T.V Host (Slice Network) and fashion connoisseur. Join us for a very special interview as we trace how Len became an influential personal brand.

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