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Canadian Event Awards 2021

HIGH BAR™️ nominated for "the big idea of 2020"

HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group founded by Lucas Margulis has been named a finalist for the Canadian Event Awards . One of the five national finalists competing for The Big Idea of 2020.

"Thank you and congratulations to everyone who participated in this year’s competition, and a special thank you to our esteemed panel of judges who remained committed to this process amid the challenges of this difficult time. Good luck to all the finalists, and we look forward to celebrating with you at the 24th Annual Canadian Event Awards Gala on July 7.

In a year when just surviving was an accomplishment, the Canadian Event Awards take on a new meaning. Of course, we’re still going to hand out awards. But we are also going to celebrate the resilient spirit that carried us through the darkest days, recognize those that went above and beyond and share some incredible accomplishments achieved against impossible odds.

Presented by Liberty Entertainment Group, hosted by Jian & Paige Magan, and streamed live on the TK Events platform, the 2021 Canadian Event Awards are more than the sum of its collective parts. It’s a collaboration that includes some of Canada’s most accomplished event professionals.

People like Trish Knox, TK Events, Stacy Wyatt, Canadian Special Events, Dustin Westling, One West, Pierre Marleau, Orange Frog, Joel Nadel, Event Imagining, Carol Priest, Carol Priest Entertainment, not to mention Rennie Colelli. CEO bb Blanc and Melissa Deslauriers, bb Blanc, Keri Miller and Jocelyn Flanagan, e=mc2 events and 2019 Emerging Industry Leader Hailey O’Bright from the Idea Hunter.

This years gala is more than just a celebration; it’s a vote of confidence in the future of our industry coming to you live from beautiful bb Blanc’s studios in Toronto, Ontario, and live from western Canada’s premier boutique broadcast space; the experience factory situated in Calgary, Alberta, and virtually from beautiful Casa Loma located in the heart of the 416.

Each one of our partners, judges, sponsors, and friends is important to the success of this year’s event, but none of this could happen without a digital event platform. A special thanks to Trish Knox, Tk Events, for providing their industry-leading virtual platform to host this year’s awards and, more importantly, for their continued support of the Canadian Event Awards." - C.S.E



HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group is Canada's first luxury mobile cannabis bar providing cannabis sommeliers, budtenders, consumption lounges, cannabis catering and other hospitality services. Creating a premier full-service experience that everyone can enjoy (from someone who's never consumed cannabis to your seasoned cannabis cannoisseur). With our experience and knowledge immersed in the event industry for over 25 years, the introduction of legal cannabis presented the perfect opportunity to create a high class event company featuring cannabis in its many wonderful forms. Our mission is simple, provide clients with cannabis experience presented in a classy and high-end fashion. We’ve partnered with some of the best names in the events and cannabis industries, so that we can provide the highest quality service for any occasion. We are committed to cannabis education, safety, and providing a responsible experience. Part of what we do includes educating the new, and find emerging technologies and cannabis cultivars to wow even the experienced cannabis consumer. All HIGH BAR staff are trained with the ultimate understanding of cannabis and its best uses and presentation, giving us the ability to customize each event.

HIGH BAR Hospitality & Event Group (located in Toronto, Ontario) will provide services only in Canada. All services are contingent upon compliance with cannabis related legislation and regulations. We do not facilitate the sales of cannabis or cannabis products.

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At PURE we focus on combining Toronto's best entertainment and production expertise to provide clients with a premier service experience from start to finish to make your event unforgettable. Our team of professional DJ's, dancers, technicians, party animators and live musicians have been entertaining groups all across North America, including: Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver and New York. With a strong focus on attention to detail and customer care, we build upon your idea and create a custom experiences that caters to your vision, budget and style. We cater to all cultures, religions and celebrations from first birthday parties to weddings, corporate events, bar/bat mitzvahs, school proms, house parties, quinceañeras and much more. Breathe easy and let us help you make your next event PUREfect, there's nothing we can't do! ✨



📞 +1.416.728.5505

👉🏼 @itspureentertainment


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