Meeting At The Hoxton – An Event Planners Dream

This is the 3rd article in our Venue Round up series, a look at Toronto-based venues and how they can be used to host  your next event.

Guest Post by Jay Reyes and Deb Lewis, CMP, Chief Experience Officer of CityEvents, You can connect with Deb at at CityEvents ( or on Twitter @cityevents.

The Hoxton is the latest venture by business partners Jesse Girard and Richard Lambert, – and comedian Kenny Hotz – the guys behind Parts & Labour and The Social. The venue is named after London’s Hoxton neighbourhood and is located in Toronto’s hip King West area steps from the Thompson Hotel.

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The Hoxton highlights include a great stage area, state of the art sound system making the acoustics phenomenal, and a 8,000 sq. ft. space that can hold up to 600 people. The main idea was to keep the space versatile, with lack of excessive décor and the large number of installed flat screens it is an event planners dream. The Hoxton allows customized decor and can accommodate the bells and whistles for whatever event the venue is hosting, whether it is corporate or private bookings.

In just over a month the Hoxton has played host for events celebrating TIFF, Fashion Week, store launches, and this week is their first large scale fundraiser “Fireball” (

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