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The Gentlemen’s Expo is back on Nov. 24 & 25 and there is no shortage of experiences for patrons to enjoy! It all takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Audiences will be entertained and educated through interesting and exciting activations as part of the #BeBetter lifestyle. Here’s a snapshot of what attractions to expect:

Friday Night Fights To End Cancer

For the first time ever, #TGE2017 will host sanctioned Olympic boxing matches at the Friday Night ‘Fights To End Cancer’ presented by TWEED! On Friday, November 24, enjoy a gentleman’s sport, while raising funds for an incredible cause: 50/50 raffle proceeds from the evening will benefit the Fight To End Cancer. Some of Canada’s best boxers, holding provincial and national titles, will be showcased including the Co-Main Event fights with Mark Smither and Kassandra O’Reilly – who both fought on the inaugural Fight To End Cancer card in 2012. MORE INFO.

The #TGE2017 Culinary Stage

The Gentlemen’s Expo will feature demonstrations from some of Toronto’s top Chefs, including: Chef Tonia Wilson, Chef Lindsey Greflund, Chef Ted Reader, Chef Mark Bylok, Health Expert Rachel Bies, Beer Expert Michelle Tham, and Chef Jason Nolan!

diVRge Virtual Reality Playground

diVRge is a Virtual Reality Playground that is making the latest in Virtual Reality technology available to the public. Their location has 18 Virtual Reality stations with 30+ experiences, and truly with something for everyone. DiVRge will be offering free VR demo’s for anyone attending The Gentlemen’s Expo. The demo’s will be 5-10 minutes in length and will give you a taste of the wonders of Virtual Reality. Some of the titles offered will include Richie’s Plank Experience, Hoops VR, Quivr, A-10, Blurtasia and Google Earth.

Archers Arena

Channel your inner Katniss and let the games begin.  Archers Arena will host their now world-famous archery tag at #TGE2017. Experience Toronto’s #1 rated archery tag in almost 3000 square feet right inside the MTCC North Building. You’ll need to bring your ‘A game’. You’ll need focus. You’ll need strength. May the best combat archer in your group win and may the odds be for ever in your favour.

Race Sim 1 Experience

Gentlemen & Gentlewomen, start your engines!

Welcome to your Indoor Racing Paradise! Start your engines and race at Toronto’s first and only Car Racing Simulation Centre! With 5 cars on the virtual track fighting for 1st place, RaceSim1 is the perfect spot for group events, corporate team building, and for friends to hang out while ripping the pavement. Drivers take place in our unique sim racing cockpits equipped with 49” screens, real car racing seats, force feedback steering wheel, pedals and shifter. You’ll race powerful and exotic cars on world-famous laser scanned tracks. This is NOT your “kiddie” arcade! Race ON!

Beer, Spirits, Wine, and Cocktail Sampling

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The Gentlemen’s Expo will feature an incredible offering of some of the world’s best potent potables. Ranging from scotches, bourbons, whisk(e)ys, beers, wines, cocktails and everything in between.

Attendees will have a chance to sample beverages from the likes of: Jim Beam, Toki, Goose Island, Budweiser, Great Lakes Brewery, Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company, Jameson Irish Whiskey, Bulleit Bourbon, CIROC, Johnny Walker, Ketel One Vodka, Tanqueray No. Ten, Don Julio, Zacapa Rum and so much more!

The Gentlemen’s Lounge

The Gentlemen’s Den will be the centre area of The Gentlemen’s Expo and have some of the most popular bar games housed within one massive area for attendees to enjoy. Play ping pong, pool, foosball and even watch sports highlights on screens placed within this area. Attendees can even watch our local Toronto sports teams broadcasted live on game day.

Track & Field / Bangarang

The fine people that brought Track & Field Bar to Toronto just released their latest venture, Bangarang. Both places feature swanky dranks, an incredible staff, but more importantly… GAMES!! (said in the same way Cookie Monster would say COOKIES!) We asked, and they will deliver those games to #TGE2017.  Expect shuffleboard from Track & Field, and cornhole from Bangarang. Should be good times.

Retail Shopping

With the holiday season just around the corner, attendees can shop amongst some of the most popular international and local men’s retailers. With nearly endless options available, gentlemensexpo_pv_28-2The Gentlemen’s Expo will bring top fashion retailers, men’s accessories, and men’s grooming products. It’s a sure bet that attendees will pick up some great gift ideas and who knows… They may also pick something up for themselves while they are there.

 A little more about #TGE2017:

The Gentlemen’s Expo is the premium event for emerging and established men’s lifestyle products, integrated consumer experiences and on-stage programming that will entertain and educate men.  It all happens November 24-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building.

Come to #TGE2017 if you are interested in: style, tech, music, sports, cars, alcohol, grooming, sex, food, entrepreneurship, whiskey, beer, spirits, gaming, DIY, wellness, health and more.  Come to#TGE2017 if you want to see great speakers and compelling attractions. Come to #TGE2017 if you want to #BeBetter.

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