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Friday Night Fights at TGE2017!

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Style, Grooming, Food, and Drink will now be joined by the Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ presented by TWEED, at The Gentlemen’s Expo (#TGE2017). With a wide variety of emerging and established brands and products, alongside celebrity guests and now a sanctioned Olympic boxing card on Friday, November 24th, tickets to Canada’s leading lifestyle event for men is an easy decision! The Gentlemen’s Expo takes over the Metro Toronto Convention Centre North Building from Nov 24th to 25th, 2017. This is a 19+ event.

Hosted by entertainment personality, “Showdown Joe” Ferraro, #TGE2017  will host sanctioned Olympic boxing matches called the Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ presented by TWEED. For the first time ever, 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.

WHAT: FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS PRESENTED BY TWEED AT THE GENTLEMEN’S EXPO

WHEN: Friday November 24, 2017 | 4pm – 10pm (First Fight at 8pm)

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre | North Building, 255 Front St West.

WHY: Friday Night Fights ‘To End Cancer’ In Support Of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation

The five (5) bout undercard will play host to a number of local and international professional boxers including:

Robert Serrano v Aden Djama

Jessica Brugess v Amanda Galle

Moe Zawadi v James Hughes

Co-Main Event: Mark Smither v Thad Ridsdill

Main Event: Kassandra O’Reilly v Sara Haghighat-Joo

The Gentlemen’s Expo tickets are on sale now and start at $25.

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Website: FightToEndCancer.com

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Instagram: @FightToEndCancer

Twitter: @FightEndCancer

Official Hashtag: #TGE2017

GET SOCIAL WITH THE GENTLEMEN’S EXPO

 

Website: GentlemensExpo.com

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Twitter: @GentlemensExpo; #TGE2017

Official Hashtag: #TGE2017

 

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#TGE2017 Special Guests: Darcy Tucker and Curtis Joseph

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The Gentlemen’s Expo is proud to announce a series of special guests to help educate and entertain audiences. The Gentlemen’s Expo is Nov 24-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Please welcome Leafs Legends Darcy Tucker and Curtis Joseph!

  • WHO: Toronto Maple Leaf Legends Darcy Tucker & Curtis Joseph
  • WHAT: In Conversation with Tucker & CuJo
  • WHEN: SATURDAY, NOV. 25th
    • 6:00pm-7:00pm – In Conversation with Leafs Legends Darcy Tucker & Curtis Joseph
    • 7:00pm-8:00pm – Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity.

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Darcy Tucker, a native of Endiang, Alberta, played 947 regular season and 68 playoff games in the National Hockey League for the Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Colorado Avalanche. Tucker scored 215 goals and had 261 assists for 476 points in the NHL, along with 1,410 penalty minutes. Tucker was the epitome of an agitator in the NHL, a player players hated to play against but wished to have play on their team. Not a big man at 5’10” 180 pounds, Tucker played a big man game throughout his Major Junior Career and his professional career in the National Hockey League, delivering colossal hits, fighting anyone he had to despite his size or their size, and in the process antagonizing opposing teams while inspiring his own.

Tucker played on the legendary Kamloops Blazers teams of the 1990s and was captain of the team in the 1994-95 season. Darcy Tucker is one of four players in the 90 year history of Major Junior Ice Hockey to have won three Memorial Cups, the championship of Major Junior Ice Hockey in Canada. Those Memorial Cups were won in 1992 (in Seattle, Washington), 1994 (in Laval, P.Q.) and 1995 (in Kamloops, B.C.). Tucker was listed by the Kamloops Blazers in 1992 after Kamloops General Manager Bob Brown watched a videotape of him, never having seen Tucker play in a live game prior to that time. In 1995 Tucker also won a World Junior Championship Gold Medal while representing Canada, in the World Junior Championships in Calgary.

Darcy Tucker was drafted in the 6th Round of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Montreal Canadiens, 151st Overall. Always

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told he was too small and not fast enough, Tucker overcame these perceived obstacles and became a consummate professional ice hockey player who could play it any way you wanted – physical, skilled, defensive, offensive. In his first professional season in the American Hockey League he won the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Trophy and scored 93 points in 74 games. The following season he stuck with the Montreal Canadiens where he played for two seasons and then was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 1998. In 2000 he was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for whom he played for nine seasons. In 2008 Tucker was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League. Tucker had six twenty goal seasons in the National Hockey League including a career-high 28 goals in the 2005-2006 season playing in 74 games.

Tucker was an icon in the greater Toronto area during his nine seasons with the Maple Leafs, as he became a fan favorite for his energetic and physical play, and his ability to agitate at the highest level while still being a consistent and effective offensive contributor. Tucker has been active in local charities in Toronto, and has been an inspirational speaker for many major corporations in Canada, including IBM Canada. Tucker has had guest television appearances on two Canadian comedy programs, the Sean Cullen Show and Little Mosque on the Prairie.

Announcing his retirement from the National Hockey League on October 1, 2010, Darcy Tucker also revealed that he had joined forces with his agent of eighteen years (his entire career), Carlos Sosa and together they have formed a new sports representation business, Turning Point Sports Management LLC. This business shall be based out of Auburn, Washington, Denver, Colorado and Toronto, Ontario.  In January of 2011, Darcy Tucker was certified and approved by the National Hockey League Players Association to act as a Certified NHLPA Agent.  Tucker currently resides in the greater Toronto area where he resides with his wife Shannon and three children Owynn, Cole and Cain.

More on Curtis Joseph

One of the true “money” goalies of the 1990s, Curtis Joseph developed into an NHL star while guarding the net of the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs. Although he was usually excellent in the regular season, “Cujo” became of the most feared playoffs foes due to his penchant for elevating his game in the NHL’s second season. His cat-like reflexes and indomitable competitive spirit made Joseph one of the toughest goalies for shooters to face in recent years.

A native of Keswick, Ontario, less than an hour north of Toronto, the shy Joseph initially struggled to make an impression as a hockey goalie at the amateur level. He almost gave up altogether before venturing to Wilcox, Saskatchewan to play for the Notre Dame Hounds. At this point Joseph was trying to earn a college scholarship through hockey as a means of gaining access to an education. He impressed a few scouts and eventually was offered a scholarship to the University of Wisconsin, which was trying to replace the departed Mike Richter.

Joseph excelled for the Badgers during his one season of college hockey in 1988-89. He won 21 games and was voted on to the WCHA Conference First All-Star team. A few weeks after the season “Cujo” was signed by the St. Louis Blues and left college for a pro career. He began the 1989-90 season with the Peoria Rivermen of the IHL but was eventually called up to the Blues to solidify their goaltending picture after Greg Millen was traded to the Quebec Nordiques. Joseph played in 15 regular season and six playoff games while solidifying the goaltending picture with Vincent Riendeau.

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Joseph became the Blues’ first string goalie in 1991-92 when he won 27 games in 60 appearances. The following season he won 29 games but earned league-wide attention with his brilliant effort in the playoffs. Even though the club lost to Toronto in the Norris division final, Joseph emerged as a hero after stopping 119 of 122 shots in consecutive double overtime games.

Prior to the 1995-96 season the cost-cutting Blues shipped the popular Joseph to Edmonton. He played well but the Oilers were in the early stages of a rebuilding process. In April 1996 he excelled for Canada at the World Championships and later that year represented his country in the inaugural World Cup of hockey.

In 1996-97 and 1997-98, Joseph helped the young Oilers reach the playoffs where his brilliance guided the team into the second round both years. Joseph shocked the hockey world in July 1998 when he left the Oilers to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Although he never dominated the NHL’s goaltending statistics, “Cujo” was looked upon as one of the league’s top netminders whose play only improved during the post-season.

His impact on his new club was immediate as his excellent goaltending helped the Leafs register 99 points and reach the Stanley Cup semifinals. His coolness under fire impressed back up netminder Glenn Healy. Joseph won 35 games in the regular season and nine in the playoffs and was runner-up to Dominik Hasek in the voting for the Vezina trophy.

As Toronto closed out the twentieth century, Joseph’s netminding was a key reason behind the club’s challenge for the most points in the Eastern conference. The Leafs finished at the top of the Northeast division to win their first regular season title since 1962-63 and were a legitimate contender for the Stanley Cup. Joseph’s popularity reached epic proportions in hockey-mad “Hogtown.”

Joseph went on to play two more seasons with the Maple Leafs and was a member of Canada’s Gold Medal Olympic Team in Salt Lake City before leaving the team in the the summer of 2002 to sign as a free agent with the 2002 Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings. Looking to fill the void left by Dominik Hasek who retired following the Wings Stanley Cup win, the team felt that Joseph would be the ideal replacement and early on has shown that the team made the right choice. However, following a one year hiatus, Hasek returned to the Motor City in 2003-04, which created a log jam in the Red Wing goal with Joseph, Hasek and Many Legace.

Injuries would limit Joseph to a mere 31 games in 2003-04 and following a cancelled 2004-05 NHL season, he was acquired by the Phoenix Coyotes. With the Coyotes Joseph would split both his seasons and record his 424th career win, thereby moving into sixth place on the NHL’s all-time list, passing Tony Esposito. After a pair of seasons in Phoenix, Joseph would not be resigned by the club and remain an unrestricted free agent up until the Calgary Flames signed the veteran goaltender on January 14, 2008.

In Calgary, Joseph notched his 448th career NHL win which moved him past Terry Sawchuck for fourth place in all-time wins. In the post-season, Joseph replaced Kiprusoff to backstop the Flames to an exciting come from behind win after the club initially fell behind 3-0. However, the Flames were eliminated that round and Joseph would sign in the off-season with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

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#TGE2017 Special Guests: Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar

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The Gentlemen’s Expo is proud to announce a series of special guests to help educate and entertain audiences. The Gentlemen’s Expo is Nov 24-25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Please welcome Baseball Icons and Jays Legends Joe Carter and Robbie Alomar! Make sure you get your chance to meet this iconic duo plus get an autographed ball by clicking the Meet & Greet Autographed Ball Offer below!

  • WHO: Toronto Blue Jays Legends Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar
  • WHAT: In Conversation with Joe Carter & Robbie Alomar
  • WHEN: SATURDAY, NOV. 25th

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This Canadian Sports icon was drafted 2nd overall by the Chicago Cubs in 1981 after being named the Sporting NewsCollege Baseball player of the year. Over a 16 year MLB career he amassed over 2000 hits and almost 400 home runs playing for six teams including the Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Toronto Blue Jays, Baltimore Orioles and San Francisco Giants. He was a 5-Time All-Star, 2-Time Silver Slugger and 2-Time World Series Champion and will forever  be remembered for his famous game winning walk-off home run in Game 6 to win the World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1993. He is a member of the Toronto Blue Jays Level of Excellence and was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003

More on Robbie Alomar:

Roberto is the only baseball player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame as a Toronto Blue Jay™. His career 17-year career, included 12-time All-Star appearances and 10 Gold Glove Awards.

For most of his career, the only time the word “second” appeared in the same sentence as Roberto Alomar was when someone was describing his position in the field. At the plate, with the leather or in the final standings, Alomar was usually on top.

Born Feb. 5, 1968 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Alomar had baseball in his blood. His father, Sandy Alomar Sr., was an All-Star second baseman in his 15-year major league career. Like his father, Roberto played second, threw right-handed and switch-hit. Alomar’s brother, Sandy, Jr., also made it to the big leagues as a catcher.

At 18, Roberto Alomar signed with the San Diego Padres and won the California League batting title in his second year in the minors with a .346 batting average. By 1988, he was with the parent club, making a splash with his defense and speed and finishing fifth in National League Rookie of the Year voting. He earned his first All-Star selection in 1990.

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Following that season, Alomar was traded to Toronto – where his offense took off. Alomar raised his average over .300, helping the Blue Jays to back-to-back World Series titles in 1992-1993 while finishing in third in the AL batting title race in 1993. He hit a combined .354 in four postseason series in those two championship seasons.

“Everybody can see the skills on the field,” said teammate Dave Winfield, himself a Hall of Famer. “He’s acrobatic, flamboyant, he’s got his style.”

Following the 1995 season, Alomar signed with the Baltimore Orioles. Forming a Hall of Fame double-play combination with Cal Ripken Jr., helped his team get back to the playoffs – advancing to the ALCS in 1996 and 1997. Following the 1998 season, Alomar signed with the Cleveland Indians and played with his brother Sandy for the first time.

“He reminds me of some of the great players that I’ve played with, who seem like they write their own script,” said Davey Johnson, who managed Alomar with the Orioles. “Frank Robinson’s one, Henry Aaron was the other.”

Alomar was traded to the Mets in 2002 before later stops with the White Sox and Diamondbacks. He retired after the 2004 season. In 17 major league seasons, Alomar tallied 2,724 hits, 210 home runs, 1,134 RBI, a .300 batting average and .984 fielding percentage. He made 12 consecutive All-Star appearances.

 

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What’s On The Menu at #TGE2017

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We put our heads together and hand-selected a number of awesome eateries to represent almost every taste we could dream up. Here’s the list of the food purveyors at The Gentlemen’s Expo 2017. We are so ready to fill our bellies and hope you are too!

 

Oyster Boy

When you think fresh seafood in Toronto, you probably think of Oyster Boy. If not, you’re a shucking liar! We kid, we kid.This year at #TGE2017, grab some fresh oysters, a cocktail and browse all that we have on offer. Oyster Boy is as fresh as it gets and they will be at #TGE2017!

Hank Daddy’s BBQ

Do you like your BBQ sticky and tangy and full of flavour? Cool, then Hank Daddy’s is for you. Most of you know that Hank Daddy’s BBQ game is super strong: classics, like pulled pork and brisket with their legendary sauce. Finding it hard to type… getting…. too… hungry… We know you’re gunna love Hank Daddy’s!

Landing Group

You’ve probably been to a Landing Group resto. Truth be told, you’ve probably been to a few of them. Hunters, Williams, Harpers, etc etc… We can’t wait to see what they are bringing to #TGE2017. Fingers crossed for fish tacos, or that crispy cauliflower, or those sweet potato fries, or maybe that sticky toffee pudding??? Anything off their menu would be most welcome. We can’t wait!

ONO Poké

We needed to have Poke at #TGE2017, so why not have the best? ONO serve up healthy Hawaiian Asian-inspired Poke Bowls & Sushi Burritos, loaded with quality ingredients and flavourful sauces. Sign us up! This is one of those places that you’ll definitely go and check out again and again.  

Mustache Burger

These guys do fresh burgers. They keep it simple and super tasty. They know how to make a burger. This is what they do.You may have spotted their food truck out and about in Toronto. We will be parking it inside the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Nov 24 to 25!

Gangster Cheese

These guys are the Grilled Cheese Bosses. The make many, many varieties of Grilled Cheese sandwiches. so whether you go for their ‘New School’ or ‘Old School’ you’re making the right choice. Always fresh, always tasty and always cheesy. We can’t wait for to experience the Gansters!

Carnivore Club

Cured meat for the soul. Tim and the gang at Carnivore Club operate the world’s first subscription service featuring premium cured meats delivered to your door.
 Every month they feature a new artisan. What samples will they bring to #TGE2017? We can’t wait to find out!

That’s our list! Hope you can come check it out. Also be sure to check out our Culinary Stage Line Up!

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2017 Attractions

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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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The #TGE2017 Culinary Stage

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Food is an integral part of the TGE experience. That’s why we curate a list of food purveyors so you can eat like a champ. (More on that soon) We also invite some top class chefs to perform their culinary talents live. It’s like watching an artist paint a masterpiece… that you can sample upon completion.  Super proud to share this culinary stage line-up with you:

Friday, November 24
5:30pmChef Ted Reader Ted's World Famous BBQ
6:30pmRavenswoodRavenswood Wine & Cheese Demo
7:30pmMark BylokThe Whisky Topic
Saturday, November 25
2pmTonia WilsonSavour Flavours
3pmLindsey GreflundLe Dolci
4pmMark BylokThe Whisky Topic
6pmRachel BiesRealFood Chef / Nutritionist
7pm Michelle ThamHead of Education | Labatt
8pmJason NolanCheese Boutique

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Win a $1,500 Wardrobe from Surmesur Custom Menswear!

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Listen up, Gents, now is the time to buy your 2017 Gentlemen’s Expo tickets! Get them now and you’re entered in the draw to win a $1,500 wardrobe from Surmesur Custom Menswear. If you’ve already purchased tickets to #TGE2017, you’re already entered. Every ticket purchased from the day they went on sale to November 16th counts for one entry.

Surmesur Custom Menswear, with locations in downtown Toronto and Mississauga, is an incredible place. In a nutshell, Surmesur offers an original and innovative shopping experience that allows men to create unique clothing, made to measure according to their tastes and preferences and offered at ready-to-wear prices. What’s not to love?

So, about that $1,500 to spend at Surmesur …There are plenty of options for you. For inspiration, we polled our office, and Jon from Marketing would get a custom three-piece suit just like the 3 Times 3. Dav from Sales would get a few custom shirts and one of these beautiful bags. Julian from Creative would definitely grab himself a topcoat and some chinos. What would you get? We will select a winner on Friday, November 17th, and contact the winner via email. Thanks for reading! 

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5 Things Not To Miss at #TGE2017

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We’re back with another 5 Things You Cannot Miss At #TGE2017. Our curated list is below, but first… friendly reminder that The Gentlemen’s Expo is November 24 & 25 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. Style & Grooming, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Guest Speakers and Live Demos. Don’t ya dare miss it! Now, on to the list…

Whitley Neill

Yes, we are getting quite a reputation for having an incredible selection on cocktails at our event. Yes, we are ‘OK’ with this. Yes, we will be showcasing a number of bevvys this year; like Whitley Neill Gin. Inspired by Africa and handcrafted in England. It’s a balanced Dry Gin; that blends classic gin botanicals with exotic African essences to create a blend with a flavour as unique as its heritage. Make sure you look out for Whitley Neill from Nov 24-25 at the MTCC North Building.

Gentlemen Of The North

GOTN is what happens when two stylish gents want to create a line of cool clothing and top notch accessories. We can’t wait to check out their latest line of Headwear at TGE2017. It’s made for Canadian winters by people who have actually experienced Canadian winters. Oh, and also ask them about the Gentlemen Of The North ‘sock of the month’ club. You’ll be glad you did.

Track & Field / Bangarang

Track & Field Bar is one of our favourite places. We love the bocce. We love the shuffleboard. We love their staff. Sonaturally, we totally freaked out when we heard they have opened a new bar, ‘Bangarang’, on College St.  We asked them (ok, so we begged them) to come to our show. They agreed. They will be at #TGE2017… and they will be bringing the games. Expect shuffleboard and cornhole… and good times.

6ix Man Grooming

We know that taking care of your beard is no joke. This is serious business. 6ix Man is a start-up in the field of cosmeticsfocusing on mens grooming. They define a 6ix Man as “A classically modern man. Regardless of what he is doing, he always looks good.” Does that sound like you? I bet it does. Beard oils, balms, combs and everything you need to keep your beard fresh. That’s 6ix Man.

Shirt Studs

What can we say about Shirt Studs… Theses trailblazers are always pushing the boundaries of what’s next in men’s style accessories. Mixed media, 3D printing and beyond. May we suggest cuff links that project holograms of our favourite hip hop acts performing? AT #TGE2017 take a look at their offerings. You’ll be amazed. Even better, everything Shirt Studs makes is hand crafted in Toronto. And yes, those are Prestige Worldwide cufflinks. Siiiiick!

There’s another quick rundown of some our most anticipated partners at #TGE2017. Come to #TGE2017 is you’re into: style, grooming, health, fitness, food, drink, sports, entertainment, cars, bikes, and pretty much anything that involves living and being better! We will be unveiling our line-up of celebrity guests, attractions and exhibitors soon, so stay tuned!

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4 Tickets For The Price of 3

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Attention Gentlemen and Gentlewomen, Yes, Early bird tickets to The 2017 Edition of The Gentlemen’s Expo are now on sale. You can purchase single tickets. Details are below. BUT… we want you to bring your friends! Let them experience The Gentlemen’s Expo in all its glory. For a limited time we are offering a 4 ticket pack

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Come to #TGE2017 is you’re into: style, grooming, health, fitness, food, drink, sports, entertainment, cars, bikes, and pretty much anything that involves living and being better! We will be unveiling our line-up of celebrity guests, attractions and exhibitors soon, so stay tuned!

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6 Things We’re Looking Forward To Seeing at #TGE2017

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There are hundreds of products, services and ‘stuff’ on offer at The Gentlemen’s Expo. Every aisle you turn down, you’ll be sure to discover something new and something awesome. Here’s a short list of some items from brands that we are pretty excited about…

Hot Sox

We love love love the recent travel sock collection from Hot Sox. They keep raising the bar to help you raise their sock game. The artist collection from a few years back is still on point, as well. Looking forward to added to the stripes and dots of your current sock drawer? Look no further. Get a peek at what Hot Sox has been up to HERE.

Brave & Bearded

If you’ve ever wondered why some dude’s beards’ just look better than others – it may be products from B&B. They supply a whole host of barber shops with product, so you may have tried it already. They also have a pretty sick line of apparel.

Altorosto

You should never compromise on what you put on your feet, especially in the winter. Altorosto get this. Since forever, winter boot style has been function before fashion. Not anymore Gents. Take a look at some of these boots. Game changers. Canadian company HQ’d in Toronto.

Surmesur

If you haven’t figured it out yet, made-to-measure is the way to go. Surmesur know this and have been on the right side of this trend for a while. Locations are popping up all over Ontario and Quebec, but definitely come and see them at TGE2017. They are TGE vets, so the safe money is that they will have a specific offer just for you during TGE 2017. Get measured and get that custom shirt, suit or sport coat from some of the best in the business.

G Fox & Co Canada

Do you like watches? The Foxwood collection from G Fox & Co is simply awesome. Mixing leather, wood and other materials, these watches will turn heads. Be sure to put one on your wrist at #TGE2017. G Fox & Co also have a whole host of other offerings like sunglasses and snapbacks. People loved G Fox & Co last year at our event, so you know this year they will be bringing some great products and killer offers for the #TGE2017 crowd.

Parc City Boots

Parc City Boots were the talk of #TGE2016. Super cool shoes and boots, designed for Gents on the go. When you’re at #TGE2017, you must try on a pair. They are super comfy, stylish and I’m sure they will have proper deals for show fans. Honestly, these boots are stunning, hand-crafted in Portugal.

There’s a quick rundown of some our most anticipated partners at #TGE2017. Come to #TGE2017 is you’re into: style, grooming, health, fitness, food, drink, sports, entertainment, cars, bikes, and pretty much anything that involves living and being better! We will be unveiling our line-up of celebrity guests, attractions and exhibitors soon, so stay tuned!

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