Special Event Industry Resources | Affair Tent & Event Rentals
Searching for Event Planning Resources in Toronto, or elsewhere in Ontario? Look no further. Welcome to our Event Planning Handbook!
In addition to our own information rich website ;), there are a number of websites and print publications that serve as veritable treasure chests of information for our industry.
Some of the most helpful are as follows:
General Industry Information
Festivals and Events Ontario
Canadian Rental Association
American Rental Association
International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA)
Directories of Locations & Suppliers
Toronto Special Events (TSEvents)
Municipal Websites – Tent & Special Event Related Info
City of Toronto – Toronto Special Events Planning Guide
City of Mississauga – Tent & Special Event Info
Town of Oakville – Special Events and Tournaments
City of Burlington – Special Events
City of Brampton – Festivals and Events
City of Hamilton – Special Events
City of Vaughan – Special Events
Town of Orangeville – Festival and Events
Town of Bracebridge (Muskoka Area) – Tent & Special Event Related Info
Note: One of the integral first steps in planning any Special Event is to contact your local municipal Zoning & Building Departments to confirm what permits (if any) will be required for your event (i.e. street closure permit, building permits for Tents, etc.)
Questions regarding permits, zoning issues, etc. should be directed to your local building office.
Liquor Licence (“Special Occasion Permit”) Information for Special Events
Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO)
Important Note: Per AGCO, a Special Occasion Permit (SOP) for the distribution of alcohol is NOT required for invitation only events in a private place (i.e. private home or private board room - see above link for definition of “private place” and additional details).