Wedluxe Magazine


We are so excited to share this with you!!

Thank you so much to our good friends at WedLuxe Magazine for letting us be a part of this incredible issue! Our Design Director Marta Urbanowicz created all the incredible florals for the latest cover about to be release to new stands shortly!

Congratulations to our entire team at 5th Element Events! Marta, you really outdid yourself on this one!!

We’ll see you all at the Wedluxe Wedding Show in January!

Have a look below at the cover and thanks again for all the love and support!

Special Event Gala’s


We are happy to announce that we have been nominated for two more Special Event Gala Awards this year! After our win last year for Best Decor Under $50,000.00 for Industrial Chic, these new nominations have shown our dedication to keeping up with the top event firms globally! In the company of some of our friends and colleagues like, E=MC2, Pop Kollaberative, Hala Events and Decor And More, we are honoured to be recognized!

Our award nominations this year are for:

1. Best Fair/Festival for TD Toronto Jazz Festival at Shops at Don Mills

2. Best Achievement in Technical Support for Adball Gatsby at The Virgin Mobile Mod Club Theatre

You can view the full nominations list here.

Winners will be announced on January 10th, 2014 in Nashville at The Special Event Show!

 

Executive Producers


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Toronto, ON. 5th Element Events has always taken pride in their involvement within the community. Whether it be the Sunnybrook Foundation, Wellspring or helping kids go to summer camp, it’s always been a vision to give back to foundations and causes that mean something to their employees. 5th Element Events is extremely proud and honoured to be a part of a project that has garnered worldwide recognition for its incredible vision and story telling. Joining event power house and friends at POP Kollaborative and many other incredible organizations, 5th Element Events has assumed a role as Executive Producer of the Documentary ‘Legends of The Knight,’ a film directed by Brett Culp that inspires change.

Legends of The Knight is a feature length, not-for-profit documentary film about the power of storytelling to create positive change in our lives and in the world around us. What makes this story incredibly unique, is that it’s expressed through the lens of one of the most popular stories of all time – THE BATMAN! This documentary follows the most inspiring people who have used the story of Batman to create positive change in their own lives and the lives of others. It’s not a historical tale of the beloved character, but the power of the human spirit to invoke change! The stories captured in this documentary are told by true fans who have showed strength in extreme adversity. View trailer here http://www.wearebatman.com/.

“To be a part of this project is an inspiration in itself. Everyone loves the story of Batman, but the power of story telling for social change is very important. After viewing the trailer for this documentary, you will see Batman in a whole new light! It’s literally the most heart warming three and a half minutes you’ll ever see. We truly support Brett Culp with admiration for what he has created – And it’s not even done just yet!” Says Creative Director and owner of 5th Element Events, Aaron Kaufman.

Although this project has been recognized across the web and news portals, it’s not completed. There’s still time for YOU and many others to be a part of the movement! Fully funded online through web apps like Kickstarter, Brett Culp and his team want anyone and everyone who has a love for story telling and Batman to donate and help bring this project to fruition. Follow the movement online using the hashtag #WEareBATMAN and by following the handle @BatmanFilm. Donate on Kickstarter via http://kck.st/ZkJdWE.

For more information, please contact:

Jared Golberg

General Manager

5th Element Events

p. 416.241.4440 x 2

e. jared@5thelementevents.com

t. @JaredGolberg, @5ElementEvents

w. www.5thelementevents.com

 

ISES INVASION


As summer fast approaches and the weather becomes warmer, 5th Element Events is proud to be a part of some incredible events and promotional programs! Both Aaron Kaufman (Owner of 5th) and Jared Golberg (General Manager) are members of ISES Toronto, so it was a no brainer to take on a producing roll in the biggest ISES Toronto event of the year! As VP communications and VP of Marketing, both Aaron and Jared are extremely excited to be a part of, what will truly be an amazing spectacle!

ISES IGNITES AN INVASION is the closing party to Ignites IBE Meet Week. The Business Week Expo features programs and events for meeting planners, conference organizers, incentive houses, executive assistants, business travel planners and many other event professionals. ISES Toronto has taken a very big roll in the conference this year and on June 20th, they will invade the Hard Rock Cafe Toronto with everything British…

Early bird tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via http://conta.cc/12SseOe.

Follow the hashtag #ISESTOINVASION for buzz and information!

Morgan Freeman


5th Element Events will be designing and producing the Celebration of Excellence which is an incredible gala honouring Mr. Morgan Freeman for all his contribution and dedication to combating racism and promoting knowledge and education worldwide.

Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem will bestow The Key of Knowledge Award at a gala in Toronto taking place at The Toronto Centre for The Arts. The evening will feature a question-and-answer period with Freeman, moderated by filmmaker Paul Saltzman.

Tickets are $180. Proceeds will go towards the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada and to establishing The Morgan Freeman Scholarship Fund for international students participating in the Public Health and Community Medicine Program at Hebrew University.

Our entire team at 5th Element Events is humbled and honoured to be a part of this incredible evening and we are looking forward to seeing our friends and family there!

To learn more about the gala, vist the Celebration of Excellence website!

5th is hiring!


5th Element Events is growing and we currently have two exciting positions available to join our team!!

Management Associate

This position will work directly with the CEO and will be responsible for aiding in the daily operations of the company.  Duties may include, but are not limited to…..

  • Client Care.
  • Site Visits.
  • Sourcing Suppliers.
  • Load in/Load out supervision.
  • Assisting in producing/managing on site.
  • Attending industry functions.
  • Administrative duties associated with any given project.

This is an entry level position.  Candidate must have some experience or have obtained a certificate from an event related program.  Candidate must also have relevant computer skills.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Please forward Resumes & Covering Letters to info@5thelementevents.com and reference Management Associate Position in the subject line.

No phone Calls please.  Candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

Design Associate

This position will work directly with the Design Director and will be responsible for being a part of the 5th Element creative team.  Duties will include but not be limited to…

  • Creative Event Design
  • Proposal writing
  • Site visits
  • Sourcing suppliers
  • Installing events

This is an entry level position.  Candidate must have some experience or have obtained a certificate from a design related program.  Candidate must also have relevant computer skills.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.  Please forward Resumes & Covering Letters to info@5thelementevents.com and reference Design Associate Position in the subject line.

No phone Calls please.  Candidates will be contacted for interviews.

 

WINNER! Star Awards!


On Friday, March 23rd, 2013, the Canadian Event Industry Star Awards took place at the Hyatt Regency in Toronto, ON. Bringing together the entire industry to celebrate Canadian talent and creativity, it was a spectacular evening featuring performances by Chantal Kreviazuk, Susie O’Neil and burlesque mischief wrapped up in a Cabaret theme. It’s only once a year where we get to hang out with our peers and aside from the awards, it’s just a great evening to mingle and network.

When all was said and done, our team at 5th and the Canadian Hospitality Foundation took home hardware for MOST OUTSTANDING EVENT UNDER $100,000 for the Canadian Hospitality Foundation Gala back in October 2012 at the Westin Harbour Castle! We could not have done this without the creative efforts of our partner in crime, Katrin Zeuner from the CHF who continues to be a leading force and inspiration for this event! It is always amazing to be recognized for hard work, dedication and creativity, but to be surrounded by peers who ALL have put their heart and soul into their craft is the real winning spirit of the night! We are so honoured to be a part of such a tight  knit industry.

Thanks to Canadian Special Events for providing everyone a platform to celebrate, educate and cooperate!

To see ALL the winners from this years Star Awards, CLICK HERE!

From left to right: Marta Urbanowicz, Aaron Kaufman and Jared Golberg of 5th Element Events.

Trump Toronto


This Saturday, March 23, 2013, is the TRUMP TORONTO Wedding Showcase presented by 5th Element Events. Wait, THAT’S US! We are so happy to be a part of the first wedding show at the Trump. As we are working hard developing a unique experience for new Brides and families, we are truly excited to meet new clients, colleagues and help create new memories!

To be a part of the magic, RSVP via http://bit.ly/Y6TSIK

If you are still looking for a creative team to help design, create and produce your wedding, give us a shout! Let us do the work for you so you can enjoy every moment! Call Marta Urbanowicz or Aaron Kaufman at the 5th Element office – 416.241.4440

 

5 Nominations!


A NOTE FROM AARON KAUFMAN:

On the heels of our Special Event Gala Award we received in Chicago about 6 weeks ago, the Canadian “Star Awards” have been announced and I am so excited to be a finalist for the Event Professional of the Year’ award. It has been nearly ten years since I opened 5th Element Events and the last year has been so satisfying in terms of my growth and education in the industry and the expansion of 5th Element Events. I am in this category with three other amazing professionals and am proud to be considered in such great company! I am excited for whoever takes this honourable award home… Good Luck!

Aside from that, 5th Element Events has been nominated for another 4 Star Awards, which we are extremely proud of. They are as follows:

BEST THEME DECOR UNDER $25,000 – Diamonds Are Forever

BEST THEME DECOR $25,000 – $40,000 – Industrial Chic

BEST WEDDING OVER $75,000 – Josh & Courtney’s Wedding

MOST OUTSTANDING EVENT UNDER $100,000 – Canadian Hospitality Association

AND FINALLY (i’m almost done, I promise!), 5th Element Events is up for “Favourite Canadian Event Planner” in this years Readers Choice Awards.  This award would be especially great as it would mean to us that all the work we do for our friends, clients and industry has paid off in a network that we can count on to support us going forward.  I’m hoping I can ask for a quick minute of your time and a vote for us.  I know you must get a number of emails about voting for various things but this would mean a lot to us and you help would be appreciated.

Thanks again for being a part of our journey!

Aaron Kaufman, Creative Director

National Awards!


It’s that time of year again! We’ve been nominated for FAVOURITE EVENT PLANNER for the www.canadianspecialevents.com Readers Choice Awards! So honoured to be in such great company in this category!

It’s time for YOU to put us over the top! PLEASE VOTE!!

VOTE HERE –> http://bit.ly/Xoyxb6

The National Event Star Awards are happening at the end of the month and nominations are beginning to come through! So far, Aaron Kaufman, our Creative Director and owner has been nominated for EVENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR! We’ve also been nominated for Best Wedding Over $75,000 for Josh and Courtney’s Wedding! 

Keep a watch via http://bit.ly/VzHa2P as the rest of the nominations will be shown soon! GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE NOMINATED THIS YEAR!

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Since 2003, 5th Element Events has been creating corporate functions for top tiered brands across the country. From product launches, fundraisers, conferences and award winning fashion shows, 5thElement Events has stayed true to the concept of boutique business, executing epic designs with a small team of influential and passionate event professionals. 5th Element Events became the first "One Stop Event Shop" in Toronto, Canada and still stays on top of the industry pulse. With a strong client list of marketing firms, ad agencies and corporate businesses, the future is set and looking bright for this team of young professionals. The 5th Element philosophy is simple - trusting client care, valuable services and creative original results.