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2015 Attractions

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Craft Beer, Spirits, Wine, and Cocktails

This year The Gentlemen’s Expo will feature an expanded offering of some of the world’s best potent potables. Ranging from scotches, bourbons, whisk(e)ys, craft and big brand beers, wines, cocktails and everything in between, The Gentlemen’s Expo will definitely not leave you thirsty.

Brand ambassadors will also be on hand all weekend long to give you a behind the scenes look at what makes your favourite new drink interesting. Learn the stories behind these great products and the process involved in crafting them.

KPMG Enterprise Presents Start Me UP

KPMG Enterprise, MaRS Discovery District and The Gentlemen’s Expo will host some of the brightest start-ups in Canada throughout the weekend. Check out our featured companies and vote for your favourite before the show. The top 4 will have a chance to pitch live on Sunday to a judging panel and you can watch!

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Main Stage

Manny Pacquiao will be headlining The Gentlemen’s Expo for 2015. Get your chance to meet one of the most prolific athletes of our time and hear his unbelievable underdog story of how he became one of the highest paid and most famous athletes in the world. Not to mention a congressman, actor, recording artist, professional basketball player, philanthropist, and quite possibly the future president of The Philippines… not too bad for a guy who was homeless at age 12

Dr. Jess will be back to show you how to add a little of that Frank’s Red Hot to spice up your love life (please do not actually add Frank’s Red Hot into your love life).

The Drake look-a-like hypnotist currently on the 10th season of America’s Got Talent, chrisjones is responsible for getting Howie to shake everyone’s hand under his hypnosis. Who knows what he will do at the show, but it will definitely something you’ve got to see.

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The Gentlemen’s Casino

Whether you love Poker, Blackjack, Roulette, Craps or even War, The Gentlemen’s Casino will give you the chance to hone your skills and win the most unbelievable Las Vegas Prize Pack imaginable

Las Vegas Connexx has an unbelievable Las Vegas Prize Pack just waiting to be won by you. We’re talking about flight, hotel, shooting range, Cirque show, driving experience, helicopter tour, some spending cash… honestly everything you could think of in Vegas outside of Mike Tyson’s Tiger. He seems to be very particular about that.

 

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Sports Simulators

We’re bringing an array of interactive athletic simulators to try your hand or foot at so why not show off all those skills you’ve honed throughout your life at The Gentlemen’s Expo? We’ve got hockey, golf, soccer, racing, tennis, football and a whole lot more for you to kick your friend’s ass at.

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Retail Shopping

Need to bring a little sexy back into your wardrobe?

We’ve got a huge selection of amazing brands for you to discover at The Gentlemen’s Expo this year. From custom suits through to casual wear and accessories we have you covered from head to toe so that you can look fresh, fly, hip, crisp or however else you like to define the fact that you now look that damn good.

This year The Gentlemen’s Expo is expanding our retail offering to make sure you can buy from your favourite brands, discover new ones, and see some cool stuff you never even knew existed. From traditional vendors to new virtual stores, The Gentlemen’s Expo has everything you need to look and feel your best this fall.

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Cooking Stage

Year after year The Gentlemen’s Expo works to bring you some of the hottest chefs from across the GTA and throughout the country.learn the basics to grilling, marinating and so much more in these informative and interactive demos. Uniquely the cooking stage is also home to our mixology demos, join in and see some of the top mixologists from your favourite bars teach you how to make their signature drinks and help you up your own bar skills.

Giving you unprecedented access to some great chefs, incredible food and cocktails the TGE cooking stage is worth the price of admission alone

 

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Made In The GTA

A new feature to The Gentlemen’s Expo for 2015 is the Made in the GTA Pavilion. This area will feature some amazing companies which are being built right here in Toronto. Shop local and show your support to some of our great home grown brands.

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Gentlemen’s Guide Classroom

A new feature to The Gentlemen`s Expo for 2015 is the Gentlemen’s Guide Classroom. It’s an area of higher learning for those that want to know more about beer, spirits, wine, cocktails, grilling, suiting, and a whole lot more. There’s never been a better place to earn your MGA (Master of Gentlemanly Arts)

 

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Bag Jump

Imagine a 30ft scaffold that you can climb up and jump off into a huge pillow of air.

 

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Sneaker Exhibit and Retail Area

Calling all sneakerheads! This is your chance to meet and buy from some of Toronto’s best sneaker collectors. Everything from vintage Chuck Taylors, Jordans, Iversons, Ewings… hell, even Scottie Pippen had a shoe. 6 different collectors will showcase their collection all weekend long