FastLane Does Community Service

Cynthia Cheng Repeating April 2009’s community service theme, FastLane once again held the event to a great success.  Held once again at Kultura, this year, community service groups from all over the GTA, including the Junior League of Toronto, Toronto Twilight Rotary Club and the United Way’s GenNext, which targets young professionals in their 20s […]

FastLane's Evening of Health and Networking

Cynthia Cheng Held at Totum Life Science on King and Spadina, FastLane opened 2010 with an event focusing on health on Jaunary 19.  As usual, the Toronto business crowd mingled and networked, while vendors displayed their health-related displays.  VEMMA, a fruit-based antioxident was there, giving out samples and promoting Verve, their energy drink.  This month’s […]

FastLane Goes High Tech!

Cynthia Cheng FastLane had its recent networking event at Woo, an Asian buffet restaurant right in the heart of the city. Featured at the event was the return of HiTech Tattoos, previously a regular fix at FastLane.  As usual, they were there to personalize people’s mp3 players and phones.  With the theme being technology, there […]

FastLane Does Fashion on Bloor Street

Cynthia Cheng CityEvents and Gathering Events Planning’s FastLane, one of Toronto’s premier networking parties held its September event at the Proof Bar last week.  This month’s theme was fashion, and featured beauty and clothing-related vendors.  This included James VII, a company which makes custom-designed dress shirts (Prospere Magazine has profiled them in the past), as well […]

August Jump With FastLane

The August FastLane networking event was held at Jump, a popular restaurant in the financial district. It was pretty well-attended for an event held smack in the middle of vacation period. As usual, there were door prizes, nibblies (including tasty beef sandwiches!) and much more.  Everyone had an amazing time!  The next FastLane event will […]

FastLane at Marben: A Good, but Crowded Event

Cynthia Cheng The latest FastLane networking event was held at Marben Restaurant on July 14, 2009.  It was different from most FastLane events as it was held outdoor. The day was nice – a little on the cool side (as the summer in Toronto has been so far), but not too cold. It was actually […]

FastLane Successfully Does it Again

Cynthia Cheng FastLane held its third event of 2009 on April 21.  The event, known being Toronto’s “funnest” after-work networking event, was held at Kultura on King Street East and was focused on community service.  Special guests at the event were from the United Way of Toronto’s GenNext, which offers opportunities for young professionals to […]

Networking Events: What Makes them Work?

Cynthia Cheng Since its establishment, Prospere Magazine has attended and covered a variety of different networking events.  Some of the events seem to target a specific age group  – for example, FastLane attendees tend to be under 40, while others I’ve been to were industry-specific or ones which target women.  Sometimes, there are events which […]

FastLane Gets Healthy at the Adelaide

Cynthia Cheng FastLane’s first networking event off 2009 was held at the Adelaide Club, with a special focus on health.  For many, the holiday season has taken a toll, with all the rich, high fat, high calorie foods which we consummed.  It is definitely time to get back to normal. The health focus at the […]

Networkers do the Holidays

Cynthia Cheng   Recently, FastLane, JCI an a few other young professionals’ organizations got together at CLUB V in Toronto’s hip Yorkville district for an amazing holiday party.  Dubbed the Apres Work Holiday MegaSchmooze, this was one of very few times which several of Toronto’s young networking societies got together for a single event.