Based in Toronto, Canada, Adriaans & Associates has an uncompromising commitment to outstanding service and creative events. We are passionate about our work and inject professionalism, experience and enthusiasm into all our projects.
Adriaans & Associates is a premier event production and design company specializing in event management, direction and planning. Whether you are planning a breakfast for ten, an international fund-raising event for several hundred or an international sales conference for several thousand, you will receive the fine attention to detail which distinguishes Adriaans & Associates from the rest.
Our expertise focuses on non-profits and corporations with fundraising initiatives — such as those who have a need to give back to the community — and to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged individuals worldwide.
Executive Director – Carole Adriaans
Executive Director Carole Adriaans has a wealth of experience in the corporate, not-for-profit and public sectors. She has earned a reputation for unforgettable events and meticulous attention to detail. Her “shoot for the stars” philosophy means that nothing is impossible, and no stone is left unturned in pursuit of the perfect event! Led by Carole, the production team is dedicated and client focused from conception to completion, ensuring that your event evolves with style, flair and professionalism.
Specialist Team Members – The Associates
Adriaans & Associates maintains a size which allows for personalized and professional attention in all our business dealings. Our positioning allows us to freely collaborate with specialist contributors to deliver beyond our client’s expectations, within the prescribed budget. Because we are committed to ensuring the most appropriate communication vehicle for each project, each contributor is highly qualified in their field of expertise. The collective background of our team members covers experience in all disciplines necessary for us to react successfully to our varied client requirements.
Supporting the core team is a highly qualified cross-section of sub-contracted professionals. Sound & lighting technicians, set designers, speakers, caterers, florists, entertainers, photographers – all working together to realise your ambitions and strategic goals. We pride ourselves on cutting edge creativity, precise planning, unique concepts, meticulous attention to detail, high production values and seamless management.
As a full service event company, Adriaans & Associates will assist you in every aspect of event coordination. Whether negotiating hotel contracts or arranging a tee time, Adriaans & Associates will place its wide array of services at work for you. As your event planner, we will customize the program to your budget and leave no opportunity for excellence unexplored!
Adriaans & Associates designs and styles out of the ordinary fundraising, corporate and private events. We conceive, craft and develop unique ideas, creating a look and feel to enhance and communicate the essence of any event. With a personalised approach to each client, we allow you to dream.
Selecting the appropriate venue for your event is one of the most important decisions you will make. At Adriaans & Associates we take all factors into consideration before making specific recommendations to suit your individual needs.
With our event manager’s expertise, the Adriaans & Associates team manages and coordinates venues, volunteers, performers and other suppliers. This is done prior, during and subsequent to events. We also manage general tasks, such as budget management and event related marketing.
Hybrid Virtual Events
We have successfully designed and organized both fully virtual and hybrid virtual/in-person events in response to recent changes in the protocols for the safe production of group events. Our technology group ensures that your guests’ experience is fully immersive and engaging.
We’ve created many magical atmospheres and stunning settings through our inimitable decor skills. Our setups are designed to strengthen your chosen theme and add a distinct element of style to your function, including unique floral concepts that work seamlessly with the chosen theme and decor – whether it is a small intimate event or a gala dinner.
Entertainment & Production
From MCs and jazz bands to stilt walkers and classical pianists … we source, book and liaise with some of the best entertainment in Canada. We work on-site with performers, lighting, sound and staging engineers to ensure that each event – small or large – has the best production possible.
Our team consults with professional chefs in tailoring menus to deliver individually created meals to work with your theme, specifications and budget. We arrange group or private tastings where required.
Our highly skilled and creative graphic designers produce all essential material including event websites, logos, Save the Date notifications, invitations, tickets, menus, programs and signage.
We organise silent and live auctions for corporations, private home events, school associations, non-profits and charities. Auctions can be a great way to increase event revenue and entertain guests.