September 09

“Suite on the Sixth”During TIFF@Rock-It Promotions-Fri.,Sept.7th,2018

This was a four-day event,  and guests were encouraged to explore and take part in each brand , fully immersing themselves into each product and service offering. SimplyProtein fuels guest with healthy protein packed natural snacks including bars and chips to get them through their busiest of days. Non-GMO, high protein, free from artificial sweeteners and flavours, 4g of sugar or less, every guest will be sure to keep their energy up during one of the busiest weeks of the year.

The Perth Soap Co. showcased their popular collection of luxury cleansing bars, body lotions and liquid soaps. Suitable for all skin types and made in Canada, guests enjoyed scents such as Moroccan Spice, Milk & Honey and Sparkling Champagne. Rosen’s Cinnamon Buns is a fresh, homemade cinnamon buns and guest left with a jar of their irresistible cinnamon bun spread to use for French toast, swirled into ice cream or used to make delicious cinnamon buns at home.

BOGS° displayed their leading family footwear brand delivering technology of enduring comfort. Each guest took home a voucher to redeem a pair of boots of their choice including winter, rain, work and farm boots. Crumps’ Naturals  offered guests and their pets the opportunity to try their new premium dehydrated dog food, called “Gutsy.” Gutsy is made with organic fruits and vegetables, antibiotic and hormone free fish or chicken and novel ingredients geared specifically to prevent and protect “gut” health. With all products made in Canada, guests took home a sample of Crump’s Naturals’ one-ingredient treats along with a full size box of the new Gutsy food.

L’Oréal Paris showcased their latest Colour Riche Shine Lipsticks, Infallible 24HR Mono Eye Shadows, True Match Lumi Glotion and some of their bestselling mascaras. The on-site beauty stand has a built-in mirror for guests to test and try the products, with the opportunity to take home a few of their favourites. Casper was gifting every guest with one of their unique pillows made for both soft and supportive sleeps. ‘The Pillow’ is a unique pillow-in-pillow that is designed to satisfy all sleepers and will ensure that every guest’s sleep is more restful than ever before.

FIJI Water offered  their 700ml bottles to guests, perfectly sized to take on-the-go. The luxury water brand has significantly more electrolytes than other brands and will keep visitors hydrated throughout the week. Lindt, the leader for premium quality chocolate, was offering a selection of their finest chocolates for guests to enjoy including a bag of NEW Lindor 70% Cacao truffles. Indulge in a masterfully balanced blend of the finest cacao, and drift away with the darkest Lindor yet. Guests will also receive a Lindt Excellence 78% Cacao bar, the newest addition to the Excellence cocoa range. Alchemy Candle Co. is more than just a beautiful product for your home. Their candles are made from 100% natural coconut wax and essential oils, along with alcohol free oil diffusers. Products are made in Toronto and New York, however they use the most exquisite oils from all over the world. Each guest will leave with a beautiful 75ml oil diffuser for their home. Penguin Random House Canada gifted various book titles, sure to be the perfect accessory for the plane or taking a break from long days at the computer.

The rock-it promotions office had floral arrangements provided by Toronto’s Tonic Blooms, while attendees also took home a Hudson’s Bay tote bag with their iconic stripes.

Continuing the event’s charitable mandate, Suite on the Sixth gave back to Leave Out Violence (LOVE), an organization devoted to helping youth who are challenged by many forms of violence to build the skills and confidence necessary to change their lives and communities. Guests will have an opportunity to show their support by autographing a large display board that will later be given to LOVE for auction. Suite on the Sixth will also donate $50 for each signature on the board, up to $10,000.

“Our charitable partner this year, LOVE, comes at a time when the world needs to come together more than ever. With the large increase of violence in Toronto, we are proud to be able to lend our support to a local cause trying to make some real change,” says Goldblatt-Sadowski. “We look forward to welcoming friends into our space and introducing them to this organization, as well as all the amazing brands that are participating.”

“We are thrilled to be part of Suite on the Sixth this year,” says Harriet Velazquez, LOVE Chair of the Board. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to share the work we do within the community. With the difficult times we are experiencing with violence in our city, it is heartening to see the support and dedication to helping break the cycle of violence for youth. We are so grateful to receive this funding to provide more youth programs.”

We woukd like to thank Ciara Dalziel and Lauren Campbell of Rock-It Promotions for the invitation to this event.