The Gutter Gala was a corporate bowling fundraiser, as well as a student project organized by Humber College Fundraising students under the supervision and leadership of Hala Bissada who taught the special event course. The event had all the glitz and glamour of a black-tie gala, complete with red carpet, champagne reception, live music and celebrity bowlers. Over $100,000 was … Read More

hala inc. launched the North American debut of Oxfam Trailwalker, one of the greatest fundraising team endurance events held around the world, just north of Toronto, along the Ganaraska Trail. Teams of four hiked a gruelling 100 km over 48 hours. This logistically complex event required a six day installation and on-site management of over 25 suppliers for the set-up … Read More

The Teddy Bear Affair’s “Best of Britain” welcomed 800 guests to experience everything Britain has to offer. The set-design for this year’s gala was a replica of Tower Bridge. It was specially built with cables, monkey bars and protruding rods to allow for a uniquely choreographed show that included 9 dancers, 1 singer, 1 violinist, 6 breakdancers, 2 trampolinists, 4 … Read More

The inaugural Amazing Raise saw 27 teams of four navigate a 124 km route through Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon) stopping at five different locations to complete 16 mental and physical challenges, all in support of Peel Children’s Aid Foundation. LINK TO VIDEO “Our event went from horror story into huge success thanks to Hala’s incredible talent, skill and … Read More

Three of Toronto’s most exciting chefs unleashed their culinary talents in the gastronomic ring live in front of an audience. It was a battle of style and talent as each chef competed to knock out the competition in the most creative foodie fight in town. Guests watched in awe as regular food bank staples were whipped into a frenzy of … Read More

This ground-breaking unique family black-tie gala for parents and their kids under twelve was a fabulous and fancy affair that sparked the imagination and delighted the senses. From the interactive theatre production Mirror Mirror on the Wall to the family parade, the sumptuous family feast to the myriad of imaginative activity stations; it became one of the most original fundraising … Read More

The Children’s Aid Foundation launched their new Ignite the Spark Fund in support of Canada’s at-risk children and youth at Spark. It was an event dedicated to the nurturing relationships between generations and it was meant to remind us that one person can make a difference in the life of a child. Over 450 guests were treated to a chic, … Read More

The Book Lover’s Ball is an annual black-tie fundraiser that brings together Canada’s top literary talent with book lovers, city builders and social influencers. The glamourous evening begins with a cocktail reception hosted by a well-known celebrity chef. Guests then have the opportunity to dine with a notable author and enjoy a gourmet dinner. The highlight of the evening is … Read More

A first of its kind in Canada, the LIVERight Gala for teens and their parents had an electric formula that inspired and amazed even the most avid gala goers. The innovative format included entertainment and activities that appealed to both parents and teens, including a special performance by indie rockers Tokyo Police Club. We built a stage out of a … Read More

Night Steps is a 5km walk under the stars for a fun night raising funds for people who are blind or partially sighted. Before the scenic night hike, there was a gourmet BBQ and fabulous live entertainment. hala inc. managed the walk in two locations: Toronto and Mississauga and coordinated and managed a multitude of suppliers to flawlessly execute the … Read More