What Was It?
Joining entertainment, business and charity, BuskerFest was established in 1999 by Epilepsy Toronto as a way to help raise funds for, and create public awareness of epilepsy. BuskerFest is Epilepsy Toronto’s largest fundraiser of the year. Ryerson University was a sponsor of BuskerFest.
BuskerFest took place August 27-30th, 2015 from Yonge St. from Queen to College, Yonge-Dundas Square, Trinity Square Park and Gould St. on Ryerson University campus.
I was responsible for coordinating Buskerfest programming on Campus and negotiating sponsorship elements. I liaised with the Buskerfest Festival Director to ensure Ryerson policies and procedures were adhered to as well as Toronto City regulations concerning emergency street protocols.
Open to the public.
Role & Responsibilities:
- Pre-Event Planning/Onsite Event Logistics & Management
- Budget Creation and Management
- Site Selection & Sponsorship Negotiation
- Hiring Staff
- Post Event Reporting
- Flex Hours