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AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2020 “Top 250 Canadian Event Professionals” by BizBash

2019 WINNER “Best Wedding over $75,000” by the Canadian Special Events Industry.

2019 WINNER “Best Event Produced for an Organization or Business” by the Canadian Special Events Industry.

Winner of “Best Wedding” awarded by the Canadian Special Events Industry.

Award Winning Design “Best Themed Décor” by the Canadian Special Events Industry.

BizBash Finalist “Social Planner of the Year”

CSEI Finalist “Best Themed Décor”.

“Professionalism is the mark of Tara O’Grady’s company. Bliss’ staff consults from their downtown studio, pulling off six-tent high-society extravaganzas as well as small out-of-town gatherings in Niagara-on-the-Lake.” – TORONTO LIFE

PRINT & DIGITAL

“Rocco’s 1st Birthday Party!” Print Feature, Hello! Magazine, October 2020

“Jenna & Nick” Wedding Feature, Today’s Bride Magazine, Fall/Winter 2019

“Ashley & Nazem” Wedding Feature, WedLuxe Magazine, Summer/Fall 2019

“Dorota & Anthony” Wedding Feature, Toronto Life, February 2019

“Jenna & Nick” Wedding Feature, Hello! Magazine, October 2018

“Yafa & David” Wedding Feature, Today’s Bride Magazine, Fall/Winter 2018

“Nicole & Mike” Wedding Feature, WedLuxe blog, May 2018

“Sarah & Chris” Wedding Feature, EventSource blog, April 2018

“Breanna & Fraser” Wedding Feature, Toronto Life, April 2018

“Ally and Zach” Wedding Feature, EventSource blog, April 2018

“How to Be the Best Bridesmaid/Maid of Honour Ever!” Feature, EventSource blog, March 2018

“Lexi & Adam” Wedding Feature, Toronto Life, February 2018

“22 Toronto Wedding Planners Who Will Make Your Special Day Magical” Feature, Narcity, 2017

“Rami & Pascal” Wedding Feature, WedLuxe blog, December 2017

“Grace & Sam” Wedding Feature, Lavish Dulhan Magazine, Fall/Winter 2017

“Jenny & Neal” Wedding Feature, EventSource blog, June 2017

“Talking Wedding Photography & Planning Tips with Bliss Toronto” Feature, MANGO Studios blog, May 2017

“Denise & Karim” Wedding Feature, EventSource blog, May 2017

Feature, Wedluxe Magazine, January 2017

Millennials being priced out of Toronto weddings as costs skyrocket, MetroNews August 2016

Restaurants the hot wedding venue for no-nonsense brides and grooms, Toronto Star, April 2016

“Toronto Wedding Planners Share Their Favourite Weddings From Last Season” Feature, EventSource blog, April 2016

“Nicole & Paul” Wedding Feature, EventSource blog, January 2016

“Naked Dress” Feature, Toronto Star, January 2016

“Fête Chinoise” Feature, EventSource blog, December 2015

S/S 2016 Toronto Fashion Awards, Fashion Magazine, November 2015

Movember Foundation Leader Board Top 100, November 2015

Wedding Feature, Scott Williams Photography, November 2015

Presenter & Sponsor of The Father Daughter Ball, November 2015

Wedding DIY – Is It Worth It?, Here Come the Guide, February 2015

Evocative Imagery of Love Stories, Lyn Ismael Blog, December 2014

Love, Food, & Wine – Wedding Feature, the Wedding Co., November 2014

Galleria Italia Wedding Feature, Rebecca Wood Photography, November 2014

“Jessica & Tim” Wedding Feature, EventSource, October 2014

Project Wedding, Feature, October 2014

Wedding Feature, Dave Abreu Photography, September 2014

Beautiful Rustic Chic Winery Wedding, Wedding Obsession, August 2014

Featured, Linen Closet, August 2014

Plan-A-Thon Challege, BizBash Live, May 2014

The Wedding Co., Feature, April 2014

Greedy Bridezilla Feature, Globe & Mail, October 2013

McLeans Magazine, Feature, September 2013

Best Tips for Trimming Your Guest List, Wedding Bells Magazine, September 2013

Wedding Feature, DuDamore, July 2013

Wedding Guide: The Best Toronto Wedding Planners, Toronto Life, April 2013

Hardcover Book, Portraits of Canadian Women who Inspire, March 2013

Modern Etiquette Feature, The Wedding Co., January 2013

Toronto Life Weddings, January 2013

INTORONTO Feature Wedding, January 2013

Entertaining on the Easy Side with a Budget, London Free Press, December 2012

Holiday Entertaining, Food & Drink Magazine, Feature, November 2012

Ron & Brad’s Wedding, National Post, October 2012

The Hottest Wedding Reception Decor, Huffington Post, July 2012

Bride Makes a Statement, the WeddingCo, July 2012

Wedding Shower on a Budget, CTV News, July 2012

Chic Modern Wedding, Wedding Bells, July 2012

Backyard Engagement Bash, Huffington Post, July 2012

Vintage Decor ideas, Canadian Bride, July 2012

Plan an Outdoor Bridal Shower, Canadian Gardening June 2012

Featured, Toronto Life, January 2012

Real Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells, October 2011

Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells Magazine, August 2011

The Art of the Party, Show & Tell, Aeroplan Magazine, Fall 2011

Entertaining Feature, National Post, December 2010

Wedding Feature, Globe & Mail, August 2010

Editor’s Letter, House & Home Magazine, December 2009

Event Planning in Toronto: We Asked the Experts, Toronto.com, August 2009

Society Pages, National Post, June 2009 Milles Femme, Participant, Illuminato 2008

Weddings > Living, Toronto Star, June 2008

Grand Birthday Parties for Children, Toronto Star, May 2008

Winner of Best Wedding, CEIA 2008

Pomp & Circumstance, Wedding Bells, Spring/Summer 2008

Wedding Industry Exposed, Report on Business, June 2007

Wedding Tips, Toronto.com, February 2007

10 Tips to being a Great Guest, Canadian Living Magazine, June 2005

Wedding Planner Comparison, Toro Magazine, June 2005

Here comes the Boutique Bride, Globe & Mail, April 2005

A Marriage Made on 9/11, Toronto Star, August 2004

Taming the Big Day, Financial Post, May 2004

Decking the Halls, Style at Home, November 2003

House vs. Wedding, Globe & Mail, September 2003

Light & Lemony BBQ Entertaining, Globe & Mail, July 2003

Vintage Decor ideas, Canadian Bride, July 2012

Plan an Outdoor Bridal Shower, Canadian Gardening June 2012

Featured, Toronto Life, January 2012

Real Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells, October 2011

Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells Magazine, August 2011

The Art of the Party, Show & Tell, Aeroplan Magazine, Fall 2011

Entertaining Feature, National Post, December 2010

Wedding Feature, Globe & Mail, August 2010

Editor’s Letter, House & Home Magazine, December 2009

Event Planning in Toronto: We Asked the Experts, Toronto.com, August 2009

Society Pages, National Post, June 2009 Milles Femme, Participant, Illuminato 2008

Weddings > Living, Toronto Star, June 2008

Grand Birthday Parties for Children, Toronto Star, May 2008

Winner of Best Wedding, CEIA 2008

Pomp & Circumstance, Wedding Bells, Spring/Summer 2008

Wedding Industry Exposed, Report on Business, June 2007

Wedding Tips, Toronto.com, February 2007

10 Tips to being a Great Guest, Canadian Living Magazine, June 2005

Wedding Planner Comparison, Toro Magazine, June 2005

Here comes the Boutique Bride, Globe & Mail, April 2005

A Marriage Made on 9/11, Toronto Star, August 2004

Taming the Big Day, Financial Post, May 2004

Decking the Halls, Style at Home, November 2003

House vs. Wedding, Globe & Mail, September 2003

Light & Lemony BBQ Entertaining, Globe & Mail, July 2003

Vintage Decor ideas, Canadian Bride, July 2012

Plan an Outdoor Bridal Shower, Canadian Gardening June 2012

Featured, Toronto Life, January 2012

Real Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells, October 2011

Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells Magazine, August 2011

The Art of the Party, Show & Tell, Aeroplan Magazine, Fall 2011

Entertaining Feature, National Post, December 2010

Wedding Feature, Globe & Mail, August 2010

Editor’s Letter, House & Home Magazine, December 2009

Event Planning in Toronto: We Asked the Experts, Toronto.com, August 2009

Society Pages, National Post, June 2009 Milles Femme, Participant, Illuminato 2008

Weddings > Living, Toronto Star, June 2008

Grand Birthday Parties for Children, Toronto Star, May 2008

Winner of Best Wedding, CEIA 2008

Pomp & Circumstance, Wedding Bells, Spring/Summer 2008

Wedding Industry Exposed, Report on Business, June 2007

Wedding Tips, Toronto.com, February 2007

10 Tips to being a Great Guest, Canadian Living Magazine, June 2005

Wedding Planner Comparison, Toro Magazine, June 2005

Here comes the Boutique Bride, Globe & Mail, April 2005

A Marriage Made on 9/11, Toronto Star, August 2004

Taming the Big Day, Financial Post, May 2004

Decking the Halls, Style at Home, November 2003

House vs. Wedding, Globe & Mail, September 2003

Light & Lemony BBQ Entertaining, Globe & Mail, July 2003

Plan an Outdoor Bridal Shower, Canadian Gardening June 2012

Featured, Toronto Life, January 2012

Real Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells, October 2011

Wedding Feature, Wedding Bells Magazine, August 2011

The Art of the Party, Show & Tell, Aeroplan Magazine, Fall 2011

Entertaining Feature, National Post, December 2010

Wedding Feature, Globe & Mail, August 2010

Editor’s Letter, House & Home Magazine, December 2009

Event Planning in Toronto: We Asked the Experts, Toronto.com, August 2009

Society Pages, National Post, June 2009 Milles Femme, Participant, Illuminato 2008

Weddings > Living, Toronto Star, June 2008

Grand Birthday Parties for Children, Toronto Star, May 2008

Winner of Best Wedding, CEIA 2008

Pomp & Circumstance, Wedding Bells, Spring/Summer 2008

Wedding Industry Exposed, Report on Business, June 2007

Wedding Tips, Toronto.com, February 2007

10 Tips to being a Great Guest, Canadian Living Magazine, June 2005

Wedding Planner Comparison, Toro Magazine, June 2005

Here comes the Boutique Bride, Globe & Mail, April 2005

A Marriage Made on 9/11, Toronto Star, August 2004

Taming the Big Day, Financial Post, May 2004

Decking the Halls, Style at Home, November 2003

House vs. Wedding, Globe & Mail, September 2003

Light & Lemony BBQ Entertaining, Globe & Mail, July 2003

RADIO & TELEVISION + APPEARANCES

CENTENNIAL COLLEGE, Program Advisory Committee (Food Media), April 2019

RYERSON UNIVERSITY , Guest Speaker / Panelist, November 2018

BAR ZERO, LCBO, Pop Up Bar/PSA December 2016

CFRB 1010, Jim Richards Showgram, Groom Trend, December 2012

104.5 CHUM FM, All About Style, October 2012

Canada AM, CTV, July 2012

Molson 67 Spokesperson Summer 2012

Bridezillas, CRFB 1010, June 2011

CBC Morning News, The Royal Wedding, April 2011

The Marilyn Denis Show, Eco Weddings, April 2011 CBC News, Royal

Wedding Announcement, November 2010

Cityline Entertaining Special, City TV, September 2010

Cityline Entertaining Special, City TV, September 2008

Summer Weather 2008, Global News, June 2008

Cityline’s “Wedding Special”, City TV, Spring 2008

Breakfast Television, City TV, April 2008

The List “Redo Wedding”, Slice Network, November 2007

SOS Global Weddings Scam, Global News, October 2007

Best Bridal Registry, Gil Deacon Show, CBC, June 2007

Groomzilla’s, Gil Deacon Show, CBC, June 2007

Do Groom’s take the Bride’s last name?, 640 Radio, May 2007

Wedding Planners are a Must, CH Morning, January 2007

Celebrity Weddings, Star TV, Winter 2006

Hollywood’s Best Wedding Scene’s, Star TV, Autumn 2006

Cityline Wedding Special, City TV, May 2006

Rich Bride, Poor Bride, Life Network, Winter 2006

The Mott’s Live Call in Radio, CFRB Radio, November 2006

Cityline Wedding Special, City TV, September 2005

60 Minutes of Bliss, CFRB Radio, June 2005

Weather & Weddings, CBC News, May 2005

Runaway Brides, Global News, May 2005

Cityline Wedding Special, City TV, February 2005

Wedding Scams, Global News, February 2005

Children & Weddings, CFRB Radio, July 2004

Wedding Trends, CJAY 92 Radio, Summer 2003