Led by Terry Holdershaw, Scotia Entertainment Services was founded in 2002. In early 2016 Terry made the move to incorporate the business and introduce a new name and brand to operate at Scotia Events Inc. His musical leanings can be traced to his high school days, where he spent most of his time playing saxophone and guitar for bands as well as DJ'ing the school radio, school events, and dance parties. Scota Events DJ's specialize in beat-mixing and reading the crowd to provide a seamless mix of music that you and your guests want to hear.
Terry has completed his degree from the Audio Engineering Technology program at Trebas Institute in Toronto. He has made hundreds if not thousands of DJ Performances for weddings, bars, and corporate events. The company has won several awards for its quality and services, including WeddingWire's Couples' Choice Awards 2014, Bride's Choice Awards 2013, and the Wedding Industry Experts Award in 2013.
Scotia Events Inc offers three wedding DJ packages: Signature, Premium, and The Ultimate. The following services are included in these packages: -
The Premium and The Ultimate wedding packages also include services like a semi-intelligent dance lighting show with hazer machine, upgraded intelligent dance lighting show, LED uplights, a custom monogram with light and stand, and a spotlight for podium and first dance. Live entertainment services are also offered. The company offers a professional MC and ceremony and sound services. In addition, it offers the following options: -
The company also offers DJ services for video dance parties, entertainment for corporate events, and audio/visual services for corporate events, award shows, galas, cross-country corporate tours, concerts, festivals, and bands of all sizes. The company also offers rentals for audio, lighting, and video equipment.
How they work
The company has liability insurance and is licensed through AVLA. It is also an active member of the CPDJA (Canadian Professional DJ Association) and MBOT (Mississauga Board of Trade). The company uses state-of-the-art DJ, sound, lighting, and video equipment for weddings and other events. DJs at Scotia Entertainment Services incorporate your music requests and your guests' requests, as well, and they ensure seamless transitions.
The company serves Toronto, Mississauga, Milton, Halton Hills, Oakville, Orangeville, Caledon, Brampton, Markham, Kitchener, Guelph, Hamilton, Brantford, Durham, Niagara, Barrie, Muskoka and surrounding areas.
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28 Reviews for Scotia Events Inc
Natalie B. · Married on 08/06/2018
Great DJ that knows how to read a crowd
Terry and Michelle were responsive, professional and quick to answer my many questions. Terry knows music and even though we didn’t provide too much info on what we wanted played (although we had a big list of “do not play” songs!), Terry was good at making suggestions and keeping the flow of the night going well. He read our crowd very well and kept people dancing all night long. A great choice for your wedding DJ!Sent on 12/06/2018
Elizabeth H. · Married on 14/04/2018
Terry exceded all of our expectations! He was great to communicate prior to our wedding and made the whole process very easy for us. Most importantly, he helped to create the exact atmosphere we were looking for at our wedding reception! Many thanks!!Sent on 09/05/2018
Ashley · Married on 26/03/2016
Thank you so much do DJ-ing our wedding. We had a lot of fun and loved that our guests could requests songs! We appreciate how accommodating and versatile with the music selection.Sent on 31/03/2016
Ashley and Dareen
Teri B. · Married on 04/07/2015
AMAZING!! We had Terry Holdershaw as our DJ for the night and we couldn't have asked for anyone better. He played all the right music to suit everyone's tastes. Super friendly and very easy going - I basically planned our night based on his suggestions and everything went perfectly. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a DJ for an event!Sent on 17/07/2015
Kyle G. · Married on 03/07/2015
I have known Terry for a while and knew he has always been professional in his work so it was easy to hire him. On the wedding day he was there early and got everything set up with little to no help from the rest of the people rushing around trying to make sure everything looked great. He played most of the songs requested and was a great judge as to what music got the guests on the dance floor.Sent on 05/09/2015
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