Salon Camden promotes urban discourse via intimate gatherings and other expressive platforms on subjects spanning art, culture, socio-economic issues, geopolitics and philosophy
Salon Camden was founded by Azmi Haq, Kevin Stolarik, Mahreen Haq, James Meers and Noor Haq as an interactive modern day forum evoking the Parisian Salons of the 18th Century. In 2018, Noor Haq took over as Director of programming. Salon Camden is recognized as the Premier Canadian Salon inspiring a salon fervor in Toronto that has extended to TEDx Toronto, Brama & Bluma Appel Salon, the Martin Prosperity Institute, Toronto Literary Salon, 1837, Salon Voltaire and beyond. Since its inception, Salon Camden has held over 80 Salon dinners involving thousands of participants in interactive conversations covering the major issues of our time. In 2010, Salon Camden International was launched with events held in Bangalore, St. Petersburg, Montreal, Dubai, Tokyo and Abu Dhabi. From summer of 2018, we have commenced Salon Camden in collaboration with X2 in Lahore, Pakistan.