On April 25, 2020, guests will gather online for a social and fundraising event called YEG Night In. The goal of this initiative is to give people a place and time to connect socially online while supporting valuable mental health projects. The Concept It’s a virtual night out. This event is a chance to get … Continue reading YEG Night In: Your First Virtual Gala
I’m fresh off my first experience at World Education Congress, an event industry conference put on by Meeting Professionals International. As a member of MPI and a board member of my local chapter, I’m an active and involved contributor. After seeing the global reach and impact of the organization at WEC 2019, I care about our community more than ever. This comes down to more than just my learnings over the past week.
Music Under the Dome is happening tomorrow, October 11 in the newly renovated Zeidler Dome at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton! This evening will feature a live concert by Letters from Pluto paired with breathtaking visuals and lasers. I'm excited to see all the pieces of this epic concert puzzle come together tomorrow. And … Continue reading Music Under the Dome!
I had a client with an idea: a restaurant crawl. Planning a reunion party for old friends, he wanted to bring them together to share a meal at several restaurants, one course at a time. As someone who loves to work on new and interesting projects, I of course jumped at the chance to make … Continue reading A YEG Restaurant Crawl
I get it. I love planning events, and for many people, their wedding is one of few opportunities they will have to put a day like this together. I count myself lucky that this is what I do for a living, but it can be incredibly stressful. If you want to do your own planning, … Continue reading 6 Reasons To Hire A Day of Wedding Coordinator
My best friend turned 30 recently, so obviously I threw her an awesome party. Her birthday is in October and is typically overshadowed by Halloween, but I decided to use the time of year to my advantage. Myself, along with her mom and a couple other family members, put together a fun Fortune Telling party … Continue reading A Fortune Telling Party
I recently had the pleasure of working on an absolutely wonderful dinner called Eat, Drink, Learn for a group of Habitat for Humanity supporters. It was hosted in a gorgeous Edmonton showhome from Infiniti Master Builder, and I put the dinner together with Chef Gerry Graziano. I won't go into too much detail on the event … Continue reading Eat, Drink, Learn with Habitat for Humanity
I was lucky enough recently to help plan and coordinate a spring community event at Salisbury Village in Sherwood Park. I've worked with my friends at Avillia Developments for a few years now, and in that time I have been able to get to know Salisbury Village well. This area is a beautiful residential and … Continue reading Community Event: Salisbury in Bloom
2016 was a whirlwind year, and one of the most exciting projects I worked on was Live in Space!, a concert planned in conjunction with Edmonton musician Letters from Pluto. Presented by Lexus of Edmonton, this event was an OUT OF THIS WORLD experience incorporating a live concert by Letters from Pluto paired with a laser show and … Continue reading Live in Space Concert Gallery
As an event planner, I appreciate that my friends and family can be some of my greatest supporters, helping me to build my portfolio and gain experience, and backing me in all of my small business endeavours. But I find far too often that people I know are pretty clueless about the type of work that I do … Continue reading What Exactly Does an Event Planner Do?