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    Five Challenges Planners Face Today

      I have been an event producer for three and a half decades. I have lived through many recessions in the event industry and survived. And through all of these years, I have seen all kinds of challenges, but the new challenges we are facing today in the event industry are affecting our ability to do our job effectively. It is a known fact that planning events is stressful; in fact, event planning ranks up there with careers such as…

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    Canadians Dominate ILEA Esprit Awards

      The International Live Events Association (ILEA) celebrated the winners of its 2023 ILEA Esprit Awards at The St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio in August. The ILEA Esprit Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that honours the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership, representing all facets of the event. For more than 20 years, the ILEA Esprit Awards program has been one of the most dynamic multi-disciplinary events industry awards programs,…

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    Industry Profile: Sharon Bonner

      Passion, creativity and dedication are some of the hallmarks of the best event planners. And one of the best is Sharon Bonner, founder and CEO of Bright Ideas Events in Vancouver – a 30 year industry veteran who loves what she does. “I love two things about the event industry. Number one, I love this event community and the event professionals in it, who are hard-working, dedicated people, putting their heart and soul into every one of their event projects,”…

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