Our approach to each and every project and its components has an embedded planning process which is seamlessly executed.
It helped me evaluate my skills and understand that a linear approach is not necessary, an integrated approach is how it is done. It is informative for those new to event planning, but also seemed to be useful for those already active in event planning type careers.
It was informative and by no means overwhelming. My instructor was knowledgeable, friendly and outgoing towards my newfound career path and continued education. She has served as operations manager, florist, decorator, wedding and event planner.
Prior to Simply Elegant, Sharon Barwick Designs was a successful Vancouver floral and event decorating company that served the Vancouver lower mainland and Vancouver Island. Sharon is an key note speaker and enthusiastic educator in the event industry and has been an active member of the International Live Events Society previously known as ISES for the past 25 years.
Kathy Felice Wearing her best dress and eating hot dogs, at the age of 5 Kathy was the guest of honour at a "Happy Little Helper" party organized by her year-old sister. The pride and magic she felt turned out to be the foundation of what was to become her journey of life. Kathy spent 15 years working in residential and educational settings with individuals that faced a multitude of physical and mental challenges.
She pursued her interests through volunteer work coordinating musical productions, building parade floats and haunted houses.
She created costumes and mascots, learned balloon decorating and became Kokomo the Clown! Accepting an entry-level position with the Winter Festival of Lights afforded her the opportunity to learn from the bottom up.
Four years later, as festival manager, she produced the millennium celebrations bringing togetherpeople in celebration, televised live, at the brink of Niagara Falls. During these years she participated on numerous committees at major festivals throughout the Niagara Region. Through the coordination of career fairs, employer tours, skill competitions, robotic tournaments, community forums and conferences, Kathy currently assists youth and the unemployed to discover viable career choices.
She sponsors special event apprentices and continues to volunteer for causes that touch her heart. A belief in education necessitated her to obtain her Special Event Coordinator and Management Certifications. A belief in people leads her to mentor and inspire others. A belief that magical moments can change lives ensures she creates great events.
Lynn Fletcher Lynn began her career in Vancouver after experience and studies in fashion and costume design, floral design, marketing and entrepreneur courses. With 15 years in the industry, 3 international event planning awards and hundreds of weddings to her credit, Lynn Fletcher has the experience and creativity to ensure an event that perfectly reflects the unique vision of each client.
Specializing in weddings and other social events, Lynn is honoured to bring her passion for the industry to the Mount Royal Event Management instructor team, mentoring new event managers taking the program. It all starts with listening.
Then, with the boundless enthusiasm of a true romantic, Lynn gets to know each of her clients well, ensuring that their day is a true reflection of who they are.
She becomes more than their wedding producer; she becomes a friend and confidant. Lynn has an intuitive instinct for seeing and understanding the needs and desires of brides and grooms.
It often is difficult to tell who is more excited about the wedding, her or her clients. Lynn plays an active role in the event industry as an instructor in the Mount Royal Event Management Certificate program, delivering The Business of Wedding Planning and Event Logistics courses, as well as contributing to the curriculum development for the Event Management program itself.
As a member and past board member of the International Special Events Society ISESLynn attends training conferences and trade shows worldwide to ensure that she stays on top of the latest trends and best ideas in the industry. That wealth of knowledge is priceless and her students have an all-access pass!Seasonal Timing.
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