By Stacy Wyatt

Canadian Opera Company’s Centre Stage Gala

Guests were invited to take a journey from land to sea, plunging beyond the surface of all things ordinary and dive into fantasy at the Canadian Opera Company’s 2019 Centre Stage Gala:…

PDS’s West Coast Rainforest Party

The creative team at Pacific Destination Services (PDS) imagined and designed a spectacularly successful West Coast Rainforest Party in the Exhibit Halls of the Vancouver Convention Centre. The concept was to capture…

The Greatest Showman: Corey Mandell

Corey Mandell is a showman; entertainment is in his blood. It’s a passion he has turned from a part-time gig at eighteen, into a career that has taken him across the globe…

Let Yourself Fall

Right about now, almost every blog post or newsletter is going to start with a comment about the leaves turning colours, the chill in the air, pumpkin spice everything and the stress…

#InstaLove Editor’s Pick

Our Favourite Picks That Will Leave You Craving Still Crushing Hard Over Foodart, Behold This Pretty Spectacular Collection Curated By Our Editor @Stacywyatteventgirl because… #WeHeartEvents @italianfoodphotography Because who doesn’t love pantone colour…

Please Be Seated

This collection of stunning seating options should offer loads of design ideas. We are not suggesting you design your entire event around a chair but then again… these are also beautiful and…

The Power of Experiential Marketing

Best Experiential Marketing Event - Mandell Entertainment, Toronto, ON for Roots Northern Lights Three extraordinary examples of how to use experiential marketing to cut through the clutter and connect directly with the…

The Best 2017 Event Trends You Need to Know

  Last year was a watershed moment for event planning. Traditional events rapidly gave way to experience planning as more event planners and organizers started recognizing that events need to be more…

Re Defining Disruption @ ILEA Live

The buzzword disruption can be heard around the world in industries ranging from advertising to retail and the event industry is no exception. The definition of disruption, for those who don’t know,…

Yellow Flowers & Sunny Days

10 Gorgeous Summer Table Settings

by Stacy Wyatt Summer is the perfect time to get creative with your table settings. The beauty of being outside and dining al fresco is that your table design doesn’t need to…

The Bullet Catch by Scott Hammell

Speaker & Entertainer, Scott Hammell

By Stacy Wyatt By his mid teens Scott Hammell was performing in front of thousands. His style, show and skills may have grown up but his love of magic is still as…

Experience the Gathering

THE GATHERING “The coming together of the world’s most coveted brands, their influential leaders, along with the enlightened professionals who opt to listen to what these visionaries are willing to share. Each…

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Loungework’s MadHatters House Party

By Stacy Wyatt Vancouver’s Loungeworks led the production of this post-holiday “Mad Hatter’s House Party” theme. The client wanted to express appreciation to their hard-working staff for a year of long hours…

Five Secrets to Winning Event Awards

Five Secrets to Winning Event Business Awards By Stacy Wyatt, Founder & Publisher, Canadian Special Events Magazine Entering award competitions for event professionals is important. Not just to win but also for…

45 Degrees & The Fairmont Queen E Turn Food into Art

The theme of the 2016 MAC Ball benefiting the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art couldn’t have been more evocative: Discover your inner artist! Orchestrated by Debbie Zakaib, Chair of the MAC Ball…

Have Fork Will Travel: Exploring Canadian Food Festivals

by Stacy Wyatt. The best way to experience a culture is through the exploration of its culinary scene. Culinary tourism or food tourism is now considered a vital component of the tourism…

Canada’s Most Majestic & Rentable Castles

By Stacy Wyatt All across the country, our rich and colorful history can be found inside the great halls and gardens of our notable castles, forts and mansions. Built hundreds of years…

Entering Industry Awards Offers BIG Marketing Value

If you’re wondering if industry awards matter, the simple answer is yes.  This is true whether you’re an actor competing for an Oscar, a hockey team competing for the Stanley Cup or…

Top Entertainment Trends

  Today’s planners are constantly on the hunt for innovative and “never seen before” entertainment ideas. Clients are digging deep to find the engagement in their programs and are looking for WOW…

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