— An innovative networking opportunity
eventConnect is a networking opportunity for the Events Industry, produced by a team of energetic, emerging Event Planners!
eventConnect returned with a new team of emerging planners, notable speakers, exciting sponsors and location! The Second Annual eventConnect took place on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Brassaii Restaurant & Lounge, in the heart of the King West District.
90+ industry professionals networked in a sophisticated setting and was be treated to delicious hors d’oeuvres and entertainment. The event featured a panel of event and meeting professionals who addressed relevant industry topics followed by Q&A.
Click here to check out pictures from the Second Annual eventConnect.
Second Annual eventConnect Sponsors:
- As It Happens Photography
- Essence of Chocolate
- Events In Bloom
- Higgins Event Rentals
- Matt K. Gracie
- Source Imaging
Second Annual eventConnect Partners:
The inaugural eventConnect was held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Rosewood Bistro and Winebar in Mississauga. The event hosted 70+ event industry notables including Meeting, Event and Wedding Planners, Photographers, Videographers, Florists, Speakers, Entertainers, Caterers and more. ISES, MPI, BNI and the Wedding Planners Institute of Canada members and alumni were also in attendance. Please visit the Define Events YouTube Channel to view videos from the inaugural event.
eventConnect 2013 is brought to you by a dedicated Planning Team:
- Moriah Bacus, eventConnect Founder & Producer
- Mariella Irivarren, eventConnect Lead Planner
- Lucia Al-Zaiatova, eventConnect Planner
- Natasha Douglas, eventConnect Planner
- Kimberly Johnson-Chen, eventConnect Planner
- Stacey Leung, eventConnect Planner
- Jonika Lewis, eventConnect Planner
Why eventConnect in the GTA Event Community?
eventConnect is providing emerging event planners with an opportunity to expand their portfolios beyond traditional “day-of” event coordination tasks to include complete ownership of an event from initial conceptualization, planning and promotion stages right through to production and post-event activities.
Supporting the professional development of those new to event planning is an essential part of shaping the future of our industry. eventConnect services the networking needs of a flourishing events industry in the GTA through its commitment to delivering quality networking events in unique settings. Take time out to meet up with peers, catch up with colleagues, get to know potential vendor partners, and connect to generate opportunity.
Photo Credits: As It Happens Photography