About Us


Welcome to the Fraser Valley Event Planning Association (FVEPA) – the premier association for event professionals in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley region!

As you already know, success in the event industry is about having powerful networks. Knowing when and where you can tap into industry resources and talent is essential. FVEPA offers an incredible opportunity to learn from the best and the brightest in the Fraser Valley. The Association has been going strong since 2008 and the combined experience of our membership is not only impressive but a much needed resource for your event business. Join FVEPA today and position your company for success!

Our beginnings…

The Fraser Valley Event Planning Association was formed in 2008 by a small group of like-minded Fraser Valley event planning professionals who literally met around their kitchen tables. After a year of meetings and much hard work, Fraser Valley Event Planning Association became a reality as a registered not-for-profit association. The founders include Sarah Bolton, Teresa Cahill-Closs, George Merry, Barb Nelson and Lynn O’Brien.

The association’s main goals are to provide networking opportunitiescareer information and educational opportunities to the Fraser Valley Event Planning Industry. This is accomplished through monthly meetingsorganized toursspecial events and workshops.

FVEPA has been met with much enthusiasm by planning professionals throughout the region. Membership is open to anyone involved in event planning or related business in the Fraser Valley and beyond. This includes businesses and individuals bringing events into the Fraser Valley as well as those working with planners and suppliers who are based in the Fraser Valley but may be looking at event venues and services in other regions of the Lower Mainland.

We hope that you will find that this is a great organization to showcase your services in a beneficial way, but also be educated, involved, and inspired.

Thank you for taking the time to learn about us and we look forward to learning about your event business!