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Bringing Life to Your Event Space

Bringing Life to Your Event Space

Event Space Do you have a boring space that needs some “sprucing up”? Do you need to hide something unsightly indoors or out?  Do you have dreams of a spring wedding in November or a company picnic in the dead of winter? I have a company that can make all your wishes “come to life”. […]

How To Choose The Right Projector For Your Event

How To Choose The Right Projector For Your Event

Great blog provided by FVEPA Member Kettner Creative Audio Visual. So you’re all ready for your big event, but there’s one problem: you don’t have a projector yet and you have no idea which one to choose. Because of the many factors that affect the quality of the projected image, it can be hard to […]

5 Easy Steps to Make Meetings and Events more Playful

Enjoy this engaging blog by FVEPA member Engagement Unlimited Our philosophy at Engagement Unlimited is that without engagement, meetings and events are just a bunch of people sitting next to eachother.  With engagement, magic happens.  We are advocates of an Active Participatory model for learning and networking, and above all we believe in the incredible […]

Summer Fun!!

Summer Fun!!

SUMMER FUN We’re in our last stretch of summer, and I just wanted to know: are you having fun yet??? Sometimes when you work for yourself (especially in the events industry), you forget to kick back and relax a little. To help you in that pursuit, here’s a list of 5 things that you can […]

20 Quotes That Will Lift You Up When You Feel Like A Chronic Screwup

One of the most difficult aspects of growing up is learning how to forgive yourself after you’ve screwed up. It’s much easier to forgive other people; we learn to do that as children. As we mature, we also grow to realize when people hurt or betray us, it’s not a reflection on our shortcomings, it’s […]

Networking During the Summer

Networking During the Summer

  Summer is the time to kick back, relax, and enjoy friends and family in great weather.  But our businesses don’t shut down in the summer, and it’s important to keep that pipeline full.  The solution?  Switch gears and do some summer style networking!  This season there are plenty of festivals, shows, camps and other […]

Catching up With Rare Affairs

Catching up With Rare Affairs

I recently caught up with Chris Parsons of Rare Affairs to ask him what it’s like working with his wife (FVEPA President Sherryl Parsons), what Rare Affairs has going on this summer and what the Fraser Valley Event Planning Association has done for their business.  Enjoy! FVEPA:  What’s it like working with your spouse?  What do each of you bring […]

3 Ways to do your part for the BC Fires

3 Ways to do your part for the BC Fires

3 Ways to do your part for the BC fires The fires raging across our fair province affect us all as citizens; not only in poor air quality in the valley, but in lost resources and wildlife.  It’s a huge problem right now and many of us want to know what we can do to […]

Did You Know? FVEPA's History

Did You Know? FVEPA’s History

  Fraser Valley Event Planning Association came about because of continuing education event planning class that was held in 2007. When the class was over, a few of the students and the teacher joined forces to start FVEPA!  The group started out with 9 members, but soon reduced to a committed 5 members: Barb Nelson, Sarah Bolton, […]

FVEPA Networking night at the Semiahmoo Arts Centre

FVEPA Networking night at the Semiahmoo Arts Centre

  A fun and social night was had by all at last night’s FVEPA Mix, Mingle and Networking meeting held at the beautiful South Surrey Recreation and Semiahmoo Arts Centre.  We were in the arts portion of the building, a mecca for artists and art lovers alike.  There are large rooms perfectly decked out for […]