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Message from FVEPA President & Board on COVID-19

Message from FVEPA President & Board on COVID-19

Posted March 16, 2020 Dear FVEPA Friends and Partners, The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been felt across our region in such a big way and has greatly affected our businesses, friends and colleagues. With our government putting a ban on the majority of events and others being cancelled or postponed as a pre-caution, our deepest sympathy […]

5 tips and ideas for making your next trip a great one!

 Thank you to FVEPA member Melodie Dunn Travel for this blog! Here are some helpful tips to make sure your next trip goes smoothly: Loose earbuds and charges can be kept tidy in a hard sunglasses case. Use a 7-day pill container to keep your jewelry organized and tangle free. Remember to put your smartphone in […]

FVEPA Member Deanna McIntyre, Dirt Nerd

FVEPA Member Deanna McIntyre, Dirt Nerd

Q: What do you do? I work for the MS Society of Canada, Fraser Valley Chapter as a Development Coordinator. So, I organize fundraising events and all the fun that comes with that.   Q: What’s the best thing about your job? Event day! I love event day – people are happy, the energy is […]

Interview with Freda from Zealous Art

Interview with Freda from Zealous Art

Describe your business a little bit for me. ZealousArt and painting pARTies is a mobile art pARTy business. These pARTies are great for team building, celebrations or just a girls night in. I have been doing mobile pARTies for 3 years now and love to see how people fall in love with art.  I can do […]

Hiring A Bartender for your next Event?

Hiring A Bartender for your next Event?

 When planning an event, whether it be a corporate event, family event or a wedding, you may assume your catering company or venue will supply the bartending staff…but a lot actually don’t! You may need to hire your own professional bartending service.  What do I look for you may ask? let us help…here are some qualities to look for… […]

Unique Wedding Idea

Unique Wedding Idea

Created by: Scott Christie Gary Roberston DJ Entertainment Sometimes standing out from the norm is a good thing!  When it comes to your wedding, creating some unique moments will anchor your guest’s memory to all of the fun they experienced at your wedding and reception. Something unique will always draw attention and if done in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]