From financial seminars, media conferences and celebrity interview junkets, Donna has helped to manage events that inspire, inform, and entertain. She has developed events and managed media and communications that cater to private clients as well as the general public that have a global impact, such as the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo.

She also knows how to care for guests right down to breath mints. This includes menu planning, scheduling, vendor management, program development, promotional items, media relations, celebrity wrangling, invitation design and printing, event micro-site writing and production, and entertainment.

  • Private/Client Event Planning, Set-Up and Teardown
  • Menu and Venue Management, Talent Acquisition and Negotiation
  • Media Relations/Public Relations/Contract Negotiations
  • Media Conferences and Junkets
  • Professional Advancement/Business Workshops & Seminars
  • Manage Teams and Vendors
  • Celebrity/Guest Management
  • Training Sessions

Some of her client events include:

Salute To Vienna – stage manager and talent wrangler for sold out concert with Calgary Philharmonic
Phil’s Cafe – event, brand, communications and media management for five concerts
Nanny to the Rescue Workshops – with Nanny Deb and Nanny Stella from Nanny 911
What the Secret Didn’t Tell You Workshop – with John Demartini, from “The Secret” film
BMO Nesbitt Burns – Five events for 300 clients, including grand opening, and financial seminars
Regina Highland Games – board member and media relations/communications coordination
Regina Police Service – assisted with annual open house coordination, and managed fundraiser
Jane Seymour Art Show – coordinated media relations event at Artevo Art Gallery
Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo – coordinated media junkets for top-tier celebrities
Midtown Mosaic – coordinated catering and sponsorships for St. Stephens Anglican Church
Festival By the Bay – managed media relations for talent and managed green room activities