Learn who we are and what we do to deliver exceptional corporate events.

Sharon Bonner, Bright Ideas Event Coordinators' President and CEO

Sharon Bonner

As Bright Ideas Event’s president and CEO, Sharon is the driving force that has made Bright Ideas one of Canada’s top corporate event production companies. She’s also the smiling, positive, unflappable glue that holds everything together when it’s time to coordinate the hundreds of vital details that make up a successful special event. Sharon handles client liaison, event design, branding, and defining the metrics by which every event is measured for its return on investment. With decades of experience in the event industry, Sharon’s knowledge, industry contacts, and creativity are the key ingredients in Bright Ideas Events long and successful track record of outstanding corporate events. A prairie girl by birth (Grande Prairie, Alberta), Sharon relaxes between events through travel to tropical destinations, gardening and reading.



Beth Ross

Beth works part-time with Bright Ideas as a Junior Event Planner, brainstorming event, activities, and entertainment ideas, conducting research, working events at particular stations, as well as occasionally assisting in running an event. Born in Eastern Ontario, she moved to Vancouver on a whim upon completing Bachelor’s Degrees in Linguistics and Political Studies. She has a wide variety of interests from travel to reading a good book, from inventing in the kitchen to growing her own organic veggies, from working out the stress at the gym to working out a lunch date with life-long friends. She has been involved with Bright Ideas since December 2008 and looks forward to participating in many more events to come.

Chris Keam

Chris Keam

Chris is Bright Ideas’ go-to guy for writing duties. He contributes content to the website, blogs, BI Chatter, and anytime we need just the right words to paint a picture in under a thousand words! Born in Australia, Chris moved to Canada with his family when he was four years old. He has made the West Coast his home ever since. When not busy tapping away at a keyboard, Chris can be found riding his bike, enjoying the arts, or spending time with his daughter.

Dennis Turnbull

Dennis Turnbull

Dennis is the brains behind the computer network that keeps Bright Ideas running smoothly and efficiently managing our information technology and tech support needs. A quick witted guy with trunk load of jokes, this native of Barrie, Ontario enjoys golf and hockey in his spare time.


Jennifer Kopp

Jennifer grew up in Saskatchewan and moved to BC in 2011, where she studied dance with Harbour Dance Centre’s Intensive Training Programme (ITP) and Event Management at the Art Institute of Vancouver. Upon graduation she volunteered with Bright Ideas and is now happily working full-time as a Junior Event Planner. In her spare time Jennifer loves dancing, acting, and showing off Canada as the best country in the world.