Bright Ideas Blog
We may be heading into fall, but now is actually the perfect time to start thinking about how your nonprofit or company would like to participate in giving back. Whether you’re new to Giving Tuesday, or have participated before, it’s time to
Celebrating the life of Ernest ‘Smokey’ Smith. The last surviving Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross. Someone I will never forget. He smiles at me every day in my office. Here’s how the ‘best event of my entire career’ happened…
There are plenty of event companies out there. Lots of them are pretty darn good. But we believe we are one of the best. Our repeat clients seem to think so too. So, if you’re considering a major corporate function, exclusive private party, or large-scale public event
When choosing the perfect venue for your next event, the first thing you must do is decide on the size of the room or venue that you will need for your event. Don’t forget to consider such things as guest tables (round tables take up more room but are really much nicer), food stations (buffets,
More than just music, Bright Ideas has entertainment options to suit every special event. We work with an extensive roster of popular entertainers including magicians, dancers, acrobats, motivational speakers, and cultural performers from around the world and right here at home.
Successful events start out with clearly defined objectives. They also measure the results. With budgets as tight as ever, you need to be able to support your decision to host a corporate event or conference with measurable outcomes showing a return on your event budget.
As we prepare for Canada Day next week on Wednesday, July 01, 2015 I am reflective of how proud I am to be a Canadian. Canada is a wonderful country to live in and better yet, a great country for a young girl to dream big. When I was in my early twenties, I dreamed of owning a successful Event Company where I would develop long standing relationships with my clients, producing multiple events for them annually. I am proud to say I am living my dreams today. See some of our past work.
From the Baby Boomer generation to the present, more and more people are doing it their own way. We attribute the growing demand for Celebration of Life events to the baby boomer generation’s tendency to reinvent traditions. It’s no longer about just writing an obituary and holding a memorial service or funeral.
When world-famous artist Robert Bateman found time in his hectic schedule to attend the opening of the Westside Gallery in Vancouver, it was an opportunity the gallery owner couldn’t pass up. But it also meant pulling together a gala party on short notice. Bright Ideas Event Coordinators was up for the challenge, highlighting the gallery’s luxurious
Their wedding day was designed to be “a magical, fun, and grandiose event to bring together all of their closest friends and family,” says Payal (bride). “We had guests from India, Denmark, Scotland, Hong Kong, China, the US Virgin Islands, and from all across the US & Canada.
They say if you can remember the Sixties, you weren’t really there. But for the guests at Feeling Groovy BBQ, their Summer Picnic was far-out fun that they are unlikely to forget.
The client hosts this annual themed event that lends itself to interaction that encourages mingling and socializing. She wanted a theme that would appeal to both the adults and children and be interactive and fun.