Event manager

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum - Project: Congress, Gala

2019-2020 (permanent)

CIM was formed only 31 years after Canada was founded.  The Institute was incorporated  in 1898 by an Act of the Parliament of Canada as the Canadian Mining Institute. CIM's members, convened from industry, academia and government, help shape, lead and connect Canada’s mining industry, both within our borders and across the globe.

Event manager

Atmosphere Event Communications

2019 (Permanent)

Atmosphere Event Communications is a Montreal-based corporate event planning company specializing in event management, team building, employee training programs and employee engagement. Whether you are planning a conference, regional or national meeting, product launch, recognition event, corporate gala event, corporate holiday party or fundraiser, Atmosphere Event Communications specializes in the finer details of event planning and execution.

Managing corporate events. Working with clients. 

Tours Producer

Cape Diem Film & TV - Projects: Snowtime Canadian tour

2018-2019 (Contact)

Racetime is the sequel to the highly successful Snowtime! Which won the 2015 best Box-Office in Canada. It’s a wild romp through the trials and tribulations, passionate joys and little victories of childhood.

 

Design and production of the Canadian tour of festivals in connection with the film. (Toronto, Montréal, Halifax, Québec, Gatineau, Winnipeg, Banff, Kelowna)

Event Producer

Just Run

2018 (Contract)

Just Run is a collective of sporting events whose mission is to support the creation and organization of running events in Quebec, on a National and International level.

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Producer of the CandyCourse 5k event in Saint-Donat, Quebec.

Event coordinator for Quebec and Atlantic

Shaw Direct Satellite TV

2016-2018 (Permanent)

Enjoy a world of entertainment, filled with a choice of programming suitable for all moods, so there is always something good to watch.

 

Coordinate all Quebec and the Atlantic events including Labrador. Coaching and training the territorial directors. Market analysis. Developing work tools to better facilitate the organization of events in all territories. Coordinate the production of all major events. (Projects: Bromont Ultra, Jeudis centre-ville, Festiplage)

Special Events Director

Cape Diem Film & TV - Projects: Snowtime activity and screening tour and Santa's Parades

2015-2016 (Contract) 

During the winter festivals, the production company Carpe Diem Film & TV account helps young people discover the pleasures of playing outside in an environment of SNOWTIME 3D.

 

Design and production of the festival tour in the province of Quebec in connection with the film, viewing of the film tour in collaboration with the Breakfast Club and coordination for the Santa Claus parade in Montreal and Brossard. In addition, coordinating the presence of the sponsor Natrel at all events.

Production Manager

Just for Laugh Festival - Project: Melting Pot Crazy nights and Funny 5@7 Just for Laughs

2015 (Contract)

Every summer, the Just for Laughs Festival thrills the city with a great laugh with its galas, street arts, theater, and stand-up. It hosts some 1,700 artists from 19 countries and over two million festivalgoers.

 

Production manager for the 2nd edition of the Melting Pot Crazy nights and its Funny 5@7 Just for Laughs on the Esplanade at Montreal’s Place des Arts. Coordinate all operations and budget monitoring.

Event manager

Playground Productions - Project: Montreal's White Party

2015 (Contract)

Major event producer in the electronic music industry, with more than 15,000 participants from all over the world to the main event. 10,000 people gathered at the Bell Center in Montreal for the White Party.

 

Marketing planning, managing, and negotiation of partnership and sponsorship agreements as well as manage volunteers and employees at the main event.

On-site Supervisor

Vélo Québec - Projects: la Petite Aventure and the Grand Tour Desjardins

2014 (Contract)

Each year, the Petite Aventure Desjardins is three beautiful days of bicycle bliss. Attracting 1,700 participants of all ages. In 2014, The Grand Tour Desjardins, which has become a veritable bicycle-tourism institution in Quebec, brings together an impressive pack of 1,800 cyclists, who cover approximately 600 km at their own pace over seven days.

 

On-site manager during the assembly and disassembly of the event, staff management as well as taking care of emergencies and ensuring the well being of cyclists participating at the event.

Event manager

Samajam - Projects : Hook on school, corporate and festivals

2013-2014 (Contract : 1 year)

Creator of participatory musical experiences 1,200 events per year.

 

Project Manager for 3 projects with Youth Centers and 8 projects per year with disadvantaged schools. All the annual projects in the schools were followed by a big show with 400-700 students in a large auditorium. In addition, responsible for logistics, technical and artists booking for all school intervention workshops projects, about 400 per year and an involvement in corporate and festival events.

Event manager

Patrick Gauthier et Cie - speaker

2013 (Contract)

Patrick Gauthier is a brand coach specialized in inspirational branding. Throughout his conferences, training, and coaching programs, he helps individuals and their enterprises develop happy and inspired brands that BLOOM. 

 

Research, booking and management of venues for the conferences, logistics, budget management and ensuring a smooth running of the events.

Development officer

Canadian Cancer Society - Projects: Relay for Life, Beach Volleyball tournament, and the Daffodils campain

2010-2013 (Permanent-2 years)

 

Community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. One of their main events is the Relay for Life events (Relay for Life: 487 events in Canada - 46,5 million dollars collected - 161 746 participants)

 

For each project, I was in charge of development, managing the operations of all fundraising event, recruiting and coaching the volunteer teams, budgets, logistics also marketing.

Production and Marketing Director

Playground Productions - Projects: Montreal's White Party, Sensation, Resolution and Mixaide

2002-2010 (Permanent-8 years)

Major event producer in the electronic music industry, with more than 15,000 participants from all over the world to the main event. 

 

- Montreal's White Party (15,000 people gather every year at the Montreal Convention Center);

- Resolution (More than 8,500 people participate in this huge party on New Year's Day);

- Sensation Montréal and Québec (13,000 participants during the weekend of Labour Day);

- Mixaide (More than 1,000 people and collects over $30,000 dollars for l'Actuel Foundation).

 

For each project, I was responsible for the marketing, communications and monitoring agreements with partners. As a production director, I also took care of budgets, production schedule, ticket sales, public relations, negotiation, booking and logistics of the artists, Cue-List, management of logistical operations and all emergencies during events.

 

 

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