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ILEA LIVE Ambassador Win
The ILEA Vancouver Gala Awards recognizes excellence among the ILEA Vancouver membership. The Awards Gala was held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Sharon Bonner was awarded the inaugural ILEA LIVE Ambassador Award and will travel to Denver, Colorado in August to represent the ILEA Vancouver chapter.
Five ILEA Vancouver Gala Awards!
The ILEA Vancouver Gala Awards recognizes excellence among the ILEA Vancouver membership. Any ILEA Vancouver member in good standing that has produced an event or qualifying element between May 1, 2017 and April 9, 2018 is eligible to enter. The Awards Gala was held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in Vancouver, BC, Canada with over 120 guests in attendance. Bright Ideas was awarded FIVE awards.
Bright Ideas WINS National Event Award!
On March 21, 2018 at Hotel X in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Bright Ideas was awarded the prestigious award for Best Event Design/Decor Concept $30,000 - $80,000 for their production of A Christmas Carol Celebration. A Christmas Carol...
Bright Ideas WINS 2 Regional Awards!
On January 18, 2018 Bright Ideas was awarded two Canadian Regional Event Awards in the 1st Annual Canadian Special Events Magazine Competition. British Secret Garden garnered both awards for it's outstanding design and decor. The event was the VIP Grand Opening of a...
Expert Insight: Sharon Bonner Talks Event Themes and Design
Meetings Today interviews Sharon Bonner about her involvement in the event industry over the past 30 years. Designs & Themes Sharon Bonner, president and CEO of Vancouver, B.C.-based Bright Ideas Events, has been producing...
2017 Reader’s Choice Awards
The 2017 Canadian Special Events Readers’ Choice Awards are the only event industry awards in Canada where the winners are chosen by their peers. Voting starts March 2nd. Votes are one per per email address.
Smart Women 2017: Entrepreneurs
On March 02, 2017 CEO & President, Sharon Bonner was chosen as one of the Top 50 Women in Meetings 2017. Given that hundreds of nominations for Smart Women Leaders were received and nearly all of them deserve serious consideration, it was an honor for Sharon to have been chosen.
ALR Crackdown on farm weddings
Some brides and grooms across the lower mainland are scrambling to find alternative plans for their upcoming nuptials because of a crackdown by the agriculture ministry. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 CEO & President of Bright Ideas Sharon Bonner, was interviewed...
Richmond Tourism Member Spotlight
We are proud to be published in the September 21, 2015 edition of the Tourism Richmond newsletter. Read more here For a no cost no obligation quote, contact us today.
2015 Canadian Event Industry Star Award Nomination
Bright Ideas Events is proud to announce that we have been nominated for another Star Award for Best Event Decor $30,000 – $80,000. The Canadian Event Industry Star Awards are the mark of achievement in the Canadian event and meeting industry. In the past 18 years
2014 ISES Esprit Award Nomination
Bright Ideas is proud to announce that we have been nominated for the 2014 ISES Esprit Awards! We are so proud and excited.This nomination arrives as we just kicked off our 25th Anniversary Celebration, and what a great way to start celebrating!
More Than Ever – Corporate Events Make Sense
Corporate Events – More Essential Than Ever Many companies are reducing their presence at industry events. According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, attendance in their market is down 18% from the record highs of 2006 and 2013 saw a slight dip...