Real Talk, Real Time: Conversation #8

When:  May 28, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (MT)
Associated with  Calgary Chapter

ILEA Edmonton Chapter is proud to host the next Real Talk, Real Time, a partnership initiative with all four ILEA Chapters across Canada.  Business Reinvented: A Case Study Approach to Recovery.  Tune in for some real talk about real time solutions implemented during the “Stay Home” directive to fight off the spread of COVID-19.  Presented by members sharing their innovative solutions to an almost total shut down of the live events industry.  Someone famous once said, “it takes a village” and it really does!  Join our village of event professionals for this important conversation. 

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Meet The Speakers:


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Archie Caraang, CMP aka DJ Kwake, he has been making dance floors shake for more than two decades and he does it really well.  Archie will share what he and a few buddies did at the start of COVID-19 restrictions to make the national news and inspire others to think outside the box. 


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Hello Rowena Cui, VP Membership for ILEA Edmonton and COO of Planit Sound, a company founded in 2009 with her husband RJ.  Planit Sound recently found a new home in downtown Edmonton and then just a few weeks later, a pandemic was announced.  Rowena’s story of business ingenuity during a pandemic involves a marathon, an app and whole lot of creative energy to make it happen quickly! 


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Lynn Fletcher, CSEP is an event professional with 20+ years of experience in the industry.  She is the creative director and CEO of Lynn Fletcher Weddings Inc. as well as the Director of Publication of Confetti magazine, Past Chair of ILEA Canada and Past President of ILEA Calgary.  Lynn has been aggressive in finding tangible business solutions for LFW and has several exciting new business models in the works.

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