Category Archives: General

Green Is The New Black

Throughout 2017, headlines about climate change agreements, carbon taxes, pending pipeline deals, emissions, natural disasters, melting ice caps and unpredictable weather patterns have dominated our headlines. As meeting and event leaders, a big part of our job is to engage and participate in conversations about how our events are impacting the environment. Don’t freak out […]

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6 Spring Slaughter Survival Skills

If you have been living under a rock and have not seen our #SparkBTS this past June, well let me fill you in. Spring is by far the busiest season for us at Spark. In true form, we like to affectionately call this Spring Slaughter. Spring Slaughter is a marathon, not a sprint. And a […]

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The Story of My Worst Client EVER

  Bringing on a new client often has its challenges. It takes time to develop a strong relationship to the point where you both trust and understand one another. I consider myself very lucky to work with a number of amazing clients, many of which I even consider to be friends. With that being said, […]

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Meet The Team: Erinn Johns

Meet the Team is a blog feature that highlights one of Spark Event Management’s talented staff members. This month we talk to one of our graphic designers, Erinn Johns about her time at Spark. 1. What is your name and job title? Erinn Johns, Creative Lead 2. Where were you prior to Spark? Learning Dutch, and perfecting my […]

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We’re Hiring (Again)…..Join Our Team!

A few weeks ago, we posted a part-time administrative + event assistant position that we were looking to fill to help out while Andrea enjoys her maternity leave. The process has been a long and time-consuming one and we’ve had some ups and downs, but we have yet to find the right person for our […]

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Managing With a Fresh Perspective at PMINAC

        There was no shortage of vibrancy and excitement in May at the Project Management Institute Northern Alberta Chapter (PMINAC) Conference. With updated branding, a new spacious venue, and a refreshed vision for a conference experience, the Spark team partnered with one of our long-time clients to make months of creative rebranding […]

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Spark a Change in Your Career!

It’s a new year with new beginnings and we are excited to announce that we are hiring! We are looking for a creative and energetic individual with a passion for marketing to join the Spark Event Management and Little Red team as a full-time marketing coordinator. The successful candidate for this position is a highly-organized, […]

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Join The Spark Team!

In a few months, the team at Spark will be celebrating our 2nd birthday. They always say the first few years is when a small business proves whether it has staying power and we are pumped to put another year behind us. And what a great year it has been – we want to thank all […]

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Repeat Clients…Getting To Know You!

              One of the things we pride ourselves on at Spark is our ability to maintain client relationships. We've never lost a client and have had the pleasure of working with most of our clients on multiple events. It is truly humbling that our clients see value in our […]

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Not Just Another Party …

          Anyone who lives or works in Calgary knows that during Stampede, the city morphs into a massive 10 day, cowboy-themed party. Venues, event planners, décor companies and entertainers are all booked up working long days and late hours to satisfy the demands of one of the busiest party seasons in […]

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