Category Archives: Spark Philosophy

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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Joining The Club – Why we’re part of the BBB

At Spark we believe in relationships. There are a lot of ways we build good relationships with our clients – lots of face-to-face time, saying what we said we’d do, and most importantly, creating spectacular events for clients that align with their business goals. However, we decided to take that commitment to our clients to the […]

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Meet the Team: Alexandra Rachey

Meet the Team is a blog feature that highlights one of Spark Event Management's talented staff members. This month we talk to Event Manager Alexandra about her role at Spark, what is surprising about her work and how she landed in Calgary. 1. What is your full name? Alexandra Rachey 2. Where were you prior to Spark? […]

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Ignite Magazine – Critical Moments

Anh Nguyen, CMP, Principal of Spark Event Management, was featured in the latest issue of Ignite Magazine, talking about how she deals with criticism. Ignite Magazine offers meeting planning, incentive programs, business event planning, and event management resources for event planners in Canada and is highly recognized as the go to source for information for the Canadian […]

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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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Women Business Owners Today

Anh Nguyen, Principal of Spark Event Management, was recently featured in the January edition of Women Business Owners Today. We were honoured to be featured among such great group of female entrepreneurs and leaders across Canada.  Click here to see the article >>

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Western Canada In-School Settlement Conference – February 2013

                Last month, we had the honour of working with the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada to put on the Western Canada In-School Settlement Conference. This conference, the first of its kind, brought together school based settlement programs and 200 in-school settlement […]

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Would You Like Fries With That?

It’s been almost 6 months since I fully launched Spark and ventured into the world of entrepreneurship on my own. Over the last 6 months, I have had a lot of family and friends ask questions like “is Spark still in business?”, “are things going okay?”, “do you have any clients?”, “Can you afford to […]

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And a Spark is lit….

“From a little Spark may burst a flame”– Dante Alighieri When people ask me what I do for a living, I say I own an event management firm. 80% of the time, it leads to discussion of weddings, confetti and the latest trends in balloon animals, but I’m used to it. You see, it does […]

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