Author: Carisa

10 Feb 17

Meet Carisa Didoshak – Senior Event Planner

Carisa has worked as an event planner with Pacific Yacht Charters (formerly Sunset Bay Yacht Group) for nearly three years specializing in weddings. Last season, she began working with both corporate and social clients as well. "Expanding my planning duties into corporate and social events is a great opportunity to bring my eye for detail that I have honed with my background in wedding planning. I look forward to assisting other corporate planners, as well as clients charged with planning an event for their company." Throughout her 12-year career in hospitality, Carisa has worked in all aspects of the industry, allowing her to knowledgeably guide clients through every step of planning their event. She is a Certified Wedding Consultant and Coordinator through the Wedding Planning Institute of Canada and holds a diploma in Hospitality. Call today at 604-689-1227 to let Carisa help walk you through the steps to making your next event a great success. ...

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29 Nov 16

First Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Open House

With the Holiday Season upon us, we are excited to be celebrating Pacific Yacht Charter's First Annual Holiday Toy Drive & Open House on Saturday December 10th between 10:00 am - 2:00 pm and Sunday December 11th between 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. We invite you to come and help support the families in need, in aid of the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. Join us aboard the Pacific Yacht to enjoy some Christmas cheer, including a sampling of Executive Chef Ra's Holiday Fare, serenading carolers and sets by the Senior Chamber Choir from Collingwood School. You are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped children's gift which we will be donating to the 28th Annual Vancouver Christmas Wish Breakfast on Tuesday December 13 at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Please click here for a more detailed list of ideas and information on cash donations. Pacific Yacht is located at The Marina, 1601 Bayshore Drive in Coal Harbour, to the right of Lift Restaurant. ...

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15 Nov 16

Sourcing The Right Unique Venue

It was an honour to be asked by Tourism Vancouver to write about sourcing the right unique offsite venue. David Feys, Director, Events + Operations, has worked in the event industry for many years and has some fantastic tips and questions to think about when visiting different venues. "There are a myriad of things to think about when choosing an off-site venue other than the obvious criteria of capacity and availability. What is the access for guests? How does the surrounding area ‘feel’; will your delegates feel safe?" To read the entire article, please click here  ...

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