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Advice on fundraising initiatives, cutting costs and maximizing return for charity

FUNDRAISERS

Save time & effort! Get the proper steps steps from the expert and wow your fun run participants.

FUN RUNS

Small scale to large scale events. Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties and more!

PRIVATE

Events can drain your personal and work time and increase stress levels  for event the experienced event planners. Hire an expert consultant to find out what event planing aspects you need to prioritize and which ones to avoid getting caught up in. We can help you map out your event or help you fine tune your planning for a successful event

Weddings, Fundraisers, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Tournaments, Fun Runs, Corporate Events and more!

EVENT CONSULTATION

  • Save Time, Money & Stress from expert event planner

  • Includes:

    • Event Questionnaire​

    • Event Analysis

    • Custom Templates to get you on the right track & simply the planning process 

3 Hour Event Consultation

C$150.00Price

When you book a meeting we'll send you an event questionnaire to so we don't waste time getting the basic details and can jump right into to helping out.

After the meeting we supply you with a "To Do" list along with a few templates to help you prioritize your tasks and 

EVENT FINANCES

Learn how to create, develop, and track your event finances and operations. Manage resources, inventory, purchasing and merchandising.  

EVENT LOGISTICS

Map out a sound crtiical path, production schedule. Create a site plan and get expert knowlegde to better troubleshoot guidance to ensure your event goes over perfect. How to liaise with city officials, stakeholders, venues, vendors, sponsors, suppliers 

EVENT OPERATIONS

Create a marketing, registration, recruitment, sponsorship, fundraising and stewardship plans. Learn Tips to manage a team of staff and volunteers. 

RISK MANAGEMENT

best practices to keep attendees safe. 

Highlights

  • 20 years of goodwill community service from bringing vision to fruition by creating an annual event that draws people together through the power of sport, music, art & charity.

  • Cypress Challenge receives Best BC Bike Race 2018

  • Big Elf Run named AMEX's Top 15 Worlwide Seasonal Events with a Twist

  • Designed and executed highly successful fundraising and platform incentive stewardship campaigns

    • Designed 1 day 30k day fundraising contest

    • Designed Training Partner programs totaling over 120k raised in 2 years

    • Created and led ambassador programs for key donours and stakeholders.

  • Designed and managed original 240km Ride To Conquer Cancer bike route from Vancouver, BC to Seattle. WA. Secured all permitting, managed 2000+ attendees crossing Canada/USA border in a timely fashion.

Event Management Roles & Experience

  • Island Summer Games: Founder & Organizer Jan 2000 to Present

  • CARE Canada’s Walk In Her Shoes: Race Director & Consultant 2017 to 2019

  • Glotman Simpson Cypress Challenge: Race Director & Consultant 2015 to 2018

  • Easter Seals Regatta: Logistics Manager & Consultant 2017 to 2019

  • Vancouver Running Festival. Race Director & Consultant. 2018

  • Easter Seals Women 2 Warrior: Project Manager & Consultant 2017

  • BC Cancer Foundation’s Workout to Conquer Cancer: Project Manager 2014 to 2016

  • BC Cancer’s Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer: Chief Hockey Officer 2015

  • Vancouver Island Easter Seals Camp Challenge: Logistics Manager 2014 to 2015

  • Canadian Red Cross: Haiti 5 years Later Art Exhibit: Event Planner 2014 to 2015

  • Vancouver Island Easter Seals Colour Run: Logistics Manager 2014

  • Easter Seals 24 Hour Relay – Victoria: Logistics Manager 2006 to 2013

  • CauseForce: Regional Logistics Manager 2009 to 2012

    • Ride to Conquer Cancer; Weekend to End Women’s Cancers; Underwear Affair

  • HBC Run for Canada: Marketing & Race Director  2006 to  2007                                       

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EVENT ROUTES DESIGNED BY
  • Ride to Conquer Cancer;

    • 240km Cycling Route Vancouver to Seattle

  • Big Fun Run Series (1k, 5k, 10k)

    • 4 Fun Run Races throughout Mainlaind

  • CARE Canada’s Walk In Her Shoes (5km)​​

  • Easter Seals Women 2 Warrior (3.5km)

  • Easter Seals Colour Run (9km)

  • Ottawa Bike for Beats

    • 100k, 50k, 25k Cycling Routes​

  • Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

    • 2 Day 60km walk 

  • Underwear Affair Fun Run (10km)

  • HBC Run for Canada (1km, 5km, 10km)

Baxter Bayer 

"Baxter is a top notch event professional. He is both a big picture visionary and a detail oriented producer. He is a creative problem solver and reliably delivers on time results. He is easy to work with and is unfazed by pressure.— Dr. Sam Gutman,

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