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Marnie Lapierre Timmins Ontario Canada Northern Events and Tourism Consulting

Marnie is a Certified Festivals and Events Expert and Certified Tourism Industry Specialist with 25+ years accumulated experience in delivering excellent customer service, fundraising, grant writing, managing small- and large-scale events.  With extensive volunteer development experience, department and event budgeting, administration, media relations (including marketing tourism and events regionally, provincially, and nationally), Marnie posses  the tools to build the path to your organization's goals.

Certified Travel Industry Specialist

Certified Festival Event Expert -2022

Certification - From Risk to Resilience: The Fundamentals of Risk Management for Festivals & Events

Certificate - Event Safety Access Training - Event Safety Alliance
Certificate - Working Together:  The Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Completion - Sponsorship Mastery (Paula Beadle)


Festivals & Events Ontario 2020- Present

  • 2022 Conference Chair

Ontario Culture Days 2020 - Present

  • 2022 Tourism Taskforce

Timmins Multicultural Society 2022 - Present

  • President

Timmins Multicultural Festival 2021 - Present

  • Co-chair 2021 - Present


Event Safety Alliance - 2022

Network of Municipal Event Planners 2019 - Present


Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival - 2009-2020

  • Chair - 2018-2020

Northeastern Ontario Borders Covid Taskforce - 2020

Stars & Thunder International Fireworks Music Festival

  • Volunteer Chair 2017-2018

Sudbury Celtic Festival

  • Highland Dance Competition Chair

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