We are proud to announce that Jennifer Powell and Shannon Mischuk have taken the bull by the horns and are ready to rock it at the helm of BlissDom Canada this year!!
Here’s the amazing BlissDom Canada Team! Also check out our amazing Advisory Board - you’ll see some familiar faces there too!
With over 15 years of experience working with global brands, Jennifer is a marketing and events strategist that lives marketing with heart & passion unparalleled in the industry. Her motto is “down with same old rubber chicken solutions” and strives to develop “wow”, had-to-be-there moments that creates unique connections between brands and their customers to establish longer term, lasting relationships.
Jennifer’s award-winning ability in seeing both the big picture design as well as what is required in the littlest detail, provides her clients with a comfort and confidence in knowing that an event will go on without concern on their part. She is so excited to be part of the Blissdom crew this year!
On any given day, Jenn can be found doing kids crafts with her two children, coming up with a new theme party idea, training for her next half marathon or working on many charity programs she is involved with, most dear to her heart is #OperationThanks, an initiative to say Thank you to our Troops in Canada.
As the cool mom to 4 kids and the Pastor’s Sassy Wife, Shash has a knack of putting people at ease with her contagious smile and generous heart. She is our resident cheerleader!
Entrepreneurship runs through her veins. Together with her husband they have led an incredible church in Kitchener, Ontario for the last two decades. They also own a coffee machine business, a Social Media Marketing business, and they are partners in an auto-body shop.
She is a woman of action with the ability to make things happen… from promoting your business to picking out your shoes. This multi-faceted working mom has a flair for fashion, a love for coffee and the business head for success.
What we really mean to say is we think Shash is awesome and we’re glad she spends too much time on her blog Shasher’s Life, Facebook and Twitter.
Susie Erjavec Parker launched SPARKER Strategy Group to bring businesses up-to-speed on how to integrate social media. With more than 20 years of experience in restaurant, retail, education and health care industries Susie specializes in the intersection of traditional and digital/social marketing and PR for businesses, organizations, and brands. Susie is a frequent speaker and commentator on the current and future state of marketing and social. Her training workshops and presentations are regularly offered to individuals and corporations in Winnipeg and Toronto. Susie is the founder of WIN: Women | Influence | Networking—a budding networking group that promotes and connects female entrepreneurs and their businesses with referrals and recommendations. She is a self-confessed Starbucks addict and often experiences “phantom mobile vibrations” on her left hip while talking on her iPhone and tweeting from her Windows Phone.
Shannon is an Ottawa mom, writer, wife, beagle owner and all-round chum. Shannon worked for many years in high tech in both Canada and the UK as as a Technical Consultant, Engagement Manager and Director of Client Services in a number of companies including Adobe, Tomoye, Shopify and Overlay.TV. Once her daughter arrived, she left the “official” corporate world and became a consultant, writer, event coordinator and worker of miracles from her home office.
Shannon now handles development of content for BlissDom Canada and overseeing communications with the BlissDom Canada community. Shannon blogs (occasionally) at Zchamu.com and saves the world at Care2.com. If you’re trying to bribe her, bring red wine and dark chocolate.
Ariane Griffiths is the Principal of Ariane Griffiths ~ Web | Media | Design, a small design firm that specialises in Brand Development for small to medium sized businesses. Ariane can be found Guest Instructing at Humber College on topics such as Social Media and Freelancing and can also be found on Rogers TV Georgina as she is the Host of the Tech Show “The Social Scene” and can be found blogging about tech and design at ArianeGriffiths.com.
Tara is a Social Media Manager and Virtual Assistant who works from her “office” (aka couch) at home in Northern Ontario. She is married to a great guy with ADD and has 3 delightful children with a fascinating array of unique qualities ranging from Autism and Oppositional Defiant Disorder to anxiety and learning disorders. She maintains her cheerful and helpful attitude by laughing her way through the harder parts of life. She has been blogging at Tara’s View of the World since 2006, and when she isn’t on Twitter you can find her hiding in her bed reading a novel.
Jacqueline Hunter is the Show Director for the Made by Hand Show, a company that supports, showcases and promotes Canadian artists, artisans and designers. They host three showcases a year (Spring/Fall/Christmas editions), assisting local artists with an affordable way to promote and showcase their work. Jacqueline has over 5 years experience in the industry, both as an exhibitor and Show Director. What makes the Made by Hand experience different is its affordability for shoppers with low cost admission and free children attractions. For more information please visit www.madebyhandshow.ca