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Mariella Irivarren

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Mariella Irivarren is a Corporate Event Manager for a large financial institution in Toronto. In early 2015 she was named “Planner of the Year” by the MPI Toronto Chapter during their annual awards gala and most recently was inducted to the M+IT “Hall of Fame” in the category of “Industry Rising Star” during Incentive Works. An active member of MPI Toronto, Mariella has held leadership positions within the chapter for three consecutive years. She is a passionate individual who loves her career and enjoys mentoring and sharing experiences with other industry professionals and up and comers.

Articles by Mariella Irivarren:

Measuring event success: 16 tips for helping your clients understand money well spent

After the 2008 recession, the events industry took a major hit. Companies went from having lavish parties and extravagant events to cutting down to the bare minimum. Then more than ever, event industry professionals had to consistently prove their value … Continue reading

Community volunteerism: How to engage your event’s local community by providing a hands-on charity component

Volunteering has become a large component for events these days. Attendees, especially millennials, want to be part of something greater and leave each event with a sense of accomplishment. Not only is incorporating community volunteerism a feel-good opportunity for the … Continue reading