Since it’s inception in 1998, Make It Happen Inc.
has developed an impressive list of special events and
marketing initiatives, including the following:
International Auto Show,
November 22-25, 2001. Atlantic Canada’s first downtown Auto
Show attracting over
15,500 visitors. Show Manager, on behalf of the Halifax-Dartmouth
Auto Dealers’ Association, Board of Directors and Steve
Mclean, President of the AIAS.
Telecom Golf Classic,
October 2002. Event Consultant, working with Joan Penny,
VP Sales and her team.
October 2001 & 2002. Event Manager, working with
Dan McKeen, Co-Chief Executive Officer, EastLink.
International Grand Opening,
September 2001, Burnside. Event Coordinator, working
with Patrick Ryan, President, Neocon International.
Scotia Power 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Golf Day,
August 2001, Sherwood. Event Coordinator, working with
the Commercial Sales Team, Nova Scotia Power.
July 2002 & 2003. Event Consultants, working with
IWK Foundation and Volunteer Golf Committee.
Uteck Golf Classic
Dinner and Salute, June 2002. Event Managers, working
with Chuck Bridges, VP External Affairs, St. Mary's
(PGI), June 2001, New Glasgow. Raised $132,000 - the
most money ever raised in the history of the PGI's!
Co-sponsored by Sobeys and Scotsburn Dairy. Event Manager,
working with John Keizer, Corporate Director, Communications
and Corporate Affairs, Sobey’s Inc.
Wood Motors Ford Charity Golf Classic
in support of Christmas Daddies, August 2001.
Project Manager, working with Mike Elgie, Vice-President,
Mitchell Kilted Golf Classic,
August 2001. Raised $61,000! Sponsorship Consultant
and On-site Event Coordinator, working with Fred Smithers,
President, Secunda Marine.
Theatre, Spring 2002. Public Relations & Media Consultant,
working with Doreen Malone, General Manager.
Junior Achievement Mainland
NS, Sept.- Dec. 2001. Project Manager, working with Lara Ryan, President of JA and the Board of Directors.
the Roof, “Toque Tuesday”,
Event Manager - Atlantic Canada, 2000 to Present, working
with Jason Buchanan, Royal Bank of Canada, Committee Chair
and Jennifer Parnell, Executive Director.
Halifax, Event Manager, July 2004, working with local
organizing committee, and corporate sponsors.
Sydney & Moncton, Event Manager, August 31 -
September 2, 2004, working with Ruth Draper, Johnson
Sponsorship & Event Management Conference,
1999-2001 & 2003-2004. Bruce invests in this three-day conference
that attracts approx. 1,200 delegates world wide, focused
on event management and sponsorship development.