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Our People

Alexis Kereluk


A tourism and meetings specialist, Alexis has been bringing forth strategic and innovative concepts to the tourism and meetings industry for almost ten years. With strengths in tourism research, community engagement and strategic meetings, Alexis has worked with leading consulting firms, tourism agencies and event firms on thought-provoking industry projects.

At ConnectSeven Alexis is responsible for the research and strategy behind each event and destination development project. Her primary focus is to ensure that innovative tools and technology are being used to provide creative strategies based on industry trends and best practices.

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Emma C Parston


A logistics and project management expert with over 12 years of experience in event execution including multiple tourism stakeholder events. Emma is a leader in creating innovative, activating and ground-breaking events and engaging platforms to sell destinations.

At ConnectSeven Emma is responsible for overseeing event execution and delivery. She has an unrivaled ability to understand what a specific project requires, curating tried and true project management principles to make sure targets are met and exceeded.

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Alexis Cooper

Strategic Partnerships, Project Manager

With over 15 years of experience in the event planning, sponsorship and hospitality industries, Alexis Cooper is passionate about well planned, and seamlessly executed events and partnerships.

At ConnectSeven Alexis is responsible for crafting creative sponsorship strategies as well as working with the team on building tourism strategies and planning events that are engaging and innovative.

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Tristan Bassett

Creative Director

A highly motivated, results oriented Creative Director with 10 years of experience specializing in seamless execution of revenue generating, large scale event experiences both domestic and abroad. Tristan has managed many high profile international events ranging from event logistics, sponsor activations to stage production; gala award dinners; and conference management for notable clients such as TED Conferences, Nike, McDonalds and the 2012 London Olympics.

At ConnectSeven Tristan is responsible for creating award winning creative solutions and event concepts for our clients.

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Lisa Cruthers

Project Manager

A skilled events and meeting expert with many years of experience in event execution in the public and private sector. Lisa is a has been the lead on many international events with a proven record of exceeding sales targets in sponsorship and event marketing.

At ConnectSeven Lisa is responsible for leading events through the planning, execution and delivery phases.

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Kyle Chimko

Virtual Event Specialist

An IT and computing specialist with over 15 years experience working with virtual and streaming platforms. Kyle is a virtual event expert, excelling at setting the stage for a flawless online experience.

At ConnectSeven Kyle is responsible for adapting virtual meeting software to fit the specific needs of each event, and staying on top of emerging and cutting edge technologies in the event industry.

Previously, Kyle was an Emerging Technologies Analyst within a Provincial organization where he provided audio visual and streaming services to virtual and offsite meetings, conferences, and ceremonies.

About ConnectSeven

Canadian Event Awards Winner

Best Conference in Canada