Adaptable Problem Solvers

Creative Event Architects work seamlessly behind-the-scenes, to make your event memorable and a creative, leading-edge success.

We are capable of planning, coordinating and executing an immense number of interconnected details that come with creating and running a successful event or conference.

This allows us to create a memorable and successful event that will make your guests and attendees feel comfortable, appreciated and welcomed.

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Who We Are

Creative Event Architects supports you with a centralized infrastructure, a team of management and operations specialists, plus offers a you a complete solution for your association. 

Tina Hughes

Tina has a proven track record of accomplishment in the areas of planning and leading comprehensive strategies, that support her clients’ business goals and objectives.

She founded  Creative Event Architects in 2008 in order to help her clients strategically realize their goals, by using creative marketing solutions and strategic event management.

As Creative Event Architects' guiding visionary, Tina brings intimate knowledge of the trade and strong vendor relationships to all of her projects. This allows Creative Event Architects to develop and achieve highly detailed and custom strategies for all of their clients.

By identifying and developing synergies between multiple stakeholders, Tina’s genuine passion for helping and connecting people comes through in every project.

Tina has strategically planned and coordinated events ranging from high-profile events and annual conferences, to non-profit educational events and international symposia.

She has a strong background in all aspects of event management, as well as association management. She is a member of the Canadian Society of Professional Event Planners (CanSPEP).

Shannon McLellan

Shannon joined Creative Event Architects in 2015 and with her brought a wealth of knowledge to the team.  Shannon has a strong passion  for  relationships,  events  and  always  wanting  to  learn.  She  specializes  in Social Media with a unique focus on the boomer audience.  Shannon’s passion with social media has earned her special  recognition  from  several  community  organizations which  include,  the  Smiths  Falls  &  District  Crime Stoppers, the Smiths Falls Lions Club, & the Lanark Leeds & Grenville Canadian Cancer Society.

In addition to her  extensive  knowledge  of  social  media  &  web  management,  Shannon  has  10  years  of  experience  in  public speaking, freelance writing, & entrepreneurship consulting. Shannon is a featured contributor to She Is Fierce!  A global  community  of  female entrepreneurs & professionals and has been published in  Tosca  Reno’s  book  Eat Clean Diet.

Shannon  is  an  active  member  with  the  Smiths  Falls  Chamber  of  Commerce,  Canadian  Society  of  Event Professionals and has been on the Smiths Falls Relay for Life planning committee for several years.  Shannon believes in  giving  back  to  the  event  industry  through  volunteering.  In her spare time, Shannon enjoys writing, dancing and being a mother to two amazing children. They enjoy their time together as a family with their dog Mia.