Our Team

Christina Ferreira

Christina radiates a positive enthusiastic energy. With her talent, charm and knowledgeable experience she easily develops solid relationships with her clients, colleagues and vendors. This allows her to relate to her client needs, and have a greater understanding of their vision, goals and objectives for their event. She is dedicated to providing quality service to all of her clients while remaining time sensitive and budget aware. Full bio for founder and principal of Impact Events / Christina is here: about Christina

Her focus in our company: Event Production, Vancouver Events, Kelowna Events, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media, Budgeting, Team Management, Client Management, Recruitment, Political Candidates

Portfolio includes: BC Seafood Festival, Mamas for Mamas, Central Okanagan Hospice Association, Kelowna Foundation, Big White Ski Resort Ltd., Tourism Kelowna, BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association, Brad Sieben (Kelowna City Councillor), Loyal Wooldridge (Kelowna City Council), Tracy Gray (MP, Kelowna-Lake Country) more clients & events here: portfolio

Kendra Norman

Kendra has spent 7 years working locally in BC, Alberta and abroad in the UK and Thailand in the Events and Hospitality industry. With her Hospitality Management diploma and Bachelors Degree in Events Management, experience in various roles in the industry and an eye for detail, she is sure to meet, if not exceed, your event expectations . She has planned, executed and worked a wide range of events including conferences, wine festivals, weddings, expos and community events. When she’s not working on the next upcoming event and amid a pandemic she is out exploring the many restaurants, wineries and breweries in the beautiful Okanagan.

Her focus in our company: Kelowna Event Production, Program/Content Development, Social Media, Website Management

Portfolio includes: Dine Around Sip and Stay, Mamas for Mamas Gala, Kelowna Foundation Gala, COHA’s Swinging With The Stars, Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon, BC Restaurant and Foodservice Association administration, Modern PURAIR Conference…& more.

Chrystal Myers

 With over 10 years of web and print design experience Chrystal has been creating noticeable and unique creations for employers and clients alike. Born and raised in Kelowna, BC and her creative mix and local perspective provides a whimsical yet practical touch to her projects. Chrystal enjoys freelancing as it affords her the opportunity to quickly pound out code in the wee hours of the morning as well as allows her to spend time with her family during the day. When she’s not talking about her latest activities you can find her at the nearest Starbucks drive thru, smashing bodies at Roller Derby practice, dreaming about her next quilt design or sweating in a hot yoga class.

Her focus in our company: Graphic Design, Branding, Websites

Portfolio includes: Okanagan Roller Derby Association, Fat Cat Children’s Festival, Firefighters Without Borders Canada, Misconduct Wine Company, Zamoof! Magazine

 Jessica Samuels

Jessica Samuels is a seasoned communicator who has two decades of experience in storytelling and engaging diverse audiences. Her career began as a producer for talk radio and she has since worked as a television producer, reporter, anchor, and host of her own talk radio show. Today, Jessica uses her communication and media skills in the non-profit sector, working to bring awareness to the causes she supports – strategically and effectively getting their messages out through print, video and social media platforms. 

 

Her focus in our company: Strategic Communications, Public Engagement, Media Relations, Issues Management, Crisis Communications, Digital Communications, Diversity & Inclusion

 

Portfolio includes: Canadian Mental Health Association ~ Kelowna Branch, Heart & Stroke Foundation, SunRype Okanagan Marathon, Loyal Wooldridge (Kelowna City Council), Rotary Club of Kelowna Sunrise, Kelowna’s Gospel Mission.

 

 Penny Ferreira

We think every business needs an office dog. This is ours. Meet Penny!

She’s a 3.5 year old Border Collie x and belongs to our founder Christina.  

Her focus in our company: Making people happy, helping relieve stress and focus by seeking your attention and greeting guests when they visit us.