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At Epic Events, we strive to provide a lasting experience for your guests. We work with our clients to create unique and personal weddings and events. From intimate gatherings to lavish affairs, we know there is a spectacular event waiting to come to life. Founded in 2009, Epic Events has maintained its boutique approach to event planning while still growing it's team of professionals. 

For more insight on what is like working with Epic Events, read some client experiences HERE


Our Team

Briar Johnston

Briar knew event planning was where her energy belonged at an early age. After completing the Event Management Program at Ryerson University, she came back to Vancouver to obtain her Bachelor of Commerce and hit the ground running. Over fifteen years later and her enthusiasm is still the same! 

After working for a prestigious hotel in Vancouver, Briar knew her passion to the industry would be better utilized running her own company and working with clients who share the same values and guest experience expectations. 

Briar's passion for each event is evident in her daily work. She understands that her role is to make life-long memories and exceed client and guest expectations.  

"Briar was the most incredible wedding planner we could have ever asked for! She understood my vision from day one and it all came together perfectly on our wedding day! She was able to provide excellent recommendations for vendors, but most importantly she kept me calm in the months leading up to our wedding as I knew we were in good hands. She planned out an amazing timeline for the day of our wedding which made me feel at ease. Having Briar as our wedding planner was the best money spent during our wedding planning! I would strongly recommend her to anyone! She's sweet, organized, patient, kind and thorough. I couldn't have imagined our day without her help!" T&I married August 8th, 2016

 

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Laura Lilley

Laura got her start in the event industry in 2009 helping produce media events throughout Vancouver. She had a natural talent for events and her enthusiasm grew with each event she worked on. After she graduated Simon Fraser University with a Bachelors Degree in Communications she pursued event planning full time, planning weddings and corporate events throughout the Lower Mainland. 
 
Laura enjoys sweating the small stuff so you don’t have to. From the creation to the execution of an event, Laura is devoted to every aspect of the process. She has a keen eye for design and a desire to create an unforgettable experience for her clients and guests. Her goal is to put her client’s at ease and let them enjoy their event knowing Laura has everything in control.

"We were fortunate to have Laura as our day-of coordinator which I would strongly recommend to anyone who is on the fence as to whether or not they need a coordinator! Trust me-- you want Epic Events on your side! Laura did a fantastic job of keeping us on track, and always made me feel like we could manage everything. She really listens to you and is extremely flexible on working with your style, budget, timelines, and schedule. The whole process of working with Epic Events was smooth and stress-free! On the day of our wedding, I left so much in Laura's very capable hands. She did a wonderful job with our decor and all of my vendors consistently told me how awesome she was to deal with and how organized and professional she was. Thanks Laura!"

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Joey Greene

Joey was hired by Epic Events upon graduation from the Event Management program at The Art Institute of Vancouver after an outstanding year as an Event Assistant. He quickly moved up the ranks and is now the hardest working Event Planner we know! 

Joey was the Senior Event Manager at one of the most prestigious catering companies in Vancouver. There he gained invaluable experience and a broad skill set to bring to the logistics side of planning. With a natural ability to manage and execute amazing events, we are so glad to still call him ours! 

"We loved working with Joey! We used Joey as our day-of coordinator and are really happy that we had someone with his experience coordinating all of the last minute details. Joey is super responsive via text, phone, and email, as all sorts of things start to come up last minute and he is an excellent trouble shooter. He really understood the look and feel we wanted for our wedding and helped us execute it flawlessly. Joey also stepped in and went above and beyond- delivering flowers himself and cutting the cake! I would recommend to friends getting married to utilize a day-of coordinator and would not hesitate to recommend Joey." - C&P married October 9th, 2016