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About Lilo's Events
Lilo's Events is a company that has the desire to combine all three main services of event planning under one roof to offer clients a comprehensive package. Its motto is 'the true spirit of excellence' because it inspires to be ahead with trends and clients needs.
Meet the "I" in team
Lya Iglesias - Founder & more...
Lya has over 5 years of experience and expertise planning events. Coming to us from France; after finishing a Master degree in Event Planning and a Master degree in English, she decided to put her knowledge and skills to use working in an event agency in the french capital - Paris; where she worked as an event planner organising over 100 conferences, meetings, gala dinners and incentives in France, Europe and the rest of the World. Dedicated and passionate about events, Lya wants to bring a level of professionalism and excellency to Vancouver Island worthy of its counterpart Paris. Deciding to move to Canada for a change of scenery and falling in love with Vancouver Island, Lya worked for over 3 years in a decorating company, decorating and coordinating weddings and other type of celebrations. The two combined allow Lya to be the perfect choice for your next event.
GET TO KNOW LYA
What are you in love with?
My Irish boyfriend, my gorgeous and funny 2 years-old godson. Obsessed with Food. Big waves crashing against rocks & a sunset campfire. Interior design & decorum. The cozy feel of Chapters. Did I mention food?
What is your favourite drinks/bars?
A good Frappucino on a summer day / a Toffeenut Latte on a cold day; or a proper Old Fashioned (Bourbon, baby!). Veneto or Little Jumbo for their creative cocktails.
What is your favorite food/restaurants?
Brunch ! Or anything pastry wise (it must be my french side). Jam for brunch, Foo Street Food for take out, and Ferris' Oyster Bar (upstairs, downstairs and everywhere in the middle!)
What is your Favorite Hobbies?
Baking, baking.... and Baking. The art of Hygge - where you cozy up with reading socks, hot chocolate and a furry blanket by the window, watching the rain fall.
Who or what do you admire?
People who have it all figure it out - or at least make it look easy (it inspires me); Success stories - from my dad's dog adventure of the day to Gillespie changing the landscape of Vancouver. My boyfriend's green thumb and hard-working philosophy.
Where were your last Holidays?
Road trip to the Rockies : Kelowna, Golden, Lake Louise, Banff, Jasper... First time exploring that way and going white water rafting.
Where are your next holidays?
France, England and Ireland to visit family and a wedding. But is that really holidays when you visit family ?
What is your dream destination?
So many : Iceland, Mexico, Hawaii, Nepal, Bali etc...
What is your proudest achievements?
Taking a leap and launching Lilo's Events. Thanks to Squarespace, fully creating this website. Moving across the world by myself. Becoming a Permanent Resident after 4 years of struggle and paperwork.