Blue Coast Event Group is a team of highly skilled and experienced event specialists. We provide a full range of production services for major special events and festivals. We specialize in event production, event marketing and corporate sponsorship procurement. As one of B.C.’s top event organizers, we have created, launched and produced many major special events throughout British Columbia. If you are currently producing an event or considering an event start-up and require consultative support, we would be happy to lend our expertise.

Our Team

Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith is Managing Partner of Blue Coast Event Group. He is an award-winning event manager and television producer with a host of production credits. Over the past 25 years, Douglas has produced dozens of live events including music festivals and major sports events. He has organized many of these events from the discovery stage, leading a team of professionals to the finish line. Mr. Smith has dealt extensively with City staff, sponsors and clients to ensure deliverables are met. At the management level in the public sector, Douglas helped create partnerships and strategic alliances among key stakeholders, developing long-lasting community projects, programs and special event properties.

Jason Charlemagne

Jason is an experienced Production Manager with a long list of production credits. He is proficient in all aspects of event management including recruitment and staffing, site management, logistics, vendor/supplier Read More

coordination and procurement. Jason’s leadership and integrity helps us deliver positive project results. He ensures our safety plans are in place and acts as our lead in communications with fire, police and emergency services.

Dione Costanzo

Dione brings extensive experience working in administration, planning and marketing with both the private and non-profit sectors.Read More

She is an accomplished professional who oversees the planning, design, production, promotion and overall co-ordination of events. She has designed, programmed and produced live, hybrid and virtual events from community concerts and fundraising galas to corporate and non-profit events.

David Geertz

David Geertz has worked in the entertainment sector for 30+ years. His position has always been at the intersection of finance, content and digital technology.
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David has put thousands of artists on various stages around Canada and the U.S., including community hall shows, soft-seat theatres, clubs, concert venues, corporate events and outdoor festivals. His core mandate is to provide a balanced and equitable approach to all people who produce, support and consume live entertainment.

Angela Lee

Angela joined our staff in 2017 as Volunteer Coordinator. She enjoys the excitement of recruiting and training teams to support the success of our events. Read More

Angela is a community engagement and communications professional with extensive experience in the non-profit sector. She is adept at collaborative community programming and brings with her experience in management and coordination of various special events, conferences, and fundraisers.