Great Events

event planners for all occasions

Team Biographies

Liz Wanless Great Events is the lovechild of Liz Wanless's passion for planning meets super organized natural team leader. With a mix of enthusiasm and entrepreneurship, Great Events was born. Seven years later, many happy events have been celebrated. Before her planner extraordinaire days, Liz was busy climbing the corporate ladders at varied companies including Sprint Canada on the marketing teams, finding every opportunity to orchestrate spectacular, memorable events.

Owner and chief planner Liz Wanless's reputation is founded in her passion, creativity, attention to detail and her energetic drive. Wearing more than one hat even in her university days; Liz graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, indulging her pensive and intellectual side, while completing a Marketing Program at Ryerson at the same time to secure practical business skills that have served her well over the years. Liz also received her certification by the

Wedding Planning Institute of Canada (WPIC) in 2005. When Liz is not busy bend over backwards for clients, you can find her at her favourite yoga studio.

Veronica Anhalt brings a wealth of international event experience. With a Master Degree in Communications, Veronica has talked her way from radio to television to interviewing celebrities, including; Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias, Salma Hayek and Chris O'Donnell. Veronica has as much fun coordinating big grand galas for thousands of guests as well as intimate parties and weddings. We're thrilled to have Veronica as part of the Great Events team, bringing creativity, enthusiasm and fun to all events. When Veronica is not busy planning, you may find her making beautiful hand made jewelry. Veronica is also fluent in Spanish.