Meeting Planners

 Charlene SanJenko


Charlene SanJenko, is a Creative Catalyst for Positive Change who enjoys bringing an entrepreneurial edge to social change. As an Enterprise Facilitator for non-profits and social or private enterprises, she builds strength, sustainability, and passion in people, organizations and communities working to generate solutions by accessing and supporting talent. Charlene's business experience in the financial services industry, law, accounting, and as an entrepreneur have given her a unique, well-rounded perspective from which to work with clients she enjoys and projects she is passionate about.

 Melissa Trip

Melissa Tripp, the founder of Coastal Weddings and Events, has a love for weddings and events. The Sunshine Coast is where Melissa was born and raised and after working in Vancouver for 10 years in the Public Relations and Event industry she and her family decided to move back to the coast and realize her dream of helping people create picture perfect events in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Helping you plan the your perfect day is her passion. Let Melissa both exceed your expectations and create the perfect event for you.


Melissa is known for her kind heartedness, complete devotion to her clients and calm and organized demeanor. Melissa has been planning events for over 10 years with a wide variety of experiences that range from weddings, multi day conferences, gala dinners, sporting events, community celebrations, Christmas parties, real estate openings, tours, reunions, family / childrens events, magic shows, book launches, meetings and fundraisers.


Melissa and her husband Ben and their son Owen live in Halfmoon Bay.


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