Tahira is a curious event producer, passionate about intentional event design and the integration of now ubiquitous technology to enhance the human experience at events and everyday.
Tahira is committed to the industry and has been recognized for a range of contributions, including a Top 20 Trendsetter by MeetingsToday (2018) and honored as MPI BC Chapter Mentor of the Year. In 2016, she was named a MeetingsNet Changemaker, In 2015 she was named one of the “Top 5 Women in Event Technology” and inducted into the Meetings Canada Hall of Fame in the Big Idea category. Her knowledge is shared in the 9th edition of the CIC Manual which provides the framework for the CMP studies and around the globe at industry conferences and events.
Driven by a fascination with what we are learning about neuroscience and the power of the five senses to enhance memory, knowledge retention and improve connections, she is continually seeking appropriate ways to design the most relevant incentive. meeting and event environments. An instructor at BCIT (British Columbia Institute of Technology) she instructs both Special Event Planning and Sustainable Event Management. Tahira also loves travel, cooking, time with her family, and anything with bubbles!