Meet Our New Development Manager

January 27, 2014

What does your position usually entail?

I manage sponsorship and fundraising for the Festival. I make sure that both the sponsors and our attendees have an incredible experience.


What traits do you need to do your job?

You need to be outgoing, determined and have the ability to think on your feet.


What’s the best thing about your job?

I would have to say confirming a partnership that benefits both the Festival and the company or organization.


What?s your favourite thing to do in your spare time?

Hang out with my 3 beautiful boys.


What?s the most unusual thing you know how to do?

Well I can burp like a man! There is a reason I have 3 boys!


What artistic talent do you have or wish you had?

Unfortunately I do not have an artistic bone in my body but I always wished I could draw cartoon characters.


Name three things you love about your current neighbourhood?

I love the people, the park and the school.


What part of the Festival are you looking forward to the most?

Seeing all of the sponsor activations on site and interacting with their teams. It is great to see all the hard work come together.


Contact Allison with regards to sponsoring or partnering with the Festival at