Human Touch Events Inc. was formed in 2008 to create and design corporate and charitable events. The company developed out of Michele and Janet’s mutual passion for innovation, creativity and design. As co-owners of Human Touch Events Inc., they have extensive experience in a wide variety of events and a commitment to excellence.
Michele Gibson is the President of Human Touch Events Inc. She has more than ten years of experience in the industry, and holds a diploma in Court Reporting from NAIT and a certificate in Event Management from Mount Royal University. Michele’s background in business and the legal system has provided her with a skill set uniquely appropriate for event planning. She has a sharp attention to detail, knowledge of the value of a client’s time and money, insight into all aspects of risk management, and an innate ability to manage and organize people.
Janet Ridsdale is an Event Manager at Human Touch Events Inc. and has over fifteen years of event industry experience. She has a B. Comm. in Industrial Psychology and Business Economics from UNISA, as well as a certificate in Event Management from Mount Royal University. Her background in organizational development and human resources complements her ability to see the big picture and develop an event plan that pays attention to the smallest detail.
Michele and Janet are both mothers of special needs children and have been active in a number of Calgary organizations serving the special needs community. Their experience as volunteers and board members gives them a strong appreciation of the needs of the community and volunteer organizations.