Podium Events & Consulting

We help you plan your one-of-a-kind event that will leave everyone talking.

Virtual or in-person, huge or tiny. We take the pressure off of planning so you can relax and entertain your guests.

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Event Planning

Podium Events & Consulting is a full service, turn key event planning company based in Thunder Bay, Ontario. We provide unique, engaging, and custom solutions for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events

From virtual conferences, meetings, and training sessions, to in-person corporate functions, receptions, festivals and themed events - Podium Events & Consulting has you covered! Leave the logistics and fine details to us! We take the pressure off so you can relax and entertain your guests at your one-of-a-kind event.

Podium Events & Consulting is here to help you put the pieces together for your next event.

Whether you need a custom service from start to finish, or support for your project team, Podium Events & Consulting will assist you in the seamless and successful execution of a variety of organizational events.


Our events are completely customized, reflecting the brand personality of each client. Podium Events & Consulting offers a range of services to support your vision and make it a reality. Examples of how we support our clients:

  • Project Planning / Management & Administration
  • Budget Management
  • Event Branding & Communication
  • COVID-19 & Contingency Planning
  • Agenda Planning & Speaker Coordination
  • Entertainment Management
  • Registration Management
  • Venue/Hotel Coordination
  • Logistics Management (before/during/after)
  • Special License & Permit Applications
  • Post Event Evaluation & Reporting
  • Coordination of Professional Services

Planning a Virtual or In-Person Event?

It's the finishing touches, meticulous attention to detail and modern, trendy creativity that bring Podium Events & Consulting to life.

Planning an upcoming virtual event or conference? Get help from Podium Events & Consulting with experience and talent to make your vision a reality - safely and innovatively. Arrange a consultation appointment by calling Podium Events & Consulting at 807-707-0761 today.

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For the past 10 years, Marianne Bortolin of Podium Events & Consulting has been working at the forefront of Thunder Bay's Event Management industry. Marianne has garnered an impeccable reputation in this industry at the not-for-profit, municipal and provincial levels. Marianne has been the event coordinator on many award-winning events including Thunder Bay's Haunted Fort Night and Voyageur Winter Carnival. Marianne has ventured into the entrepreneurial world with Podium Events & Consulting where customer service is top priority. By anticipating and delivering on the distinct needs of each client, Marianne ensures that each event is a stand-out custom experience.