Testimonials From Corporate Events

Lorne MacLean General Manager - Thrifty Foods
Formerly Senior VP Sobeys Operations

If you are looking for a person of integrity, vision, follow through and takes total accountability for her work, you have found the right person in Marilyn Roy. I have worked with Marilyn for 13 years and during this time she has planned and executed to the highest degree events from 10 people -1500 people. Her ability to take on small board meeting style events to gala events with full media and awards is second to none. She is a very easy person to work with and her experience has provided her the ability to capture the smallest of details. Doing events with Marilyn will make your life easier and allow you to shine at your event as she will take all the stress off you. A well respected Executive Assistant and planner..

Beth Robichaud General Manager

I have known Marilyn Roy for several years in a professional capacity as an event planner. She has wonderful creative visions for layout and décor. It’s always a pleasure to work with her on projects whether large or small. She has everything organized to even the smallest details. You will have no worries when Marilyn Roy is your event planner whether corporate or wedding, you will be in great hands.

Kevin MacKie

I had the pleasure of working with Marilyn in my role with the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. Marilyn was a breath of fresh air. She is an extremely professional, well organized, open minded individual. Her attention to detail is an enormous asset and her events were always well planned and executed. I always enjoyed our conversations as I found Marilyn more than willing to share her knowledge and she has a keen sense of humour. I am confident that you will have a great event experience with Marilyn.

Elizabeth Newman VP - Sales and Marketing

To describe the talents of Marilyn Roy in a few words…where do I begin?

This lady is extremely talented in understanding the sense of an event, creating a vision, managing the expectation of the guests and ensuring that every detail, no matter how tiny, is addressed.Marilyn and I have worked together to coordinate many events, large and small, over the last decade. She is one of our most valued clients, we appreciate her professionalism and passion for each event she plans. She’s excellent to work with and clearly articulates what she wants for her clients and works with us to reach beyond the norm to achieve the very best.

David Corkum President

We’ve had the pleasure of working with Marilyn Roy for several years on various kinds of events. Marilyn is known for putting an entire event together almost single-handedly and her attention to detail is phenomenal. Her planning and understanding of how the different facets of an event have to work together makes them a pleasure to do. Marilyn has brought in entertainers who internationally famous as well as many local groups. We are always kept updated on any changes along with complete onsite direction. If I had to use one word to describe Marilyn, it would be ‘communication’. They key to a successful event.


We (Big Fish) have had the pleasure of working with Marilyn several times over the past 8 years and have always found her to be very organized and professional. She knows and understands the relationship requirements between entertainers, AV and production crew and the audience. Marilyn Roy treats everyone with respect, and has a great understanding of the needs of everyone involved. Our experience with Marilyn has always been a positive one. She communicates in a timely fashion and is always clear and concise. This allows for an exceptional experience every time. We would highly recommend Marilyn for your wedding or special event.