With one of the largest and most diverse talent networks in North America, we’ve explored the emerging, checked-in on the tried and true, and discovered the undiscovered, so that you don’t have to worry about your entertainment choices.
FounderCarol Priest is an Entertainment Specialist with a flare for putting the “Wow” into corporate and special events. As Founder and Creative Director of Carol Priest Entertainment (CPE), she has produced hundreds of bold and imaginative entertainments for companies across North America.
Most recently, Carol Priest Entertainment was recognized as The Canadian Special Events 2016 Favourite Entertainment Company. In 2013 she was nominated for the M+IT Hall of Fame as an industry mentor. In 2011, her entertainment savvy was recognized in the book ‘Reflections of a Successful Wallflower‘ by North America’s pre-eminent event producer Andrea Michaels. And in 2003, her special event work for Goldcorp Inc. was featured in Maclean’s Magazine.
She has been the recipient of an Ontario Arts Council grant where she studied theatre production with Brian Sewell, who is now Executive Producer for Mirvish Productions. She further went on to manage the Specialty Entertainment Division of Noble Talent: working on Film, TV & Commercial projects.
In 1987, Carol joined Showmakers Inc., where she was mentored by Producer, Taras Shipowick. She worked on prestigious events such as ‘The Brazilian Ball‘, The Canadian premiere of ‘The Phantom of the Opera‘, and ‘The 100th anniversary of Maclean Hunter‘.
Talent Coordinator and Social Media ManagerIn 2013 Regan graduated from the University of Ottawa with an Honours Bachelors Degree majoring in Music and minoring in Communications. Since then she has worked in a variety of fields from publicity, event coordinating, promoting, booking, and artist management at a record label. Throughout all this diverse experience, working in events with a main focus on entertainment is what has truly attracted her attention.
Regan has been working at Carol Priest Entertainment since 2014 and can’t wait to continue helping and watching the growth of this inspiring company.
Along with music and events, travel and adventure is where Regan’s passion lies. Spending her spare time and weekends running and camping, and using only her two feet and a bicycle to get around Toronto, keeping her active and happy.