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Biography

Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend which takes place in Huntsville, Ontario has quickly become Canada’s Largest Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend drawing over 1000 women to the annual fall edition of the weekend. New! for 2014 and due to popular demand we are bringing you the first Girlfriends” Getaway Weekend Spring Edition located at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville.

Spring Girlfriends Getaway

May 30 – June 1, 2014

Get Your Groove Back with Jully Black & Jarvis Church: A Girlfriend’s “Soul Revival” Weekend in Muskoka

Unleash your inner diva and re-ignite your soulful side at this Muskoka girlfriends’ escape with not one but two nights of incredible R&B featuring the incomparable Jully Black and the Motown sounds of Jarvis Church (from the Philosopher Kings), right at Deerhurst Resort.

Tell us about your business

Paradigm Events, producers of Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekends is a full service event management company with over 18 years of experience in producing award winning events. Paradigm Events head office is located in Toronto with a satellite office in Muskoka from May-November. President, Michelle Planche is a Certified Meeting Professional, active member of the event industry and has taught in the industry for over 12 years.

Michelle Planche is also a board member of Fashion Group International and founder and President of The Art of Fashion, a non for profit organization dedicated to supporting emerging designers in Canada.

What is your inspiration?

Our motto for events is “Not only do we create spectacular events…we create experiences”. Creating environments where collaboration, inspiration, renewed energy and experiential moments are created is what inspires us to succeed.

How are you hoping to connect with conference attendees?

We are hoping to excite women about the Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend event and other exciting events Paradigm is working on. This is a great chance to network with potential speakers at our women’s events as well as fulfilling needs for our corporate clients through new supplier connections.

What advice would you give conference attendees?

Networking is about making real connections one on one and more than just exchanging business cards. it is about approaching business connections with an open mind as well as acting as an ambassador of your company.

Do you have a special offer or incentive for conference attendees that you would like us to share?plogo-no-background

GGW Spring Edition

value starting at $300 per person which includes:

Weekend package includes:

Two nights’ shared accommodation

Girlfriend’s marketplace

Friday “Unleash Your Inner Diva” Marche Dinner & Party with Jully Black. Come dressed as your favourite diva! Includes one glass of wine, DJ and dancing.

Choice of Yoga or Spring Bootcamp fitness | 7am or 8am Saturday

Saturday “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” | 9 – 11am Browse the latest in spring bling!

Choice of fashion, gardening or home decor workshop | 11am & 12pm (see itinerary below)

Saturday afternoon at leisure | Browse the shops of downtown Huntsville

Saturday night Jarvis Church Motown concert | 9pm (doors open 8:30pm)

Connect on Twitter @ParadigmEvents and at http://www.deerhurstresort.com/girlfriends and at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Girlfriends-Getaway-Weekends