Leesa Beeson

Member at Large | Board of Directors

Leesa has worked in large-scale events & marketing for 20 years, contributing to well-known brands such as IKEA and Tim Hortons. She was the Director of Marketing for a 200+store Shopping Center and worked in radio and TV for Standard Radio and A-Channel. She was nominated for an Edmonton Smart City Award and two Retail Council of Canada Awards in ’03 and played a key part in the launch of Magic 99 Radio Edmonton in ’05. Shortly after she moved to the Cayman Islands to assist in the re-launch of the island’s largest entertainment facility after Hurricane Ivan.

In 07′ she relocated to Kelowna where she has provided her skills to Ballet Kelowna, Diner en Blanc Okanagan, the BC Interior Music Awards, the 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards and held a long term position on the Board of Directors for the Okanagan Valley Entrepreneurs Society.

Nationally she’s worked as Associate Producer/Script Writer for the Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (’09 to ’11) and is well known and respected for her 12 years with the Canadian Country Music Awards as Event Producer of the Industry Awards Show, Gala Dinner Awards Show, Fanfest and the pre telecast Red Carpet.

A travel enthusiast at heart, Leesa was a Flight Attendant for 14 years while balancing her creative / music industry roles and now owns an emerging ecommerce travel business.