About

Baxter 

BAXTER BAYER

Owner/Consultant

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Office: +1 778-938-8687

Baxter@TicketsToursEvents.com

"I handle all aspects of quality event planning by using creativity, positivity and experience to create unforgettable events."

Baxter Bayer is a seasoned event expert with a portfolio that includes everything from small-scale regional community-level events to international high-profile and complex multi-million-dollar fundraising events. Baxter has successfully planned, managed and executed over 70 regional not for profit events raising over a collective $200 million. Baxter has designed from scratch over 600km of professionally planned routing for public run, walk & cycling events and oversaw well over 1000km of routing. He's managed events from all angles and his portfolio has required significant collaboration with a variety of community organizations, not-for-profit groups, businesses, and the government. 

  • -Founder & Organizer of Island Summer Games: 20 years of goodwill community service bringing people together through the power of sport, music, art & charity.

  • -Founder & Organizer of the Big Fun Run Series: A series of family friendly events

  • -Designed single day fundraising contest raising over $30,000 & Corporate Partner programs raising over $120,000

  • -Designed & Permitted 240km Ride To Conquer Cancer bike route and rest stops from Vancouver, BC to Seattle. WA. 

EVENT ROLES & RESPONSIBILIES 

  • Harbour City 3 on 3. Founder & Organizer 2000 to 2010

  • Island Summer Games: Founder & Organizer Since Jan 2000 

  • Big Fun Run Series; Founder & Organizer Since 2016

  • CARE Canada’s Walk In Her Shoes: Race Director & Consultant 2017 to 2019​

  • Glotman Simpson Cypress Challenge: Race Director & Consultant 2015 to 2018

  • Easter Seals Regatta: Logistics Manager & Consultant 2017 to 2019

  • Vancouver Running Festival. Race Director & Consultant 2018

  • Easter Seals Women 2 Warrior: Victoria & Vancouver Project Manager/Consultant 2017

  • BC Cancer Foundation’s Workout to Conquer Cancer: Project Manager/Consultant 2014 to 2016

  • BC Cancer’s Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer: Chief Hockey Officer 2015

  • Vancouver Island Easter Seals Camp Challenge: Logistics Manager 2014 to 2015

  • Canadian Red Cross: Haiti 5 years Later Art Exhibit: Event Planner 2014 to 2015

  • Vancouver Island Easter Seals Colour Run:  Race Director/Logistics Manager 2014

  • Easter Seals 24 Hour RelayVictoria: Logistics Manager 2006 to 2013

  • CauseForceRace Director/Regional Logistics Manager 2009 to 2012

    • Ride to Conquer Cancer; 2009 to 2012

    • Weekend to End Women’s Cancers; 2009 to 2010 

    • Underwear Affair: 2009 to 2011

    • Ottawa Bike for Beats: 2011

    • Supported Ride to Conquer Cancer events in Montreal

  • HBC Run for Canada: Marketing & Race Director  2006 to  2007                                       

Sessional Instructor: Event & Hospitality Management.

LASALLE COLLEGE |  Jan 2016 -  Dec 2019

  • EVM200: Finance Management & Administration

  • EVM204: Customer Service, Sales & Relationship Building

  • RCM241: Marketing in the Hospitality Industry

  • RCM263: Hospitality & Human Resource Management

  • RCM273: Leadership & Organizational Development

  • CUL272:  Capstone

 THM-222-CVS1 Entrepreneurship in Tourism

"Baxter is a top notch event professional. He is both a big picture visionary and a detail oriented producer. He is a creative problem solver and reliably delivers on time results. He is easy to work with and is unfazed by pressure."

Dr. Sam Gutman,

Rockdoc Inc.

"Tickets, Tours and Events executes their events with skill, passion and creativity. As TTE has supported the BC Cancer Foundation's Workout to Conquer Cancer over the past three years it's been a pleasure to collaborate with Baxter and his team as they deliver impressive results and add-value with creative solutions and ideas to innovate event production.

"After an initial meeting to discuss our organization humanitarian mission and our vision for the event, Tickets, Tours and Events took that vision and made it happen. They took care of every detail needed to put on a professional, elegant event and the added bonus was that they were extremely fun and easy to work with."

— Cheekwan Ho,

Canadian Red Cross

"We've hired Tickets, Tours & Events over the last 7 years to handle logistics for our mass participation events. Each and every year they ensure our participants show up to a sharp looking event and smooth operations."

— Shannon Bernays
 

Easter Seals BC/Yukon

 

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