LimeLight Communications Group

What we do

Outcomes outplay everything.

Everything we do is about delivering outcomes. We talk to clients like you right across the country. And we listen to a lot of unique business challenges every day. But there’s one part of the conversation that is always the same. The need for some kind of outcome. Sure, we have lots of great talent. Yes, we can source a speaker or entertainer from anywhere in the world. But what we really do is take audiences where they need to go.

Menu of Services

Keynotes

A key detail at any meeting or event, the keynote. Our speakers are easy to deal with, passionate and authentic about how they approach their audiences. These thought leaders deliver their expertise customized specifically for you.

Retreats

Our team of experts customize leadership and team retreats anchored by our experts. We work with you to prioritize your outcomes, needs and objectives. Time away from the office is valuable and we understand your team should feel energized upon their return.

Teambuilding

From conference rooms to the outdoor classroom, we believe team building is an effective tool. Our experts get creative to find the right exercises and license to play to deliver the right outcomes you’re looking for.

Professional Development

Developed from a key conversation with your leadership, we find the right program to enhance your team’s development. Engaged employees deliver valuable work to grow the bottom line and enhance their personal and professional careers.

Creative Facilitation

Graphic Facilitation, World Cafés and Talking in Circles create alternative ways of learning. Everyone doesn’t fit inside a box and our facilitations experts love to create an atmosphere where all styles of learning can be achieved.

Musicians

We live in one of the most talented musical areas on the globe. Our team has a clear understanding of the right atmosphere for an event. From a fun dance party to a feature artist, we’ll find you the perfect fit.

Corporate Comedy

Understanding the world of corporate comedy is invaluable. Who doesn’t love to laugh? Our roster of comedy features some of the best in the country. You can count on them to deliver high comedic value.

Celebrity Talent Buying

We are proud of our relationships with industry professionals from LA to Toronto which allows us to deliver you a variety of ideas from agency rosters. Our client’s stages have hosted celebrity musicians, NHL players and masters of comedy.

Emcees

A valuable role to play at any conference or event. You need an emcee to follow the flow of an event, stay on script when they need to and go off script when they need to. We have bilingual emcees, celebrity hosts and masters of ceremonies.

How we do it

Fresh. Fun. Fabulous.

It all starts with a conversation about your meeting or event. The more insight we have about you and your desired outcomes, the more enabled we are to help create a meaningful and relevant experience for your audience. We want to know you and we want you to know us. We build relationships that are friendly, fun and collaborative! There’s something very right about having fun while you deliver meaningful work.

You just can’t google that.

Why work with us? You can find all kinds of speaker options on the internet right? Yes. But a great speaker is good before, during and after a presentation. A great speaker does their homework. They are easy to deal with and passionate and authentic about how they approach their audience. They are team players. They are low maintenance and they deliver high value. We can distil a great deal of information down to a quality solution. The internet delivers information. We deliver custom solutions to our clients’ challenges.

Our Core Values

Caring

You matter to us. We love building rapport and family like relationships with our clients and our speakers and entertainers.

Straight Up

You can count on us to quickly distil information, research and curate ideas to bring you quality, custom options that deliver outcomes.

Authentic

You need real people.. We have clients right across the county, but we are proudly maritime based. You can’t get more authentic than that. It’s what we are known for.

Grateful

Your trust and confidence means everything to us. We are appreciative of your business and love the diversity of the work we do.

Fun Loving

You are busy and need solutions fast. We like to make the journey the most enjoyable it can be!

Dream Team

Kimberley King

President

Being a part of LimeLight is like being a part of a big family.  Lots of personalities, lots of great conversations, finding ways to take care of challenges, giving advice, caring for each other and at the end of the day its about bringing everyone together.

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Mackenzie George

Design and Content Strategist

As an artistic person, the blending of technology and art into design is the perfect combination. Whether it’s branding, visual communications, campaign building, or anything else, I love crafting something impactful for our clients.

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Gentina Tremblay

Accounting and Finance

Gentina has over 15 years experience in accounting, and has a familiarity with countless industries but has worked mainly with marketing and communications firms. She is as meticulous with details as she is with numbers and plays an essential role in all of LimeLight's work.

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Memberhips

LimeLight is proud to be a member of these associations:

Why we do it

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.

— Theodore Roosevelt

We love chatting with you and finding out what makes you tick. Email is purposeful. Conversations are powerful.

We are most successful when we collaborate. When we become an extension of your team, the magic really begins.

We work hard to make your life easier. It is our job to take away the stress and worry of finding the right speaker or entertainer.

We also care for our talent. Happy, well cared for talent deliver even more amazing results.

We care deeply about our team at limelight and encourage creativity, work life balance and all that creating a great place to work.

We do things that matter

These three organizations are very near and dear to our hearts.

Where we do it

Clients just like you right across the country tell us we are friendly, upbeat, caring listeners and advisors. They also tell us they are looking for unique, proven speaker & entertainment solutions delivered efficiently and on budget. So that’s what we do.

Testimonials

"...As for continuing to work with LimeLight- without a doubt that will be my recommendation. Everyone I’ve had the pleasure of working with has been not only friendly- but efficient. I also think your team will be able to provide sound advice on future speakers we hope to engage for this annual event."

Sarah Mwila
Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission

"Steph. Your combination of professionalism and warmth is unmatched. Looking forward to hanging and working together again."

Dave Gunning
Artist

"Stephanie and the Limelight Team: thank you so much for all of your help with organizing the entertainment for the 2009 ACWWA Conference. The performers were great and everything went very smoothly. I would not hesitate to use your company’s services again in the future or recommend them to others."

Craig Campbell
Halifax Water Commission

"The Village People put on a great show. The entire audience was up dancing with the very first song, so the crowd had a great time and we've had a lot of wonderful feedback on what a fun night it was. Thanks so much Stephanie for all the work you did on this project, it was great working with you."

Marilyn Roy
Sobeys Atlantic Region

"The LimeLight team provided excellent service from assisting with research to supporting the company the day of the event. The 2013 Benefits3 Conference was a huge success, the engaging and entertaining speakers from LimeLight certainly contributed to this achievement. The experience was wonderful. Thank you for all you help."

Shannon Hunter
Medavie Blue Cross

"I found LimeLight to be professional and courteous. They went out of their way to ensure we got Pete Luckett although he was already booked in another part of the province on the same day!"

Debbie Martell
Cape Breton District Health Authority

"Brenda at Limelight did a fantastic job helping to coordinate and communicate with our Speaker. Because of her support, we knew that our Speaker details were looked after and could focus our energies on other planning pieces. Brenda did a wonderful job of matching a speaker with our event goals. We got the person we wanted (and needed)."

Mike Annett
Corporate Human Resources - Alberta Government

"From day 1, Stephanie and the team at LimeLight have been a pleasure to deal with. Our group have engaged Limelight for numerous events. What stands out for me is that LimeLight consistently exceeds our expectations. Always prompt, professional and willing to work through details, ensuring a win for their client. Although great customer service is their goal, this crew delights!"

Keith Dexter
Helmco Capital

"Martin's presentation gave our whole school a jolt of energy! Students feel energized, focused and have a renewed enthusiasm to take on their new careers. LimeLight was great to work with, very friendly, organized and helpful."

Patricia Worthington
Director of Student Services, Oulton College

"JJ is an engaging and entertaining speaker and his message to our group was both relevent and entertaining. It was a pleasure having JJ as our AGM speaker and was a big reason for its success. I appreciate having to go to one person in one place to get everything I need for an event speaker. Brenda Smith and her group have always taken care of the CWLS and I will continue to rely on them for years to come."

James Ablett
President Candian Well Logging Society

"You folks at Limelight have made this event seamless for us....I really appreciate this. (not we did not book Andrea the second speaker but Ive worked with Pete and Andrea and Keith to make the co-hosted session and entire program work that is what this is about)"

Keith Ball
Associated Grocers

"The staff at LimeLight were professional, responsive and worked with us to select the best speaker for our event. It was a positive experience that we would recommend to anyone!"

Danielle Henri
CHICA NS

"It was a great to meet you on Saturday at our event. Thanks for quickly organizing David Cory to present at our event. He was fabulous and so are you. "

Lori Kmet, MLT, BSc (MLS), MBA
Executive Director/Registrar/Complaints Director College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Alberta

"It is always a pleasure working with Brenda and her team at Limelight. They really take the time to get to know and understand my client's objectives which positions them to be able to suggest speakers who are a great fit. Brenda recently stepped in at the last minute to find us a replacement for a speaker that had cancelled. Given her understanding of the client and their objectives, she was able to provide a speaker that was a perfect fit."

Anh Nguyen
Spark Event Management

"Not only have you earned our business you have earned our utmost respect and trust. I really dont know what I would do if I did not have you in the background working on my next set of speakers. I hear all the time from people who attend our events - we cant wait to see what you come up with for our next event well I feel the same way about youcant wait to see what you come up with for our next event! Keep up the great work!"

Trudi Charest
Eye Recommend

"The groundwork for the success of our event was laid with the utmost professionalism, care and concern by our contacts at Limelight. Detailed and timely, our Limelight contact, Brenda Smith's attention to our requirements gave me peace of mind that all the pieces of the puzzle would come together...and they did!"

David Froelich
Secretary Treasurer Teamsters Local Union 987 of Alberta

"The staff at Limelight was super easy to work with. Very professional and accommodating!"

Bick Trinh
Kin Canada

"I have found Limelight to be very professional and cooperative in providing their services. Limelight is surely an excellent tool with coordinating events and speakers. It has been a pleasure to work with Kimberley Kingand her team."

Robert M. Ouellette
New Brunswick Association of Employee Assistance Programs

"Top of mind - I would describe Limelight as being customer-orientated.

In my dealings with a number of speakers bureaus over the years, Limelight is one of two companies that have provided me with opportunities to hear various speakers when they are in Edmonton. I find this of great value to have first-hand knowledge about speakers when making a business case or providing speaker recommendations.

I really do feel that my best interests are being looked after as a result of the effort youve made to develop a positive relationship between us and that is always a recipe for success!"

Candace Gillis
Development Consultant Alberta (Government) Corporate Human Resources

"It is difficult to find great speakers and topics to keep our annual event fresh and exciting. Working with the team at Limelight Communictions Group certainly helped make this much easier for me this year. I have recommended Limelight Communications Group to my colleagues across the country."

Suzanne Berryman
Sysco Director of Health Care and Contract Feeding

"Stephanie, thank you for recommending the Drew Austin Collective for the STFX Annual Dinner in Toronto - they were fabulous! They had a great presence and a cohesive sound - I would definitely recommend them!"

Leanne Andrecyk
ZedEvents

"Always a great team at Limelight - not just responsive and timely, but always thinking about our events and needs well in advance."

Christina Millar
Millar Productions

"The overall experience was uneventful and looking forward to doing business with LimeLight in the future."

Karen Edwards
Event Co-Ordinator Innovative Planning

“A great team to work with!”

Mindy Beakhouse
TD Canada Trust

“Lime light was great at organising things on their end and providing all of the necessary billing info and rider information. Great event.”

Daniel Peck
The Lord Nelson Hotel

“LimeLight is very professional and prompt in the delivery of service. Stephanie was great to work with and made me comfortable in knowing that everything was being looked after.”

Rachel Rodriguez
Enterprise Charlotte

“Stephanie connects us with the right talent at the right price - perfect for our company events.”

Mike Robichaud
Bretech Engineering

“We were very satisfied with the personal, professional service and care for our satisfaction.”

Chris Saunderson
Remedy Spa

“The LimeLight staff are a great bunch. Everything always runs very smoothly.”

Ruby Burt
Reel Media

“A great bunch of people at LimeLight to work with...very professional and down to earth.”

Dawn Wheaton
IMP Solutions

“Big kudos to Stephanie Purcell. She was extremely helpful and professional in all interactions. She went beyond my expectations in securing an introduction to Bruce Guthro.”

Thomas Gouthro
Director of Development & Communications Parker Street Food & Furniture Bank

“Working with LimeLight was very good, professional and a big thank you to Stephanie!”

Norma Mackay
Convention Coordinator A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.

“Working with Limelight makes an event organizers life easy! You give them the criteria and they do the research to find the right match for your meeting. Always like working with you and thanks for another great speaker!”

Pearleen Mofford
President Rapport Communications Inc.

“The team at Limelight were always professional, friendly and looked after the needs of their client very well, making sure that all details were in place along the way. One of the best booking agencies I have ever dealt with.”

Melanie Taylor
Co-Owner/Programming and Promotions Harmony House Theatre, PEI

“I was absolutely thrilled with all of the artists featured at this year’s annual summer concert series. LimeLight complimented our venue perfectly with a diverse array of talented and quality musicians who varied in style, but demonstrated 100% consistency with one important regard: they ALL ROCKED! Regular critics of the series literally became fans after certain performances. A sincere thank you to Stephanie Purcell for her constant communication, support and efficiency."

Catherine Cox
Bishops Landing Summer Concert Series Coordinator Revolve

"I love working with the team at Limelight! They are a dynamic team of professionals who are genuinely committed to providinga premium customer service experience every time!"

Jane L. Davies BPR
Executive Producer ZedEvents

“Stephanie was great to work with. I explained what type of entertainment I was looking for, she recommended Tony Quinn and we were not disappointed. Stephanie kept in contact prior to the event and also followed up after the event to everything was satisfactory.”

Linda Leroux
Drew Nursing Home Executive Director

"So far as the planning for my event went, I could not be more pleased or have had an easier time. I am relatively untrained as far as planning events like this goes and the work that Stephanie, in particular, did to ensure my event went seamlessly was integral to the success of the planning process. Thanks so much! Keep it up, I feel well-treated as a customer and hope that the University has built a lasting bond with your company."

Justis Danto-Clancy
University of King's College

“Dealing with the ladies at LimeLight was a pleasure. All questions and enquiries were answered promptly and always in a professional manner.”

Nancy Blanchard
Compart Event Management Ltd.

“Very professional, friendly. I was pleased to have had the opportunity to get to know the organization. I would recommend the service!”

Carol Tooton
CMHA NS Division

“The staff at LimeLight are like a breath of fresh air.I don't think there is anything that you could throw at them that they couldn't handle. Case in point - I needed a couple of entertainers with less than a weeks notice.My work load shuffle left me in panic mode and Stephanie made some recommendations and literally pulled it together for me.She is awesome!”

Candace Sweet
NSBI

“I have found the people at LimeLight easy to work with and willing to do the little extras to help identify suitable speakers for events that we have planned.”

Chris Atwood
CBDC Yarmouth

"On behalf of the firm I want to say a BIG thank you for your contributions to the success of our tournament yesterday! DAVE WAS A HUGE HIT!!!!! Everybody is talking about him and I have been getting fantastic feedback! My interaction with him was fantastic as well. (Along with making me laugh a lot) he was very professional. As an emcee he really kept our evening moving and brought a lot of laughs too. All of the partners here were extremely impressed! The feedback has been incredible and he definitely made the 25th anniversary memorable."

Nikki Spence
Marking Assistant Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber Law Firm

“Zac Crouse was an outstanding keynote presenter! He captured the audience’s attention and inspired them with his personally stories, knowledge, videos and music. He was able to discuss serious topics in a comfortable and professional manner. The audience didn't realize they were learning, it was pure enjoyment to hear about Zac's adventures. Zac and the LimeLight crew were easy to work with and delivered everything we discussed. Our committee were very pleased!”

Pam Mills
Recreation Specialist –Professional Development , Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador

“Once again, you’ve steered us in the right direction! And thank you for the help and support you’ve provided to us over the last few years. It’s always fun working with you.”

Warren Marshall
Director, Controllership Office and Deputy Treasurer- The Regional Municipality of York