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Laine Consulting provides event and association management across the country. We organize and run your virtual, hybrid and live events so you can concentrate on customers and strategy.


As the key leader in your association, your focus is primarily on providing operational and strategic leadership to the organization.


Laine Consulting has the knowledge, skills and experience required to assist you when the need arises. We operate as an extension to your existing team, providing the extra set of hands when required. 


If you would like to find out how we can help your association shine, contact us today for a complimentary 1-hour consultation.

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Great events are the result of meticulous attention to detail during the planning phase.

We provide customized event planning services with complete logistical planning from start to finish. Whether you are planning an annual conference, trade show, hybrid meeting, webinar, golf tournament, fundraiser or board meeting we are here to help.

Laine Consulting is certified (CMP, DES) in providing in-person as well as digital event support.

​Our services include:

  • Managing supplier relationships

  • Preparing budgets and tracking expenses

  • Hotel contract review

  • Venue/site inspection 

  • Online event registration, accessible through clients’ or conference website

  • Sponsorship procurement and management

  • Food and beverage planning

  • Promotion and marketing

  • On-site management and registration

  • Speaker sourcing and management

  • Setting up and executing meetings on Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, and other online meeting platforms

  • On-site conference collateral

  • Understanding and communicating safe meeting protocols to attendees

You can hand off as much or as little as you wish. We will help you to maximize your resources while producing top quality events whether they are in-person, virtual, or hybrid. 

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Many associations are looking at ways to minimize costs and overhead without losing the full support and capabilities they need to service their membership.

Teaming with us provides you with association management that gives you the use of an established office and support services that include:

  • Membership Management – Database maintenance, renewals, reminders and growth strategies to increase membership

  • Association Meeting Management – Organize and execute board meetings and AGMs

  • Conference and Special Event planning and execution

  • Process, forward and handle incoming mail and requests

  • Assist with tasks related to awards and board elections

  • Plan and distribute association communications (print and electronic)

  • Maintain and update the Association’s website

  • Set-up and maintenance of social media sites ie: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn groups

  • Plan and arrange meetings and conference calls

  • Provide planning and coordination of your education and certification program

Every association is different and we work with you to customize the services to meet your requirements. 

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Laine Consulting was launched in 2009 by Rachel Cleland. Rachel has over 20 years of experience in the event and association management fields and is a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) and Digital Event Specialist (DES). She has a team of consultants that she works with to bring you the best service in the industry.

Laine Consulting can help you and your organization shine by helping you achieve increased productivity and efficiency. We provide efficient, effective and highly reliable outsourced services to support you and your business.  

Whether we are managing your major conference or trade show, or providing management services for your organization, we work with YOU to achieve your objectives and meet your strategic goals.

Current and Past Client Roster:

  • BC Funeral Association

  • Canadian Association of School System Administrators

  • Canadian Credit Union Association 

  • Canadian Employee Relocation Council

  • Canadian RegTech Association 

  • Canadian Space Commerce Association

  • Canadian Space Society

  • Funeral Service Association of Canada

  • Marketing Association for Credit Unions

  • Ontario Association of Cemetery and Funeral Professionals

  • Ontario Funeral Services Association

  • SAE International

  • Satellite Canada Innovation Network

  • Your Neighbourhood Credit Union

Event and Association Manager Rachel Cleland

Rachel Cleland

Owner, Laine Consulting


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We'd love to hear from you.

Please call us at 905-617-7059 or use the form below to contact us.

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