Invenia is a new concept in site selection, destination management and meeting delivery in Vancouver and beyond. Well designed meetings and incentive programs are paramount to a corporation’s success. Invenia is your expert resource for consummate event and destination experiences, helping you directly source the most exclusive properties, destination management experts and merchandise purveyors. Invenia’s local and international network is your “direct global resource”.


Outstanding Service

Unparalleled service and dedication to your success. We are here to help you every step of the way.

Less is More

We accept fewer, more meaningful projects, connecting you with the best professionals and resources imaginable.

Worldwide Connections

With decades of experience and extensive industry credentials, we proactively solve challenges.

Incredible Value

Invenia’s commission model creates the winning formula, avoiding unnecessary costs.


Inspiring Destinations

Invenia searches the world for the most inspiring destinations, properties and venues.  Experience the best!

Site Selection

Join us on the journey of discovery – finding hotels and resorts that exceed all expectations.

Luxury Cruises

Discover the best luxury cruise ships, those that take you on memorable journeys to alluring ports of call.

Memorable Moments

Ultimately, what matters most are the times of our life that hold the most meaning. Special experiences create lasting memories.

Culinary Stylings

Exceptional culinary experiences are the gateway to the aromas and flavours of each region.

Wine Selection

Invenia specializes in selecting the best regional wines, providing an authentic taste of the locale.


It is a privilege for me to send my warmest greetings for your fine record of service. I speak for the Government and the people of British Columbia in wishing you every success in your future undertakings.

Past Premier British Columbia

Invenia has been involved in the strategic direction of our technology firms. Their business acumen has been invaluable for our strategic planning. Invenia’s team provides the perfect balance of creative energy and logistical foresight.

CEO - Technology Firm

Every once in a while someone in this field stands out from the crowd: their approach, dedication, professionalism, creativity and consistency. Kirsten Strand comes to mind as one who embodies the highest level of achievement we know as excellence.

Past CEO - Tourism Vancouver

Without exception, your work has been absolutely first rate. We were able to rely on your excellent judgment and attention to detail. Your extreme hard work prior to the events and on-site was critical to the success.

High Level Government Conference

There is a ton of work that goes into putting these together. The level of detail required is enormous and no one "executes" better than you. You are a true professional with incredibly high standards for which we are grateful.

Client - Leading Corporation

We have heard nothing but compliments on your professionalism and attention to detail. You were an absolute pleasure to work with.

Meeting Manager - Fortune 500 Corporation

Your LEED AP Building Design + Construction combined with the many Meeting Management certifications allow you to locate the ideal built environment for meetings, incentive programs and events.

President - Meetings Industry

Congratulations on being named as one of the Top Guns of the Meeting Industry and also as one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry.

Corporate CEO

Absolutely first class! What you said you would do, you did. You even delivered much more.

Director - Meetings and Incentive Department

We have heard feedback from delegates that the “meeting was the best they have ever attended”. Thank you for a truly outstanding job!

Vice President - Global Congress for CEOs

The work you did for the World Council Forum is still talked about around the world. Wherever I go this who attended this Forum still speak so very highly of the events and share this was the most successful World Forum ever held.

Chairman and Director, World Council

While many individuals provide site selection services, few exhibit the level of knowledge, competency and caring we found in working with Kirsten. Her extensive industry connections provide clients with the best opportunities.

Meetings Executive Global Research Firm

Your extensive business experience coupled with your outstanding creativity, problem solving abilities and clear pragmatic thinking is an enormous asset as a Board Member.

CEO Technology Start-Up

DMC DIRECT – for Vancouver and Beyond

DMC Direct – Invenia offers a unique alternative to the traditional services of a destination management company (DMC). Whether your program is in Vancouver or beyond, Invenia provides creative and logistical guidance. We then introduce you to the best off-site venues, suppliers, and destination hosts. Invenia’s specific strategic consulting model, combined with a history of owning and operating the leading destination management and hospitality companies, allows you to plan your next meeting or event with full confidence.