Immediate Past-Chair: Corinne Kessel, CSEP

Corinne Kessel

ILEA Canada Past-Chair 2016/2017

Corinne Kessel, CSEP, Greenscape Design & Décor, Burnaby BC


Corinne Kessel is the Principal of Greenscape Design and Décor, a design build company that specializes in replica trees, plants, florals, and bold custom designed décor pieces for event rentals and commercial sales across Canada and the USA. Corinne and her team are dedicated to transforming your space, creating an experience and ambience that will ensure that your event or commercial space will thrill and delight your guests, ensuring you’ll be remembered for days, months, and even years.

Prior to taking on the role of principal at Greenscape, Corinne was the Sales and Operations Manager and a Design Consultant with the company for over 6 years. Corinne was also the Managing Producer for November Theatre Society from 1998-2010, a progressive international touring theatre company committed to producing alternative musicals in a heightened performance style.

Corinne is a University of Alberta Graduate with a MA and BMUS, and is also a Graduate of the Royal Roads University Project Management Graduate Certificate program and is a published author, composer,and musician. You can catch her rocking out on the trombone with her band Los Furios or in the New Westminster Symphony Orchestra.

While learning to be a business owner, Corinne became aware of the need to get involved in her industry and find ways to give back and get connected to other like-minded professionals.  She joined ISES in 2010 as the VP Marketing for the ISES Vancouver Chapter and hasn’t looked back!  She went on to be the VP Communications in 2011-2012, President Elect in 2012-2013, Chapter President in 2013-2014.  In 2014-2015, she was Immediate Past President for ISES Vancouver, Chair Elect for ISES Canada, and on the International ISES Education Committee.  ISES has been instrumental in her personal and professional development, creating so many amazing opportunities and allowing her to connect with so many talented people around the world.