Born in the U.S. to a Colombian family, Cristina embodies multiculturalism; she spent her childhood living in Colombia, Canada, and the U.S., mostly growing up in breathtaking Vancouver. She speaks English, Spanish, and French.
Cristina discovered a passion for events early on, earning a diploma in Hospitality Management. While in college in Vancouver, she started an internship at an event planning company, paired with her love of travel she soon set her sights on becoming a destination wedding planner. Seven years later and now with her own company, Cristina has applied her vast international exposure to planning events at world-class venues throughout North America, South American and Europe – in cities like Bogotá, London, Paris, NYC, and Mexico City, to name a few.
Cristina is a natural leader and entrepreneur. She has been nominated for Best Event Planner by the BC Awards and the Notable awards and was the recipient of the Top 30 under 30 award in Vancouver. She successfully manages Fluent Productions, The Event Planner Academy and her blog CristinaSamperPearl.com with a hand selected team of experts. She has orchestrated over 100 events, traveled to 30 countries, 5 different continents, and she’s just getting started!
This blog is a carefully curated creative outlet. It serves as a collection of her travels, her work, her ideas and her personal style. It’s meant to inspire a sense of creativity and adventure whether it be in your job, your travels or your everyday style.