meet the team
Small but mighty is how we like to describe ourselves in-house.
We form the basis of your Paras Events experience, alongside many excellent partners-in-design providing support services, to ensure your event exceeds every expectation!
Paras Mehta is the creative force behind Paras Events, creating highly stylized and luxurious social and corporate events locally and internationally for the most discerning clientele. Paras is known for his calm demeanour, sophisticated design aesthetic, and commitment to each and every client.
A highly sought-after designer, he is recognized for his creativity, attention to detail, and innovative approach to design. His ability to conceptualize space in harmony with his clients’ desires has made him the top choice for a host of corporations, organizations, foundations, top-tier hotels and resorts, event planners, and couples. In just over a decade, Paras has garnered the acclaim of the Canadian Events Industry. He was awarded his first Canadian Event Industry Star Award at the age of 24 and a year later at age 25, was named ‘Event Designer of the Year’ by the Canadian Wedding Industry –one of the highest achievements in wedding design in Canada. More recently, Paras was recognized as the 2016 ‘Wedding Professional of the Year’ and 2017 ‘Wedding Planners Institute of Canada – Event Designer of the Year’ for his portfolio of work and contributions to the Canadian Event and Wedding Industry. He is also currently a ‘Consumer’s Choice Award’ recipient for 2017 and 2018.
Paras is highly knowledgeable in the business of cultural/fusion events and the logistics of operating a successful and sustainable destination event design business.
MAcc, CPA, CA
After a decade in the public accounting industry, specializing in financial reporting, Pratik joined the Paras Events team to assist in the operational and financial performance of the organization. His expertise lies in assisting small to medium sized businesses to increase their efficiencies, enhance their operations, and develop business strategies for sustainable growth. His previous leadership in team based environments, allows him to lead teams and produce events seamlessly.
Leading the rentals division of Paras Events, Pratik focuses on introducing innovative and leading edge products to the special events marketplace.
Hannah Boehnke is a graduate of the Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning where she cultivated her skills and eye for design, graduating with honours from the Hospitality & Event Management program. She also studied for a semester abroad in France where she was able to experience the incredible architecture, art, and cuisine present throughout Europe. This allowed Hannah to discover her style and passion for traditional, transitional and modern design.
A member of the Paras Events team since early 2019, Hannah began her career as an event intern and now as a Design Associate and Event Administrator. Hannah works directly with all Paras Events clients to manage event logistics, manage the office, and ensure all details are taken care of for the successful production of all weddings and corporate events.