Always Occasions Inc. was officially established in Edmonton as a Wedding and Event Planning business in 2017 by partners Anna Liska and Samantha Burns. Our philosophy is that you should enjoy every minute of your planning experience, without suffering from any of the inevitable stress. Whether you are planning the fairytale wedding of your dreams, a charity function, an intimate gathering with family and friends or any other event, Always Occasions Inc. is ready to provide you with the assistance you need. Our team offers expertise in a multitude of services in addition to just planning and coordinating, and we are passionate about working with you to create your perfect event, always.

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Anna and Sam work tirelessly to bring your wedding dreams to life. After working alongside couples and outside vendors, they were told on numerous occasions that the word "coordinator" did not do justice to their involvement in the wedding planning process. Assisting with every detail necessary to realize your personal vision, they do more than coordinate your wedding, they design it with you from start to finish - hence the term "Wedding Designers" was decided on.




Anna specializes in coming up with unique ideas and creative concepts to fit specific client needs. From intricate hairstyles to personalized decor, she will go above and beyond to make a clients vision come true, and doesn't believe in setting limits on what's possible. In her other life, Anna is the Assistant General  Manager for the WEM Waterpark, and spends time with her husband, their two daughters, and seven fur babies.

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Sam is a meticulous planner with a keen eye for detail, often working behind the scenes on event days to ensure that every aspect of the day is beautifully organized and comes together exactly how the client imagines it. She loves the atmosphere at weddings. In addition to event planning, Sam works as an Optometric Assistant, enjoys reading, watching movies, spending time with her cat Ahsoka, and travelling as often as she can with her partner Jason.

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The team at Always Occasions Inc. is comprised of individuals who are passionate about realizing the event of your dreams. Our team spans over several departments with specialized skillsets to help ensure that your event is run with the professionalism, enthusiasm, and quality demanded by the Always Occasions Inc. standard.
Interested in being a part of the team? Contact us and we can discuss your options!

Coordination Team

Samantha Burns - Lead

Anna Liska - Lead

Jason Afonso

Jacob Liska

Jossie Mant

Photography Team

Anna Liska

Adam DeNapoli

Bartending Team

Ellen Anthony - Lead

Amanda Kersey

Hair and Makeup Team

Samantha Burns - Makeup Lead

Laura Dickson

Hayley Soto

Narin Sheri

Anna Liska - Hair Lead

Kari Michaud