A woman possessing a myriad of distinctive talents, Lina Dhingra is one of the most sought-after authorities on what is ‘chic’ and ‘au courant’ when it comes to producing both corporate & social events, red carpet galas, publicity campaigns to charity fundraisers.
This savvy, compact dynamo’s entrepreneurial spirit has taken her throughout Dubai, India, China, Turkey, Morocco and other exotic locales. Recognizing the enchantment and allure inherent in the different cultures she continuously experiences, Lina brings her impeccable taste and distinctive eye for the unique to her work, organizing successful happenings in Toronto and around the world…
Starting with the considerable success of one of the first events that she ever organized, an after-party for none other than The Rolling Stones. Lina has since gone on to produce a string of publicity and promotional hits for a multitude of corporations and organizations, ranging from start-up boutiques to new restaurants to film festivals in Toronto and globally, most notably…
- The Star Wars Anniversary Gala / Exhibition Launch in London, UK at County Hall
Red Carpet Galas and Film Premieres for The Toronto International Film Festival, Dubai International Film Festival, Moroccan Film Festival, Indian Film Fare Awards, Sundance and Cannes.
- A nationwide press conference for once-a-month contraceptive, Nuvaring in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver
- The highly recognized PR & Grand Opening Launches for many of Toronto’s most restaurants: Globe Bistro, Sopra Upper Lounge, Indian Rice Factory, Babaluu Supperclub, Café Madrid and earth.
- Event consultation for Fashion Cares, Canadian Opera Company, Bell Gala, Gay Pride, Brazilian Ball
- Various product launches for F&B companies like Kraft, Yellow Tail, Longo’s
Lina has received two Government of Canada awards for her city-wide publicity campaigns, recognition award from the United Nations for managing international delegates, CAMH Tranforming Lives award and nominations as an industry leader in hospitality & event planning by BizBash Media Group.
Lina has made regular guest appearances on television shows like “Opening Soon” on the Food Network, W Network, City tv, OMNI and Global Television to impart her wisdom and know-how about “producing” effective events with strategic press campaigns. Click here to watch.
“I’ve worked with many celebrity talents, arranging private functions for Wyclef Jean, Sofia Lauren, David Charvet and Vikram Chatwal of W Hotels. When working with this caliber of personalities, it forces you to think outside the box and on a more global perspective, as all of these artists come from diverse backgrounds and bring high expectations.”
Internationally, Lina and her work has gained attention from Bollywood Actors Amitabh Bachan, Shabana Azmi, Aamir Khan and filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Yash Chopra, Gurinder Chadha, Ashutosh Gowariker and Mira Nair assisting them with film premieres in various festivals worldwide.
Lina is a firm believer in giving back to the community, and donates a good portion of her time and attention to the many charitable and cultural programs she’s involved in, with “Operanation” for Toronto’s Four Seasons Performing Arts Center Rethink Breast Cancer, United Way and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM). Her flair and inventiveness for always coming up with that somewhat different twist ensures that the buzz lasts long after the event happens!
As Lina Dhingra states: “I put my heart and soul into everything I do. I’m everywhere.” Or perhaps it’s just KARMA.”