With aims to shake up the standard, while embracing ‘new west’ values, we stand behind a hands on, people-first approach to booking and planning experience-based events.
The Pioneer’s Director of Operations, Jenna Kopperson, is a seasoned events strategist and planner with more than 15 years of experience and endless passion for her craft. Jenna has a unique ability to navigate events of every shape and size, with intuition and care backing her extensive expertise.
Jenna launched her career in events as Operations Manager with a local entertainment and restaurant group, where she ran overall management and led booking for social, corporate and all large-scale live musical acts.
Jenna today? She is connected, driven and dialed-in to the nuances of event planning and venue procurement. Acting as your champion from day one, Jenna’s has a unique ability to help guide your event vision.
Sophisticated, yet bold. Supportive, yet innovative. The Pioneer is a true reflection of Jenna’s ever-growing impact in the booming events space.
Construction of the Calgary Milling Company Building
Construction of the Calgary Cattle Company Building
The Calgary Cattle Company Building becomes known as The Pioneer Meat Market Building
The Pioneer Meat Market Building is protected as a Municipal Historic Resource
The Pioneer Meat Market Building and the Calgary Milling Company Building are named among Canada’s Historic Places
The Pioneer Meat Market Building (The Pioneer) and the Calgary Milling Company Building (The Mill) are restored into the city’s most versatile, culturally-rich event space.