With more than 30 years of experience in the entertainment business, and as a professional senior project manager, Stephane Ritchot brings his expertise to value to your event.

A devoted volunteer supporting Team M.A.S.C. as president, Ottawa Safe Communities as one of the board directors and as the vice-president for the Gatineau Auto Show.  Over the years, he has cumulated a number of successes in project management. His first career was as founder and owner of X-Cell Productions.  Producing concerts and corporate events at the rate of 40 to 50 per year.  With family being is top priority, he sold the business in 2001 and went back to the Université du Québec en Outaouais where he studied at the master level in project management.  

As a second career, he went on to become a successful project manager for the Federal Government of Canada.  His multiple experiences in project management helped him thrive in his field.  This expertise is being put to good use for our community.

Going back to his roots, Stephane Ritchot is now a devoted mentor in the event industry.  With his cumulated skills, he's ready to share, teach, coach and mentor you in your project.  He has successfully helped a great number of events to thrive and be profitable.  His secret to his success is to bring creativity and innovation in the way event planning is achieved.  

Success is the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors that determine the accomplishment of one's goals.  We are all different and success is measured differently depending on who we are.  A.C.E. will help you achieve your level of success by setting obtainable goals that are realistic and measurable. We can be there for you at every step, from planning to execution of your event.

Creativity is the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work. We have the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, and create meaningful new ideas, methods, or interpretations with originality, progressiveness, and imagination. We can organize pre-event and post-event focus groups to ensure we have brought forward the ideas that work best for your event.

Innovation is the process of translating an idea into a service that creates value. A.C.E. involves deliberate application of information, imagination and initiatives in deriving greater or different values from resources, and includes all processes by which new ideas are generated and converted into useful services. We bring out that special something your event has to offer and make it a unique branding that will separate you from the others.