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Meet our Team



Chairman of the Executive Board

Former Chairman of Miss World Canada

President of Hotel Management Company

Ike Lalji is a distinguished figure in the modeling, fashion and hospitality industries, known for his dynamic leadership and entrepreneurial acumen. With 12 years of experience in the modeling and pageant industry, Mr. Lalji's tenure saw the successful management of prestigious events such as the Miss World Canada pageant and the Beauties of 5 Continents International Pageant. His keen eye for fashion and unwavering commitment to excellence ensured unforgettable experiences for contestants and audiences alike, with grand coronation galas and VIP gatherings captivating over 1 million fans worldwide.

Beyond his achievements in pageantry, Mr. Lalji has demonstrated remarkable prowess in hotel and resort management. As the President and CEO of Coast Meridian Hotels, his visionary leadership has propelled the company to new heights, earning him recognition as a Hotels, Resorts, and Restaurants Turnaround Specialist by the media. His ability to meet the unique needs of clientele, including models participating in hotel commercials and advertising campaigns, underscores his deep understanding of both industries.

Furthermore, Mr. Lalji's influence extends to his family, where fashion appears to be a shared passion. His family's venture, a prestigious fashion boutique in Santa Monica Mall, California, stands as a testament to their collective dedication to the world of haute couture. With distribution to 173 stores and participation in fashion trade shows globally, the Lalji family continues to leave an indelible mark on the fashion landscape.

As a visionary leader, fashion aficionado, and hospitality trailblazer, Ike Lalji's indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to excellence continue to shape industries and inspire generations. Connect with him at to explore collaborations and opportunities at the intersection of modeling, fashion and hospitality.


Chief Executive Officer, CEO

President of "Light of Life" Foundation

World Beauty Queen 2017/18

Elena Suleymanova is a distinguished leader at the intersection of beauty, fashion, and philanthropy, serving as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President of the esteemed "Light of Life" Foundation. With a rich background in international modeling and pageantry, Elena's journey is marked by a profound commitment to empowering contestants and fostering positive change globally.

Elena's passion for beauty, design, and fashion has been the driving force behind her illustrious career. Holding the prestigious titles of Miss Russia and World Beauty Queen in the renowned Beauties of 5 Continents International Pageant, she has garnered extensive expertise and insights into the modeling and pageant industry. Her dedication to mentorship has inspired her to guide aspiring talents from diverse backgrounds and cultures while providing invaluable leadership and life skills coaching.

In recognition of her humanitarian endeavors, Elena has been honored with the highest humanitarian Award by Miss World Canada and Beauties of 5 Continents for her role in spearheading 18 poverty elimination projects. Her unwavering commitment to social impact underscores her belief in the transformative power of compassion and empathy.

As her responsibilities expanded to include organizing yearly Grand Coronation Galas, which take place on Luxury cruise ship, Elena's adept leadership and strategic vision earned her a promotion to international pageant director and CEO. Through her stewardship, these events have become hallmark occasions, captivating audiences worldwide and fostering meaningful connections with industry influencers.

With an unwavering dedication to making a positive difference in the world, Elena continues to inspire and uplift others through her multifaceted endeavors. For inquiries, collaborations and sponsorship opportunities, contact Elena at, and join her in illuminating lives with the light of hope and possibility.

Chief Controller
Franchise Opportunity
Director of Social Media Marketing Webmaster
Executive Assistant


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Attention Ike Lalji
13750 100 Ave, P. O. Box 4008
Park Avenue Tower
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 0L3 Canada

Tel:  778.238.9532

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