2017 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Canadian Event Awards Recipients

Winners of the 2017 Canadian Event Awards were announced at a spectacular Gala Celebration at the Paramount Event Space proudly hosted by ByPeter&Pauls and produced by Eclectic Events. Thank you to our amazing event partners at S4 Entertainment, Detailz Couture Rentals, Decor & More, Idea Hunter, Event Circle, Curtain Call, Axe Media, A2D2 Aerial Dance Cirque Co, Westbrook Floral, Event Graffiti, Fusion Events, BTown Sound, Theatrix, FMAV, Nothers, Luxury Coach, Chris Funk Wonderist, Adrienne Fish, OneWest Events, The Grand Hotel and many others for making this event a success.

Best Experiential Marketing Event
WestJet, Calgary, AB for WestJet Christmas Miracle: Fort McMurray Strong


Best Brand/Product Launch
Black Chalk Marketing, Toronto, ON for Visit California DREAM BIG


Best Trade Show/ Exposition
aNd Logistix Inc., Toronto, ON for Discovery 2016


Best Show Booth/Brand Display or Pavilion

BOLD Event Creative, Burnaby, BC & Go2 Productions, Vancouver, BC, for Mirage Room


Most Innovative Use of Event Technology
S4 Entertainment and Audio Visual, Vaughan, ON for the BILD Annual Awards Gala


Best Audio Visual Design for an Event
TKNL, Boucherville, QC for CS300 Swiss Air Plane Delivery


Best Event Photography
J&J Lawrence Photography, Calgary, AB for Remembrance Day, The Military Museums


Best Technical Support for an Event
bb Blanc Inc., Woodbridge, ON for Honda of Canada Manufacturing Holiday Party 2016


Best Lighting Design for an Event
Mandell Entertainment Group, Toronto, ON for The David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert


Best Conference – TIE 

Details Convention & Event Management & Travel Alberta, Calgary, AB  for Tourism Works
+ The
Idea Hunter & Moniker Partners, Richmond Hill, ON  for YPO Culture Shock


Best Multiple Day Incentive or Convention – TIE 

Rare Indigo, Burnaby, BC for The 2016 Round Table Convention
+ aNd Logistix Inc
., Toronto, ON for Mortgage Professionals Canada National Conference


Best Corporate Team Building Event
Senik, Montreal, QC  for Hackathon

 

Best Event Produced by an Association, Board or Committee
ILEA Vancouver & MPI BC Chapter, Vancouver, BC for It’s a Wonderful Life: The ILEA Vancouver and MPI BC Chapter Holiday Event


Best Public Entertainment Event or Festival
PM GIGS Inc, Calgary, AB for JUNOfest Calgary ’16


Best Event Produced for a Community Based Charitable Organization – TIE

Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre,
Vancouver, BC for Night at the Aquarium
+ Cava Rose, Montreal, QC for The Valentine’s Day Ball ‘Street Ball’


Best Event Produced for a Corporation by 3rd Party Planner
BC Event Management, Burnaby, BC and Centerplate Catering, Vancouver, BC for The PCMA Opening Reception


Best Fundraising Event
Solutions with Impact, Toronto, ON for the Boat Rally for Kids with Cancer


Best Entertainment Production
Mandell Entertainment Group, Toronto, ON for The David Foster Foundation Miracle Gala & Concert


Best Event Produced for a Corporation by an in House Team or Planner
Centennial College, Toronto, ON for Paint the Town Green


Best Event for a High Profile Charity
e=mc2 events and Fluid Events, Toronto, ON for The Teddy Bear Affair


Outstanding Logistical Achievement – TIE 

Production Canada,
Vaughan ON for Galaxy – A Night Under the Stars
+ Pacific Destination Services Inc.
Vancouver, BC & Dragonfly Meetings, Toronto, ON & The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel for National Partner’s Meeting Tunnel 9 Welcome Event


Best Event Decor $0 – $30,000
R5 Event Design & Management and Fab Fête Event Planning, Toronto, ON for The Whimsical World of Avatar – Madelyn’s Bat Mitzvah


Best Event Decor $30,000 – $80,000
OneWest Events Inc., Calgary, AB for The Legacy Gala


Best Event Decor $80,000 +
Decor & More Inc., Oakville, ON for Let It Snow


Best TableScaping
POP Kollaborative Inc., Calgary, AB, Decor & More Inc., Oakville, ON and Designing On The Edge, Calgary, AB for Everyone Has A Story


Best Wedding Creative – TIE 

Kim Miyama Events & Artam Design, 
Toronto, ON for Stephanie & Jerry’s Wedding
+ Christopher J Design,
Vancouver, BC for Love is a Riddle


Best Wedding Under $75,000
Reflections Weddings and Events, Calgary, AB for Music in the Mountains


Best Wedding Over $75,000
Andreanne & Co, Montreal, QC for Sara & David’s Wedding


Most Creative Catering Presentation
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC for The 2016 MAC Ball


Best Overall Catered Event
Toque Catering, Victoria, BC for Farmed & Foraged


Most Outstanding Event Up to $200,000- TIE
Fifth Element Group, Toronto, ON  for The Addams Family Mansion

+ Cantrav Services Inc., Toronto, ON for The Nissan Club Excellence


Most Outstanding Event Over $200,000
Boom Goes The Drum Inc., Calgary, AB for LOOK2016


Wedding Professional of the Year
Arthur Kerekes, Fusion Events


Caterer of the Year
Brent McClenahan, Lindsay Klein, Adrian Niman, The Food Dudes Inc. Toronto, ON


Entertainer of the Year
Olga Pankova, Markham, ON


Event Professional of the Year
Corey Mandell, Mandell Entertainment, Toronto, ON


Emerging Leader Award
Meghan Hird, POP Kollaborative, Calgary, AB

 

Spirit of the Industry Award 

Alex Bickers, Vancouver, BC
Dustin Westling, Calgary, AB

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