Congratulations to the 2018 Canadian Event Awards Recipients

The 2018 Canadian Event Awards Gala took place at the beautiful Hotel X Toronto and was produced by Mandell Entertainment. Thank you to our incredible partners including By Peter & Pauls Catering, ESP Inc, Jet Entertainment, PSAV, Idea Hunter, Decor & More, Abbey Road, Hart Entertainment, Luxury Coach, Creative Twist, A2D2 Aerial Dance Cirque Centre & many others who generously supported the event.

Best Audio Visual Design for an Event

POP Kollaborative, Calgary, AB & Proshow Audiovisual, Calgary, AB for Onward

 

Best Event for a Private Individual/Group/Cause 

OneWest Events Inc., Calgary, AB for The Great GatsBEA

 

Best Event Photography

Photos With Finesse, Calgary, AB for Stephanie & Arnold’s $98,000 Dream Wedding

 

Best Event Produced for a Corporation/Organization or Business

Cantrav Services Inc., Vancouver, BC for Electric Surge

 

Best Experiential Marketing Event

Mandell Entertainment, Toronto, ON for Roots Northern Lights

 

Best Fundraising Event 

TIE
Fondation
 du CHU de Québec, Quebec, QC, for Bal des Grands Romantiques
+ Solutions with Impact, Toronto, ON for Montreal Culinary Showdown

 

Best Event Produced By an In-House Team at a Venue or Corporation

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC for All About Me

 

Best Corporate Team Building Event 

Eventology Canada, Vancouver, BC for  The Big Picture – MTU Maintenance Core Values 2017

 

Best Technical Support for an Event 

Westbury National, Toronto, ON for the WestJet Desert Lights

 

Best Trade Show 

aNd Logistix, Toronto, ON for Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery

 

Best Trade Show Booth, Display or Pavillion 

Citizen Relations, Toronto, ON for The Shoppers Drug Mart Top Picks Experiential Campaign

 

Best Public Event/Fair or Festival

TIE
Fifth Element Group,
 Toronto, ON, for RECESS – Ronald McDonald House
+ Parléview,
 Toronto, ON for the Ontario 150 Festivals

 

Best Event for a High Profile Charity

Event Strategy Partners (ESP) Inc., Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) & Seneca College – Event Management, Toronto, ON for Bloor Street Entertains 2017

 

Best Entertainment Production

A2D2 Inc & Jet Entertainment, Toronto, ON for Cirque Cabaret

 

Best Event Produced by an Association, Board or Committee 

ILEA Vancouver, MPI BC Chapter and PCMA Canada West, Vancouver, BC  for Through The Wardrobe: The Vancouver Event Industry Holiday Party

 

Best Event Produced for a Community Based Charitable Organization 

Hala Events & Communications Inc. Toronto, ON for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Moonlight Gala

 

Outstanding Logistical Achievement 

Regal Tent Productions, Toronto, ON for Fashion Week 2017

 

Best Conference 

TIE
aNd Logistix Inc,
 Toronto, ON for the Mortgage Professionals Canada – National Conference 2017
+ Tap ResourcesOhsweken ON and Six Nations Polytechnic and AV Canada, Toronto, ON for the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE)

 

Best Multiple-Day Incentive

Cantrav Services Inc. Vancouver, BC for Amway

 

Most Creative Food Presentation 

Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel Outside Catering, Montreal, QC for The 2017 Daffodil Ball – Imagine: The Beatles & Beyond

 

Best Overall Catered Event

Toque Catering Inc., Victoria, BC for Dedicated to David: A Legendary Evening Honouring David Foster David Foster

 

Best Event Design/Decor Concept $0 – $30,000 

Fab Fête Event Planning Boutique & DT Floral and Decor, Toronto, ON for Chantelle & Leon’s White Garden Wedding

 

Best Event Design/Decor Concept $30,000 -$80,000 

TIE
Bright Ideas Events Ltd,
Richmond, BC for a Christmas Carol Celebration
+ OneWest Events Inc., Calgary, AB for WestJet Holiday Party, Steampunk Express

 

Best Event Design/Decor Concept $80,000 +

Creative Twist Inc., Canadian Tire Corporation, Decor & More Inc. & Palmer Audio, Toronto, ON for 1922 Welcome

 

Most Creative Table/ Centre Design

Christopher J Design, Vancouver, BC for  Step into Spring

 

Best Brand or Product Launch

Citizen Relations, Toronto, ON for the SickKids VS Limits Media Launch

 

Best Wedding Creative 

Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB for My Home

 

Best Wedding Under $75,000

RSVP Event Management, Saskatoon, SK for Northern Romance

 

Best Wedding Over $75,000

Celebrate Events, Whistler, BC for the Giesbrecht Gill Wedding

 

Most Outstanding Event Up to $200,000 Corporate/Business/Association/Non-Profit

Providence Healthcare Foundation, Toronto, ON for the 17th Annual Cuisine & Cuvée

 

Most Outstanding Over $200,000 Corporate/Business/Association/Non-Profit

Solutions with Impact, Toronto, ON for Montreal Culinary Showdown

 

Most Outstanding Over $200,000 Public/Festival/Sporting/Cultural

BRANDLIVE Group, Vancouver, BC for Honda Celebration of Light Honda Celebration of Light

 

Emerging Industry Leader 

Amy Nelson, Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB

 

Spirit of the Industry Legacy Award

Chad Brincheski, Event Strategy Partners Inc. Toronto, ON

 

Entertainer of the Year

Danny Kramer, Danny Kramer Dance Band, Winnipeg, MB

 

Wedding Professional of the Year 

Julianne Young, Julianne Young Weddings, Calgary, AB

 

Caterer of the Year 

Armando Arruda, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC

 

Event Professional of the Year 

Brent Taylor, Timewise Event Management Inc., Edmonton, AB