2019 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2019 Canadian Event Awards Recipients

The 2019 Canadian Event Awards Gala took place at the Carlu in downtown Toronto and was produced by Mandell Entertainment. Thank you to our incredible partners including Oliver & Bonacini, ESP Inc, Jet Entertainment, Aragon Cruz, A2D2 Aerial Cirque Co, Nothers Awards & many others who made this event possible.

Best Audio Visual Design for an Event
Go2 Productions and Freeman AV, Vancouver, BC, for Weber Metals Reveal

Private Individual/Group/Cause
OneWest Events Inc., Calgary, AB, for Big J Bar Mitzvah

Best Corporate Team Building Event
TK Events, Toronto, ON & White Mountain Adventures, Banff AB, for the Quadient Kick-off Teambuilding Event


Best Event Produced for a Corporation/Organization or Business – TIE
Bright Ideas Events Ltd., Richmond, BC, for the Black & White Ball

+ Influencer Events, Toronto, ON, for Mattamy Homes 40th Anniversary Celebration

Best Experiential Marketing Event
Yellow House Events, Toronto, ON, for the Amazon Smart Home Pop Up

Best Event Produced By an In-House Team at a Venue or Corporation
Notable LIfe, Toronto, ON, for The 2018 Notable Awards


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

Best Technical Support for an Event

Production Canada & FMAV, Vaughan, ON, for Rogers Upfronts 2018


Best Trade Show Booth, Display or Pavillion
Creative Twist Inc. Production Canada, Toronto, ON, for the Swarovski Holiday Tree


Best Public Event/Fair or Festival – TIE

BRANDLIVE Group, Vancouver, BC, for the SKOOKUM Festival
Woofstock, Toronto, ON, for the 15th Anniversary Woofstock


Best Wedding Creative
Paras Events
 Inc., Mississauga, ON, for the Shah/Mehta Wedding


Best Entertainment Production
A2D2~ Aerial Dance Cirque Co., Toronto, ON, for Aqua Cirque


Best Event for a High Profile Charity – TIE

e=mc² events, Toronto, ON, for the TIFF Tribute Gala
+ Hala Events & Communications Inc., Toronto, ON, for the Canadian Red Cross: Behind the Red Vest Cultivation Event


Best Event Produced by an Association, Board or Committee
ILEA Vancouver, MPI BC Chapter, and PCMA Canada West, Vancouver, BC, for Somewhere Over: The Vancouver Event Industry Holiday Party

Best Event Produced for a Community Based Charitable Organization

Cava Rose, Montreal, QC, for Marrakesh Glow


Outstanding Logistical Achievement
Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries, Ottawa, ON, for CANSEC 2018

Best Conference 

e=mc² events, Calgary, AB, for Energy Disruptors Unite 2018 – EDU 2018

Best Multiple-Day Incentive – TIE

Cantrav, Vancouver, BC, for the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting
+ Pacific Destination Services, Vancouver, BC, for the 2018 Senior Partner Conference

Best Trade Show or Exposition
aNd Logistix Inc., Toronto, ON, for Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery Conference and Trade Show


Most Creative Food Presentation
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, QC, for The Daffodil Ball


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


Best Event Design/Decor Concept $0 – $30,000
Paras Events Inc. Mississauga, ON, for Tropical Birthday Celebration


Best Event Design/Decor Concept $30,000 -$80,000
Fifth Element Group, Toronto, ON, for Giants of Africa: Mandela 100


Best Event Design/Decor Concept $80,000 +
Decor & More Inc., Oakville, ON, for CasinoRama Holiday Party 2018

Most Creative Table/ Centre Design
Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON, & R5 Event Design, Toronto, ON,  for the Cloud Nine Table Design

Best Brand or Product Launch
Citizen Relations & Cossette, TorontoON, for Tweed x Uber x MADD Campaign


Best Wedding Under $75,000
Andreanne & Co, Montreal, QC, Laurence & Frederic’s Wedding


Best Wedding Over $75,000
Bliss Toronto Inc., Toronto, ON, for the Bitove/Freda Wedding Weekend


Most Outstanding Event Up to $200,000 
Senik Events, Montreal, QC, for the Secret Society

Most Outstanding Over $200,000
Rare Indigo Ventures, Vancouver, BC, for the Farm to Table Gala Dinner

Entertainer of the Year
Dueling Piano Kings, Calgary, AB

Caterer of the Year
The Lazy Gourmet, Vancouver, BC, – Shannon Boudreau

Emerging Industry Leader

Hailey O’Bright, The Idea Hunter, Toronto, ON


Event Professional of the Year
Alex Bickers, Reveal Events Group, Coquitlam, BC

2019 Spirit of the Industry Award Recipient
Lynn Fletcher, 
Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB