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 Carolyn Luscombe, 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

♦One West 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