2021 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2021 Canadian Event Awards Recipients

The biggest night in the Canadian event industry took place July 7, 2021, when the Canadian Event Awards was streamed live from the fabulous bb Blanc Studios in Toronto, the Experience Factory in Calgary and virtually from one of Canada’s most iconic event spaces, Casa Loma. Produced by TK Events and Stacy Wyatt, the show drew event professionals from across Canada who tuned in to watch the industry shine despite the challenging times. Hundreds more attended gala awards viewing parties in Toronto, Edmonton and Vancouver.

Hosted by Jian and Page Magen in Toronto and Dustin Westling and Lynn Fletcher in Calgary, this year’s gala was more than a celebration; it was a night filled with powerful stories and an opportunity to reconnect as an industry and get inspired for Canada’s reopening of live events Viewers were treated to a live performance by international recording artist, Brett Kissel, Jenn Beaupre and the debut of a new charting single by new music artists New Moon Junction.  

Best Virtual Event Cooking /Cocktail Demo
♦ MCC Destination Management, Toronto, ON, for the Virtual Brew Master Tour and Tasting

Outstanding Logistical Achievemen
♦ ESP (Event Strategy Partners) Inc., Toronto, ON for Can You Do Lunch?

Best Experience/Gift Box
♦ OneWest Event Design, Calgary, AB, for TransAlta Agents of Innovation

Best Event for a Private Individual/Group or Cause
 R5 Event Design & Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Toronto, ON, for A Tuscan Dinner Party

Best Virtual Backdrop/Staging Design

 bb Blanc, Vaughan, ON for bb Blanc Studio A

Best Event Video/Filmmaking

 Event Imaging, Toronto, ON, for The Virtual Santa Claus Experience

Best Hybrid Wedding
 Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB for Hybrid Hallelujah

Best Audio Visual Design for an Event
 Quest Audio Visual, Toronto, ON for Big Data and AI Toronto Virtual Conference 2020

Best Corporate Event – TIE
 Cantrav, Vancouver, BC for SITE Global
 Fifth Element Group, Toronto, ON, for the TRBOT 2020 Annual Dinner

Best Creative Solution
 Bond Brand Loyalty, Mississauga, ON 2020 for the Ford Motor Company x MLSE Playoff Parties

Best Drive-Through Event Experience
 e=mc² events & The Drive-Thru Grad Joint Venture Collaborative, Calgary, AB for Drive-Thru Grad 2020 

Best Experiential Marketing Event
 Citizen XM, Toronto, ON for the Shoppers Drug Mart – New & So You Pop Up

Best Virtual Event for a Non-Profit
♦ Hala Events & Communications Inc., Toronto, ON, for the Ryerson University Faculty of Law Virtual Opening Celebration

Best Virtual Conference/Convention
♦ TK Events Inc., Oakville, ON for Digital 2020 – The ISF World Congress 

Best Technical Support for an Event
♦ bb Blanc, Vaughan, ON for Restaurants Canada 2020 RC Show

Best Virtual Awards Event
♦ Production Canada, Vaughan, ON, for the 2020 Director’s Guild of Canada Awards

Best Virtual Corporate Event 
♦ aNd Logistix Inc & JL Events Group, Toronto, ON, for the Great Canadian Show

Best Virtual Marketing Event
♦ Tycoon Events, Edmonton, AB, for the University of Alberta Open House 2020

Best Event for a High Profile Charity
♦ ESP (Event Strategy Partners) Inc., Toronto, ON for Laugh Out Loud Benefitting Trillium Health Partners Foundation

Best Virtual Event Platform
♦ JUNōO, Toronto, ON for JUNōO- Immersive Digital Experiences

Best Event Produced for a Community-Based Non-Profit
♦ Edmonton Public Library, Edmonton, AB, for the Stanley A. Milner Library Grand Opening 

Best Event Design and Decor – TIE
♦ Cantrav & Loungeworks, Vancouver, BC for What’s Your Vancouver? SITE Global
♦ OneWest Event Design, Calgary, AB for GoWest – Breaking Open Conference Breakout Rooms

Most Creative Floral Design
♦ Bespoke Blossoms, Victoria, BC for the Painted Rainbow

Best Wedding 
♦ Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB for A Dance of Love

The Big Idea of 2020
 Event Imaging, Toronto, ON, for The Virtual Santa Claus Experience

Best Industry Support Initiative
♦ BC Meetings & Events Industry Working Group 

Most Outstanding Virtual Event of the Year 
♦ Communique Incentives Inc., Toronto, ON, for the Mary Kay Seminar @ Home 2020

Most Outstanding Event of the Year
♦ Cantrav, Vancouver, BC for SITE Global

Entertainer of the Year
♦ Mega Magic- Magician Mike D’Urzo, Toronto, ON


Event Industry Volunteer of the Year
♦ Lisa Marks, Owner, Brand Alive Inc., Calgary, AB

Event Professional of the Year
♦ Mahoganey Jones, CMP, DES, HMCC, Founder & Event Producer, Event Specialists, Brampton, ON


Wedding Professional of the Year
♦ Michelle Garber, Creative Director, Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON