Announcing the 2021 Canadian Event Awards Finalists

Thank you and congratulations to everyone who participated in this year’s competition, and a special thank you to our esteemed panel of judges who remained committed to this process amid the challenges of this difficult time. Good luck to the finalists, we look forward to celebrating with you at the 24th Annual Canadian Event Awards Gala on July 7.

In a year when just surviving was an accomplishment, the Canadian Event Awards take on a new meaning. Of course, we’re still going to hand out awards, but we are also going to celebrate the resilient spirit that carried us through the darkest days, recognize those that went above and beyond and share some incredible accomplishments achieved against impossible odds.

Presented by Liberty Entertainment Group, hosted by Jian & Page Magen MBE, and streamed live on the TK Events platform, the 2021 Canadian Event Awards are more than the sum of its collective parts. It’s a collaboration that includes some of Canada’s most accomplished event professionals.

People like Trish Knox, TK Events, Stacy Wyatt, Canadian Special Events, Dustin Westling,  One West, Pierre Marleau, Orange Frog, Joel Nadel, Event Imagining, Carol Priest, Carol Priest Entertainment, not to mention Rennie Colelli. CEO bb Blanc and Melissa Deslauriers, bb Blanc, Keri Miller and Jocelyn Flanagan, e=mc2 events and 2019 Emerging Industry Leader Hailey O’Bright from the Idea Hunter.

This years gala is more than just a celebration; it’s a vote of confidence in the future of our industry coming to you live from beautiful bb Blanc’s studios in Toronto, Ontario, and live from western Canada’s premier boutique broadcast space; the experience factory situated in Calgary, Alberta, and virtually from beautiful Casa Loma located in the heart of the 416.

Each one of our partners, judges, sponsors, and friends is important to the success of this year’s event, but none of this could happen without a digital event platform. A special thanks to Trish Knox, Tk Events, for providing their industry-leading virtual platform to host this year’s awards and, more importantly, for their continued support of the Canadian Event Awards. 

Make sure you register online for the Gala to gain access to the complete digital experience; video chat, try your hand at virtual games, read about the nominees, a cast of Canadian talent including two chart-topping recording artists, VOTE live for the Planners Choice Awards and most importantly, cheer on your peers from across the country. 

For a full list of the finalists, click here.