Announcing The 2022 Canadian Event Award Finalists

Congratulations to the nominees for the 25th Annual Canadian Event Awards.  Thank you to our esteemed panel of judges for their time and efforts in scoring hundreds of submissions. Over the coming months, we’ll be featuring every one of our nominees, shining a light on their creativity and celebrating their success, so stay tuned to our feeds. 

Winners will be announced live in person at the CEA Gala on September 28, 2022, at the Liberty Grand in Toronto. Tickets are available at www.cselive.ca. Good luck to everyone in the final rounds of judging, and look out for the final announcement next week for the nominees in the Emerging Leader Leslee Bell, Spirit of the Industry and Volunteer of the Year award categories.

2022 Canadian Event Awards Finalists

Best Creative Solution
♦ Burstyn Inc, Toronto, ON, for Angel Ball
♦ ESP Inc., and Destination Toronto, Toronto, ON, for Virtually Yours – Experience Toronto Fam
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, for The Virtual Holiday Experience

Best Event Design/Décor $0-$50,000
♦ Blush & Co. Events, Calgary, AB, for Aysha & Drew’s Wedding
♦ Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON, AND Alina Tacmelova for Bianca’s Parisian Bridal Shower
♦ R5 Event Design Inc., Toronto, ON, for Christmas

Best Event Design/Décor $50,000 – $150,000
♦ Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON, for Brittany & Ethan’s Wedding
♦ Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB, and Decor & More Inc, Oakville, ON for NOW
♦ R5 Event Design Inc., Toronto, ON, for the Wedding of Monique & Ronen

Lux Affairs Design and Decor, nominated for SIP AND SEE | Celebration of NewBorn Baby

Best Event Design/Décor $150,000+
♦ Anna Lacivita Designs, Etobicoke, ON, for Paris in Wonderland Bridal Shower
♦ Greenscape Design & Decor Inc., Burnaby, BC, for A Starry Night

Best Event for a Community-Based Charity
♦ Cava Rose & Fondation Hôpital Charles-LeMoyne, Montreal, QC, for The Philanthropist’s Wine Cellar
♦ Centennial College, Toronto, ON, for the 2021 Centennial College Golf Tournament
♦ ESP Inc., Toronto, ON, for Angels and Heroes and Bears, Oh My!
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, and Norm Li, Toronto, ON for The Party For Good
♦ Melanoma Canada, Oakville, ON, for Golf & Grill presented by Avison Young
♦ Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for Culinary Showdown

BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Nominated for Best Event for a High Profile Charity for the Crystal Ball

Best Event for a High Profile Charity
♦ BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Vancouver, BC, for the 35th Annual Crystal Ball
♦ Burstyn Inc., Toronto, ON, for Angel Ball
♦ ESP Inc., Toronto, ON, for Cabin Fever
♦ Portage, Montréal, QC, for 18th Soirée des Grands Philanthropes – Tribute to Alain Lemaire and Robert Tessier
♦ SK Events, Sherwood Park, AB, for Bringing the Stars to You

Best Event for a Private Individual/Group
♦ Burstyn Inc., Toronto, ON, for Isaac’s Bar Mitzvah
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, for The Interactive Halloween Rave
♦ Lux Affairs Design and Decor, Surrey, BC, for SIP AND SEE | Celebration of NewBorn Baby
♦ R5 Event Design Inc., Toronto, ON, for Whimsical Butterflies – 30th Birthday Celebration

Best Experience/Gift Box
♦ Charlie & Sprocket, Toronto, ON, for Client Appreciation: The Spirit of Friendship & Connections
♦ CitizenXM, Toronto, ON, for Microsoft Impact Award Box
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, for The FourME Ultimate Flight Experience Invite
♦ The Idea Hunter, Toronto, ON, for Huntress Messenger Box
♦ TIAO – Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, Toronto, ON, for Respect, Understanding and Appreciating the Original Guides of our Land – A Virtual Reality Experience

Best Experiential Marketing Event
♦ CitizenXM, Toronto, ON, for PC Insiders Report Holiday 2022 – The Living Page
♦ CitizenXM Toronto, ON and Cossette Communication, Montreal PQ, for Mentos – BaSkateBowl Park
♦ CitizenXM and Citizen Relations, Toronto, ON, for Coors Slice: A Slice of Somewhere Nice
♦ Event Imaging & Spotlight Audio Visual Industries, Toronto, ON, for The Matrix Resurrections – Global Movie Premiere
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, for The FourME Ultimate Flight Experience
♦ MCC Destination Management, Etobicoke, ON, for In-N-Out Burger Toronto Pop-Up Event

R5 Event Design Inc., Toronto, ON, for Whimsical Butterflies – 30th Birthday Celebration

Best Micro Event 
♦ Bright Ideas Event Agency, Richmond, BC, for Masks & Merriment
♦ Decor & More, Oakville, ON, for “We Back”
♦ MCC Destination Management, Etobicoke, ON, for Cox Automotive Canada Executive Lender Summit – Off-site Dinner
♦ Lux Affairs Design and Decor, Surrey, BC, for Ella Rose Karbar’s | First Birthday Celebration

Best Outdoor Event
♦ Brandlive, Vancouver, BC, for Beedie Rock ‘N The Park 2021
♦ CitizenXM, Toronto, ON and Cossette Communication, Montreal PQ, for Mentos – BaSkateBowl Park
♦ City of Windsor, Windsor, ON, for Bright Lights Windsor
♦ Lux Affairs Design and Decor, Surrey, BC, for Sikh Wedding Celebration | Outdoor Wedding
♦ MRG Events Ltd., Delta, BC, for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2021
♦ Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for PwC Holiday Festival
♦ Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for Boat Rally: Cruisin’ For Kids

Best Technical Support for an Event (IRL or Virtual)
♦ bb Blanc Inc., Vaughan, ON, for 2021 TTi Sales Conference -DARE TO BE GREAT
♦ CitizenXM and Page Activations, Toronto, ON for PC Insiders Report Holiday 2022 – The Living Page
♦ MKEM, North York, ON, for 2022 CRA & AHPA Annual Scientific Meeting
♦ Quest AV, Toronto, ON, for TPM22

Best Virtual Awards Show

♦ bb Blanc Inc., Vaughan, ON, for Centennial College Student Awards Celebration 2021
♦ e=mc² events, Calgary, AB, for 2021 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Music Canada
♦ Redstone Agency, Toronto, ON, 2021 Sponsorship Marketing Awards (SMAs)

TK Events, Oakville, ON, for Digital 2021, the ISF (Information Security Forum) World Congress

Best Virtual Conference
♦ BIG HQ & JUNōO, Toronto, ON, for 1Password Virtual Annual Conference
♦ PRIME Event Partners, A Division of MGME, Vancouver, BC, for World Circular Economy Forum 2021
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for Together: Canada’s Hospital Pharmacy Conference 2021
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for 2021 World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for Realising a Compassionate Planet
♦ The Bayley Group Inc., Hensall, ON, & Impact AV Solutions, Toronto, ON, for Together We Care Convention 2021
♦ TK Events, Oakville, ON, for Digital 2021, the ISF (Information Security Forum) World Congress

Best Virtual Consumer /Public Show
♦ MKEM, North York, ON, for The Allstate Soccer Show: Live online
♦ NAIT, Edmonton, AB, for NAIT Virtual Open House 2021

Best Virtual Corporate Event Under $100,000
♦ Aevias Services, Vancouver, BC, for Owl Together – Owlympics Wellness Challenge
♦ Creative Twist Inc., Red Deer. AB, & Bright Ideas Event Agency, Richmond, BC for Virtual Beach Retreat
♦ TK Events, Oakville, ON, for BMO Conference of Stars

Best Virtual Corporate Event $100,000 – $250,000
♦ Aevias Services, Vancouver BC, for Hootsuite’s 13th Birthday Celebration
♦ aNd Logistix Inc., Toronto, ON, for TMS Sales Rally 2021
♦ TK Events, Oakville, ON, for BMO Stackt Market Forum

Best Virtual Corporate Event $250,000 +
♦ BIG HQ & JUNōO, Toronto, ON, for 1Password’s Virtual Annual Conference
♦ E.L. Productions Ltd. TD Brilliance Mississauga ON

♦ Tycoon Events The EA Holiday Event – “A December to Remember” Edmonton AB


Best Virtual Cultural/Multicultural Event

♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC. for 2021 World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC. for Realising a Compassionate Planet

Best Virtual Entertainment Performance
♦ Dueling Piano Kings, Calgary, AB, for Dueling Piano Kings
♦ The Idea Hunter, Toronto, ON, for MPI Awards Gala

Best Virtual Event by an Association or Board
♦ International Live Events Association, Vancouver BC, for the 6th Annual ILEA Awards
♦ TIAO – Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, Toronto, ON, for Ontario Tourism Summit 2021

Best Virtual Event for a Non-Profit – Community Based
♦ Burstyn Inc., Toronto, ON, for YWCA Women of Influence Awards
♦ ESP Inc., Toronto, ON, for Laugh Out Loud: The Last Laugh
♦ Multi Tech Audio Visual Inc., Barrie, ON, & Layne, The Auctionista for The Heart of Hastings Hospice – “All For Love” Virtual Event

Best Virtual Platform
♦ HUGO by ESP Inc. Toronto ON,
♦ JUNōO, Toronto ON
♦ TK Events, Oakville ON

Best Virtual Event for a Non-Profit – High Profile
♦ Charlie & Sprocket, Toronto, ON, for Laughter is the Best Medicine (Michael Garron Hospital Foundation)
♦ Hala Inc., Toronto, ON, for Ontario Science Centre’s RBC Innovators’ Ball
♦ Hala Inc., Toronto, ON, for Virtually Ottawa & The Delegate Journey
♦ Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for Game2Give
♦ Tycoon Events, Edmonton, AB, for The Alberta Cancer Research Conference

Best Virtual Marketing Event
♦ ESP Inc., & Destination Toronto, Toronto, ON, for Virtually Yours – Experience Toronto FAM
♦ TK Events, Oakville, ON, for Dell Technologies Den at Virtual Sundance Film Festival

Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB, for NOW

Best Wedding under $100,000
♦ Blush & Co. Events, Calgary, AB, for Sasha & Sahib’s Colorful Sikh Wedding
♦ Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB, for The Mountains Are Calling

Best Wedding $100,000 to $250,000
♦ Elegant Productions Inc., & Glow The Event Store, Halifax. NS, for Nova Scotia Autumn Winery Wedding
♦ Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON, & R5 Event Design, Toronto, ON for  Paige & Matthew’s Wedding
♦ Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB, for NOW

Best Wedding $250,000 +
♦ Jessie Khaira Inc., Surrey, BC, for P & G’s Wedding
♦ MB Events, Montreal, QC, for The Enchanted Wedding, A Dream Come True

Most Outstanding Event 2021
♦ Brandlive, Vancouver, BC, for Beedie Rock ‘N The Park 2021
♦ CitizenXM, Toronto, ON, for PC Insiders Report Holiday 2022 – The Living Page
♦ City of Windsor, Windsor, ON, for Bright Lights Windsor
♦ Event Imaging, & Spotlight Audio Visual Industries, Toronto, ON, for The Matrix Resurrections – Global Movie Premiere
♦ Jet Entertainment, North York, ON, for The FourME Ultimate Flight Experience
♦ MRG Events Ltd., Delta, BC, for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival 2021
♦ Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for Culinary Showdown

Brandlive, Vancouver, BC, for Beedie Rock ‘N The Park 2021

Most Outstanding Virtual Event 2021 Under $125,000
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for Realising a Compassionate Planet
♦ Hala Inc., Toronto, ON, for Virtually Ottawa & The Delegate Journey
♦ Hala Inc., Toronto, ON, for Ontario Science Centre’s RBC Innovators’ Ball
♦ TK Events Inc., Oakville, On, for Dell Technologies World – Canada House

Most Outstanding Virtual Event 2021 $125,000+
♦ Brandlive, Vancouver, BC, for External Development Summit (XDS Adapt) 2021
♦ BIG HQ & JUNōO, Toronto, ON, for 1Password’s Virtual Annual Conference 2021
♦ MKEM, North York, ON, for The Allstate Soccer Show Live Online

♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for Together: Canada’s Hospital Pharmacy Conference 2021
♦ Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC, for the 2021 World Indigenous Suicide Prevention Conference
♦ XTREAMSolutions, Toronto, ON, for Game2Give
♦ TK Events Inc., Oakville, ON, for Digital 2021, the ISF (Information Security Forum) World Congress

Outstanding Logistical Achievement
♦ Altitude C, Montreal, QC, for Air Gsoft – Christmas Party
♦ ESP Inc., Toronto, ON, for Bloor Street Entertains 2021
♦ Event Imaging, Toronto, ON, and Spotlight Audio Visual Industries for The Matrix  Resurrections – Global Movie Premiere
♦ Greenscape Design & Decor Inc., Burnaby, BC, for A Starry Night
♦ Tycoon Events, Edmonton. AB, for The EA Holiday Event – “A December to Remember”

Hypnotist The Incredible Boris Cherniak, Thornhill, ON

Entertainer of the Year
♦ Dueling Piano Kings, Calgary, AB
♦ Hypnotist The Incredible Boris Cherniak, Thornhill, ON
♦ Rich Sweet Entertainment, Toronto, ON

Event Professional of the Year
♦ Chad Brincheski, ESP Inc., Toronto, ON
♦ Jody Litvack, Jet Entertainment, North York, ON
♦ Alex Bickers, Reveal Events Group Ltd., Port Coquitlam, BC

Wedding Professional of the Year
♦ Alyssa Mauro of Alyssa & Co. Events., Concord, ON
♦ Saaraa Premji Virani, Blush & Co. Events, Calgary, AB
♦ Jody McBeath, Lynn Fletcher Weddings, Calgary, AB

The Following Companies Have Been Pre Awarded. Congratulations to: 

Best Audio Visual for an Event (IRL or Virtual)
Quest Audio Visual, Toronto, ON for TPM22

Best Conference/Convention
Charlie & Sprocket, Toronto, ON for Apex: XRPL Developer Summit

Best Corporate Event
Solutions With Impact, Toronto, ON, for PwC Holiday Festival

Best Drive-Through Event
Fab Fete Event Planning Boutique, Thornhill, ON, for Kim & Mitch’s Schitt’s Creek Wedding

Best Event by an Association or Board
TIAO – Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, Toronto, ON, for Ontario Tourism Summit 2021

BIG Idea of the Year
SOS Web Augmented Reality

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