Award Recognition

  • AG wins national award

    Sarnia, Ontario graphics company wins national award AG Event Graphics has won a 2014 National Sign Competition award from Sign Media Canada magazine in the Vehicle Graphics category. Each year, Sign Media Canada’s National Sign Competition honours the best of the best from all corners of the Canadian sign industry. An independent judging panel, comprising of industry experts, reviews and grades hundreds of entries. Winners are determined for nine categories. AG Event Graphics’ graphic wrap of an electric car for…

  • Ottawa Convention Centre named runner-up as “World’s Best Convention Centre”

    Ottawa Convention Centre (OCC) finished in a tie for second place for the title of World’s Best Convention Centre, an award handed out on July 1 by the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC). The OCC was amongst 27 qualified finalists vying for the award at the 2014 AIPC Annual Conference in Berlin, Germany. The Cairns Convention Centre (Australia) won the title, followed closely by the Ottawa Convention Centre and the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. “To be named a…

  • Site Canada ICE Awards application criteria now available

    Promoting Incentive Creative Excellence (ICE) in Canada Since 1980, the Site Crystal Awards program has served as the global benchmark for excellence in travel incentive programs, and is regarded as the highest honour in the motivational events and incentive travel industry. The Site Canada ICE Awards will complement the spirit of the Crystal Awards by providing a local Canadian focus, and are designed to give members the opportunity to receive industry acclaim for the world-class travel incentive programs which they…

  • Site Canada announces ‘ICE Awards’ program to recognize incentive program excellence for Canadian members

    Jennifer Glynn, President of Site Canada, is proud to announce an exciting recognition program for members of Site Canada. Since 1980, the Site Crystal Awards program has served as the global benchmark for excellence in travel incentive programs, and is regarded as the highest honour in the motivational events and incentive travel industry. From today, the Site Canada ICE Awards will complement the spirit of the Crystal Awards by providing a local Canadian focus, and are designed to give members…

  • IACC’s 2014 Copper Skillet award goes to Canada’s Chef Murray Hall of BMO Financial Group Institute for Learning

    One of the highlights of the 33rd IACC-Americas annual conference was the 11th annual gathering of IACC conference centre chefs from around the world to compete for the prestigious culinary award – the Copper Skillet – and the distinction of becoming the IACC Conference Centre Chef of the Year.  This year’s competition proved to an emotional triumph for Chef Murray Hall who had taken the Canadian prize for five years and earned a rousing and enthusiastic ovation from the audience…

  • Site Canada wins Chapter of the Year for second year running

    During the Site Global Conference gala event December 9th in Orlando, Florida, Site Canada was honoured with the 2013 Site ‘Chapter of the Year’ award. For the first time in Site Global history spanning 40 years, the ‘Chapter of the Year’ Award has been made to the same chapter in consecutive years. It also marks an extended period for Site Canada being recognized for top awards in each the last five years: ‘Chapter of the Year’ three times, in 2009,…

  • Tourisme Montréal’s #MTLMOMENTS campaign takes home two Boomerang awards

    The success and creativity of Tourisme Montréal’s marketing strategies were celebrated at the 19th edition of the Boomerang Awards, during which the #MTLMOMENTS campaign took top honours in two categories, including a Grand Prize, in the Social Media Strategy and Integrated Campaign categories respectively. The prestigious awards ceremony, which showcased the best interactive communication initiatives in Quebec, was held last December 5 at the TOHU with several advertising industry members in attendance. As such, the #MTLMOMENTS campaign came away with…

  • Site recognizes 10 outstanding incentive programs with the 2013 Crystal Awards

    Site celebrated 10 extraordinary motivational programs with the presentation of the Site Crystal Awards at the Site Global Conference 8 December 2013 in Orlando, Florida, USA. Since 1980, the Crystal Awards Recognition Program has provided industry acclaim for world-class organizations that excel in designing unique motivational travel experiences that deliver measurable results for their clients. The Site Crystal Award serves as a benchmark for programs and is regarded as the highest honour in the motivational events and incentive travel industry.…

  • Tourism Richmond’s 365 Days of Dining campaign earns Canadian Tourism Award

    Award-winning campaign showcased Richmond BC’s distinctive culinary appeal It’s a hat trick of awards for Tourism Richmond’s groundbreaking www.365daysofdining.com campaign. At this week’s Tourism Industry Association of Canada’s (TIAC) annual Canadian Tourism Awards, presented by the Toronto Star and Visa Canada in Ottawa, Tourism Richmond’s innovative year-long foodie-focused campaign captured The Social Media Initiative of the Year Award. Earlier this year, 365 Days of Dining won Best Social Media Campaign (Public) at the Vancouver Social Media Awards and Innovation of…

  • PCMA honours top young meetings industry professionals in annual 20 in their twenties program

    The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has selected the inaugural class for its 20 in their twenties program. 20 in their twenties is designed to engage the best and brightest young professionals in the meetings industry by recognizing emerging leaders – and their talents – which help accelerate the industry and carry it into the future. “Too often great leadership isn’t recognized until the latter portion of careers. 20 in their twenties allowed PCMA to engage and acknowledge a talented…

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