The Canadian Event Industry Awards are the hallmark of achievement in the Canadian event and meeting industry. The program was established in 1997 as a platform for event and meeting professionals from each major discipline of the industry to be recognized and celebrated for their talent, hard work and success.
Since its inception, over 627 Canadian professionals have been recognized for their achievements in events and the competition has become a globally recognized symbol of excellence, as well as a powerful launching pad for companies looking to establish themselves in a competitive marketplace.
2017 Regional Awards
|Thursday August 24, 2017||Call-for-entries period opens for regional program.|
|Sunday October 1, 2017||Early bird deadline to enter for regional program.|
|Sunday October 8, 2017||Late deadline to enter for regional program.|
|Tuesday October 24, 2017||Regional finalists announced.|
|November 14 – 28, 2017||Regional winners announced (events in each region).|
2018 National Awards
|Tuesday October 31, 2017||Call-for-entries period opens for national program.|
|Sunday February 4, 2018||Early bird deadline to enter for national program.|
|Sunday February 11, 2018||Late deadline to enter for national program.|
|Wednesday February 28, 2018||National finalists announced.|
|Thursday March 29, 2018||National winners announced.|
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Recognition: Winning provides your team with hard earned recognition for both your work and for your commitment to event excellence.
Leadership: The coveted award provides an opportunity to be seen as an industry leader by your peers, your clients and your community and gives you the ownership of the right to say you are the BEST in the country at what you do!
Marketing: Winning an award or being short-listed can act as a 3rd party endorsement for your business. Receiving an award acknowledges your excellence in a category or industry providing a distinct competitive advantage over competitors.
Reward: An award gives due recognition to your staff, and bringing your team to the awards ceremony is a great way of celebrating their success.
Competitive Edge: Winning an award can provide that distinguishing factor in a crowded marketplace and best of all, entering and winning a business award can be achieved at a relatively low cost.
Take Stock: The application process for entering an award competition represents a great opportunity to review and take stock of your business and think about the future direction of the business and set goals to be achieved
Need more convincing? Read Canadian Special Event Magazine’s recent article, “Entering Industry Awards Offers BIG Marketing Value” to learn why thousands of event professionals apply to the awards each year.