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Each year, this award honours a CAEM member who, through tireless and selfless involvement with the association, has proven exceptional leadership and achievement. The Member of the Year consistently makes outstanding contributions to the CAEM and the Canadian exposition industry throughout the past year.

Award Criteria:

  • Outstanding and continuing volunteer commitment to CAEM over the past year.
  • Membership in CAEM for at least two years.
  • Current member in good-standing.
  • Participation on the CAEM Board of Directors, or at least one CAEM Committee, during the past year.

2017, Nancy Milani, CEM, CMP, Informa Canada
2017, Bev Hill, onPeak | GES
2016, Bianca Kennedy, Power Sport Services
2016, Tony Gallagher, CEM, GES Global Experience Specialists
2015 Karen Maki, CEM, Informa Canada
2015 Mike Klemm, CEM, GES Global Experience Specialists
2014 Laurie Paetz, Canadian National Sportsmen`s Shows
2014 Dion Burt, LANGE
2013 Missy Lichtenberger, CMP, CEM, Scotiabank Convention Centre
2012 Catherine MacNutt - Master Promotions Ltd.
2012 Mike Russell - the Toronto Congress Centre
2011 Paul Urben - The Commerce Trade Show Logistics Group Ltd.
2010 Sherry Kirkpatrick - Industrial Accident Prevention Association
2010 Leslie Bruce, CEM - International Centre
2009 Isabella Wai, CEM – Ontario Hospital Association
2009 Sonia Moffatt, CEM - Freeman
2007 Gilles Bouchard – STRONCO
2006 Julie Brown – Reed Exhibitions
2006 Erin Wade – Sheraton Gateway Hotel
2004 Jennifer Allaby – Master Promotions
2004 Deborah Dugan, C.D.E., CEM – CONEXSYS Registration Ltd.
2003 Marti Milks, C.D.E. – Premier Consumer Shows
2003 Marcela Marijosius – Wyndham Bristol Place Hotel
2001 Paul Day, C.D.E. – Landscape Ontario
2001 Greg Smith – LANGE
2000 Anita Schachter – dmg world media
2000 Ian Kerry – Freeman
1999 Scott Sillcox – Maple Leaf Productions
1999 Rena Menzies – GES CANADA Exposition Services


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