Hall of Fame

CAEM Hall of Fame Inductees are industry leaders who have been recognized for:

  • The honour they bring to the exposition industry, and
  • As a result of their activities in support of CAEM.

For their dedication and experience, Members of the CAEM Hall of Fame are highly regarded as active contributors to the Association. Each winner is an industry professional committed to quality and excellence, who shares wisdom and trade knowledge for the betterment of the Association as a whole.

HALL OF FAME RECIPIENT CATEGORIES INCLUDE:

Exposition Member / Associate Member

A Hall of Fame Member is viewed as an active contributor to the association, in terms of time and talent; a professional with a commitment to quality; a mentor who shares their wisdom and industry knowledge. Recipients must be current members of CAEM and must have held membership within CAEM, in either the exposition or associate category, for a minimum of 15 years.

Industry Builder 

This award is used to recognize the outstanding achievements of individual people who have been industry builders. With this Award, CAEM recognizes industry professionals who may not have played a prominent role in the association, but whose achievements have furthered the professionalism of the exposition industry. Canadian industry exposition professionals, or retired Canadian industry professionals who were employed in the industry for a minimum of 15 years, are eligible for this award.

CAEM Hall of Fame Members:

2017

Gaétan Marcoux, ExpoCité

2016

  • Isabella Wai, CEM, Ontario Hospital Association
  • Sheila Wong, CEM, BBW International Inc.
  • Alain Sutton, the Toronto Congress Centre

2015

  • Julie Pike, SME Canada
  • Ken Legault, Legault Companies Ltd.

2014

  • Arlene Campbell, Direct Energy Centre & Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place
  • Walter Oster, Canadian National Sportsmen’s Shows

2013

  • Naomi Wagschal, CEM, CMP, College of Family Physicians of Canada
  • Peter Bowie, Bowie Electrical Services
  • Steven Levy, Informa Canada Inc.

2012

Michael Lecour, GES Global Experience Specialists

2011

  • Elizabeth McCullough, C.D.E., Canadian Institue of Plumbing & Heating
  • Sonia Moffatt, CEM, Freeman
  • Peter Kiddell, Canwest Show Inc.

2010

  • Anita Schachter – GLM LLC, a dmg world media company
  • Wendell Howes – Master Promotions Ltd.

2009

  • Carol Bell-LeNoury
  • Deborah Dugan, C.D.E., CEM

2007

Marcela Marijosius

2006

  • Paul Day, C.D.E.
  • Jeff Gay

2005

  • Rena Menzies

2004

  • Donna Wood
  • Greg Smith

2003

  • Stephen Nichols, C.D.E.
  • Eric Lange

2002

  • Jonathan Denman, C.D.E.
  • John LeRoy

2001

  • Jennifer Sickinger, C.D.E.

2000

  • James Mahon, CEM, C.D.E.
  • Roland Michie

1999

  • Dawn Morris
  • Paul Urben

1998

  • Bob Macgregor
  • Roger Johnson

1996

  • Jack McLean
  • Henry Mazur

1995

  • Vaughan Taylor, C.D.E.
  • Sol Tolkin

1994

  • Donald McClure
  • Red Hobson

1993

  • Bud Rodda

1992

  • Jim Creighton

1992

  • Cliff Chapin