BizBash Names Top Canadian Event Professionals To The List Of Most Innovative People In Events
12, 2013—BizBash, the leading trade media for event
professionals, has announced its 2013 list of the most
innovative names in events. On the list are four renowned
event professionals from Toronto and Montreal who join
the BizBash list of inventors of new digital services,
budget-conscious nonprofit planners, and meeting strategists
from some of the biggest tech companies throughout
North America. These individuals prove the value of
face-to-face events, empowering their peers to consider
the unconventional and revealing a redefined image
of what the industry is today.
"We’re excited about this creative group of innovators,
the folks that keep the industry looking—and moving—forward.
These individuals took risks and experimented with
new ideas without losing sight of their goals, which
is the reason we decided to highlight them and their
work,” said BizBash executive editor Anna Sekula.
The top event professionals from Toronto and Montreal include:
The full list of innovative people and brands can be
found at bizbash.com/innovators-2013.
- Sakchin Bessette, Moment Factory: Based in
Montreal, Moment Factory is the new media and entertainment studio
responsible for staging attention-grabbing spectacles like Madonna’s
half-time show at the 2012 Super Bowl.
- Jean-Francois Bouchard, Sid Lee: With support from
his team at Sid Lee, a Montreal-based advertising and experiential
firm, Bouchard created C2-MTL. The conference focuses on finding creative
business solutions; the goal, Bouchard says, was to “go beyond just
talking about creativity.”
- Jordan Fogle, the Mint Agency: Based in Toronto,
Jordan Fogle is known for bringing buzz-generating brand activations
to film festivals such as Sundance and Cannes.
The company produced some 30 activations and events at the Toronto
International Film Festival.
- Vincent Drolet, Circo de Bakuza: The Montreal-based
company produces events and handles graphic design and art direction
for projects like the launch of Carolina Herrera’s 212 VIP Men fragrance,
the Dubai International Film Festival, and the draw for the final tournament
of the Union of European Football Associations European Football Championship.
BizBash is an innovator and resource hub for the event
and meeting industry with its Web site, live events, and
magazines. Event organizers responsible for events such
as White House state dinners and the Oscars, as well as
conferences, trade shows, fund-raisers, and more, use BizBash
products regularly for ideas and best practices that can
be implemented at their own events. Visit us at bizbash.com,
and follow us at @BizBash_News and facebook.com/bizbash.
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