BizBash Toronto Readers' Choice Awards: You Picked Jeffery Crawford, Debra Goldblatt Sadowski, Duff Lampard, and More


The winners of the first-annual Toronto Readers' Choice Awards were announced tonight at BizBash Celebrates Toronto Events at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. Readers were first invited to nominate local event professionals in 11 categories and then, later, to vote on the finalists through our interactive voting site. In all, more than 41,000 votes were cast over the course of two weeks. The winners are:

Caterer of the Year (In-House): Duff Lampard, Westin Harbour Castle

Caterer of the Year (Off-Premise):
Edgardo Spano, Seventh Heaven Event Catering

Corporate Event Planner of the Year:
Joanna Cody, Bell Canada

DJ of the Year: Jian Magen, Magen Boys Entertainment

Entertainment Act of the Year: God Made Me Funky

Event Designer of the Year: Jeffery Crawford, Mode Function Event Design

Event Producer of the Year: Page Magen, Magen Boys Entertainment

Fund-Raising Event Planner of the Year: Dayna Bleeman, Princess Margaret Hospital

PR Professional of the Year: Debra Goldblatt-Sadowski, Rock-It Promotions

Social Event Planner of the Year: Kathleen Nakonechny, McNabb Roick Events

Venue Manager of the Year: Mary Patrick, Dave and Buster's

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