ILEA Esprit Awards Gala 2017
       
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 Δ     2017 ILEA ESPRIT AWARD WINNERS
                                                                                                                        

Best Catered Event

BASH20 - Celebrating two decades of WOW
Ingrid Nagy, CSEP, Catering By Design 

Best Culinary Innovation

Cowell Culinary Chaos!
Sharon Bonner, Bright Ideas Events

Best Event Filmmaking (Videography)

Cirque Holiday Extravaganza
Justen Pohl, Enticing Entertainment 

Best Event Photography

WestJet Christmas Party, Midnight in the Park
Stephanie Leblond, Leblond Studio Inc.

Best Digital Marketing/Design Collateral

The Elysian Chair Sits Down In The South!
Kelly Treadway, EventCurious

Best Print Marketing/Design Collateral

Bigger than Brooklyn Bar Mitzvah
Michael Cerbelli, Cerbelli Creative 

Best Industry Contribution

Edmonton Event Awards 2016
Nela Kovacovic, Timewise Event Management

Best Industry Innovation

The Audio Guest Book
Michael Radolinski, FêteFone LLC

Best Event Logistics and Support Services

JUNOfest Calgary '16
Patrick McGannon, PM GIGS Inc

Best Event Solution

Breakthrough: The Caltech Campaign
Jim Hooker, Stratelyst Creative 

Best Technical Production

Bigger than Brooklyn Bar Mitzvah
Michael Cerbelli, Cerbelli Creative

Best Event Design/Décor
(Under $25,000 USD)

One True North
Dustin Westling, CSEP, OneWest Event Design & Logistics

Best Event Design/Décor
($25,000- $75,000 USD)

Ciena SKO Welcome Reception
David Merrell, AOO Events

Best Event Design/Décor
(Over $75,000 USD)

Games of Thrones Holiday Party
Lori Hart, Silhouette Group, Inc

Best Entertainment Production
(Under $25,000 USD)

Cirque Holiday Extravaganza
Justen Pohl, Enticing Entertainment

Best Entertainment Production
($25,000 - $75,000 USD)

Transformación de la Noche
Linsey Lindberg , Austin Oddities & Entertainment

Best Entertainment Production
(Over $75,000 USD)

Welcome to Camp Ignite!
Tamara Racic, Destination South Meetings + Events

Best Corporate Event
(Under $75,000 USD)

Cowell Culinary Chaos!
Sharon Bonner, Bright Ideas Events

Best Corporate Event
($75,000 - $150,000 USD)

The Big Easy 
Carolyn Luscombe, CSEM, CSEP, CMP, Eclectic Events International Inc.

Best Corporate Event
(Over $150,000 USD)

Welcome to Camp Ignite!
Tamara Racic, Destination South Meetings + Events

Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization (Under $75,000 USD)

Rustic Farm Dinner
William Smiley, The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization ($75,000 - $150,000 USD)

A Shot Of Adrenaline (To The Heart)
Kevin Molesworth, CSEP, Brass Tacks Events

Best Event for a Non-Profit Organization (Over $75,000 USD)

University Campaign Celebration
Allin Foulkrod, CSEP, Creative Visions

Best Event with a Legacy

KMA 
Lenny Talarico, CSEP, CHE, MGM Resorts Event Productions

Best Public Event

JUNOfest Calgary '16
Patrick McGannon, PM GIGS Inc

Best Social Event (non-wedding)
(Under $25,000 USD)

2016 Debut Party
Morris Goen, Goen South Events

Best Social Event (non-wedding)
($25,000 - $75,000 USD)

60th Wedding Anniversary - A Tribute
Amanda Tutor, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts 

Best Social Event (non-wedding)
(Over $75,000 USD)

Passion Party
Robert Rogers, CSEP, Events Man

Best Wedding (Under $75,000)

Glamorous Summer Camp Wedding 
Jessica Dickman, CSEP, CLINK

Best Wedding ($75,000 - $150,000 USD)

The Wyne & Godfrey Wedding
Derek MacDonald, Boom Goes the Drum Inc.

Best Wedding (Over $150,000)

Magic By the Bay 
Morgan Doan, CSEP, PWC, Morgan Events

Best Meeting/Conference Program
(Under $500,000 USD)

55 North
Erin Clyde, Foundry Conferences & Events

Best Meeting/Conference Program
(Over $500,000 USD)

Maui Getaway
Rick Jobe, Jobe & Associates

Best ILEA Team Effort ($75,000 - $150,000)

A Shot of Adrenaline (To the Heart)

Kassie Purpura, Catering With A Twist  
Sean Leahy, Full Spectrum Ice Sculptures
Lori Schneider, The Cupcake Bar
Kristen Plymale, CSEP, Strong Events
Delores Crum, CERP, Premiere Events
Nick Streeby, Giant Events
Joel Olandesca, SOS Charging Solutions
Debbier Meyers-Shock, CSEP, CTEP, BRAVO! Entertainment
Claudette Bouton Pate, Goldner Associates
Kevin Molesworth, CSEP, Brass Tacks Events 

Best ILEA Team Effort (Over $150,000 USD)

Team Passion 
Connie Riley, CMP, CSEP, T. Skorman Productions
Boris Barreck, Central Pacific Consultants Ltd
Piet Defossez, Sur Un Volcan
Tom Attenborough, Imagine Believe
Robert Rogers, CSEP, Events Man

Best ILEA Volunteer Collaboration

Opening Night Event
Adam Kirby, ILIOS Lighting Design
Mark Grossman, AustinMusicWorks
Katherine Hood, Merveille
Jenn Guthrie, Marquee Event Group
Sean Leahy, Full Spectrum Ice Sculptures
Chelsea Mansfield, Brazos Hall
Sarah Champagne, MYEVENTISTHEBOMB
Linsey Lindberg, Austin Oddities & Entertainment
Dave Buckley, CSEP, AFR Event Furniture Rental & Event Furnishings
Leslie LaSorsa, CSEP, Crave Catering
Lisa Hause, Lisa Hause Photography
Jessica Dickman, CSEP, CLINK


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