Industry Engagement

Production Canada actively engages in our community, elevating our industry on a daily basis.

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Industry Memberships

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) is the principal association representing the Creative Events Professional, globally. Production Canada is a proud member of the ILEA Toronto, ILEA Calgary, and ILEA Vancouver chapters.

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Our head office in Toronto is also a proud member of  Destination Toronto, an industry association representing more than 1,000 businesses, and is the official destination marketing organization for Toronto, “Canada’s Downtown.”

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Our YVR office is a member of Destination Vancouver, a membership organization whose purpose is to effectively market Metro Vancouver as a destination for leisure, meeting and event travelers.

Event Safety Alliance is an organization dedicated to promoting “life safety first” throughout all phases of event production and execution. Our entire strategize/execute team holds a membership with the Event Safety Alliance.

Production Canada has also completed ESA’s Severe Weather Summit, an experience-driven and science-backed workshop designed to help event and venue professionals prepare for and respond to dangerous weather conditions.

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The Event Leadership Institute’s Pandemic On-Site Protocol course is designed to provide all front and back of the house on-site event staff with the knowledge necessary to personally stay safe, identify and suppress risks, and skills handle, mitigate and de-escalate non-compliance issues should they arise. One team member from each department has completed this program in 2021.

Designations

The Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP) designation recognizes event professionals who have successfully demonstrated the knowledge, skills, and ability essential to perform all components of a special event.

Headshot of Vancouver team member Elizabeth Nutting, CSEP
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Liz is one of only 60 CSEPs in Canada.

2021

Best Virtual Awards | WINNER 2020 Directors Guild of Canada Awards

2020

Best ILEA Team Effort | NOMINEE SU After Dark
Best Technical Support for an Event | WINNER SU After Dark
Outstanding Logistical Achievement | NOMINEE Grey Cup Festival 2019

2019

Best Tradeshow Booth, Display, or Pavilion | Winner Swarovski Holiday Tree
Best Technical Support for an Event | Winner Rogers Upfronts 2018

2018

Best Trade Show Booth, Display or Pavilion | NOMINEE Target Commons
Best Achievement in Technical Support | NOMINEE Target Commons
Best ILEA Event Volunteer Collaboration | Winner Through the Wardrobe

2017

Best Achievement in Technical Support | NOMINEE A Night Under the Galaxy
Outstanding Logistical Achievement | WINNER A Night Under the Galaxy
Favourite Event Supplier | WINNER Production Canada Calgary

2016

Best Event Logistics and Support Services | NOMINEE A Night at the Stampede
Outstanding Logistical Achievement | NOMINEE Taste of Toronto

2015

Outstanding Logistical Achievement | WINNER TIFF Inaugural Gala