Special Events

ISES Esprit winners named for 2006

ISES saluted outstanding work in special events at its annual Esprit Awards celebration, held Saturday night during Eventworld 2006. The gala took place at the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Honolulu, followed by dinner on the lawn overlooking the ocean.

The winners are:

EVENT DESIGN/DÉCOR DESIGN BUDGET $0-$20,000
Timot McGonagle

EVENT DESIGN/DÉCOR DESIGN BUDGET $20,001-$50,000
Kathy Miller, Total Event Resources, and Timot McGonagle

EVENT DESIGN/DÉCOR DESIGN BUDGET OVER $50,001
Leslee Bell, Décor and More

MARKETING DESIGN BUDGET UNDER $10,000
Gwen Ware, The Electronic Pencil

MARKETING DESIGN BUDGET OVER $10,001
Rick Jobe, Jobe & Associates

CRÈME DE LA CRÈME OFF-PREMISE CATERING
Alan Souza, Divine Events Catering/1420 Room

CREATIVE SOLUTION
Leslee Bell, Décor & More

BEST INDUSTRY INNOVATION
Michelle McCulloch, Regal Tent Productions

TECHNICAL PRODUCTION
Kathy Miller, Total Event Resources

EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY
Justine Ungaro, Studio Diana

ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION/ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET $0-$30,000
Jocelyn Flanagan, CSEP, E=MC2 Event Management Inc.

ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION/ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET $30,001- $75,000
Harris Goldman, Harris Goldman Productions

ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION/ENTERTAINMENT BUDGET OVER $75,001
Stephen Carter, Carter McRae Events

CORPORATE EVENT PLANNING BUDGET $0-$50,000
Ryan Hanson, MENTTIUM Corp.

CORPORATE EVENT PLANNING BUDGET $50,001-$100,000
Ryan Hanson, MENTTIUM Corp.

CORPORATE EVENT PLANNING BUDGET OVER $100,001
Kathy Miller, Total Event Resources

SOCIAL EVENT PLANNING BUDGET $0-$50,000
Patti Weiner, Plan-It Parties

SOCIAL EVENT PLANNING BUDGET $50,001-$100,000
Lynn Martin, Table Talk Inc.

SOCIAL EVENT PLANNING BUDGET OVER $100,001
Hala Bissada, Hala Events & Communications Inc.

INDUSTRY CONTRIBUTION
James C. Monroe, CSEP, CMP, JCM Special Events Inc.

BEST EVENT WITH A LEGACY
Tracy Moran, CSEP, OSU Medical Center/James Cancer Hospital, and Jennifer McDonald, James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute

ISES TEAM EFFORT BUDGET $0-$50,000
Alice-Lynne Olson, The Late Bloomer Floral Design Studio, Amanda Shultz, Grand Avenue Business Association, Andrea Marfell, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, Craig Oliver, Aarcee Party and Tent Rental, Dan Zunker, Heroic Productions, Jean Peine, Studio 6 Specialty, Jodi M. Collen, CSEP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Sheree Bochenek, Apres Party and Tent Rental

ISES TEAM EFFORT BUDGET $50,001-$100, 000
Carolyn Luscombe, Eclectic Events International, Leslee Bell, Décor & More, Simon Rayment, Pandor Productions, Stacy & Mark Wyatt, Stark Communications & Events

ISES TEAM EFFORT BUDGET OVER $100, 001
Amy Johnson, Hyatt Regency Calgary, Charlene Roth-Diddams, Broad Solutions, Darren Kershaw, Special Event Rentals, Keith Watson, Allstar Show Industries, Ken Kristoffersen, eXperiential eVents, Leslee Bell, Decor & More Inc., Michelle McCulloch, Regal Tents, Murray Palmer, Palmer & Co., Peter Cornforth, Mediaco

All figures in U.S. dollars.


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