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2023 MPI Prix Prestige Awards

September 20, 2023
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Dr
Ottawa, Ontario

We are delighted to announce the 2023 MPI Ottawa Prix Prestige Awards on September 20th, featuring 3 NEW Award categories (listed below)

As we gather at The Westin Ottawa, a symbol of wellness and empowered travel in our nation’s capital, we invite you to join us in celebrating the achievements of our industry's brightest stars and connecting with our industry’s most influential professionals.  

This highly anticipated annual event will honour and recognize outstanding achievements in the events industry and celebrate the remarkable individuals who have made significant contributions to our community. 
Our committee and chapter look forward to welcoming you to the 2023 MPI Ottawa Prix Prestige Awards Ceremony and sharing an unforgettable evening of recognition, camaraderie, and celebration.

Click Here to Nominate


- This year features tables of 10
- For sponsorship opportunities: Contact Allyson Tonelli at 
- Registration closes Wednesday, September 13, 2023, 5:00 PM EST. 


 DATE Wednesday, September 20, 2023
 LOCATION The Westin Ottawa, Confederation II/III   Ballroom
 TIME 6:00 PM Registration & Cocktail Reception
 7:00 PM Dinner & Awards
 ATTIRE Formal Evening Wear (We encourage you to wear your choice of red, black, and/or gold)
 PARKING Paid parking is available at the Westin Ottawa and the Shaw Centre


 COST EARLY BIRD (Before July 31) REGULAR (After August 1)
 Members $150 $165
 Non- Members $170 $185
 Students $120 $130
 Table of 10 $1,500 $1,650

*Benefits of a Corporate Table of 10 include:
- Guaranteed seating for 10
- Reserved table sign with your organization name and logo
- On-screen recognition of your organization as a Corporate Table host

Click here for MPI Prix Prestige Awards 2023 Preferred Rates!


 One-bedroom Suites $239/night (single/double occupancy 
 Executive King Suites $259/night (single/ double occupancy)
 Two Bedroom Family Suites    $359/night (single/ double occupancy)

- Rates are subject to applicable taxes.
- Rates are valid for 3 nights pre/post based on availability.
- Rates are full occupancy – No additional adult charges. (OR $25/night for each additional    person)
- Parking if required is an additional $28.00CAN/day (plus applicable tax) with unlimited in/out access.
- Complimentary Wireless High-Speed Internet.

Reservations can also be made by calling the hotel direct. 
Reservations:              (613) 232-2000
Toll-free:                      (800) 267-1989
By email:           


2023 Award Categories:
NEW -New member of the year (Open to Student and Professional Members)
NEW -Emerging Leader of the Year (Open to Student and Professional members)
Volunteer of the Year
Mentor of the Year
Supplier of the Year
Planner of the Year
NEW - Innovation Award

2023 Winners 

Planner of the Year - Marye Menard-Bos, CMP CMM

Supplier of the Year - Nancy Bradshaw, CMP

Emerging Leader - Julie Clement

Volunteer of the Year - Jenny Dao 

Mentor of the Year - Darlene Kelly-Stuart


New Member of the Year - Meredith Slack, CMM, DES

Innovation Award - CANSEC Trade Show hosted by CADSI 

Honorary Member - Janet Maslin 

Ashley Craven ALT

President's Award 2023 - Ashley Craven, CMP, DES

See all of the award descriptions here.


Please note that MPI Ottawa takes pictures at all Chapter events and some photos from this event may be posted on our website. If you see a photograph of yourself online that you do not want to be posted, please contact the Secretariat at and it will be promptly removed.

 2023 MPI Gala Planning Committee
 Brent Beatty - Director
 Jenny Dao - Co-Chair
 Rebecca Narr - Co-Chair
 Allyson Tonelli
 Annick Hector
 Disa Cameron
 Emily McKay
 Erin Bellwood
 Greg Plazek
 Heather Lockwood
 Julie Clement
 Michel Kafrouny
 Nick Litt
 Sarah Landry
 Steven Lacelle
 Zina Archer

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Venue Details

Conveniently located in downtown Ottawa, with direct access to the Shaw Centre convention facility and CF Rideau Centre retail complex, this upscale hotel caters to both business and leisure travellers.

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