The International Live Events Association (ILEA) celebrated the winners of its 2023 ILEA Esprit Awards at The St. Anthony Hotel in San Antonio in August.
The ILEA Esprit Awards program is a globally recognized awards competition that honours the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership, representing all facets of the event.
For more than 20 years, the ILEA Esprit Awards program has been one of the most dynamic multi-disciplinary events industry awards programs, attracting an exceptional range, depth and quality of entries.
The 2023 Esprit Awards includes 16 categories recognizing all aspects of live events, from planning to production, from design to event. The Esprit Awards program is the most inclusive and prestigious international awards program for professionals engaged in the industry of live events.
Canadians dominated the winners’ list with several companies earning multiple honours:
Papal Visit to Canada
Best Multi-Day Event — Public
Best Makes An Impact/Gives Back Event — Public
Best Event Logistics — Public
Dell Technologies Client Peripherals, Displays, and Imaging Expo, Best Virtual Event — Corporate
Inaugural Vancouver Michelin Star Reveal, Best Design/Décor — Public
Servus $18 Billion Milestone Celebration, Best Event Logistics — Corporate
Bright Ideas Event Agency
With Love From Paris
Best Event Scenic Design, Installation, or Exhibit Design — Corporate
Best Design/Décor — Corporate
Hala Events & Communications Inc.
The Royal 100th Anniversary Gala
Best Entertainer/Entertainment — Association/Non-Profit
Best Catered Event – Public
Find the full list of winners here.