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    Pinnacle Award Winners Revealed

      KML has announced the recipient of its 2023 Pinnacle Awards’ Lifetime Achievement Award. This year’s Rosanna Caira Lifetime Achievement Award is being presented posthumously to Peter Oliver, co-founder of Oliver & Bonacini. Oliver was a respected leader who shaped and influenced the foodservice-and-hospitality industry in innumerable ways. He was diagnosed with stage IV cancer in May 2021 and passed away in September 2022. Oliver’s remarkable career in the hospitality industry spanned 45 years, during which time he set the…

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    Bill Knowlton Given Lifetime Award

      The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) has awarded its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for 2022 to Bill Knowlton. A seasoned professional and accomplished leader with more than five decades in the industry, Knowlton’s storied career has taken him from tour directing for Tauck Tours in the 1970s to becoming a partner at Jonview Canada, where he was instrumental in growing the company to become one of the country’s leading inbound receptive tour operators. “This award, recognizes an individual…

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    Call for Nominations Opens for Expanded Industry Recognition Program

    The Events Industry Council (EIC) has expanded its 2020 Hall of Leaders recognition program to include global awards for social impact, adaptation and innovation. “Honouring individuals and organizations that have offered a lasting impact on our industry is essential,” says EIC board member, Cathy Breden, who chairs the Hall of Leaders task force. “Recognizing their contributions provides inspiration for all of us and creates a pathway for emerging leaders and future contributions.” The Hall of Leaders is a lifetime achievement…

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