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Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony & Dinner

13 May 2016 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm



The annual OAA Awards highlights the best in architectural design and innovation by Ontario Architects. Winners of the OAA Awards include both emerging talent and some of the provinces' most established architecture practices.

Join us at the Allstream Centre, Ballroom A, in celebrating the achievements of the 2016 award recipients.

We are pleased to announce that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario will be attending the Ceremony to bring greetings and present the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Design Excellence in Architecture. You definitely do not want to miss our gala event!

Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Corporate Comedian & Host of Canada's Eat St.: James Cunningham.

James has hosted and performed at numerous events for clients including Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Ingram Micro, Canadian Tire, Gordon Food Service, Colleges Ontario, McDonald’s, Nestle Purina, Walmart, Proctor & Gamble, Staples, Kraft, Grant Thornton International and Brink’s. He has also hosted a series of sold-out events across Canada for “The Power Within,” where he had the pleasure of sharing the spotlight with such luminaries as former US President Bill Clinton, Sir Richard Branson, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Andre Agassi, Suze Orman, and Hilary Swank.



The 2016 Awards include:

•Best Emerging Practice
•Design Excellence
•Lieutenant Governor's Award
•G. Randy Roberts Service Award
•Honour Roll
•Concepts
•Landmark Designation
•Lifetime Design Achievement Award
•People's Choice Award
•Order of da Vinci

Remember to invite your colleagues, employees, friends and family to celebrate with you at the Celebration of Excellence. Dress is semi-formal.