2014 FEO Award Winners and Top 100

2014 FEO Award Winners and Top 100

Best Community Partner Outreach Program

$500,000 or more
Luminato Festival (Toronto)

Best Fundraising Idea

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest (Kitchener)

Best Greening of a Festival or Event

$100,000 - $500,000
Canada's Largest Ribfest (Burlington)

Best New Festival or Event

$100,000 or less
Richmond Hill Ribfest (Town of Richmond Hill)

$100,000 - $500,000
Canada Philippine Fashion Week (Toronto)

Best New Single Sponsorship

Sound of Music with ArcelorMittal Dofasco (Burlington)

Best Promotional Campaign

$100,000 or less
Pilaros Taste of the Danforth (Toronto)

$100,000 - $500,000
Carrousel of the Nations 2013 (Windsor)

Best Social Media Campaign

Western Fair (Windsor)

Best Volunteer Program

Winter Festival of Lights (Niagara Falls)

Best Youth Initiative

International Children's Games Windosr Essex 2013 (Windsor)

Sponsor of the Year

$100,000 - $500,000
Carrousel of the Nations 2013 with LiquidWild Media(Windsor)

$500,000 or more
Luminato Festival with KIA Canada (Toronto)

Hall of Fame

Gerry Ginsberg
Canada Blooms: The Flower and Garden Festival (Toronto)

Patrick Taylor
TD Toronto Jazz Festival (Toronto)

Volunteer of the Year Awards

Volunteer of the Year
Cameron Payne - Carrousel of the Nations 2013 (Windsor)

Youth Volunteer of the Year:
Brittny DiScola - Collingwood Elvis Festival (Collingwood)

Family Volunteer of the Year:
The Gunn Family - Summerfolk Music & Craft Festival (Georgian Bay)

Service Excellence Awards

Entertainment – Alternative Entertainment Providers
Grand River Inflatables & Games Inc.

Entertainment – Children’s Entertainment
Mega Magic

Entertainment – Performer
Mega Magic

Operational – Administrative Service Providers
Emergency Rescue Academy Inc.

Operational – Foundational Product Providers
Ticketpro Inc. Canada

Operational – Production Providers
3L Productions Inc.

Operational – On-Site Professional Service Providers
Emergency Rescue EMS


2014 Top 100 Festivals or Events

10th Annual Oshawa Peony Festival (Oshawa)
20th Annual Kingsville Fantasy of Lights Festival (Kingsville)
7th Annual Walter Gretzky Street Hockey Tournament (Brantford)
Alight at Night Festival - Upper Canada Village (Morrisburg)
Alliston Potato Festival (Alliston)
Art in the Park Windsor (Windsor)
Bala Cranberry Festival (Bala)
Balloonapalooza (Windsor)
Barrie Automotive Flea Market (Oro-Medonte)
Barrie Winterfest (Barrie)
Bloor West Village Toronto Ukrainian Festival (Toronto)
Blue Mountains Apple Harvest Festival (Blue Mountains)
Bronte Creek Maple Syrup Festival (Bronte Creek Provincial Park - Oakville)
Buckhorn Fine Art Festival (Buckhorn)
Burlington's Canada Day Celebrations (Burlington)
Burlington's Children's Festival (Burlington)
Canada Blooms - The Flower & Garden Festival (Toronto)
Canada Day (Ottawa-Gatineau)
Canada Day Weekend Celebrations (Harbourfront Centre - Toronto)
Canadian National Exhibition (CNE - Toronto)
Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival (Port Colborne)
Carassauga Festival of Cultures (Mississauga)
Carrot Fest (Bradford)
Carrousel of the Nations 2013 (Windsor)
CIBC Taste of Asia Festival "Canada's Largest Asian Festival" (Markham)
Cobourg Sandcastle Festival (Cobourg)
Collingwood Elvis Festival (Collingwood)
Downtown Milton Street Festival (Milton)
Festival Kompa Zouk Ontario (Toronto)
First Light (Midland)
Friendship Festival (Fort Erie)
Havelock Country Jamboree (Havelock)
Heritage Mica Days (Tay Valley Township)
Hillside Festival (Guelph)
Home County Music & Art Festival (London)
Huron Fringe Birding Festival (Port Elgin)
International Plowing Match (Ontario Plowmen's Association - Guelph)
JerkFest (Jerk Food Festival - Toronto)
Kempenfest (Barrie)
Kirkland Lake Homecoming Week (Kirkland Lake)
Kirkland Lake Winter Carnival (Kirkland Lake)
Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest (Kitchener)
LaSalle Strawberry Festival (LaSalle)
Luminato Festival (Toronto)
Mariposa Folk Festival (Orillia)
Markham Village Music Festival (Markham)
Mattawa Voyageur Days (Mattawa)
Meaford Scarecrow Invasion & Family Festival (Meaford)
Mississauga Waterfront Festival (Mississauga)
Mount Forest Fireworks Festival (Mount Forest)
Niagara Wine Festival (St. Catharines)
Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show (Simcoe)
Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival (Orangeville)
Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival (Ottawa)
Port Elgin Pumpkinfest (Port Elgin)
Pride Toronto (Toronto)
RBC Royal Bank Bluesfest (Ottawa)
Redpath Waterfront Festival Toronto (Toronto)
Re-Enactment of the Battle of Stoney Creek (Stoney Creek)
Richmond Hill Canada Day Celebrations (Richmond Hill)
River Lights Winter Festival (Amherstburg)
Rockhound Gemboree (Bancroft)
Rockton World's Fair (Rockton)
Rogers Cup presented by National Bank (Toronto)
SALSA at Blue Mountains (Blue Mountains)
Savour Stratford Perth County Culinary Festival (Stratford)
Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto (Toronto)
Shores of Erie International Wine Festival (Amherstburg)
Simcoe Christmas Panorama (Simcoe)
Sioux Lookout Blueberry Festival (Sioux Lookout)
Sound of Music Festival (Burlington)
Stratford Festival (Stratford)
Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival (Owen Sound)
TASTE Community Grown (Prince Edward County)
Taste of the Kingsway Festival (Etobicoke)
TD Kitchener Blues Festival (Kitchener)
TD Ottawa Jazz Festival (Ottawa)
TD Sunfest: "Canada's Premier Celebration of World Cultures" (London)
TD Toronto Jazz Festival (Toronto)
Tecumseh Corn Festival (Tecumseh)
Telling Tales - A Family Festival of Stories (Hamilton)
The Art of Eating Food & Wine Festival (Tecumseh)
The Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival (Kingston)
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (Toronto)
The Streetsville Founders' Bread and Honey Festival (Streetsville)
The Word on the Street Toronto (Toronto)
Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues & Jazz Festival (Mississauga)
Toronto Fringe Festival (Toronto)
Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto)
Toronto RibFest (Toronto)
Tweed Tribute to Elvis Festival (Tweed)
Vaughan Celebrates: Concerts in the Park (Vaughan)
Vaughan Celebrates: Winterfest (Vaughan)
Voyageur Winter Carnival (Thunderbay)
Western Fair (London)
Windsor International Film Festival (Windsor)
Windsor Summer Fest (Windsor)
Winter Festival of Lights (Niagara Falls)
Winterlude (Ottawa-Gatineau)
World Heritage Sunset Ceremonies (Fort Henry - Kingston)