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Upcoming Awards Gala

2016 winners will be announced at the Awards Gala on March 9, 2017, at the Fairmont Royal York, Toronto
To purchase tables, contact: 416-649-8841 or CarswellMedia.Sales@thomsonreuters.com

2015 Winners

Deal Team of the Year: Magna International Inc.
Award received by
Jason Wolkove, Associate General Counsel, M&A
Patrick Harris, Director of Corporate Development

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Value Creation Award: Gildan Activewear Inc.
Award received by
Lindsay Matthews, Vice-President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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IPO of the Year: Shopify Inc.
Award received by
Joseph Frasca, General Counsel

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Consumer Business Industry Award: HBC
Award received by
Ian Putnam, Executive VP,Chief Corporate Development Officer
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Financial Industry Award: Element Financial Corporation
Award received by
Steven Hudson, CEO
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Media & Telecommunications Industry Award: Rogers Communications Inc.
Award received by
David Miller, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

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Foreign Outbound (Global) Award: Linamar Corporation
Award received by
Roger Fulton, EVP Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Manufacturing Industry Award: New Flyer Industries Inc.
Award received by
Paul Soubry, President & CEO 
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Information Technology Industry Award: D+H Corporation
Award received by
David Caldwell, Head of Talent and Corporate Strategy
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Mid Market Deal of the Year: Clearwater Seafoods Inc.
Award received by
Telaina Kelly, Assistant General Counsel 
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Canadian Bank of the Year (Deal Volume): RBC Capital Markets
Award received by
Alex Graham, Managing Director, Head of Communications, Media & Technology Investment Banking

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Canadian Bank of the Year (Deal Value): BMO Capital Markets
Award received by
John Armstrong, Head of M&A, Canada and International
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Keynote speaker:
Brent Belzberg, Senior Managing Partner
TorQuest Partners

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Gala host:
Ben Mulroney, Anchor
CTV's eTalk

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Host:
Jean Cumming, Editor-in-Chief/Market Director
Lexpert

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Host:
Mark Jamrozinski, Managing Partner, Canadian M&A
Deloitte

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Sponsorships

All net proceeds from the gala will go to Junior Achievement of Canada.

To purchase your sponsorship or table please contact below CarswellMedia.Sales@thomsonreuters.com or phone 416-649-8841.

Signature Sponsor - $35,000 

  • Two tables for sixteen guests
  • Opportunity to present an award at the event
  • $20k in media for Lexpert (or any Carswell Media publication)
  • Video pre-roll on Dealmakers video
  • Logo on gift item
  • Logo to appear on photo backdrop
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program
  • Logo on name badges
  • Logo on gift bags or gift (if gift bag not available)
  • Receive a copy of attendee list and seating plan
  • First right of refusal to sponsor at this level next year

 

Platinum Sponsor - $25,0​00 

  • Two tables for sixteen guests
  • Opportunity to present an award at the event
  • $10k in media for Lexpert (or any Carswell Media publication)
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on photo backdrop
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program
  • Receive a copy of attendee list and seating plan
  • First right of refusal to sponsor at this level next year

Gold Sponsor - $19,5​00

  • One table for eight guests
  • $6k in media for Lexpert (or any Carswell Media publication)
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on photo backdrop
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program
  • Receive a copy of attendee list and seating plan


Silver Sponsor - $12,500

  • One table for eight guests
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program

 

Bronze Sponsor - $10,000

  • Half table for four guests
  • Item with logo in gift bag - produced by client
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program

 
Cocktail Sponsor - $15,000  

  • One table for eight guests
  • Cocktail Sponsor recognition including:
                - signage, signature cocktail, and napkins or stir sticks (to be provided by Lexpert)
  • Item with logo in gift bag - produced by client
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program

 

Memento Sponsor - $15,000

  • One table for eight guests
  • Logo on each framed memento
  • Item with logo in gift bag - produced by client
  • Logo to appear on backdrop of stage (wide screen, logo rotation)
  • Logo to appear on Canadian Dealmakers website
  • Logo to appear on digital advertising pertaining to the event
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in Carswell Media Publications
  • Logo to be printed in advertisements pertaining to the event in The Globe and Mail Report on Business section (pre and post awards)
  • Logo on invitation
  • Logo and write up (when applicable) in event program
  • Exclusivity at this level
  • Opportunity to hand deliver each memento

 

Table Sponsor - $6,000

  • One table for eight guests


½ Table Sponsor - $3,300

  • ½ table for four guests 

 

Single Ticket - $950 (If available)

 

Supporting Canada’s future dealmakers
Canadian Dealmakers is once again committed to supporting Junior Achievement of Canada. The purpose of Junior Achievement of Canada is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. 

All net proceeds from the gala will go to Junior Achievement of Canada.