2016 Hall of Fame categories are:
This award recognizes Canada’s top meeting and/or incentive travel planner. The list of criteria includes at least five years of industry experience, client satisfaction, business acumen and mentorship.
This award recognizes an individual planner or supplier who has developed best practices, created professional guidelines and/or who has built a product or service that has improved the way the industry does business.
This award recognizes an individual planner or supplier who has implemented a service or product that has increased productivity and/or modernized the industry.
This award recognizes an individual planner or supplier who gives freely of his/her time and expertise in the promotion of industry associations, groups, professional industry chapters or charity work.
This award recognizes an individual planner or supplier who, through their expertise, professional influence or academic position, has provided others with the opportunity, inspiration or ability to pursue excellence.
INDUSTRY RISING STAR
This award recognizes a planner or supplier, with two to five years experience in the industry, who has demonstrated leadership, and the desire to become an ambassador for the industry.
THE BIG IDEA
This award honors an individual supplier or planner who has come up with, and implemented, an idea that has significantly improved the productivity, profitability, culture and/or operational systems of the specific business/company they work for or own, as well as the industry as a whole.