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Pacific Destination Services has been nominated in three categories for the 15th Annual Canadian Special Events Star Awards. The nominations include Best Corporate Team Building Event, Best Event Produced for a Corporation, and Most Outstanding Logistical Achievement. Joanne and Amanda will be heading to Toronto for the Awards Ceremony this coming Friday, March 30th. Wish us luck!

[h2]Nomination #1: Best Corporate Team Building Event[/h2]

The “Club P” Whistler Olympic Games teambuilding event recreated the spirit of the 2010 Winter Olympics for 700 qualifiers attending a national sales conference. The event included a high-energy agenda beginning with an Assembly of Nations followed by a Parade along Blackcomb Way to the Whistler Olympic Plaza where the 2010 Olympic cauldron was lit. Guests then participated in a series of Olympic events, lunch under the Pavilion, and celebrated with a closing ceremonies as teams were awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals.

[h2]Nomination #2: Best Event Produced for a Corporation &[/h2] [h2]Nomination #3: Most Outstanding Logistical Achievement[/h2]

This “Symphony Under the Stars” event took place at Lost Lake in Whistler, British Columbia. In the initial discussions around “the wow event” of the program, our client presented us with the following statement; “please create the event you have always wanted to do outdoors but no one has had the budget for, and without a tent”. This experience had to be the “reason for bringing this program to Whistler.” Some of the unique challenges included space limitations, sightlines, staging, and tents for catering, production, green rooms, and high-end washrooms. The result was an unforgettable evening, set against the backdrop of mountains, lake, and Whistler’s sky, ending with a wild standing ovation.

Watch the awards live on at 4:15 pacific/7:15 PM eastern on Friday, March 30th as it is broadcasted live for the first time in 15 years.