Award Nominations

Ontario Contact Awards - to recognize and celebrate the contributions towards overall excellence in the field of live presentation and touring in the province of Ontario made by presenters, artists and managers.

Has someone inspired you? Changed your life? Done more than you would expect and made your life much easier? It is simple to nominate them!

Award Categories:

  • Presenter of the Year
  • Artist of the Year
  • Agent of the Year
  • Award of Excellence


Your nominee must:

  • Have participated in or attended a recent Contact
  • Been actively operating in Ontario in the past year
  • Demonstrated levels of professionalism, commitment to sustaining the presenting community and support by their peers, clients and audiences
  • Have established some sense of legacy – demonstrated impact has been over time, rather than just bursting on the scene

Nomination Process:

Simply email by October 13th, 2017, with the name of your nominee, and outline how they have made your job easier!

Selection Process:

The Selection Committee is composed of representatives from the sectors of presenters, artists and managers/agents. They will review nominations and make selections based on materials submitted. Not all awards will be awarded annually.


Award winners will be recognized by their colleagues at Ontario Contact, and celebrated at the Awards Breakfast on Friday, November 10th. Each winner will receive a handcrafted work of art created by a local artist.