January 10, 2019
Awards were handed out to a select group of exhibitors at Congress ’19, Canada’s green industry trade show and conference, recognizing exceptional displays and promotion of the event.

A panel of judges evaluated over 600 exhibitors at the three-day event that ran Jan. 8-10, 2019 at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto, Ont.

Winners in the various categories are:

Best Booth – 100 sq. ft.
Jackson Pond
(Booth #2204)

booth winner holding plaqueJudges comments: Excellent use of entire 100 sq ft. Great display of product in a three dimensional  format that included impeccable attention to detail.

Best Booth – 100 to 400 sq. ft.
Kawartha Custom Cut Stone (Booth #2145)

booth winners holding plaqueJudges comments: Clear brand identification and creative use of a nostalgic theme that tied in closely with product to generate instant customer engagement. Theme-costumed sales staff including Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and Rod Stewart along with a contest to win tickets to a Queen Rock Concert were great ice-breaking elements for fun-loving customers.

Best Booth – 401 to 800 sq. ft.
Spider Mowers – Dvorak (Booth #650)

booth winners holding plaqueJudges comments: The 600 sq ft booth featured a three dimensional display elevating their high-end lawn mowers and a custom bar area.  Exceptional attention to booth layout. The staff were knowledgeable and engaging.

Best Booth – Over 800 sq. ft.
Nissan Canada (Booth #230)

booth winners holding plaqueJudges comments: Nicely branded using a welcoming colour and booth layout.  Red boxes in the truck added a playfulness to the display. Great use of technology.

Best of Show – Paul J Day Award
NVK Holdings (Booth #2356)

booth winners holding plaqueJudges comments: Plant materials, for which the company is well recognized, were innovatively incorporated to create an open and inviting display with a pleasant walkway and bar area exemplifying the still popular outdoor living space.

Best Promotion Award
Drive Products (Booth #1272)

booth winners holding plaque
  For full details on the show, visit LOcongress.com.