EVT Faculty John McBride receives the Leslee Bell Lifetime Achievement Award by International Live Event Association (ILEA), Toronto Chapter.


On Monday, June 7th, at the Event Management ILEA Toronto Gala, John McBride, Professor and Program Coordinator of the Event Management – Event and Exhibit Design program was awarded the Leslee Bell Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the event industry.


Leslee Bell is an icon and pioneer in the event industry within Canada. She started Decor and More from her basement and grew it into the most awarded event design  company in the nation. The Leslee Bell Lifetime Achievement Award honours the lifetime achievement of an ILEA Toronto member who has demonstrated a commitment to the chapter, the city, and the industry commensurate with Leslee Bell’s level of dedication, passion, and influence.


The event was held at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. below is a photo of John holding the award in the shark tank. Congratulations, John!


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Photo credit: George Matthew Photography