The 2019 5 to Watch Winners

 

Congratulations to 2019's 5 to Watch winners! Click on their names to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Meghan Chayka
Co-Founder
Stathletes



 
Galen Davies
Senior Director,
Strategy and Partnership
Development,
Global Partnerships
MLSE
Nicole Lee
Senior Director,
Integrated Marketing
NHL


 
Sarah-Eve Pelletier
Deputy General Counsel
& Director of Business Affairs
Canadian Olympic Committee
  Owen Welsh
Senior Director,
Corporate Partnerships
Canadian Football League​
     
   2019 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner

 

   
 

Brian McLean
Founder and President
Achilles Canada

 

   The 2018 5 to Watch Winners

 

Congratulations to 2018's 5 to Watch winners! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Leah MacNab

Senior Director 
Marketing Partnerships
NBA Canada

 

John Mathers

Senior Vice President

Brand and Business Development
Ottawa Sports and
Entertainment Group

Matt McGlynn

Vice President
Brand Marketing
RBC

 

Tanya Mruck
Executive Director
MLSE Foundation and MLSE
LaunchPad
  Marnie Starkman
Vice President
Marketing and Events
Toronto Blue Jays
     
   2018 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner

 

   
 

Kim Smither

Vice President
ProSpeakers.com

 

 

    The 2017 5 to Watch Winners



Produced by Ahmed Said, (graduate of Sport and Event Marketing Program, 2017)

Congratulations to 2017's 5 to Watch winners! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Andrew Agro

Director, Corporate.
Sponsorship
& Business Development

New York Jets

Atila Ozkaplan

Senior Director,

Technical Logistics

NBC Sports Group

 

Catherine Gosselin-Després

Executive Director, Sports
Canadian Paralympic
Committee


 

Jordan Vader
Senior Director,
Global Partnerships
Maple Leaf Sports
& Entertainment
  Lisa Ferkul
Director, Hockey Sponsorship

Scotiabank


 
     

 

   2017 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner

 

   
 

Dan Mackenzie

Vice President and Managing Director
NBA Canada

 

 

   The 2016 5 to Watch Winners


Congratulations to 2016's 5 to Watch winners! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Andrew Greenlaw

Senior Director,
Sponsorship Marketing & Strategy
CIBC

 

Sophie Kotsopoulos
Director, Integrated Marketing
National Hockey League


 

Matthew Logue

Executive Vice President
& Chief Operating Officer
S&E Sponsorship Group

Dan Near
Head of adidas Hockey
adidas Group

 
  Brent Rossi
Executive Vice President,
Marketing & Brand Strategy
Pegula Sports & Entertainment
 

 

   2016 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner

 

   
 

Jacquie Ryan

VP, Sponsorship Marketing
Scotiabank 

 

 

   The 2015 5 to Watch Winners


Congratulations to 2015's 5 To Watch winners! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Andrew Baker
Director, Games
Canadian Olympic Committee

 
Tyler Mazereeuw
Senior Director, Business Development
CFL

 
Michael Rossi
President
adidas Group Canada

 
Joanna Rotenberg
Chief Marketing Officer and
Head of Strategy
BMO Financial Group
  Chris Shewfelt
Senior Director, Global Partnerships MLSE

 

   2015 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner

 

   

 
Nathalie Cooke
Vice-President of Sales and
Brand Partnerships
TSN

 

      The 2014 5 to Watch Winners


Congratulations to 2014's 5 To Watch winners! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Matt Afinec
Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club

 
Danielle Bedasse
Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

 
Alison Gardiner
VP, Brand Development
Canucks Sports & Entertainment

 
Jim Kozak
Director of Sales, Olympics & Sports Partnerships
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
  Adrian Sciarra
VP, Partnerships & Merchandise Sales
Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group

 

 

   2014 Sport and Event Alumni Achievement Award Winner


This year’s event also celebrated a new award, the George Brown College Sports and Event Marketing Alumni award. The inaugural winner is:

 

   

 
Roy Roedger
President/CEO
SDI Marketing

 

 

   The 2013 5 to Watch Winners

 

Congratulations to 2013's winners of the 5 To Watch! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.
 

Mark Silver | George Brown College 5 To Watch Chris Armstrong | George Brown College 5 To Watch Kyle McMann | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Mark Silver
Head of Digital
TSN

 
Chris Armstrong
Senior Vice President
Wasserman Media Group

 
Kyle McMann
Vice President, Integrated Marketing
NHL Enterprises

 
Norm O'Reilly | George Brown College 5 To Watch Matt Shearer | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Norm O'Reilly
Professor & Chair, Department of Sports Administration
College of Business at Ohio University
  Matt Shearer
VP/GM, Europe, Middle East, Asia
Under Armour

 

 

   The 2012 5 to Watch Winners


Congratulations to 2012's winners of the 5 To Watch! Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner.

 

Adam Ashton | George Brown College 5 To Watch Rachel Lewis | George Brown College 5 To Watch Shawn Redmond | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Adam Ashton
Senior Vice President,
Business Operations
Bell Media

 
Rachel Lewis
Chief Operating Officer
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Shawn Redmond
VP of Programming and Marketing
TSN
Alyson Walker | George Brown College 5 To Watch Jeff DeLine | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Alyson Walker
Executive Director, Marketing Partnerships
Canadian Olympic Committee
  Jeff DeLine
Senior Director Corporate Partnerships
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment


*Winners’ titles listed are as of the date they received their award and may not be current. 
 

 
 
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