2019 CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala Recap
We're still reeling from Monday's 5th annual Awards Gala! CIMA is incredibly proud to have honoured this year's recipients and nominees at Lithuanian Banquet Halls amongst over 230 industry peers. It was an evening of camaraderie, good food, refreshments aplenty, and of course, wonderful live music by Moscow Apartment, Kevin Drew (of Broken Social Scene), The Sorority, Joel Plaskett, and Whitehorse.
Congratulations once again to our 2019 honourees:
- Builder Award: Kim Cooke, Pheromone Recordings & Revolution Recording Studio - Presented by Slaight Music
- Brian Chater Industry Award: Allison Outhit, Six Shooter Records
- Entrepreneur Award: Shauna de Cartier, Six Shooter Records - Presented by Gowling WLG
- Unsung Hero Award: Yvonne Matsell, Concert Booker & Co-Founder of NXNE
CIMA would also like to say a huge thank you to everyone who made the night possible: Platform Productions Inc., MIRA Studios, the staff at Lithuanian Banquet Halls, Martin Melhuish, our host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe, and Treeline Catering....and last but certainly not least, thank you once again to the generous support of our 2019 sponsors:
Ontario Media Development Corp. (OMDC)
Award Sponsors: Gowling WLG, Select Distribution and Slaight Music
Artist Sponsors: CBC Music, Re:Sound and SiriusXM
Patron Sponsors: Cassels Brock, CMRRA, Global Public Affairs, Long & McQuade, LyricFind, SOCAN and Spotify
You can read more about Monday's event here:
The official photos from the night (courtesy of David Leyes Photography) have been posted on our Facebook page.