The BC Touring Council Annual Awards were handed out at the recently completed Pacific Contact booking conference http://bctouring.org/pacific-contact and tradeshow on April 5th, 2014 in Burnaby, B.C.
Presenter Of The Year. In this category presenters are to be currently presenting in British Columbia, attend Pacific Contact, demonstrate commitment to artistic and managerial excellence, demonstrate community involvement, demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism in presenting and contribute to the awareness and development of the arts. The 2014 Presenter Of The Year was awarded to Bill Usher, Golden Arts Council/Kicking Horse Culture, Golden B.C.
The Touring Artist/Company Of The Year is awarded to an artist or company who toured BC within the past year, demonstrates artistic excellence in their discipline and brings the highest degree of professionalism in touring.
The 2014 Touring Company Of The Year was awarded to Fung Chiu Duo, Toronto.
In the category of Agent or Manager Of The Year the individual receiving this award should attend Pacific Contact and follow up with presenters afterwards, demonstrate professionalism and respect for artists and presenters and demonstrate ethical and best practices in business.
The 2014 Agent Of The Year was awarded to Danielle Lefebvre, Agence d’artistes Danielle Lefebvre /Artist and Concert Agency
On behalf of the Board of Directors, staff and members of the BC Touring Council – Congratulations to all the nominees and award recipients.
For further information about the awards and to view past award recipients please go to the BCTC website at http://bctouring.org/about/award-nominations