CAPACOA will present a series of awards to recognize excellence in the field of live performance touring and presenting at its annual awards dinner on the Saturday January 24 of the 2015 conference.
Presenter of the Year
This award recognizes excellence and achievement by a volunteer or professional organization in the presentation of touring performances, demonstrating commitment to excellence in programming and professionalism, and/or contribution to community life and/or the touring sector in Canada. This award is open to CAPACOA presenter and network members only.
Artist Manager/Agent of the Year
This award recognizes exceptional achievement by business organizations who work in partnership with presenters to develop and maintain audiences, promote block booking activity, conceive innovative touring projects, and otherwise go above and beyond the basic booking of engagements. This award is open to CAPACOA business members only.
Touring Artist of the Year
This award recognizes performers whose professionalism and cooperative spirit enhance their relationship with presenters, such as cooperation in performance promotion, technical facilitation, contract fulfillment, or service above and beyond contractual agreements. This award is open to any performing artist or company that toured in Canada during the current season.
Recipients for the 2012-2013 season were:
- CAPACOA Presenter of the Year: Ken Coulter, Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
- CAPACOA Artist Manager/Agent of the year: Andrew Kwan, Andrew Kwan Artists Management
- CAPACOA Touring Artist of the Year: Tafelmusik