2024 FEO Volunteer Awards Announced

FEO maintains that the importance of volunteers to the festivals and events industry cannot be undervalued. FEO’s commitment to the festivals and events industry is strengthened by recognizing the volunteers who have distinguished themselves by virtue of their service to their community through significant involvement with festivals or events.

FEO would like to congratulate the following 2024 Volunteer Winners.

Family Volunteer of the Year
The Moyle Family – Niagara Grape and Wine Festival

Youth Volunteer of the Year
Marc & CJ Marcos – Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights
Finn McManus – Riverfest Elora

Volunteer of the Year
Judi Denny – City of Oshawa Peony Festival

The “IMAGINE” 2024 Festivals & Events Ontario Conference was held in Niagara Falls, Ontario from February 26-28, 2024.

Media Contact:
Jay Nijhuis
Marketing & Communications Manager
Festivals and Events Ontario
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About Festivals & Events Ontario
Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) was established in 1987 as an association devoted to the growth and stability of the festival and event industry in Ontario. FEO supports a lively, engaged and dedicated festival and events industry by sharing knowledge, enabling networking and providing leadership on education, advocacy and promotion. FEO operates Canada’s largest dedicated festival and event Conference, publishes and distributes an annual consumer guide, promotes its industry festival supplier goods and services and oversees an industry-leading awards recognition program. The festivals and events industry in Ontario is estimated to generate in excess of $2.3 billion annually in contribution to regional GDP, create/sustain approximately 50,000 full-year-equivalent jobs and foster approximately $1 billion dollars in taxes at all levels of government.