What are the London Convention Centre Ambassador Awards?

Initiated in 2000, the LCC Ambassador Awards recognize local individuals who are influential in bringing a conference or event to London.  Since 2000 the LCC Ambassador Awards have recognized 88 individuals for their fervent support of the LCC and the city of London in bids to attract provincial, national and international conference and events.

The LCC Ambassadors have helped generate significant results for the LCC over our 23 year history. All totaled the LCC, with help from LCC Ambassadors, has welcomed 2.4 million delegates producing a total economic impact of $232 million for the City of London over the past two decades.

To learn how you can help Bring the World to London, like our Ambassadors, contact us at info@londoncc.com

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AMBASSADOR AWARDS PROGRAM

Purpose:

  • To annually recognize and thank individuals who were influential in attracting a major convention to the London Convention Centre
  • To encourage others to promote London as a destination
  • To increase awareness about the London Convention Centre, particularly among individuals who through their professional activities and involvement within various associations, can attract events to the London Convention Centre to create greater awareness and understanding about the economic impact of conventions and conferences to our community

Qualification Process:

  • Local host/contact who influenced the selection of London for the convention or conference held at the London Convention Centre for the first time.

  • Economic benefit of 200 delegates or more, multiple day event, convention or conference with hotel guestroom requirements
  • Confirmed by association as the appropriate individual to be recognized

Selection Process:

  • Business Development Managers review files from past year to identify host clients who were instrumental in bringing a convention or conference to London
  • Follow-up call to association or appropriate official to confirm
  • Selection to be confirmed by London Convention Centre's Board of Directors
  • Formal notice/letter from Mayor, London Convention Centre's Chair and General Manager advising ambassador of their selection are forwarded

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2018 LCC Ambassador Awards

In 2018, we recognized thirteen outstanding individuals whose passion and commitment to their respective organization brought an increased profile for London, and significant economic impact.

  • Pat Phinney: Salvation Army Leadership Conference (April 2017)
  • Rebecca Ford: Tenno Con (July 2017) 
  • Wendy McCann: CAMPT-NOD (October 2017) 
  • Heather Pilot: Best Defence (November 2017) 
  • Stu Saunders: Global Student Leadership Conference (April 2018) 
  • Peter Piazza: Festival 2018 Square & Round Dancers (July 2018) 
  • Chief Neal Roberts: Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (September 2018) 

2018 LCC Icon Award:

  • London Chamber of Commerce

AMBASSADOR AWARD RECIPIENTS

Award Recipients 2001-2018