Ontario Gala Night: ‘A Taste of Italy’

On Friday, February 7, EFC members and their guests came together for the 12th Annual Ontario Region Gala Night. Hosted at the Marriott Hotel in Toronto, a record-breaking 343 guests were in attendance, the largest number of attendees in EFC’s history. A replica 1964, red shiny Vespa was on display as guests arrived to set the event theme ‘A Taste of Italy.’ Attendees enjoyed everything from a 6-course Italian meal, an accordion and guitarist duo to the Slime Dogs (Cani Melma) live band, foosball table, casino, and an inflatable soccer kick-off game.

A special thank you to Ontario Region Executive committee member, Antonio DeCicco, Intermatic, who emceed the evening alongside, Zack Cvitak, Prysmian Group, and Ontario Vice-Chair, Mike Smith, Ideal Supply.

The gala also included a change of the gavel for the Ontario Region chairmanship. A certificate of appreciation and donation to the Heart & Stroke was presented to Zack Cvitak. Following this presentation, the gavel was handed to Mike Smith, EFC’s 2020/2022 Ontario Region Chair.

The evening continued with a midnight pizza table sponsored by EFC’s Young Professionals Network.

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Nathalie Lajoie, Director of National Events, was pleased with the record turnout of this Annual Gala, which saw a 10% increase in attendees. The Ontario Region Gala continues to gain tremendous momentum, providing invaluable networking opportunities for industry members. There was a lot of hours and logistical detailing that went into this event. We thank the committee for playing an instrumental role in its success.

On behalf of EFC’s Ontario Region Executive team and all the Gala attendees, we would like to extend a big thank you to all the event’s sponsors who helped create such an incredible night!

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