The 16th Annual Bravo and Golden Bravo Awards were hosted in partnership at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on Thursday, March 5, 2020. The Bravo Awards are an annual awards ceremony hosted by the Yukon Convention Bureau to celebrate and acknowledge the best efforts of YCB members. The ceremony recognizes Yukoners, whether they be professional planners or members of national organizations, who have championed hosting a meeting or event in the territory. Two awards are handed out: the Bravo Award for best overall efforts and the Golden Bravo Award for most outstanding service. The recipients of this year’s awards were: -Bravo Award was presented to the BreakOut West 2019 Planning Committee for their significant efforts with their Oct 2-6, 2019 event. This event was previously held in Yukon in 2011. Their event hosted 1200 total delegates (360 non Yukoners/ 840 Yukoners), from across Canada, with many arriving early or staying after to travel throughout the Yukon. -Golden Bravo award recipient was Antoinette’s Restaurant, nominated by the BreakOut West organizers, for their above and beyond efforts & services with the successful BreakOut West 2019 Yukon event.
Due to COVID 19 & the ongoing global pandemic, both the 2021 & 2022 Bravo Awards have been postponed. YCB Board and staff are looking forward to future opportunities to host and recognize efforts in our industry in the future.