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Congratulations to 2018's 5 to Watch winners!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
Leah MacNab
Senior Director 
Marketing Partnerships
NBA Canada

 
John Mathers
Senior Vice President
Brand and Business Development
Ottawa Sports and
Entertainment Group
Matt McGlynn
Vice President
Brand Marketing
RBC


 
Tanya Mruck
Executive Director
MLSE Foundation and MLSE
LaunchPad


 
  Marnie Starkman
Vice President
Marketing and Events
Toronto Blue Jays


 
     

 
   
 
Kim Smither
Vice President
ProSpeakers.com
 




Produced by Ahmed Said, (graduate of Sport and Event Marketing Program, 2017)

Congratulations to 2017's 5 to Watch winners!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
Andrew Agro
Director, Corporate.
Sponsorship
& Business Development
New York Jets
Atila Ozkaplan
Senior Director,
Technical Logistics
NBC Sports Group

 
Catherine Gosselin-Després
Executive Director, Sports
Canadian Paralympic
Committee


 
Jordan Vader
Senior Director,
Global Partnerships
Maple Leaf Sports
& Entertainment

 
  Lisa Ferkul
Director, Hockey Sponsorship

Scotiabank



 
     


 
   
 
Dan Mackenzie
Vice President and Managing Director
NBA Canada
 



Congratulations to 2016's 5 to Watch winners!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
 
Andrew Greenlaw
Senior Director,
Sponsorship Marketing & Strategy
CIBC

 
Sophie Kotsopoulos
Director, Integrated Marketing
National Hockey League


 
Matthew Logue
Executive Vice President
& Chief Operating Officer

S&E Sponsorship Group
Dan Near
Head of adidas Hockey
adidas Group

 
  Brent Rossi
Executive Vice President,
Marketing & Brand Strategy
Pegula Sports & Entertainment
 



 
   
 
Jacquie Ryan
VP, Sponsorship Marketing
Scotiabank 
 

 
 
 
Congratulations to 2015's 5 To Watch winners!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
 
Andrew Baker
Director, Games
Canadian Olympic Committee

 
Tyler Mazereeuw
Senior Director, Business Development
CFL

 
Michael Rossi
President
adidas Group Canada

 
Joanna Rotenberg
Chief Marketing Officer and
Head of Strategy
BMO Financial Group

 
  Chris Shewfelt
Senior Director, Global Partnerships MLSE

 

 
   

 
Nathalie Cook
Vice-President of Sales and
Brand Partnerships
TSN


Congratulations to 2014's 5 To Watch winners!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
 
Matt Afinec
Senior Vice President & Chief Sales Officer
Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club

 
Danielle Bedasse
Executive Director, Jays Care Foundation
Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club

 
Alison Gardiner
VP, Brand Development
Canucks Sports & Entertainment

 
Jim Kozak
Director of Sales, Olympics & Sports Partnerships
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

 
  Adrian Sciarra
VP, Partnerships & Merchandise Sales
Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group

 

This year’s event also celebrated a new award, the George Brown College Sports and Event Marketing Alumni award. The inaugural winner is:
 
   

 
Roy Roedger
President/CEO
SDI Marketing

 

 

The 2013 5 To Watch Winners

Congratulations to 2013's winners of the 5 To Watch!

(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
 
Mark Silver | George Brown College 5 To Watch Chris Armstrong | George Brown College 5 To Watch Kyle McMann | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Mark Silver
Head of Digital
TSN

 
Chris Armstrong
Senior Vice President
Wasserman Media Group

 
Kyle McMann
Vice President, Integrated Marketing
NHL Enterprises

 
Norm O'Reilly | George Brown College 5 To Watch Matt Shearer | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Norm O'Reilly
Professor & Chair, Department of Sports Administration
College of Business at Ohio University

 
  Matt Shearer
VP/GM, Europe, Middle East, Asia
Under Armour

 

2012 5 To Watch

Congratulations to 2012's winners of the 5 To Watch!
 
(Click on images to launch a biographical video of each winner)
 
Adam Ashton | George Brown College 5 To Watch Rachel Lewis | George Brown College 5 To Watch Shawn Redmond | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Adam Ashton
Senior Vice President,
Business Operations
Bell Media

 
Rachel Lewis
Chief Operating Officer
Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Shawn Redmond
VP of Programming and Marketing
TSN
Alyson Walker | George Brown College 5 To Watch Jeff DeLine | George Brown College 5 To Watch
Alyson Walker
Executive Director, Marketing Partnerships
Canadian Olympic Committee
  Jeff DeLine
Senior Director Corporate Partnerships
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment



*Winners’ titles listed are as of the date they received their award and may not be current. 
 

 
 
George Brown College's "5 To Watch" is a ground breaking event that has become a "must-attend" within the Canadian sports marketing industry and sets the standard for identifying the next generation of industry captains.
 
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