The Talent

Kevin Wagman, Founder / President

In 2009, Kevin Wagman was recognized by his peers as Event Professional of the Year by the Canadian Event Industry Awards.  With over 15 years of industry leadership and experience, his passion and talent lies in creating memorable and meaningful event experiences for his clients.  Kevin is an industry leader with over 30 international awards for marketing, event and promotional programs.  He has designed and executed conferences, trade shows, product launches, golf tournaments, promotional stunts, galas, fashion shows and special events throughout North America and Europe that engage participants and capture media attention.  Prior to founding Black Chalk Marketing, Kevin was the Vice President of Events for Segal Communications, a leading event firm in Canada.  He is a regular guest lecturer at Seneca College for the Event Marketing program, and speaker at the Canadian Special Event & Meeting Expo and a standing member of the International Special Events Society.

Kevin is proud to have Black Chalk Marketing named as part of the Top 100 Event Agencies of 2012 by Event Marketer Magazine.

Credits and award-winning event production include clients such as: Microsoft Canada, Virgin Mobile, Virgin Festivals Canada, Toronto Pearson Airport, Canadian Tire, Tommy Hilfiger, Department of National Defense, True Patriot Love Foundation, Sony PlayStation, Virgin Unite, Motorola, Unilever Canada, Subaru, HP, Casella Wines [yellow tail], Hudson’s Bay Company, CIBC, Mercedes-Benz, Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership, and others.

Notable Accolades and Awards include:
  • 2009 CEIA Awards – Event Professional of the Year
  • 15 Canadian Event Industry Awards
  • 10 PROMO! Awards
  • + 19 other marketing and event awards.