Tracy Van Kalsbeek
Executive Director, K-W Oktoberfest

Land Recognition

Shay Herold

Master of Ceremonies

Robin & PJ
Country 106.7

Women of the Year Committee Welcome

Karina Graf
Chairperson of K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Committee

Introduction of Special Guests & Greetings

Karen Redman
Regional Chair

Colette Watson
President of Rogers Sports & Media

Allan Cayenne
President of K-W Oktoberfest Inc.

Awards Presentations

Arts & Culture
Karem Orellana, Scotiabank

Community Service
Patti Berardi, Station Manager, Rogerstv

Entrepreneur Under 40
Darryl Castle, Senior Marketing Manager, Piller’s Fine Foods

Entrepreneur 40+
Miranda O'Sullivan, Real Estate Broker with Chestnut Park West

Keynote Speaker

Martha Breithaupt

Speaker sponsored by Gowling WLG - Waterloo Region

Oktoberfest Cares

Allie Steffler

Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Ambassador, 2023-2024


Last chance to shop the vendors!

Awards Presentations

Health & Wellness
Carolyn Marsh, Greater KW Chamber of Commerce

Professional Over 40
Laura Hughes, Home Hardware

Professional Under 40
Joanna Ma, Partner, Bereskin & Parr LLP

Skilled Trades
Mandy Bujold, Manager of Industry and Community Partnerships for Grand Valley Construction Association

Keynote Speaker

Tricia Mumby

Speaker sponsored by Gowling WLG - Waterloo Region

Awards Presentations

Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, Profound Impact

Group Achievement
Nancy Fox, IG Wealth Management, Fox Financial

Young Adult
Robin & PJ, Country 106.7

Lifetime Achievement
Gillian Alexander, Schlegel Villages

Closing Remarks