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2022 IDC/IIDA Leaders Breakfast Toronto

septembre 19, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Co-presented by the Interior Designers of Canada (IDC) and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), the Leaders Breakfast is an annual international event that celebrates design in the global marketplace by honouring individuals who are both the legacy and future of design. After two years of virtual events during the pandemic, the Leaders Breakfast returns to being hosted in person this year on September 19, 2022.

Every year a chosen city hosts a breakfast that features a renowned keynote speaker and recognizes one city-selected honouree who has made significant contributions to the design industry. Don’t miss Toronto’s 17th anniversary of the IDC/IIDA Leaders Breakfast, being hosted in-person at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

Event Details:
Location: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto, Ont.
Date: September 19, 2022
Time: 8 a.m  – 11 a.m ET

Honouree: Marilyn Donoghue

Marilyn Donoghue has an international architecture and design background and is one of the most highly acclaimed interior designers in Canada. She has significantly influenced the legal recognition of Interior Design as a profession in the province of Ontario, and by extension to Canada.

She ran the Public Works Design group for the Canadian Government and influenced the education system while consulting with FIDER (Foundation of Interior Design Education and Research) the accreditation organization for North American Design colleges and universities. Her dedication to both legislation and education demonstrates her commitment to the quality of life as it relates to work, home and family, culture and the environment, and her dedication to ensure the future of the design profession, young graduates, and their influence in society. She epitomized the interior design philosophy to improve the quality of life of those who inhabit her projects.

Keynote: Ian McCallum

Ian McCallum is a member of the Munsee-Delaware First Nation. He works with his community promoting culture, and history and is an educator working with the Munsee language. As a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto, Ian is currently researching strategies to support Munsee language revitalization. His most current work looks at connections between the Munsee language and the Thames River.

Ian is an Education Officer in the Indigenous Education Office for the Ministry of Education in Ontario. He has worked in the field of education for more than 20 years in the capacity of classroom and resource teacher as well as supporting teacher candidates as a seconded faculty of education member.

In his presentation, titled, Importance of Indigenous Language Revitalization, Ian will be reflecting upon his language learning journey and the important knowledge within the language.

This keynote presentation will count towards 1 IDCEC hour.

Please note: tickets for this event are sold out.

Please contact Barbora Krsiakova, Director, Business Development at if you would like to have your name added to the waitlist.

Table Opportunities for Partners

Champion (SOLD)
  • 2 x VIP table location for 10 (20 seats)
  • Company name signage on table
  • Company logo on IDC website
  • Company logo on IDC communications tools (IDC Newsletter, email event notices, press releases, etc.)
  • Company logo in Leaders Breakfast event on PowerPoint
  • Opportunity to place company promotional item on each breakfast chair (approximately 300 items required)
  • Included as a sponsor in the news release
Patron (SOLD)
  • Preferred table location for 10
  • Company name signage on table
  • Company logo on IDC website
  • Company logo on email event notices to all IDC members
  • Company logo in Leaders Breakfast event on PowerPoint
  • Select table location for 10
  • Company name signage on table
  • Company name on IDC website
  • Company name on email event notices to all IDC members
  • Company name in Leaders Breakfast event PowerPoint

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Table Sponsors:

Crown Surface Solutions

HNI Canada



Midgley Tecnica



Date :
septembre 19, 2022
Heure :
8:00 am - 11:00 am EDT


Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 Canada
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