Nominated for the award: Outstanding Innovator
Position: Founder - Marketing, Branding & Communications Specialist
Biography: Eniko is a child of a Revolution that tore her family apart… a family fortunate to be reunited in Canada, many years later. However, the effects of war foster tenacity and resourcefulness in people… a resourcefulness that becomes the foundation of innovative thinking! Eniko’s company BrandPros was founded on 20+ years of this innovative Marketing and Brand Building. She honed her expertise in top Canadian Agencies, where her strategic thinking benefited Fortune 500 leaders, including Bayer, Vincor, Eastman Kodak, Nestle Purina, Corby’s Distilleries, Tetley USA, AC Nielsen + more. ENIKO’S INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES RESULTED IN INNOVATIVE BRAND BUILDING: • What started out as a small commemorative project, Eniko “transformed” into her first book – 360° Perspective – a keepsake coffee table book, commissioned by a well-established developer! • Pioneered trailblazing, symbiotic partnerships with global hotel chains & award-winning wineries to promote her GC’s services – all at ZERO cost! • Her “Celebrity Golf – Play-A-Round With Us” program gained endorsements from international entertainer, Michael Bolton • Eniko was also a strategic catalyst in the launch of Royal Doulton’s first-ever prestige fragrance line, under the “Doulton” brand • She transformed an unpleasant incident into being invited back as guest speaker to the prestigious HBA Global Expo in New York, NY • Repeat guest speaker on Marketing at Esthétique Spa International Show, the premier HBA tradeshow in Canada • Ongoing teaching resource for package design for the Packaging Association of Canada, for 10+ years • Secured a global beverage manufacturer’s sponsorship to enhance a philanthropic initiative, just to help the people of St. Kitts… + more… INNOVATIVE VOLUNTEERING… SIMPLY TO GIVE BACK! • Provided strategic guidance for an innovative new fund-raising initiative for The Heart & Stroke Foundation • Created student surveys for the Parent-Teacher Advisory Committee, to eradicate in-school bullying • Elected as Vice-Chairman of the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee for the Town of Oakville • Active fundraiser for: Emily’s House, Mercedes-Benz, Weekend to End Cancers, Walk-A-Mile in Her Shoes, Heart Niagara, Children’s Wish Foundation… + more • Eniko completed the 60KM Walk to End Breast Cancer THREE TIMES & personally raised $12K+ to benefit Princess Margaret Hospital!