Executive Director/ Promoter

Daniel Cardinal started his career working as a radio advertising consultant at CJRC and CHEZ 106 after graduating from Algonquin College in business administration /marketing.

In 1987, he joined the Bayshore Shopping Center management team as Marketing Director during the 3rd level expansion of the mall.

Daniel was recruited in 1995 by Les Promenades de l’Outaouais Shopping Center as coordinator during the phase 4 expansion, which included a 10 restaurant food fair, The Bay department store and 50 new boutiques. He was then promoted to mall manager before he left in 1999 to start his own consulting firm.

He successfully promoted and organized the Outaouais Home Show from 1999 to 2006. For the past 12 years, Daniel has owned and managed the Outaouais Women’s Show.

His love of music and his 36 years of experience in events management and marketing have inspired him to create this unique event, which promises to be Ottawa’s coolest happening!

 

Stage Manager/ Technical Director

Claude Faucon, owner of Accomplished Productions, a company founded in Sudbury, Ontario in 1987, has been in the cultural business for 41 years.

Accomplished Productions’ mission is to provide complete technical production management and consulting services in the field of performing arts, music and song, theater, dance and comedy.

Claude was the Technical Production Director for several events of Franco-Ontarian organizations such as Théâtre Action, l’Association des professionnels de la chanson et de la musique (APCM), Réseau Ontario, le Mouvement d’implication francophone d’Orléans (MIFO) and le Festival franco-ontarien.

Internationally, he has served as Technical Director of Team Canada’s Cultural Delegation for the last 7 editions of les Jeux de la Francophonie: Côte d’Ivoire (2017); France (2013); Liban (2009); Niger (2005); Canada (2001); Madagascar (1997); France (1994).

Nationally, he worked as a Technical Director for two editions of les Jeux de la Francophonie in Sudbury, Ontario in 2011 and in Edmonton, Alberta in 2008. He also worked as a Stage Manager / TD Assistant at the Place de la Francophonie in Vancouver, British Columbia during the 2010 Winter Olympics and as Director of Technical Production at the 2009 World Acadian Congress in the Acadian Peninsula region of New Brunswick

He has also been the Production Director of the 2017 Gray Cup Festival in Ottawa and is now in his 15th year as Stage Manager / TD Assistant at the Main Stage for the RBC Bluesfest.

 

Director of Operations

Kathryn Poliquin is a veteran when it comes to music festivals.

Over the past 18 years, she has successfully led several sections and teams for various music festivals, including RBC Bluesfest, CityFolk, Capital City Hoedown, and has participated in many others.

Kathryn is recognized for her volunteer retention, her passion for music, and her experience with music festivals. She is excited and proud to be working with the Nostalgia team.

 

Site manager/ Logistics Director

Pierre Miron, President of P. Miron Consultants, has been working in the special events area for almost three decades.

He has developed a strong understanding of the everyday needs of organizing and implementing outdoor and indoor special events and ceremonies.

In order to satisfy a market requirement for professional events management, Mr. Miron founded in 1987, P.Miron Consultants, a production services company, which over the years, has developed into a leading firm in the industry.

In partnership with the community, Mr. Miron has been an active player in developing most major festivals in the National Capital Region such as: Festival Franco-Ontarien, The Canadian Tulip Festival, The Ottawa Bluesfest, The Gatineau Loppet, The Ottawa Race Weekend and The Casino Sound of Light just to name a few.

He was also Logistic Director in Vancouver for Place de la Francophonie during the 2010 Olympics. His expertise was also a key element in the success and implementation of the Mont-Tremblant Triathlon. He also provided his expertise in attracting both the Ironman and Ironman 70, 5 events in the Temblant area.