Festival Director, Judy Merry, has worked in the special events industry for over 20 years. Before joining NEM in 2021, Judy was the North American Culinary Director for IMG, and before that she was VP at Informa Canada heading up The Interior Design Show (Toronto and Vancouver); Toronto Food & Wine (formerly The Delicious Food Show) and DesignJunction in London UK.
Through her work in the Food & Wine industry, Judy has developed a reputation for creating extraordinary culinary experiences for Toronto Food lovers, hosting the biggest names in food and lifestyle entertaining. Bringing her expertise in curating the best in culinary events to IMG Canada to launch The Big Feastival and take Taste of Toronto to the next level. Now launching T.O. Food & Drink, this will be the latest in culinary events to hit the Toronto food scene.