The event, which combined business- and consumer-facing elements from Canon's various brand sectors, attracted 14,000 people, of which 1,029 were in house staff. Its budget was said to be around 15m euros.
"Sharing the workload was not without its challenges. We had to give Imagination our full trust with decision-making, but they have a proven record and did a great job," she added.
Asked whether there was pressure on Canon to downsize or justify holding an event of this size, she replied that, as it was only once every five years, and attracted a large audience it was justified.
Imagination director Guy Stevenson added that budgets were tightly managed and a sustainability assessment was carried out, which gained an 'excellent'. He also revealed that the venue, La Grande Hall Paris, was chosen before Imagination came on board.