Immigrants of Distinction Awards | Immigrant Services Calgary
Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Every year, our selection committee reviews nominations from across Calgary, and Immigrant Services Calgary is proud to announce the finalists for the 24th Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards! Award recipients will be announced at the gala, held on March 13, 2020 at the Bella Concert Hall (Mount Royal Theatre). The event will host hundreds of guests, including representation from all levels of government, the corporate community, and the voluntary sector. This year's theme is "Unleashing Potential", meant to recognize the inspirational immigrants who have come to call Calgary home, as well as their resilience and ability to break through barriers and help others do the same.

Tickets: Tickets at $150.

Seating: General seating will be assigned based on order of purchase. Tickets and seating assignments will be available upon arrival at the event.

Location: The Bella Concert Hall is located in the Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts at the East Gate of the Mount Royal University campus, 18 Mount Royal Circle SW, Calgary.

Parking: Please provide sufficient time to find parking at the University. Recommended parking lots are 6A, 7, 8, East Gate Parkade and Riddell Learning and Library Centre parkade. A map is provided for your convenience.

Dress code: The event is a formal affair. Black tie, business formal or formal ethnic attire is appropriate.

Program: The event will take place Friday, March 13, 2020 from 5:30-10:00.

  • 5:30 pm - Networking (cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres)
  • 6:00 pm - Seating
  • 6:30 pm - Awards ceremony
  • 8:15 pm - Networking Reception (cash bar and hors d'oeuvres)


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To view photos from the 2019 Immigrants of Distinction Awards, please click here.