2017 Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is pleased to announce the names of federal, provincial and municipal dignitaries who will be attending the Immigrants of Distinction Awards gala.The gala, which will be held on March 10th, 2017 at the Westin Calgary, celebrates the outstanding achievements and contributions of immigrants to Calgary in the categories of Achievement Under 35; Arts and Culture; Community Service; Entrepreneurship and Innovation; Lifetime Achievement; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math; Organizational Diversity and Youth Scholarships.

2017 Immigrants of Distinction Awards Finalists

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 21st Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards.

The Immigrants of Distinction Awards are designed to bring to the greater Calgary community stories of achievement and contribution while recognizing some of Calgary’s most esteemed immigrants. Awards are presented in the categories of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Culture; Youth Scholarships; Community Service; Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); Organizational Diversity; Lifetime Achievement and Achievement Under 35.

Tickets Now Available for the 21st Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Join us on March 10th, as we the outstanding accomplishments of Calgary’s immigrants and refugees. This year we are also celebrating Immigrant Services Calgary’s 40th Anniversary of making a difference in the Calgary community.

Early Bird Ticket Sales until February 1st - $130
Regular Ticket Price - $150

IDA Gala
The Westin Calgary
4:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards

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Nominations for IDA 2017 are now Closed!

Thank you to all who submitted a nomination for the 21st Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards. Nominations have now closed. Award finalists will be notified in January, and the award recipients will be announced at the Immigrants of Distinction Awards on March 10th, 2017. Join us on March 10th, as we celebrate Immigrant Services Calgary’s 40th anniversary of delivering quality settlement services to Calgary’s newcomers, and Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. These two significant milestones are sure to make the 2017 Immigrants of Distinction Awards out biggest and best yet!

Nominations Now Open for the 21st Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Do you know an immigrant who has made amazing contributions to Calgary’s community in the areas of arts and culture, professional achievement, entrepreneurship and innovation, or community service? What about an organization with a record of embracing diversity, or an immigrant or refugee youth whose accomplishments truly make him or her shine?

Nominations for the 2017 annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) are officially open and will be accepted until 11:59pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2016.

2016 Finalists Annouced!

Immigrant Services Calgary is pleased to announce the finalists for the 20th annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards.This year’s Immigrants of Distinction Awards finalists are as follows:

Nominations now closed for the 20th Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Thank you to all who submitted a nomination for the 20th Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards. Nominations have now closed. All nominations will be reviewed over the next few weeks, and nominators will receive an email notifying them if their nominee has been selected as a finalist by February, 2016. Thank you again for your nomination, and we hope to see you on March 11th, 2016 at our 20th annual celebration.

Nominations Now Open For The 20th Immigrants Of Distinction Awards

Do you know an immigrant who has made amazing contributions to Calgary’s community in the areas of Arts and Culture, Professional Achievement, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or Community Service? What about an organization with a record of embracing diversity, or an immigrant or refugee youth whose accomplishments truly make him or her shine?