• Individuals and organizations who are nominated must reside in Calgary or the surrounding area.
  • All the applicants must have been born outside of Canada.
  • Nominated organizations must have a Calgary office, either locally owned or a local branch of a national or multi-national organization.
  • All nominations must be submitted online.
  • In all categories candidates must be nominated by someone other than themselves with the exception of the Youth Scholarship category.

Nomination Resources

These links will help you to nominate your candidate:

Important Dates

All nominees must be able to attend the IDA Gala on March 10, 2017 in order to be considered for an award.

  • September 26 2016 – Nominations open online
  • November 30 2016, 11:59 pm – Nominations close
  • December – January –  Review & interview process
  • February 2017 – Finalists announced
  • March 10 2017 – Awards Ceremony, The Westin Calgary