Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Immigrant Services Calgary has hosted the annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) since 1997. This gala event honours the contributions and exceptional achievements of immigrants and refugees in the Calgary community through the presentation of awards and youth scholarships.

“Inspire Support Connect” is the theme for the 22nd Anniversary of the IDA which will be held on March 9, 2018 at The Westin Hotel. This gala will showcase individuals who have inspired us with their passion and dedication. 

Nominations for 2018 Immigrants of Distinction Awards are now officially open. To nominate someone, please click here.

Nominate an outstanding immigrant or refugee in the fields of arts and culture, professional achievement, entrepreneurship and innovation, and community service. You can also nominate an organization which embraces diversity  or an immigrant or refugee youth whose achievements truly make him or her shine.