Immigrants of Distinction Awards

Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC), proudly invites you to the 23rd Annual Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) on Friday, March 15, 2019. The theme for the 23rd Annual Awards is 'Immigration - Building Canada's Prosperity’. This year we aim to recognize inspirational immigrants and refugees in our nation’s ever-expanding mosaic of ethnicities, languages, cultures, and talents that have come together to create a strong and prosperous Canada.

We are pleased to announce that this year's event will feature a new format and venue! The awards ceremony, featuring special entertainment, will take place in the theatre of Mount Royal’s prestigious Bella Concert Hall (located in the Taylor Centre for Performing Arts​) and will be followed by a cocktail networking reception with 
hors d'oeuvres and silent auction.

More than 500 guests will be in attendance, including prominent business leaders, high-ranking officials from all three levels of Canadian government, international representatives of government, immigrant and refugee communities and civic-minded Calgarians. 

Purchase your tickets here!

When: Friday, March 15, 2019
6:00 pm – Doors open
6:30 pm – Awards ceremony
8:00 pm – Cocktail networking reception and silent auction (hors d'oeuvre will be served).
Where: Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University
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.

Immigrant Services Calgary would be honoured if you would join us to celebrate the outstanding contributions that immigrants and refugees bring to our community. 

Early bird tickets at the price of $130 will be available until February 1, 2019, and after this date, tickets will be sold at the regular price of $150.

To purchase more than 10 tickets, please contact or 587-355-6740.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact

To view photos from the 2018 Immigrants of Distinction Awards, please click here.