Nominate an Event Champion

The Mayor’s Breakfast for Sport will take place on September 10, 2014 at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.  The Calgary Sport Tourism Authority (CSTA) will again present an award at the breakfast for the following category:

“The Calgary Sport Tourism Authority’s Event Champion of the Year Award recognizes exemplary leadership and an exceptional contribution to the attraction and delivery of a national or international sport event in the city of Calgary.”

The award can recognize an individual that has made an important contribution to attracting a specific event and/or has been a leader in the delivery and hosting of a major sport event that may have produced any of the following benefits for our city:  strong economic activity, significant media and profile, extensive community involvement and engagement, and/or an important community legacy.

Furthermore, individuals that have made long term commitments to an event or the community in regards to hosting sport events are also eligible for consideration; the associated sport event does not have to have been hosted in 2014.

  • 2012 Award Recipient – Jim Peplinski (2012 World Junior Hockey Championship)
  • 2013 Award Recipient – Byron Stephenson (Mac’s Midget Hockey Tournament)

If there is someone you believe deserves consideration for this award please submit their name for consideration to Chelsea Davidson no later than Friday, July 25, 2014. 


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