The 24th Immigrants of Distinction Awards
Immigrant Services Calgary invites you to be part of the 24th Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) as we recognize the mosaic of ethnicities, languages, cultures, and talents that create a strong and prosperous Canada.
Unleashing potential for 24 years
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wHAT IS IDA?
Since 1997, the Immigrants of Distinction Awards has used the power of story-telling to recognize the talent, excellence and positive impact that immigrants and refugees have on our local community and on Canada’s prosperity. The IDA has come to be a highly sought-after event, attracting prominent business leaders and dignitaries from all levels of government as well as the non-profit sector.
The awards ceremony will recognize the outstanding achievements of Calgary’s immigrants and refugees in arts & culture, civics, academics and industry. Click here to learn more about the award categories.
What to expect at the 2020 IDA
IDA 2020 has eight award categories:
- Achievement Under 35
- Arts & Culture
- Community Service
- Entrepreneurship & Innovation
- Lifetime Achievement
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
- Youth Achievement
- Organizational Diversity
IDA past Recipients
Since the Immigrants of Distinction Awards (IDA) were first awarded in 1997, Immigrant Services Calgary (ISC) is proud to have honoured the following individuals for their achievements and contributions to the city of Calgary and its immigrant community. By clicking the button below to see IDA recipients from different years or in different award categories.
IDA 2020 Sponsors
We are proud to recognize the following supporters of the Immigrants of Distinction Awards.
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