In 2016, the Heart of Our City Committee introduced the Celebrate Downtown Awards: a commemorative night dedicated to celebrating the hard work, perseverance, adaptability, and excellence of the Downtown community. Five years later, the Downtown Lethbridge BRZ is honored to be delivering this prestigious event under a new look that features eight new awards with the same objective as before: celebrating the achievements of the Downtown community.
The Celebrate Downtown Awards aim to give back to those who contribute to the Downtown and recognize the amazing individuals and businesses that reside in this community. This year’s event will be on October 1st, at the Sandman Signature’s Ball Room from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.
The eight new awards that will be given out are:
· The People’s Choice Award
· The Heritage Award
· The Social Media Award
· Adapting to Covid Award
· Significant Community Contribution Award
· Downtown Best New Business of the Year Award
· Downtown Business of the Year Award
· Downtown Event of the Year Award
Award nominees will be nominated by individuals in the Downtown community with the winners being determined by a committee of judges. The nomination process is being carried out online to ensure accessibility and an easy procedure. You will be able to place your nominations starting Friday, August 27ththrough the Celebrate Downtown Instagram page (@celebratedowntownyql) and Facebook page (@celebratedowntownlethbridge).
Tickets to the 2021 Celebrate Downtown Awards will be available through both Downtown Lethbridge BRZ and Celebrate Downtown social media pages. There will be no charge for tickets to this event, however there will be a limited number of tickets available.
This event will be MC’d by Johnny Pogo, comedian and owner of Good Times, who will additionally be providing attendees with a comedy set. There will be live music throughout the night with appetizers, desserts, and a free drink for all ticket holders. There will also be a bar at this event night.
We would like to thank the Heart of Our City Committee for their support and for making this event possible. We would also like to thank our sponsors: Sumus, Avail CPA, Gentlemen III, B1 Investment Group (Tim Hortons), Dawn Leite (A-Win Insurance), Analog Books, King of Trade, North & Company, and Catwalk Salon & Spa.
Make sure to follow the Celebrate Downtown social media pages to not miss any details or updates on the 2021 Celebrate Downtown Awards!