This is the Best of Calgary.
This is for the renegades and the risk-takers.
This is for the modern day movers putting our city on the map.
It’s for the intellects, artists, athletes, creatives and culture vultures who call this city home.
This is for anyone and everyone that loves Calgary for all its greatness and all that it stands for.
This is for doing things the Calgary way.
Best of Calgary, originally founded by FFWD - Calgary's former alternative music and entertainment weekly - returned to YYC in February 2016, resuming the Calgary tradition of celebrating the city's greats.
Best of Calgary is a celebration of the people, places and voices that make Calgary an amazing place to live and call home.
To celebrate all that Calgary is and all that it is becoming.
HOW IT WORKS
1) Nominations WILL OPEN On OCTOBER 30th @ THE DAVE KELLY SHOW
Speak up and have your say on your fav’s in yyc
Visit the website between October 30th to December 15th to nominate!
2) Finalists are posted on January 15th - February 15th
The people of YYC vote on the finalists whom are selected from the total # of nominations
received during the nomination period
Finalist graphics are available here to download and share
3) The results are tabulated
Our research partners at Stone Olafson are hard at work over the holidays counting the votes and
finding our 2020 finalists
4) The results are live ~ May 1st 2019
We release the winners and runners up across 100 categories celebrating the overall winner plus the
first and second runners up in each category
5) We celebrate!
At the best of Calgary Bash - Date TBA for the 2020 party!
Come one, come all this is a celebration of all the awesome humans making our city so great
6) We host cool labs
In the month of May, we will be hosting interactive experiences to give Calgarians a unique way to engage with the winners
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the team behind the magic
founders and advisors
Ken Lima Coelho
Anila Umar Lee Yuen
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