Best of Calgary 2017 - Telus Community Day
Celebrating our City
May 29, 2017 - 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bella Concert Hall
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 11:30 AM
Best of Calgary - Best Food Trucks
Come early to purchase samples from our “Best Food Truck” winners and finalists, before our programming begins.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 12:30 PM
Performance by Beni Johnson
Johnson is the Founder of 10 at 10, an event and media platform dedicated to showcasing artists, cultivating culture and promoting Calgary’s hip hop community, and also an Avenue Top 40 Under 40.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 12:35 PM
Welcome from Mayor Naheed Nenshi
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 12:45 PM
Introduction to VivaCity – Best of Calgary Social Innovation Partner
James Stauch, Director of the Institute for Community Prosperity at the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University, leads this collaboration of six post-secondary institutions that created two university credit courses – one on civic development and the other on social innovation. Nearly 40 students participated in this inaugural program that examined how to better utilize the vacant office space in Calgary’s core, to make downtown more attractive to the next generation of Calgarians.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 1:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Why Arts & Culture Matters in Building Community
Moderator Karen Ball will lead our panel through a discussion on why a strong arts and culture community makes for a better and more livable city.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 1:35 PM
Performance by Cool Choir
Cool Choir is the city’s first inclusive, non-auditioned adult rock and pop choir experience, consisting of over 300 Calgarians.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 1:45 PM
Panel Discussion: The Importance of Sport in Building Community
Moderator Kyle Shewfelt and the panel will discuss the importance of sport and recreation in building a strong community from a young age.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 2:25 PM
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 2:35 PM
Sponsored by ATB Financial, featuring Fiasco gelato
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 3:00 PM
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 3:05 PM
Panel Discussion: The Community Benefits of Eating Local
Through our moderator from ATB’s Agriculture Division this panel will look at the importance of local food production and why this should matter to the community at large.
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 3:45 PM
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 4:00 PM
"A Time For Connecting" Happy Hour
sponsored by Village Brewery
Monday 29th of May, 2017 // 5:00 PM