Newcomers of Distinction Gala: MAY 2, 2020

The Newcomers of Distinction Gala is designed to celebrate and honour the achievements of newcomers making significant contributions in the Greater Hamilton Area.  The gala will include the presentation of awards in recognition of the achievements and contributions of newcomers to our city. It will also be a way of celebrating the long legacy of newcomers’ contributions to Hamilton and Canada overall.  This event is hosted in partnership with CF Lime Ridge.

2020 Gala Awards

Professional Achievement Award

This award recognizes and celebrates the achievements of a newcomer professional who has achieved significant success and outstanding status in a particular profession. Nominations are encouraged for all professions.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award
Lifetime Achievement recognizes and celebrates the achievements of an individual who immigrated to Canada and has achieved outstanding success in his
or her chosen career path, professional field, or a related area of contribution to the City of Hamilton for a minimum of ten years consistently. This individual will have made significant contributions to our city in the areas of professional achievement, community building, and philanthropic endeavours.

 

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award
Presented to a newcomer who has achieved success in the creation or operation of a business or entrepreneurial endeavour or has applied innovation resulting in business or other entrepreneurial success in Hamilton and surrounding areas.

 

Community Builder Award
This award is presented to a newcomer who has made a significant difference in the community through active citizenship and engagement including promoting civic leadership, volunteering and community engagement.

 

Arts & Culture Award
This award is presented to a newcomer who has achieved success in an artistic endeavour or contributed to enriching the arts and culture community in Hamilton within the visual, media or performing arts.

 

Youth Fellowship Award
Presented to a newcomer young leader who has provided outstanding leadership and community service in a volunteer capacity.

Award Nominations

Requirements

  • Applicants must be
  • Applicants must submit a completed application form on or before March 31, 2020 by 12:00pm
  • Applications can be emailed to info@empowermentsquared.org, delivered in hard copy to Empowerment Squared at 162 King William Street, Suite 103, Hamilton ON L8R 3N9
  • Recipients will be recognized on May 2, 2020 at Empowerment Squared’s Annual Celebration and all applicants will be honoured at the event

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

Diamond Sponsor – $5,000

• Logo/name on event promotional materials
• Logo/name placed on Empowerment Squared’s website
• Recognition post on social media
• Verbal acknowledgement at event
• Presentation of an award named in honour of the sponsor
• Table of 8 at the Newcomers of Distinction Gala
• Opportunity to set up table/give away product or promotional materials at event

Emerald Sponsor – $2,500

• One award named in honour of business/sponsor to be presented at the gala
• Table of 8 at the Newcomers of Distinction Gala
• Logo/name placed on Empowerment Squared’s website

Sapphire Sponsor – $1,000

• Logo/name placed on Empowerment Squared’s website
• Two tickets to Newcomers of Distinction Gala

We would be happy to customize a sponsorship package to your interests.


Ready to get involved?
Contact:
sponsorship@empowermentsquared.org
905-393-5370

Purchase tickets to the event

Tickets are $50 per person and include dinner, entertainment and the awards presentation.

Sponsors and Partners

 

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