Champion Chats 2018 is now Sold Out!

Friday April 20th, 2018 at 11:30am
Hotel Arts, 119 12th Ave SW Calgary Albera

Join us for Champion Chats 2018 as we welcome and celebrate Canada’s champions and hear their stories.

Classroom Champions welcomes the most decorated figure skaters of all time, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, along with Olympic gold medallist and World Bobsled Champion Justin Kripps, to this year’s panel, hosted by Tara Slone of Roger’s Hometown Hockey.

Be part of Champion Chats 2018 conversation! Local business leaders are invited to connect with amazing Canadian Olympic/Paralympic athletes and educators for a lively, inspiring conversation about how champions are made.

Proceeds from Champion Chats 2018 will be matched dollar for dollar thanks to a generous Classroom Champions donor and will support Classroom Champions programs that build strong communities in Alberta by providing students with the skills for success.

Gold Sponsors

Allardyce Bower Consulting Inc.

Bespoke Consulting

Grace Foods

McCreath Holdings

Yangarra Resources Ltd.

Stanley Cup Auction

There is a fun way to support Classroom Champions and share in Stanley Cup fever! Champion Chats sponsor Allardyce Bower Consulting has partnered with Sportsnet Fan 960 and Classroom Champions to set up an auction for a trip for two to game four of the Stanley Cup finals this year and support the work of Classroom Champions. Flight, airfare, hotel, spending money and tickets are provided with all proceeds going to Classroom Champions programming. The auction will run on the Fan 960 on Wednesday, April 18, with more details and bidding information found here.

Why Sponsor?

Be part of an unforgettable afternoon featuring our panel of Canadian champions, Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir and Justin Kripps, sharing their personal stories with over 300 of Calgary’s business leaders, key decision makers and influencers. Join Olympic/Paralympic athletes and educators for an inspiring, lively conversation about what it takes to be a champion.

We have a variety of sponsorship opportunities that will align your brand with this exclusive event and present your organization to a receptive audience. Participating as a sponsor provides the opportunity to:

  • MEET and hear from Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir and Justin Kripps;
  • HOST your stakeholders and/or engage your team;
  • INCREASE your corporate profile and create greater brand awareness;
  • DEMONSTRATE community leadership;
  • CREATE meaningful moments and inspiring learning opportunities for students in underserved communities.

Proceeds from the event will be matched by a generous Classroom Champions donor.  Champion Chats 2018 will directly benefit classrooms in underserved communities throughout Alberta.

Learn more about the Champion Chats sponsorship opportunities here and be part of our conversation this year.


MODERATOR

Tara Slone

Tara Slone is a Juno-nominated musician and an award winning television host, who can be seen every week alongside co-host Ron MacLean on Rogers Hometown Hockey on Sportsnet.

2018 Panelists

SCOTT MOIR & TESSA VIRTUE

FIGURE SKATING — PYEONGCHANG 2018
2018 Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist
2018 Opening Ceremonies Flag Bearer
2010 Olympic Gold Medalist
2014 Two-Time Olympic Silver Medalist
2016 Grand Prix Final Gold Medalist
2017, 2012 & 2010 World Champion


JUSTIN KRIPPS

BOBSLED — PYEONGCHANG 2018
2018 Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist


BRIAN McKEEVER

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIER AND BIATHLETE
10 Paralympic Games gold medals
19 World Championship titles
2016 recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal
2014 Best Male Athlete, Canadian Paralympic Sport Award
2010 First Canadian athlete named to Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games teams

In tribute to George Gosbee

Champion Chats was founded by, and established in 2016 through the vision of Classroom Champions ambassador, passionate sports fan, and gifted community leader, the late George Gosbee.

George Gosbee was a sports enthusiast, gifted business man, community volunteer, and philanthropist who will long be remembered for his many contributions. Champion Chats is honoured to serve as a legacy of his creativity and generosity.

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor

Shaw Communications

Gold Level Sponsor

Allardyce Bower Consulting Inc.

McCreath Holdings

Bespoke Consulting

Yangarra Resources Ltd.

Grace Foods

Athlete Mentor Sponsor

MEG Energy

Teacher Participant Sponsor

Werklund Foundation

Silver Level Sponsor

ActivEng Global Solutions

Enerplus

McCreath Communications

Spartan Controls Ltd.

Alberta Treasury Branch

Great Events Rentals | Modern Luxe Rentals

Progress Energy

AltaLink L.P.

Maggnum Ventures

Team Steffie Foundation

Calgary Flames Hockey Club

Mawer Investment Management

tinePublic Inc.

Bronze Level Sponsors

Annapolis Capitol

Cassels Brock LLP

In-Kind Sponsors

Hotel Arts Waldo's Imaging Ltd. Blue Grass

Fit Kitchen

Jacola Sportswear and Promotion

Smithbuilt Hats Inc

Wild Rose Brewery

Purchase Your Sponsorship Today

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