MEDIA ADVISORY: Upcoming Sport Calgary Events in Support of Calgary 2026 Bid Exploration Process 

Sport Calgary is hosting several events relating to a potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid. Calgary 2026 Bidco leadership will participate in all three events.

These events will provide Calgarians the opportunity to listen, discuss, and learn more about what a potential 2026 Games bid means for Calgary, from the view of their fellow Calgarians.

Who: Sport Calgary, Mount Royal University, and Calgary 2026 Bidco

What: Engagement, panel, and speaker events relating to a potential 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid

Details:

  • October 4, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
    1st Floor Atrium, Bissett School of Business, Mount Royal University
    (Sport Calgary, Mount Royal University and Calgary 2026 Engagement Session)

  • October 11, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    WinSport’s Markin MacPhail Centre (October 11, 2018) 
    (Sport Calgary’s Celebration of Sport event)

  • November 1, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
    Mount Royal University
    (2026 Olympic and Paralympic Symposium)

Media Opportunities: Murray Sigler, (Sport Calgary CEO) will be available to speak at each event upon request.

To request a media pass for an event, please contact events@sportcalgary.ca.


About Sport Calgary

Sport Calgary is a volunteer non-profit society, representing sport in the city of Calgary as a Civic Partner of the City of Calgary. As an advocate of sport, we strive to assist, support and influence the growth of sport in Calgary.

Contact

David Benson
Director, Marketing and Communications
403.984.0971
dbenson@sportcalgary.ca 

David Benson