Meet Our Sponsors
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Title Sponsorship of BD&P World Stage
BD&P is noted for attracting top-level transactional and litigation work from a broad spectrum of clients. Our lawyers are recognized as some of the best in their fields.
BD&P believes that a law firm's responsibility to the community extends far beyond the provision of legal services. BD&P is proud of its commitment to the enhancement of life in its broader community by supporting organizations such as Arts Commons, Habitat for Humanity Calgary, the Calgary Homeless Foundation, the Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank, Vertigo Theatre and others.
ConocoPhillips Canada Resources Corp., Presenting Sponsor of National Geographic Live and Naming Sponsor of the ConocoPhillips Hub for Inspired Learning
Throughout our 110 years of history in Canada, we have remained committed to innovation and responsible energy development. ConocoPhillips Canada is the Canadian division of ConocoPhillips, one of the world’s largest independent exploration and production companies. We are committed to being good neighbours and responsible corporate citizens – whether that is giving back through financial support or in-kind donations of goods and services. We believe that the most effective community investments are those achieved by nurturing relationships with organizations that serve the needs of the community and help us meet our business objectives. ConocoPhillips Canada supports education, health and safety, arts, civic and social services and disaster relief programs vital to the health and well-being of the communities where we live and work.
PCL Construction Management Inc., Title Sponsor, PCL Blues
PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in more than 30 major centers. As industry leaders, we model the highest standards of corporate social responsibility with uncompromising commitment to diversity, inclusion, sustainability, and innovation. We do this in collaboration with our clients, partners, and communities to build a better future, together.
Royal Bank of Canada, Naming Partner, RBC Emerging Visual Artists Program
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Our success comes from the 86,000+ employees who leverage their imaginations and insights to bring our vision, values, and strategy to life so we can help our clients thrive and communities prosper. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 17 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 34 other countries.
Supporting the arts is a long-standing priority of RBC. We recognize the important role they play in building vibrant communities and strong economies. We also recognize the struggle many artists go through to gain the recognition they need to become successful in their practice.
The RBC Emerging Artists Project helps artists bridge the gap from emerging to established, and supports organizations that provide the best opportunities to advance artists’ careers.
TD Bank Group, Title Sponsor, TD Jazz, Title Sponsor, TD Amplify Series, Supporting Sponsor, TD Incubator
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group, and colloquially known as TD. TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves over 26 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with more than 14 million active online and mobile customers.
We believe when people are included and empowered to participate in their community, good things happen. That’s why we’re committed to helping increase access to the opportunities people need to participate and feel a sense of belonging in their community.
ALSA Road Construction Ltd., Supporting Sponsor of BD&P World Stage & TD Jazz
ALSA Road Construction (ALSA) is made up of a team of experienced operators, surveyors and engineers who are all focused on providing efficient, reliable services and high-quality products. Coupled with a fleet of heavy machinery and held together by strong family values, we have built up an extensive network of contractors, subcontractors, partners and suppliers. ALSA has become a leading contractor with the City of Calgary, completing many infrastructure and road construction projects.
ALSA has always had strong ties to our community and we work to contribute in a variety of ways. We are avid supporters of the arts in Calgary, happy to support those artists that bring us joy. We strongly believe that by supporting talented individuals in the pursuit of their craft, we all benefit and are all made better for it.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Engagement Sponsor, National Geographic Live
As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With over 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond.
BLG supports more than 200 organizations every year. Our pro bono legal work supports those in our communities who need it most. Our very own national literacy program, BLG Reads to Kids, has been running for 15 years and involves more than 300 of our employees.
Enbridge Inc., Student Engagement Sponsor, National Geographic Live
Enbridge’s vision is to be the leading energy delivery company in North America. We deliver the energy people need and want—to heat their homes, to keep their lights on, to keep them mobile and connected.
We operate across North America, fueling the economy and people’s quality of life. We move about 25% of the crude oil produced in North America, we transport nearly 20% of the natural gas consumed in the U.S., and we operate North America’s third-largest natural gas utility by consumer count. Enbridge was an early investor in renewable energy, and we have a growing offshore wind portfolio.
We’re committed to improving quality of life within communities where we live and operate, and we do it by partnering with organizations that champion solutions for safety, environmental and social issues.
Calgary District Heating, Sponsor, Thermal Energy Solution
The Calgary District Energy Centre is the heart of a thermal network that extends 5,500 metres underground to bring centralized heating to commercial, institutional and residential buildings across downtown. The sleek facility on the edge of Calgary’s downtown could be mistaken as an office building, but take a closer look through its street-level windows and instead of desks and cubicles you’ll see a network of pipes. The pipes carry thermal energy, in the form of hot water, cold water or steam, and deliver it as space heating and domestic hot water, bringing with it greater efficiency and fewer emissions than conventional heating systems.
Keyera Corp., Student Engagement Sponsor, National Geographic Live
Keyera operates one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in Canada. We provide essential services to oil and gas producers in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin, including NGL gathering and processing, fractionation, storage, transportation, logistics and marketing services. We also provide diluent logistics services for oil sands customers. We strive to provide high quality, value-added services for our customers and continue to expand and enhance our service offering to meet industry needs.
We are committed to being a responsible and contributing citizen in the communities where we operate, and we encourage our employees to give back to organizations that make a difference in the communities where they live.
Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc., Sponsor, EXPLORE National Geographic, National Geographic Live
Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc. is a privately held Saskatchewan corporation supplying high-quality natural sodium sulphate to customers across North America. Operating in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada, the company is the North American market leader in production of high-quality natural sodium sulphate. Over 80 domestic and international customers use Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals’ sodium sulphate in detergents, pulp and paper, glass, starch, industrial enzymes, water treatment and livestock mineral feed.
SerVantage Services Inc., Supporting Sponsor, BD&P World Stage
SerVantage provides janitorial maintenance, food, laundry and related services to many of BC's and Alberta's finest commercial, health care and Institutional facilities. Our team is trained in GREEN cleaning and environmental sustainability, and we use certified environmentally friendly products. Our priority is to preserve your assets and protect public health.
Great Events Catering, Sponsor, Founders Circle, Sponsor, VIP Receptions, TD Jazz
Serving Calgary and surrounding area for over 35 years, we have built a reputation on a dedication to quality, professionalism and exceptional service. Great Events Catering is proud to be one of Calgary’s best catering services.
Hotel Arts, Sponsor, Explorers Circle, Sponsor, VIP Receptions, Classic Albums Live, Sponsor, VIP Receptions, National Geographic Live
The Hotel Arts story began in 2005 when a team of local investors had a vision to create a different kind of hotel in the city – design-centric, fashion-forward and innovative in its culinary offerings.
Over a decade later, the bold vision of our founders still drives our business. We challenge the ordinary. We innovate. We forge lasting relationships and connect with the local business, arts, culture and tourism communities. And in doing this, something magical has happened — the local community has connected with us.
Pattison Outdoor, Media Sponsor, BD&P World Stage, Classic Albums Live, and National Geographic Live
Canada’s leading Out-of-Home (OOH), Transit and Digital display advertising company. With the widest variety of products in over 200 markets coast to coast, our advertisers benefit from unparalleled advertising opportunities. With roots reaching back to 1908, innovation and a client-first approach have been key to our success. We’ve experienced incredible changes in our industry, but one thing that has remained is our commitment to providing the best in OOH.
CTV, Media Sponsor, Arts Commons Presents, BD&P World Stage, Classic Albums Live, National Geographic, TD Jazz, PCL Blues
Postmedia Network Inc. is a Canadian news media company representing more than 120 brands across multiple print, online, and mobile platforms. Award-winning journalists and innovative product development teams bring engaging content to millions of people every week whenever and wherever they want it. This exceptional content, reach and scope offers advertisers and marketers compelling solutions to effectively reach target audiences.
Postmedia is committed to leveraging its brands and visitors to support important causes in the communities we serve.
Salon, Sponsor, VIP Receptions, BD&P World Stage
Salon Fine Catering and Events is the full-service catering and events company established in 2017 by the team behind Our Daily Brett. Through Salon, Brett McDermott and Andrew Rowe bring combined experience of 20 years of hospitality, food and beverage service and event management. Salon offers full service, take-away, and drop off options for events big and small.