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Calgary White Hat Awards - Nominate someone today!

Calgary’s tourism industry presents a smiling face to more than five million visitors each year. The Calgary White Hat Awards recognize the people who deliver those smiles. Tip your hat to western hospitality and nominate someone today!

The Calgary White Hat Awards recognize Calgary’s great ambassadors of hospitality from across the tourism industry. They are a tribute to the exceptional customer service that welcomes guests to our city and guarantees they’ll keep coming back again and again.

Categories include:
Best Server: Fine Dining
Best Server: Brasserie/Bistro
Best Server: Café / Diner
Best Server: Banquets/Catering
Best Host(ess)/Maitre'd
Best Bartender/Wine Steward
Best Culinary Services (e.g. Line Prep, Cook, Baker, Chef)
Best Restaurant Support Non-Server (e.g. Busperson, In-Room Dining, Cashier)
Best Guest Services: Reservations/Travel Agents
Best Ground Transportation Driver (e.g. Taxi, Bus, Shuttle or Hired Private Vehicle Driver)
Best Spa, Esthetics, Wellness Providers (e.g. Esthetician, Hair Stylist, Masseuse)
Best Concierge/Bell Service (e.g. Valet, Doorman, Porter)
Best Customer Service: Retail (e.g. Florist Banking, Grocery, Gift Stores, Retail Stores)
Best Customer Service: Airlines/In-Flight Services
Best Customer Service: Transportation/Counter Check-In Agents
Best Guest Service: Accommodation/Front Desk Agent
Best Customer Service: Attractions (e.g. Casinos, Information Desk, Tour, Interpretive Guide)
Best Cleaning Services (e.g. Housekeeping. Janitorial)
Best Back Of House (e.g. Administrative Support, Security, Maintenance)

Nomination deadline is January 3, 2013.

For more information on the White Hat Awards and for nomination forms, please visit

Tourism Calgary