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Induction Celebrations 2019 - Toronto

Message from the President and CEO

Recognition is just the beginning of a beautiful relationship between sport + spirit. Your participation in Induction does more than recognize our greatest sports champions, it celebrates their path to the podium and increases the impact they have on their communities beyond the win. Thank you for taking this time to think about how you can help build Canada through sport. 
 
Please join us Wednesday, October 23, as we induct 6 remarkable athletes and 2 innovative builders into the Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame family. More than a ceremony, it’s a new platform to champion sport’s shared values and the positive impact on families, schools and the broader community. Get to know our Inductees in first hand conversations and on the red carpet, punctuated by the always entertaining onstage insight and banter from returning hosts Ron MacLean and Tara Slone.
 
For the first time, your VIP status includes a daytime opportunity to meet all eight Inductees ahead of the Gala. There’s an exciting Media conference, a moderated Beyond the Win panel and the opening of the exhibit Play Hard. Fight Hard. - Sport and the Canadian Military. It’s also a very special opportunity to use your VIP status to introduce colleagues, friends and family to our new 2019 Hall of Famers.
 
Thank you to our co-chairs Damon Allen, Mary DePaoli, Christopher Doyle, and Christine Magee for generously lending their talent and reaching out to their communities. Please join us and 40+ Hall of Famers as we welcome our 2019 inductees. Now more than ever, the future of sport + spirit is in our hands.

 

"SPORT IS FOUNDATIONAL TO BUILDING STRONG COMMUNITIES ACROSS OUR COUNTRY. FOR GIRLS IN PARTICULAR, THEY CAN SEE THE EXAMPLE SET BY OUR FEMALE CHAMPIONS AND KNOW THAT IT'S POSSIBLE FOR THEM TO FIND THEIR OWN SUCCESS."

 

"Lift people up, support your top performers through a rough patch, and they’ll go through walls for you.  It’s an investment in people that will pay off in the long run."

 

"When I am asked what lessons I have learned, I always talk about the importance of the notion – what would I do if I were not afraid to fail? I hope that if I want something bad enough, I will make every effort to go out and make it happen."

 

"I’ve tried to go my own path. That path had brought me to Canada and I Immersed myself in the communities Where I played. 

I had pure joy in playing the game.

It was very similar to being a kid at the sandbox who would kick and scream when it was time to go home. 

Have fun, never quit."

 


 

NEW
PEOPLE’S CHOICE POLL
FOR SPORT + SPIRIT

A vote to find the strongest single voice of sport + spirit in Canada. Selected by Twitter analytics and conducted on Twitter and online at sportshall.ca

Mitch Marner may be among the Champions Twitter Sports selects for Order of Sport People’s Choice poll.


9 AM

Media Conference, 8 Inductees

VIP Seating and Public Access Barbara Frum Atrium, CBC Building.
 

10 AM

Beyond the win panel, guest moderator bid

VIP Seating and Public Access Barbara Frum Atrium, CBC Building.
 

11 AM

play hard fight hard exhibit opening

Festival campus (TBD)
 

11 AM  - 2 PM

hof training day at mlse launch pad

VIP access and invitation only: Usports speed coaching, Christopher Doyle/Hall of Famer panel on How to follow a champion. Sport + Spirit Poll High School Edition
 

5 PM

red carpet vip area and public access

Metro Toronto Convention Center.
 

5:30 PM

reception, formal program, gala dinner, after party

By invitation + ticket only. Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

 


 

Two Tables For Sport + Spirit

$25,000

Generously contribute to making it possible for a not-for-profit sports or community organization to attend the event.

  • Two Induction gala tables of 8; One for you and one for a sport or community group
  • Reserved seating at A.M. Media Conference and Beyond the Win Panel at CBC Barbara Frum Atrium
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet welcome and Reception with Hall of Famer hosts
  • Recognition as a Sport + Spirit Community Sponsor on event signage and in program
  • Preferred seating for dinner, followed by formal program and afterparty

ONE TABLE + TWO SPARE SEATS FOR SPORT + SPIRIT

$15,000

Generously contribute toward bringing a Hall of Famer to join you at your your table at the Induction Gala:

  • One Induction Gala table of 8 for you and your guests, plus 2 seats to host a Hall of Famer 
    and their +1
  • Reserved seating at A.M. Media Conference and Beyond the Win Panel at CBC Barbara Frum Atrium
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet welcome and Reception with Hall of Famer hosts
  • Recognition as a Hall of Famer Host on table and in program
  • Preferred seating for dinner, followed by formal program and afterparty

ONE TABLE FOR SPORT + SPIRIT

$10,000

Generously host a table at the Induction Gala:

  • One Induction Gala table of 8 for you and your guests
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet welcome and Reception with Hall of Famer hosts
  • Recognition in program
  • Dinner followed by formal program and afterparty

ONE NFP TABLE FOR SPORT + SPIRIT

$5,000

A special rate for NSO, PSO, Youth and Not-for-profit organizations:

  • One Induction Gala table of 8 for you and your guests. Must be a registered not-for-profit
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet welcome and Reception with Hall of Famer hosts
  • Recognition in program
  • Dinner followed by formal program and afterparty

ONE TICKET FOR SPORT + SPIRIT 

$1,250

Join the Induction Gala for a very special evening to build Canada through sport:

  • One Induction Gala ticket
  • Reserved seating at A.M. Media Conference and Beyond the Win Panel at CBC Barbara Frum Atrium
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet Welcome with Hall of Famer Hosts
  • Dinner followed by formal program and afterparty

ONE NFP TICKET FOR SPORT + SPIRIT 

$625

Join the Induction Gala to celebrate competitive sport + community spirit

  • One Induction Gala ticket. Must be a registered not-for-profit
  • Induction Gala Red Carpet welcome and Reception with Hall of Famer hosts
  • Dinner followed by formal program and afterparty

 

Are you able to join us? 

We’re forming enduring alliances with sport organizations 
and meaningful corporate activations year round. 

Annual Sport + Spirit programs are $50K, $100K 
and $250K with a special founding partner opportunity this year that you won’t want to miss.

CANADIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
CANADIAN PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
USPORT - GOVERNOR GENERAL ACADEMIC ALL-CANADIAN
COMMENDATION AWARDS, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR
ATHLETIC AWARDS
ABORIGINAL SPORT CIRCLE - TOM LONGBOAT AWARDS
CANADA GAMES
SPORTS MEDIA ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
LOU MARSH MEMORIAL AWARD
LIONEL CONACHER AWARD
BOBBIE ROSENFELD AWARD


YOU CAN BE A SPORT + SPIRIT CHAMPION

Please come out in support of Hall of Famer-fuelled youth education and outreach
and don't miss a chance to discover what sport is becoming in Canada.
Call, text or email me to be added to our updates
or with any comments, questions or requests.


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