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February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm MST

$75.00 – $4,500.00

Celebrating the best creative advertising in the world!

Time to pull out that party attire and shine up that tiara. Join us for the CMA’s first annual industry GALA and CANNES LIONS Screening.

The Cannes Lions Festival is the world’s most prestigious advertising and marketing award ceremony. It celebrates creativity by spotlighting best-in-class work from over 100 countries around the world, including Canada. Think Super Bowl ads on steroids!

Don’t miss this fantastic evening as you connect with clients and colleagues and help us raise proceeds for our industry charity – nabs. You will enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner, a silent auction and of course the official screening of the world’s best multi-platform commercials produced in the past year.

5:30pm –   6:30pm – Networking, Silent Auction, and Cash Bar
6:30pm – 10:00pm – 4-Course Dinner with Wine and Cannes Lions Screening
9:30pm – Silent Auction Closes

What is nabs about

nabs is a unique charity, specifically designed to support the health and well-being of all individuals in the media, marketing and communications industry. Celebrating its 40th year in 2023, nabs offers a suite of services that starts with the nabs support line which is a service accessible 24/7/365 which is professionally run, confidential and completely free and available to all professionals in the media, marketing and communications industry.

In the last 18 months, nabs has impacted 4000+ professionals, spent 105,000 minutes on their advice line and helped 450 individual cases.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Beverage Sponsor – $4,500

By sponsoring the wine with dinner, our Exclusive Beverage sponsor, will receive the following recognition:

  • Beverage sponsor recognition in all event promotional material
  • Link to your website from the GALA webpage on the CMA website
  • Corporate logo ID on-screen preceding and following the screening
  • Corporate logo on signage
  • 6 seats at your own reserved table in a Premier location
  • First right of refusal as beverage sponsor for next year

Friends of nabs Table Sponsor – $1,000

With each table purchased, we will put $250 towards silent auction items with all auction proceeds going to nabs.

  • 6 seats at your own reserved table with tabletop logo
  • $250 donation for us to purchase silent auction gifts benefitting nabs

For further inquiries on sponsorship, please contact Lisa Marin at

Want to donate a gift to our silent auction benefitting nabs?  Contact Lisa Marin at

Gala Sponsor



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Discounted rate for CMA Members
$ 125.00 + GST
14 available
Pricing for Non-Members of the CMA
$ 200.00 + GST
14 available
CMA Student Member
Discounted Rate for CMA Student Member
$ 75.00 + GST
14 available
Table Sponsor
Friends of nabs - includes 6 seats at reserved table with logo. $250 of proceeds will go to purchase silent auction items.
$ 1,000.00 + GST
6 available
Beverage Sponsor
Exclusive Beverage Sponsor with first right of refusal on next year's event.
$ 4,500.00 + GST
1 available


February 23
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm MST
$75.00 – $4,500.00
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Calgary Marketing Association
403-910-0515 x2


Grey Eagle Hotel
3777 Grey Eagle Dr,
Calgary, AB T3E 3X8 Canada
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