“Success is not Magic” – Vision, Passion, Respect and Community
Ken King is President and CEO of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation, which includes the Calgary Flames, Stampeders, Hitmen and Roughnecks and represents the organizations as Alternate Governor of the NHL and Governor of the CFL, WHL and NLL. Born and raised in Hanley, Sask., Ken assumed his current role in 2001 following a successful 30-year career in the newspaper business that included senior executive positions at the Calgary Sun and Calgary Herald.
Throughout his career, he has been acknowledged for his keen business sense, innovative marketing, establishment of healthy corporate relationships and spirited community leadership. He knows great achievements are possible when aspiration and determination are combined with a visionary approach, meaningful intentions, responsible actions and, above all, consideration for others.
King’s current community involvement includes the TELUS Community Board, the Calgary Airport Authority Board, the Calgary Sport Tourism Authority Board and the Borden Ladner Gervais CIS Athlete of the Year Awards Committee.
He is the recipient of an Alberta Centennial Medal for outstanding contributions to the province, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal for community service, the commemorative medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada and was honoured as B’Nai Brith Man of the Year.
Coast Lethbridge Hotel – Grand Ballroom
6:00 p.m. – Reception
6:30 p.m. – Welcome & Dinner Served
Dean of Management, Dr. Bob Boudreau
Three course plated dinner provided by L.A. Chefs
7:30 p.m. – Keynote
Ken King, President and CEO of the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation – “Success is not Magic” – Vision, Passion, Respect and Community
8:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks