2023 BRZ Award winners are:

Community Service Award-Big Al's Bar and Grill

Best New Business- Saigon Chef Restaurant (as voted on by social media)

Best Customer Service- Pacific Hut (as voted by social media)

International Avenue BRZ is also an award winner!

Best in the West Award-Marketing Excellence- Our People Videos Series-Black History- 2023

 Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal - Alison Karim-McSwiney - 2022

Alberta Justice Award - Alison Karim-McSwiney - 2022

Best in the West Award- Economic and Business Development  Heart of the New East NW Pacific Region BIA/BC- 2017

Best in the West Award-Communications, Member Consultations- 2016

Best in the West Award- Programming and Partnerships, Increasing Social Capital- 2016

New Maverick, Calgary Herald, - Alison Karim-McSwiney was chosen as one of the 30 Alberta New Mavericks, 2010

Recognition Award, City of Calgary- Community Advisory Group- Southeast 17 Corridor, 2010

Jim Gray Safer Calgary Award - conferred for innovative work in the area of safety, 2008

City of Calgary Award / Community Advocacy - as part of the C-BIZ team, 2007

Alberta Centennial Medalist - Alison Karim-McSwiney- conferred in recognition of the contribution and service to the people, communities and province of Alberta 2005, constituency of Calgary East

Alberta Centennial Medallion Recipient Alison Karim-McSwiney-2005, constituency of Calgary Fort


Charter Award- Congress for the New Urbanism, International Avenue Design Initiative / University of Calgary Environmental Design team, 2004 USA