Calgary Marriott Sponsors Building Hope for Kids Gala: A Night in New Orleans

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Downtown Calgary hotel and Baywest Homes partner for the seventh annual charity event

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baywest Homes and Calgary Marriott Downtown proudly celebrated the seventh edition of the Building Hope for Kids Gala: A Night in New Orleans. The hotel in downtown Calgary partnered with Baywest to raise $1.5 million for the cause, with over 400 people in attendance. The hotel’s restaurant, ONE18 Empire showcased a sponsored stand with old-fashioned whiskeys, selling out in just two hours.

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The annual event welcomes more than 600 Building and Development professionals every year who want to help support the Alberta Children’s Hospital while experiencing some of the world’s most exciting locales. All food at the gala was catered by Calgary Marriott Downtown and its team of expert chefs and culinary artists. The event showcased what makes dining in downtown Calgary a unique experience, while raising money for a worthy cause.

Building Hope for Kids provides state-of-the-art equipment, innovative research and family-centered care programs at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. This year’s event helped to support Mental Health initiatives at the hospital. The funds raised at the event will help children and families throughout the community as they face one of the world’s biggest health concerns.

The night was a huge success and will help continue to fund the efforts of Building Hope for Kids throughout the coming year. Calgary Marriott Downtown is proud to partner with and help support one of the community’s most noteworthy charities.

To Make a Donation, click here. For more information, or to book a stay at the hotel, guests can call 403-266-7331.

About Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel

The Calgary Marriott Downtown is a luxuriously revamped high-end destination for both business travellers and discerning leisure travellers. The fully transformed hotel boasts high-end finishes in all guest rooms, complementing the sleek design elements that anchor the modern décor and furnishings throughout.  Amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, indoor pool, concierge service, laundry service, valet parking, on-site Starbucks, and over 11,000 square feet of meeting space, providing the ultimate destination experience.  Recharge after a long day exploring all that this world-class city has to offer.

But the crowning glory of this hotel, noted as a ‘jewel in the heart of the city’, would be their recently launched M Club Lounge, another one of the hotel’s firsts in Canada among Marriott properties. The M Club Lounge offers an elite space to work, connect and relax. Visitors will enjoy complimentary breakfast, evening hot/cold hors d’oeuvres, and dedicated staff including a Hostess and a Bartender. Guests can also take advantage of one of the hottest spots in the city, the ONE18 EMPIRE, an on-site restaurant that offers diners a trendy culinary experience.

CONTACT: Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel
 110 9th Avenue SE, Calgary T2G 5A6 Canada
+1 403-266-7331