Celebrating Indigenous Achievement
March 6, 2020 | National Arts Centre | Ottawa, ON
The Indspire Awards represents the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people. After 26 years, the Indspire Awards have honoured 362 First Nations, Inuit, and Métis individuals who demonstrate outstanding achievement. The show is a nationally broadcast celebration of culture showcasing the diversity of Indigenous peoples in Canada including performances by Canada’s biggest names in Indigenous entertainment.
VIP Reception & Dinner
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Indspire Awards Ceremony
8:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Post-Awards Ceremony Reception
10:30 pm – 12:00 am
All events will be taking place at the National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON.
Tickets Available Now!
Tickets to attend the 2020 Indspire Awards in Ottawa, Ontario are now available for purchase! Visit our Tickets page to purchase tickets and for more information.
Hotel and Travel
Rooms for people attending the Indspire Awards have been reserved at a the Chateau Laurier at a special room rates, starting at $229+ taxes per night for a standard room. These rooms are only available until Friday, January 31, 2020. Book your room now!
We’re pleased to share that our long-standing partner, Air Canada, is extending a discount for airfare for the Indspire Awards again this year! Use code BY66PEW1.
For more information, please visit our Hotel and Travel page.
2019 Indspire Award Recipients
2019 Indspire Award Recipients
Back (left to right) – Brigette Lacquette, Peter Dinsdale, Dianne Corbiere, Grand Chief Ronald Derrickson, James Lavallée, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Kelly Fraser, Barbara Todd Hager, Dr. Marlyn Cook, Dr. Vianne Timmons. Front (left to right) – Jijuu Mary Snowshoe, Roberta Jamieson.
If you would like to read more about our 2019 recipients, please visit our Award Recipients page for full bios.
2019 Indspire Awards
Held in Calgary, Alberta
The 2019 Indspire Awards honours twelve (12) First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals who exemplify Indigenous excellence and whose stories inspire, uplift, and educate Canadians about the tremendous contributions Indigenous people make to our country. The 2019 Indspire Awards was filmed in Calgary, Alberta at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Thank you to our generous supporters!
Lead Partner | Partenaire principal
Presenting Corporate Sponsor | Commanditaire principal
Indigenous Youth Sponsor | Commanditaire des jeunes autochtones
Founding Partner & Official Airline | Partenaire fondateur et transporteur aérien officiel
Youth Laureate Sponsor | Commanditaire des lauréats des prix jeunesse
Major Sponsors & Broadcast Partners | Commanditaires majeurs et partenaires de télédiffusion
Major Sponsors | Commanditaires majeurs
Post-Awards Ceremony Reception Sponsor | Commanditaire de la réception qui suit la cérémonie de remise des prix
Supporting Sponsors | Commanditaires de soutien
Entertainment Sponsor | Commanditaire du divertissement
Programme Sponsor | Commanditaire du programme
Crystal Tables | Tables de cristal
Platinum Tables | Tables de platine
Ontario Native Women’s Association
Gold Tickets | Billets Or
Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association
Silver Tickets | Billets Argent
Society of United Professionals
Individual Tickets | Billets Individuels
Dawn Madahbee Leach