Banquet Details

Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre Ballroom
11834 Kingsway Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Master of Ceremonies - Garry Meyer

Guest Speaker - Nick Wilson



Nick Wilson was born in Quebec City and began a life-long career in sports at an early age. After competing in the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo, and finishing 16th in Men's Slalom, he was named Head Coach of the Canadian Women's Ski Team, experiencing many successes including World Championship and Olympic Medal victories.

Nick transitioned his career from coaching to sport business, including;

  • Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Alpine Canada
  • Senior Executive with the Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club

His many challenges included;

  • Leading the execution of the hugely successful, and record setting Heritage Classic, followed by
  • The acquisition, launch and operation of the Edmonton Oil Kings of the Western Hockey League

Nick also has been instrumental in;

  • The establishing and success of the recently completed Alberta hosted -  World Junior Hockey Championships
  • The Oilers Analytics Working Group and chairing the University of Alberta's Advisory Group in Analytics
  • A participant, competitor, coach, mentor and senior executive in Canadian sport organizations and business
  • Nick Wilson has garnered a reputation internationally as a high achiever and project team leader

In 2014, Nick established The Sport of Business Ltd. Clients include Rexall Sports Corporation, The Edmonton Oilers and Oil Kings, The University of Alberta, Darkhorse Analytics, among many other notable sports organizations and corporate clients.

Nick and his wife Kendra live in St. Albert, and have 4 very active kids involved in theatre, sports and just about everything else.


The Banquet is a key event in the tournament program. It is attended by all players and team personnel. Parents and other supporters are also welcome to attend.

The evening includes supper, a guest speaker and player awards such as top forward, top defenceman and tournament MVP. There is also announcement of the tournament All Stars.

Each team will receive 25 banquet tickets included with their registration. These tickets are intended for the players, coaches and other team personnel.

Please let your parents and other supporters of the team know they are also welcome to attend the banquet. Please share the following details with all interested parties:

Additional tickets are $45 each. Tickets must be ordered and paid for online through the following link:

Please note that all tickets, i.e. the 25 team tickets plus any additional orders, will be given to team managers at the Manager Meeting on Wednesday January 18, 2017 for distribution.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

Lareina ReZewski

Banquet Coordinator







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