Welcome to Albanian Canadian Excellence Society


Announcement Our Sponsors
We are delighted to bring to you 550 REFLECTIONS, a black-tie event celebrating the “Year of Skanderbeg” through Art, Culture, Music & Storytelling.

It will be a celebratory evening, to honour and pay tribute to the 550th anniversary of the death of the Albanian national hero, George Kastrioti Skanderbeg (Gjergj Kastrioti Skënderbeu). Since this event also coincides with the 106th anniversary of Albanian Independence Day, we will celebrate the Albanian culture and values through storytelling, art and music, with the broader Canadian society and all of its diverse communities.


Preliminary Event Details:
1) Welcome Remarks – 6:30pm
2) Introductory Reflection on 550 years since the death of Skenderbeu – 7:00-7:30 p.m.
3) Cultural Activities (painting exposition, classical Albanian music, storytelling, short documentaries/videos highlighting Albanian culture and traditions) – 7:30-8:00 p.m.
4) Reception (cocktails, music, dancing) – 8 p.m. – midnight

The early-bird admission fee is $50 per person; $35 for full-time students. (The minimum age to attend is 16 years old).

**Ticket includes appetizers and one drink. **
Please direct your questions to contact@acesociety.ca.

Please remember that this event is open to everyone, not just Albanians!  Join us and learn more about Albania and its people!

See you on December 8th, to reflect and celebrate together!



ACE Awards Program 2017 Current & Past Events/Updates
ACE Awards Program is to identify, recognize and celebrate achievements of Albanian-Canadian professionals, whose contributions have made a significant impact in the community they work and/or reside in. The individuals receiving these awards will be recognized for embodying the core values of ACE: integrity, collaboration, transparency, and commitment.

Check out moments from ACE Awards Gala 2017 “Celebrating Our Own“.

Celebrating Success

2017 ACE Awards Gala was held on May 6th, 2017 at Chateau Le Jardin, Woodbridge. To check out the 2017 winners, as well our photo gallery and videos, please click here

2017 ACE Evening with Nominees was held on April 7th, 2017 at The University Club of Toronto. To check out the 2017 Nominees, as well our photo gallery and videos, please click here

2016 ACE Award Winners shared their experiences via video. Check out what they had to say and a lot more.

Learning & Development

ACE Mentorship Program With help from our Gala sponsors and community volunteers we brought together mentors, mentees and ACE members for the launch of the Mentorship Program on November 16th, 2017. Since that great start, ACE has delivered three more sessions in March, June 2018 and the most recent on on Oct 17, 2018 – the ACE Mentorship Industry PanelThe latest event featured a moderated panel discussion between professionals and leaders in financial services and marketing, themed as How to chart your career path and succeed in the financial and marketing industry”.  For more please check out our social media pages and our photo galleries.

Professional Seminar with Jim Beqaj took place on February 22nd, 2017 at the University of Toronto’s Hart House. The seminar provided participants with tips on how to find your dream job by being “you”. For more information and pictures from the event visit here.

Networking & Support

ACE Cafe: “When business & art collide”. Check here for more information