Gary Dewar

Currently employed as the Marketing and Sales Supervisor with the City of Edmonton’s Community Services Department, Gary leads a team responsible for admission, retail, advertising, sponsorship sales and strategic marketing for the City of Edmonton’s Recreation Centres and Attractions. His sponsorship inventory includes a collection of popular events and programs as well as naming rights to a diverse collection of current and future public recreation facilities. Gary authored the City of Edmonton’s Facility Name Sale Policy which establishes circumstances under which The City of Edmonton may proactively pursue facility name sales and a consistent approach and guidelines for assessing facility name sale opportunities.

Gary has enjoyed making a difference in the lives of Edmontonians for over 20 years as a proud public servant having worked with a diverse range of Department staff, community agencies and corporate partners in an effort to increase participation and revenue in a variety of recreation programs, facilities and services. He is also an accomplished social marketing practitioner where his focus is on influencing attitudes and behaviours around a collection of important social issues.