Jim Button, a leader in networked marketing for over 25-years, is a founder of Village Brewery. Jim works hard to gather people around community using beer as a social lubricant, Jim leverages his experiences in marketing and building communities to create a more connected Calgary. At Evans Hunt Group, Jim focuses on that networked background on a one-to-one relationship - helping customers participate in the brands they engage with online. Both organizations have allowed Jim to create countless festivals, conferences and programs - Circle the Wagons Travelling Food, Beer & Music Festival and Best of Calgary are the two most recent successes. Jim's passion for community investment has earned him a philanthropy award from the Canadian Association of Fundraising Professionals, two '40 Under 40' awards with Avenue Magazine, and an e-Award for Community Service from Alberta Venture Magazine. This past year Jim also received the Calgary Chamber - Sherrold Moore Award for Community.