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Meetings + Conventions Calgary

120-9 Ave SE Calgary , AB   T2G0P3   Canada

Calgary is a sparkling cosmopolitan city with a reputation for warm, Western welcomes. It's a bustling business centre but also full of exciting opportunities to play. We think it's the perfect mix.


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Energy, Collaboration, and Intellectual Capital – Calgary has the perfect environment to invigorate your next meeting! A global knowledge hub, Calgary is home to the largest concentration of head offices per capita in Canada. Combine this with a median age of 36, and you get a city bustling with innovation, culture, and can-do attitudes. Feeding Calgary’s energy, 800 km of pathways connect the city. Just one hour west, the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains await you for pre-and-post adventures.

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  • Distance to Airport: 16 km

Location

Calgary’s downtown meetings venues and hotels are conveniently located within a 20-minute drive from the airport. Consistently ranked as one of the best airports in North America for overall passenger convenience, the Calgary International Airport is Alberta’s premier gateway. The Airport will complete its 2.1 billion dollar expansion in 2016. This includes the opening of a new International Terminal, adding 22 aircraft gates and two new hotels.

Accommodation

Calgary boasts a variety of world-class accommodations, with over 13,000 guestrooms, there’s something for every budget and preference. Leading Canada in hotel growth, Calgary will welcome over 3,000 new hotel rooms to the city by 2017.

Dining & Entertainment

Calgary has come a long way from traditional cowboy cuisine. You can still get that but the city is now world renowned for innovative, creative and unique Calgary cuisine. In the downtown alone there are over 200 restaurants to tantalize every palate.

We have local ingredients, Alberta beef, Top Chef Canada Chef’s, fine dining, pub eateries, bistro’s and even food trucks. Of course, there’s more…much more. Come and experience all that we have to offer!

Recreation

Calgary's wide-open blue skies, sunshine and moderate climate beckons outdoor enthusiasts with four seasons of adventure. In the warmer months, attendees can enjoy Calgary's network of walking and cycling paths, or discover nearby hiking trails, fly fishing, horseback riding, canoeing and numerous incredible golf courses. Of course, there's a lot to do as a spectator too! The Calgary Stampede boasts some of the best rodeo action in the world, while the internationally recognized Spruce Meadows showcases equestrian prowess.

Calgary is a well-known winter adventure destination. Host of the 1988 Winter Olympics, Calgary prides itself on its many winter activities, which include cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowboarding and bobsleigh at Canada Olympic Park, and skating at the Olympic Oval. And, we're only an hour away from the winter-sport playground of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Attendees who are interested in watching the action can take in a NHL Calgary Flames game.

Conventions & Shows

With over 1.2 million square feet of flexible meeting and convention space, Calgary can efficiently tailor your event to your requirements. From intimate gatherings to global conferences or grand galas, our facilities help you create a memorable event.

Facilities / Services

Meetings and Conventions Calgary will make planning a pleasure. Our Team Calgary approach can make planning easier by providing you with a wide range of tools and helpful advice to ensure your event's success. Calgary has an impressive range of meeting and convention venues, able to accommodate groups ranging in size from 5 to 15,000.

Reservations

Have a question or looking for more information? Please contact us at info@meetingscalgary.com

Contacts

  • Violeta Ugarte Tel. 403-261-8550
    Email Violeta Ugarte

    Business Development - Western Canada, Ottawa
  • Sandra Moniz Tel. 905.605.0555
    Email Sandra Moniz

    Business Development Manager
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