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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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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.

From the magnificent Canadian Rocky Mountain backdrop, to our status as one of the most economically successful cities in Canada, Calgary, Alberta is a world-class meeting and convention destination. Meetings and Conventions Calgary will assist you in selecting Calgary as a prime location for your meeting or convention.

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  • Distance to Airport: 16 km

Location

The largest city in the province of Alberta, Calgary is located in the south of the province, situated in the foothills of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains.
The newly renovated Calgary International Airport (YYC) is Canada's third busiest airport. It's also Western Canada's top-rated airport for passenger satisfaction. No more than one stop from every major city in the world, Calgary's airport serves over 12 million passengers annually and sees over 300 flights weekly from U.S. cities and major international locations.

If you're driving, Calgary is located on the TransCanada highway, which extends from Canada's Atlantic to our Pacific coast. We're also on the CANAMEX Corridor, which extends from Northern Canada to Mexico.

Accommodation

Calgary has over 11,000 rooms, with 4,000 of those located downtown, to accommodate your attendees. From international brand-name hotels and regional chains to trendy boutique spots, you're sure to find the perfect place to call home while you're visiting our city. We can assist you in sourcing hotels with and without onsite meeting and convention services.

Dining & Entertainment

Calgary is full of things to see, do, enjoy, savour and appreciate. In the downtown alone, you can discover over 1,000 shops, 200 restaurants and eateries, and 50 nightclubs and pubs. There are also 18 major tourist attractions, several parks and pathways and 23 major annual festivals under the gleaming office towers.

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.

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

  • Sandra Moniz Tel. 905.605.0555
    Email Sandra Moniz

    Business Development Manager
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