Between the $500 million expansion project at the BMO Centre on Stampede Park and the premier meeting and convention space at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary will offer more than one million square feet of meeting space by 2024.
Meetings & Conventions
Meetings & Conventions
There are a billion reasons to hold your event in Calgary
Calgary: A Meeting Destination Like No Other
Calgary is a dynamic blend of warm western hospitality and big-city energy. It’s a destination that’s full of extraordinary experiences and unexpected adventures. But these are just a few of the billion reasons that make Calgary the ultimate host city. Why a billion? Because we are investing more than $1 billion into our meetings and events infrastructure to make Calgary the largest convention destination in Western Canada.
Between our two downtown convention venues, Calgary will offer more than 1 million square feet of meeting and event space by 2024. The city also boasts one of the world’s most modern and convenient airports. Combined with our world-class accommodations, and an impressive list of destination attractions and activities, Calgary is a city that will deliver a remarkable meeting experience, from arrival to departure.
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Just a few of the Billion Reasons:
Visitors are sure to feel safe and comfortable strolling the city’s vibrant and compact downtown and bustling, character-filled neighbourhoods. From fly-fishing amongst the skyscrapers to sipping a pint in one of the city’s 40+ craft microbreweries, there’s an experience suited for every type of traveler. Plus, Banff National Park and the Canadian Rocky Mountains are just an hour drive to the west, right in our backyard!
The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is Canada’s fourth busiest airport and is consistently ranked as one of the best airports in North America for overall passenger convenience. Calgary is directly connected to, or no more than one stop away from, almost every major city in the world. YYC is just 20 minutes from downtown Calgary and is easily accessible from anywhere in the city.