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Meetings + Conventions Calgary recognizes local Calgary Champions

February 1st, 2017 by admin

Over 60 local leaders, including the Mayor Naheed Nenshi, gathered to celebrate Meetings + Conventions Calgary’s third annual Calgary Champion recognition event. This year, the Champion Program succesfully brought 8 conferences to Calgary. This program matches local leaders with Meetings + Conventions Calgary’s resources, resulting

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Powering Calgary with a New Kind of Energy

October 31st, 2016 by admin

Meetings + Conventions Calgary is excited to host the Canada Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) Conference and Exhibition November 1-3, 2016 at the BMO Centre. The event is Canada’s largest annual Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition. Welcoming CanWEA back to the city for the first time

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Calgary Secures Three Year AGRI-TREND® Conference

June 6th, 2016 by admin

Meetings + Conventions Calgary is pleased to announce AGRI-TREND® (AGRI-TREND), a division of Trimble Navigation, has selected Calgary as the host city for their Farm Forum Event for the next three years. The events will take place December 6-8, 2016, December 5-7, 2017 and December

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April News

May 5th, 2016 by admin

Silverbirch Project Brings Hotel, Conference Centre to Calgary The latest hotel to break ground in downtown Calgary is the SilverBirch Hotels and Resorts development.The hotel complex will include a SilverBirch conference centre and a Residence Inn by Marriott Calgary Downtown. Scheduled for completion in early 2019, the

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February News

March 8th, 2016 by admin

Ahead Of The Curve As the meetings industry continues to evolve, Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) is playing a critical role in the process of connecting planners with the essential resources and tools to stay ahead of the curve, such as the Digital Event Strategist

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Press Release: Calgary to Host INPUT 2016 Conference

March 1st, 2016 by admin

Calgary to host INPUT 2016 Screening Conference Meetings + Conventions Calgary is pleased to announce Calgary as the host city for the International Public Television Conference (INPUT), occurring May 8-12, 2016. Over 700 producers, directors, writers and content creators from around the world will gather

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January News

February 16th, 2016 by admin

Meetings + Conventions Calgary to award 50 Digital Event Strategist Scholarships For the second year, Meetings + Conventions Calgary (MCC) is pleased to announce our support of 50 meeting planner Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification scholarships. Meetings + Conventions Calgary is proud to be a

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November News

December 3rd, 2015 by admin

Breaking Ground: Calgary's Hotel Supply is Growing The newest addition to Calgary's hotel inventory has started construction. To be completed in 2018, the Residence Inn by Marriott will join a group of new hotels in our downtown core. The 360 room hotel will be one

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