Meetings and Conventions Calgary

Why Calgary?

Calgary delivers

As one of Canada’s most-loved convention cities, we’re proud to play host to a diverse array of events! Over four million people visit Calgary annually and they all leave with different memories. One impression seems to be consistent, however: Calgary delivers on its promise.

  1. Calgary is the unexpected.
    Western Hospitality, White Hats and Volunteer Spirit!  Calgary is a city that is social, creative, innovative, global, collaborative and entrepreneurial!
  2. Calgary is a global energy centre.
    A corporate headquarters (over 135) and global energy centre.  Calgary is home to approximately one in seven of Canada's major corporate headquarters!
  3. Calgary is easily accessible.
    Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the 3rd largest and busiest airport in Canada....and growing!  A $2 billion dollar expansion is taking place and will include a new 300 room hotel, runway and International Facilities Terminal!
  4. Calgary has incredible space and capacity.
    Offering delegate capacity up to 17,000 with 12,000+ guestrooms and over 1.2 million square feet of meeting space.  Calgary is a city that offers choice and unique options!
  5. Calgary is a leader in environmental initiatives.
    Calgary has hotels that are Green Key certified and venues that are LEED and BOMA Best approved!
  6. Calgary backyard is close by.
    Calgary's backyard is only one hour away!  The Canadian Rockies and Badlands are at our doorstep and trips to UNESCO World Heritage Sites are easily accessible!
  7. Calgary has over 100 years of experience.
    Over 100 years of experience hosting international events!  The Calgary Stampede, World Petroleum Congress, Inter-American Development Bank, Rotary International are just a few!
  8. No municipal or provincial taxes.
    Only province in Canada with 0% Provincial Sales Tax!
  9. Calgary has a great reputation.
    Continually ranking high amongst international research institutions and media channels!  Calgary is ranked #3 for quality of life and #1 as Canada's most wired city!
  10. Meetings + Conventions Calgary is your Partner in Planning!
    We understand goals & objectives and offer solutions!

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