Calgary

Calgary’s $500m meetings stampede

Calgary, a past Winter Olympics (1988) host, is fast gaining a reputation for conferencing and other big events – and not just in its strong suit sector of oil and gas. The city has two major venues to consider for large convention-style events – the BMO Centre at Stampede Park – currently undergoing a CAD$500m expansion – and the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. Both are located downt...

Calgary to host Master Brewers Conference

The 2019 Master Brewers Conference will be hosted at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, from October 31 – November 2, 2019.

Calgary lighting a big conference flame in the fall

The Alberta city is busy highlighting a big natural resource for drawing in major events Calgary’s natural resources (energy) vertical is a big pull for event organisers, including for The Society of Petroleum Engineers which is hosting its Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Calgary 30 September – 2 October, 2019. It will be the first time the SPE has hosted the ATCE in Canada and org...

A new paradigm in Calgary

Paul Colston meets Clark Grue, president and CEO of Calgary Telus Convention Centre, a key figure offering direction at Alberta’s Conference Crossroads   Clark Grue is the man in charge of the the first purpose-built convention centre in Canada, the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (CTCC).  No time for resting on laurels, however, and Grue is the first to acknowledge the age of the facility and the...