The Future of Events is in Calgary

BMO Centre rendering at night
BMO Centre rendering at night

The Future of Events is in Calgary

The Ultimate Host City is undergoing an incredible transformation, thanks to a major investment in events and hospitality.

Think you know Calgary? Think again!

We're investing more than one billion dollars to transform Calgary and the way that event planners and their delegates experience the Ultimate Host City. The future of Calgary’s meetings and conventions scene has never been more exciting! Read on to learn about the projects currently underway. 

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View of the expanded BMO Centre with city skyline in the background

Exterior rendering of the expanded BMO Centre at Stampede Park, opening in 2024. 

Ballroom rendering

Interior rendering of a ballroom in the expanded BMO Centre at Stampede Park, opening in 2024.

Interior rendering of BMO Centre

BMO Centre Expansion

This stunning expansion, designed with the latest in safety, security, and technology, will be the cornerstone of the new Culture & Entertainment District. At over one million square feet, the BMO Centre at Stampede Park will be the largest convention centre in Western Canada upon completion in 2024.

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Rendering of Culture and Entertainment District main square

Event Centre

Soon to be the heart of Calgary sport and culture, and right next to the expanded BMO Centre at Stampede Park, the Event Centre will be a world-class venue for events of all types and sizes.

Rendering of BMO Centre from 17th Avenue

Stampede Trail Festival Street

The Culture & Entertainment District's main street will enable future commercial and retail development. Get ready for sidewalk patios, local boutiques, and much more. 

Rendering of the new Arts Commons building

Arts Commons Transformation

Already the largest performing arts centre in Western Canada, Arts Commons is a fantastic off-site venue directly connected to the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. The Arts Commons Transformation project includes an expansion and modernization of the existing 560,000 square foot facility, elevating the event experience through upgraded amenities and technology.

Shopping on Stephen Avenue

Stephen Avenue Upgrades

The iconic pedestrian walkway and Calgary's premiere hospitality and retail destination, which runs in front of the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre, is set with a new vision to match Calgary's vibrant downtown. Consultation and design is in progress, with updates to the Avenue planned for 2024 and beyond. 

An Offer Too Good to Refuse!

To learn more about Calgary and get details on the incredible introductory pricing for the new BMO Centre at Stampede Park, get in touch with David, Executive Director for Meetings & Conventions.

Besides being an expert on hosting an event in Calgary, he is our resident local music and craft beverage aficionado.
Whatever you need to know about Calgary, David can help!

Call - 587.323.5385        Email - 

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