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Submitted by todd on Fri, 01/20/2017 - 06:00Tweet
Whether you're planning an industry conference, workshop, or wedding, Calgary, Alberta offers a great selection of one-of-a-kind settings for meetings and events. Here are a few Calgary event venues that are well-suited for both corporate and social events.
Calgary's most renowned art and history museum provides a special and engaging setting for any corporate or social event. The museum's collection of Western Canadian art and culture spans across three floors and features a million objects, documents, photographs and artworks that tell the story of the history and development of northwestern North America. It's one of the largest museums in Western Canada and offers the ambiance, flexible meeting space, state-of-the-art technology, and on-site support you need to make your event a success.
Glenbow provides a stunning backdrop for wedding receptions and presentations, as well as an intimate and creative environment for meetings and trainings. Event planners can also take advantage of the 225-seat tiered theatre space or more intimate classroom, which are situated in the heart of the museum. Learn more about this venue here.
The Kahanoff Conference Centre
Located in the center of downtown, the Kahanoff Conference Centre offers modern meeting space perfect for trainings, board meetings, conferences, seminars, and special events. This venue boasts six beautiful meeting rooms, which offer abundant natural light, and can accommodate up to 250 guests. With state-of-the-art technology, like LCD projectors, microphones, flip-charts, videoconferencing and complimentary internet, this venue offers the tech amenities you need for a successful corporate or social event.
Aside from its flexible meeting space, one of the best parts about choosing this venue is you are giving back to the community. The Kahanoff Conference Centre is owned by a charitable foundation and the income generated from hosting meetings and events helps supports charities across Calgary. Learn more about this venue here.
University of Calgary
Located just 10 minutes from downtown, the University of Calgary provides a vibrant and stimulating setting for meetings and events. The campus is like a city within a city and offers everything all the amenities you need for a successful gathering. With over 42,000 square feet of meeting space, 200 hectares of park-like outdoor space, a full-service hotel, and excellent catering services, the University of Calgary can accommodate groups of all sizes.
Available year round, the beautiful Hotel Alma includes 96 rooms of cozy, elegant lodging space with free in-room Wifi and more amazing amenities. The university also has summer residencies, which range from apartments to classic dormitory rooms and are available from mid-May through mid-August. Your guests can even utilize great campus amenities, like the Fitness and Lifestyle Centre, Aquatic Centre, Racquetball Centre, Speed Skating Oval, and Climbing Wall. Learn more about this venue here.
To view other great venues in Calgary, visit Unique Venues.