Conferences & Conventions

Edmonton's number one choice for convention planners.

The Shaw Conference Centre is an iconic ASTM International and Green Key level five certified sustainable facility. Located at the foot of North America’s largest urban parkland and in the heart of a thriving downtown, the centre offers over 150,000 square feet of flexible and creative space. We’ve hosted almost every type of conference or convention imaginable since we opened in 1983. From the Federation of Canadian Municipalities to the Botanical Plant Sciences of AmericaInternational Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), and World Heavy Oil Congress, we’ve used our operational expertise to assist meeting planners grow their events and give delegates an experience they won’t forget.

We applaud all the hard work that your entire staff did to ensure the success of our conference! We definitely recommend the Shaw Conference Centre to others in the meeting planning industry looking to book a group in Edmonton.

Johanne Stogran, Botanical Society of America

We know that every facet of a convention, event, or meeting must be exceptional, especially when it comes to the culinary experience. The Shaw Conference Centre is proud to have an in-house team featuring 11 Red Seal chefs. Led by 2012 Canadian Chef of the Year Serge Belair, our diverse and experienced culinary experts treat every dish like a piece of art. From world-class menus to a completely customized experience, we’ll work with you to ensure your guests will leave their table completely satisfied.

The benefits of booking your event with us expands beyond the event experience itself. As a division of the Edmonton Economic Development family, we are able to provide you with a direct connection to Edmonton Tourism’s vast array of business development services. Our city’s destination marketing organization can assist you in attracting sponsorship, increasing attendance through their marketing services, room block sourcing with world-class hotels next to our centre, and more.

See why we continue to be a destination for some of the world’s largest events. Fill out the form below and let’s talk about how we can help make your conference or convention the best yet.