Event planning at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Plan your event at the CTCC
Plan Your Event at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

Your event fully realized

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre transforms visions into reality—from the heartwarming moments of an intimate wedding to the vibrance of a grand exhibition, or inspiring conference with global leaders. Here, you’ll create a signature event that becomes an unforgettable experience.

Our resources are yours to explore. Discover the perfect space suited to your vision. With a collection of venues where dreams can unfold, our dedicated Event Services team is ready to help you craft the unforgettable. When we craft events, we make each moment momentous—for you, your guests and the memories they create.

Let’s transform your vision into reality—together. Reach out to create a remarkable event.

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Event Planner resources

Facility Guide

Peruse this all-in-one resource designed to provide useful information that not only helps you plan a signature event, but instills the confidence to know you’ve found the right venue. Inclusive of overhead floor plans, measurements, examples and other helpful tidbits.

Food & beverage options

Culinary excellence has a front-row seat at your next event, courtesy of our exclusive partnership with the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel’s award winning team. Explore this sumptuous array that promises to make each meal picture perfect.

Audio visual

We proudly partner with Encore to deliver all in-house audio visual services and equipment. They offer incredible versatility, with dedicated professionals collaborating closely to ensure we realize your vision.

Decor & furnishings

Design your space with Decor & More, the most awarded event decor firm in the country. With nearly 30 years’ experience, their meticulous approach to events can transform any venue into a remarkable experience.

Safety & security

We take your safety and security seriously. Our 24/7 team includes housekeeping and maintenance, event-specific coordination, Calgary emergency services, Occupational Health & Safety officers and mobile security extending to the surrounding +15 Skywalk connections.

Internet & WiFi

Our world-class facility brings connectivity to your event with wired and wireless internet. Connect with our in-house team to select from our basic shared high-speed option for fast and reliable access—or upgrade to our premium dedicated high-speed for more intricate needs.

Collective responsibility

Responsible impact isn’t just a catchphrase, it’s how we operate. Through our events, experiences and operations, we purposefully create a better world. Our collective responsibility includes acting on principle and doing what’s right—not because it’s easy, but because—through our actions—we believe we can help build a city, province and world of balance, belonging and equity.

Each day is an opportunity to learn more and create a safe gathering place for all who enter our world-class convention centre.

CTCC Collective Responsibility

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre hosts a variety of events thanks to our unique space. We can accommodate events of any type and size – board meetings, corporate Christmas parties, grand galas, weddings, graduations, conventions, fundraisers, and trade and consumer shows, to name a few.

There are 1,100 hotel rooms attached directly to the convention centre and 4,000 total rooms within the downtown core. See our partner hotels.

Our venue partners include Encore CanadaGlobal Convention ServicesDecor & More, and the Marriot Hotel. Together, they help us achieve success.

Yes – we host weddings of varying sizes, from intimate ceremonies to extravagant occasions. Please contact our sales team for more information and room options.

Our Glen area and several of our pre-function spaces provide easy access to Stephen Avenue, which is extremely walkable and friendly to pedestrians.

All venue spaces are carpeted except Exhibition Hall, which has epoxy-coated concrete.

Exhibition Hall E and the pre-function areas feature floor to ceiling windows that let in beautiful natural light. The Glen area has skylights, and our outdoor patio receives plenty of natural light.

The CTCC is conveniently located in downtown Calgary. It is directly attached to a hotel, museums, and an art centre as well as the bustling Stephen Avenue, which is lined with shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Other activities close by include the Calgary Zoo, The Palace Theatre, TD Square, Prince’s Island Park, and the famous Calgary Tower. Learn more.

We do life cycle maintenance and upkeep consistently, although we take great care to ensure that it does not interfere with our events. Like other venues, we were closed for the majority of 2020, allowing us to upgrade and renovate multiple areas of the facility before reopening. Please contact our sales team for the most current information.

Our venue is fully equipped to meet all of your digital needs, and our partners at Encore Canada ensure that it is user-friendly and working properly. Learn about our technology and connectivity

The Calgary TELUS Convention Centre has shown its commitment to sustainability for over 25 years by striving to create an environmentally friendly event space. Our award-winning sustainability program focuses on five key areas: resource consumption, waste reduction and recycling, building materials, interior environment, and tenant awareness. Read more. 

Yes, we have in-house suppliers for decals, signage, and more.

We do not host an online photo gallery of past events, but you can check our photos of our venue on Types of Events We Host and also browse our Media Gallery.

Please refer to the Government of Canada website for specific information on the different visa and passport requirements to enter Canada.

Our partners at the Calgary Marriott Hotel and our in-house customs broker would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Please contact Sales Managers or Event Managers for assistance.

The CTCC is approximately 20 minutes from the airport by cab or rental vehicle. Prices will vary based on factors like traffic congestion, service used, and demand, but a good estimate is about $40 CAD. Visit the Calgary International Airport (YYC) website for more details.