Event Planning at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre

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

Plan to Have a Great Time

An intimate wedding venue and reception with your closest friends and family. A grand exhibition to showcase an industry full of innovation. An inspiring conference and banquet hall that brings the world’s greatest experts and thinkers together. Whatever your vision for your next event, we’ve got the people and the resources to make it a reality.

Browse through our selection of useful information and guides about our halls for rent below, and let your dreams grow large. When you’re ready to create something unforgettable, reach out and our event services team will be here to help, every step of the way.

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Event Planner Resources

Facility Guide

An all-in-one resource filled with relevant information to help you plan the perfect event – overhead floorplans, measurements, example imagery, and more.  

Food & Beverage Options

From nutritious morning breakfasts to gourmet multi-course meals and everything in between, our partners at the Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel create a tasty tailored menu for every guest.

Audio Visual

Integrate the full power of our audio visual partner, Encore, into your event, with access to an expert team that caters to your exact and specific AV and digital needs.

Decor & Furnishings

Make the most of our event space by making it your own – our partners at Decor & More will help you make every detail perfect, from the furniture to the floral arrangements.

Safety & Security

With a team that includes 24/7 first responders, security in the surrounding +15 Skywalk , and event-specific coordination, you and your guests can enjoy yourselves to the fullest.

Internet & WiFi

We have made sure to integrate technology and connectivity into our space, offering wired and wireless internet throughout the facility that is reliable, fast, and customizable to suit your needs.  For all connectivity requirements, please contact our in-house team.

Collective Responsibility

The CTCC is a municipal and provincial leader in sustainability, accessibility, inclusion and diversity, and a community of well-being and support. We hold numerous certifications and awards from accredited programs, ranging from local to international in scope.

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.