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Event Planning Help

Whether you’re a professional planner or this is your first crack at organizing an event, we’re here to help.

Tips and Resources

Not sure what to do first? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Print off these guides and checklists to make planning an event a breeze.

Why Calgary?

250 worldwide flights welcomed daily
250 worldwide flights welcomed daily
The Calgary International Airport is Western Canada’s aviation hub, welcoming non-stop flights from across North America and around the world. Calgary’s famous white hat hospitality starts here.
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Hundreds of events annually
Hundreds of events annually
Calgary is a business centre with a reputation for warm hospitality. Every year, events including tradeshows, meetings, tournaments and conferences attract attendees from around the world.
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Larger-than-life attractions
Larger-than-life attractions
Travel back in time, expand your imagination, or get an Olympic-style thrill. A whole world awaits those who explore the city’s sporting, educational and cultural attractions after the meeting.
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Your gateway to the Rockies
Your gateway to the Rockies
Skiing in Banff, hiking in Canmore and photo-touring inpicturesque Lake Louise – Calgary is your ideal home base for exploring the charms of this legendary mountain range. The rugged Rockies are just a short drive away.
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An international launching pad

8 Tips for First-Time Planners

A little bit of planning up-front can save you a lot of stress. If you’re organizing your first event, these eight tips will start you off on the right foot and ensure you’re set up for success.

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Unforgettable events

The Ultimate Event Checklist

What should you be doing one month out? One week out? This checklist is a chronological breakdown of all your event milestones. Print it off and keep it handy so your event stays on track.

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An array of attractions

Amp Up Your Event with Social Media

Drive attendance, create hype and build lasting relationships with event attendees. We’ll show you how to do it with this guide to social media and events.

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Planning for larger events

Planning a meeting or event for over 400 people?

Meetings & Conventions Calgary are here to help.

MeetingsCalgary.com

Planning a major sporting or entertainment event?

Calgary Sports Tourism Authority has got your back.

CalgarySportEvents.com

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