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Homeless Connect: We’re Stronger Together

  This weekend is the 13th-ever Homeless Connect, one of the most important events the Shaw Conference Centre has the privilege of hosting on a bi-annual basis. Started in Edmonton in 2008, Homeless Connect is perhaps most easily thought of as a “Trade Fair” for over 1,400 guests who are either homeless or at risk of becoming […]

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Shaw Conference Centre landing pad for Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) 2016 Western Conference

HAC meets in Edmonton for the first time, and they’ll be bringing a helicopter Edmonton — Helicopter Association of Canada (HAC) 2016 Western Conference will take place November 10-14, 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre. An estimated 700 attendees representing the Canadian helicopter industry will be in attendance at the first HAC meeting held in […]

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Re-Imagining the Shaw Conference Centre

On September 22, Edmonton experienced a near-perfect day. The city’s trees were somewhere between green and yellow, and the winds had yet to blow the leaves from their branches. The sun’s arc over the south of the city shot temperatures into the high 20s, and experienced Edmontonians knew it might be the last summer-like day […]

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October events at the Shaw Conference Centre

Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following events taking place in October.   Oct. 6 Pixies Concert with guests Royal Blood Tickets $70 each through Ticketmaster (1-855-985-5000)   Oct. 7 – 8 University of Alberta Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference The 15th Annual Conference of the […]

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September 2014 events at the Shaw Conference Centre

Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following events taking place in September. Sept 4  Country Music Week – Pancake Breakfast  The Shaw Conference Centre is kicking off Country Music Week in Edmonton with a downtown pancake breakfast on Thursday, September 4 from 7:00 am to […]

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The Edmonton Marathon – A Runner’s Dream

I started running about 20 years ago with a great, big goal: Quitting smoking. I thought that if I could replace my bad habit with a healthy one I’d have a better shot at success. Once I’d started moving my feet, that first goal led me to dream of an even bigger one: I didn’t just want to run, I wanted to run marathons. I knew that I needed some big opportunities down the road to build towards – something to keep me motivated that would challenge me in ways I’d never been challenged.

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August events at the Shaw Conference Centre

    August 1, 2014 Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following events taking place in August. August 8-Cariwest Costume Extravaganza Celebrating 30 years of Caribbean culture and celebration in Edmonton including the Friday Night Costume Extravaganza (7-11 pm) Tickets at Eventbrite: $15 adults, $10 […]

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Giving EDM a Place to Drop the Beat

Booming bass. Pulsating lasers. Smoke machines, quirky costumes and hoards of excited audience members working up a sweat. Electronic Dance Music (EDM) has officially hit it big, with HUGE events attended by thousands of excited music fans and featuring some of the highest production budgets of any events out there. From Avicii to Skrillex, SCC […]

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Pedalling Toward Progress

If there’s one defining feature of Edmonton’s landscape – one cherished spot that gives our city a uniqueness and a sense of place, it’s got to be the River Valley. This winding strip of blue and green carved out by the North Saskatchewan River is a cord that binds the city together. One of the […]

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July Events at the Shaw Conference Centre

July Events at the Shaw conference Centre June 30, 2014 Edmonton’s Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following events taking place in July: July 5 – Canadian Bodybuilding Federation, Canadian National Championships Tickets www.ticketmaster.ca (1-855-985-5000) http://www.abba.ab.ca/CBBF-IFBB.html July 10 – 13 – Forward in Faith Ministries Western […]

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