An Exceptional Place to Meet
Red Deer’s central location is convenient for organizations whose membership is spread out across the province, but that is just one of several factors that make the region a good destination for tradeshows, meetings and conventions. Good meeting facilities at competitive rates, an abundant supply of reasonably priced accommodations and friendly western hospitality have been vital to the city’s success as a host destination.
EASY TO GET HERE
Located mid-way between Calgary and Edmonton, Red Deer is an easy 90 minute drive from either centre and International Airports. Red Deer is also the only city on the Canadian prairies with a potential market of more than 2 million people within a 160 km radius.
EASY TO MOVE AROUND
Red Deer is easy and convenient to move around in. Delegates can access all services, amenities and central meeting sites or off site functions within minutes drive of each other.
LOTS OF PLACES TO STAY
With 24 hotels and over 2,400 hotel rooms, delegates can choose from a wide variety of accommodation choices and prices.
NO ADDITIONAL COSTS
Your delegates will enjoy many conveniences not available in larger centres including free and ample parking at all hotels and delegates can stay connected with free internet access.
With average room rates well below provincial averages, you’ll be impressed with the quality of accommodation available without sacrificing the amenities and services you and your delegates expect.
Red Deer is renowned for its beautiful parks and green spaces. The Waskasoo Park system spanning the city offers a number of uncommon meeting spaces including a wildlife sanctuary, historic fort and heritage ranch. Guests can unwind on 100 km of trails that traverse the city and river valley.
LOTS TO DO
Choose from unique western barbecue events to nature centres to art galleries or art classes. There are plenty of choices for entertainment for delegate or spousal programs.
Red Deer hosts many city wide conferences and sporting events including the annual Agri-Trade, Scotties Tournament of Hearts (twice) and the Canadian Brier.
Guide to Red Deer Hotel Venues
The perfect locations in and around Red Deer to host your next meeting, or accommodate your event.
What you will find:
Plan your next meeting or convention at one of Red Deer’s amazing facilities
Red Deer is a vibrant growing community that warmly welcomes visitors and we’re working hard to build our reputation as a good location for meetings, tradeshows and conventions.
Team Building Experiences
Team-building adventures are abundant in Central Alberta. Groups can work their way out of a corn maze at Kraay Family Farm, challenge the rock climbing wall at the Collicutt Centre, go on a guided snowshoe excursion at Kerry Wood Nature Centre, try snow tubing or skiing at Canyon Ski Resort, enjoy carriage rides at Heritage Ranch, or go white water rafting on the Red Deer River.
Great Conference Tours
Red Deer’s strategic location halfway between Calgary and Edmonton makes it an ideal meeting place and you don’t have to leave Central Alberta to find exciting day tours for meetings and conferences.
Examples of Team-Building Adventures:
Alberta Prairie Railway: Take a steam train back in time to enjoy lively entertainment, good food and an old fashioned train robbery.
Golf: There are more than two dozen courses within an hour’s drive of Red Deer.
Ellis Bird Farm: Enjoy beautiful gardens, have lunch at a quaint tea house and learn about the birds in your own backyard.
Alberta Sports Hall of Fame & Museum: The interactive Hall of Fame atmosphere is perfect for team building challenges.More Adventures