Central Alberta is the province’s activity hub, from amazing attractions people can explore during their downtime to great hosting venues with plentiful experience, Red Deer is the perfect city to host your upcoming meeting or convention. Here are eight reasons why Red Deer is an incredible meeting and conventions city.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Great Value
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.
6. Outdoor Space
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.
7. 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.
8. Experienced Hosts
Red Deer hosts many city wide conferences and sporting events including the annual Agri-Trade, Scotties Tournament of Hearts (twice) and the Canadian Brier.