About Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, home of the beloved Calgary Flames, the Calgary Stampede and host of the 1988 Winter Olympics. Calgary is Canada's largest Oil and Gas economic hub that over 1.3 million Canadians call home. Calgary features spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains along with a booming dining and nightlife scene.

Hotels

Hyatt Regency Calgary

Step into the main lobby at Hyatt Regency Calgary and you’ll feel a sense of grand arrival. Custom woven carpeting in rich royal blue and burnt orange creates the perfect contrast for the historic 1866 Sandstone walls and their collection of over 500 original Western Canadian objets d’art. The elegant CAA / AAA Four-Diamond Calgary, Alberta hotel offers an ideal setting in the heart of downtown Calgary, Alberta next to the Calgary TELUS Convention Center.

A group booking has been made for the Hyatt hotel, conveniently located adjacent to the Telus Convention Centre. Simply reference that you’re attending the NACE Northern Area Conference.

Room reservations for the conference can be booked by phone or through Hyatt's Online Portal. Reserve your discounted room now by clicking the button below.

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Address: 700 Centre Street SE Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 5P6
Phone: +1 403 717 1234



Places to Eat

Calgary Tower

Just across 9th ave from the Telus Convention Centre! At 155 metres, SKY 360 Restaurant offers guests a full view of the city as it revolves once every 45 minutes during lunchtime and once per hour during dinner service. Your elevation is complimentary when you order an entree.

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Teatro

This unique and high class restaurant is a short walk from the Telus Convention centre, next to Olympic Plaza. Teatro Ristorante opened its doors in 1993 to a smaller and relatively quiet downtown Calgary. Their philosophy is to provide quality seasonal cuisine, a fine offering of properly cellared wine and knowledgeable, attentive service.

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Blink

This impressive restaurant is located around the corner from the Telus convention centre. Situated on historic Stephen Avenue, Blink Restaurant & Bar takes you on a culinary journey that inspires the senses — humble, sophisticated and delicious.

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River Café

Located on Prince’s Island Park! An extraordinary dining experience is to embark on a journey. They have created a beautiful place in an extraordinary setting and have tended to the details that make you feel at home: staff who care, chefs who are passionate about quality and the regional seasonal ingredients that bring to your palate a taste of place.

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Things to Do

Telus Spark – The New Science Centre

TELUS Spark is Canada's first new purpose-built Science Centre in over 25 years and a place for people of all ages and abilities to embrace the exploration and discovery of science, technology and art in new and amazing ways.

Discover for yourself what makes the world around us so undeniably incredible by exploring over 100 exhibits, programs and demonstrations across exhibit Galleries, Calgary's only HD Digital Dome Theatre, travelling exhibitions, an Outdoor Park and more.

Get there via the LRT – Zoo station (from downtown – take Saddletown train to the zoo station, 15 min walk from there to Telus Spark)

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Glenbow Museum

Hopefully you can join us at the Glenbow on Monday evening (Feb. 23rd, 2015) for a Meet and Greet at the Glenbow! If you aren’t able to or would like to see more of this historic museum, it’s only a few blocks from the Telus Convention Centre and would be well worth another visit.

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Walk Along the Bow River

If you’re looking to get a bit of exercise and it’s a sunny winter day, take a stroll along the Bow River in the downtown core! There are so many neat attractions along this network of walking paths, you won’t notice how far you’re going.

Suggested Route: Head North (away from the Calgary Tower) on Centre street from the Telus Convention centre and walk through China town. Turn left before the centre street bridge along the walking path and stop into Eau Claire Market. Then walk towards the water, across the Bow into Prince’s Island park and enjoy a lovely dinner at the picturesque River Café restaurant. Continue West through Prince’s Island park after dinner and check out the new Peace Bridge and Eau Claire Park before heading back to your hotel.

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Located at Canada Olympic Park, next to the new Markin MacPhail Centre, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is honoured to share the stories of their 540 inducted sport heroes to inspire Canadians in sport and life.

The award-winning 40,000 sq. ft. facility features 12 galleries with more than 50 hands-on interactive exhibits and a collection of 95,000 treasured sport artefacts which help to tell the stories of Canada’s greatest sport heroes. Visit and be inspired! See the 11-minute feature film playing every half-hour, participate in sport challenges and shadow box with Lennox Lewis, use touch screens and get a ski lesson from Kerrin Lee-Gartner, activate 3D simulations and catch a fast ball from an MLB pitcher, and more!

The building is 100% accessible and parking is free. Check it out by clicking here.



How To Get Around

C-Train

The CTrain is free in the downtown core to take you from one end of downtown to the other. Outside of downtown it allows access to the four quadrants of the city.

Click here for a C-train route maps and schedules.

Taxi Zones

There are a number of taxi zones in the downtown core, with one key location being in front of the Marriot, the preferred conference hotel.

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Plus 15

On a cold blizzard day, stay indoors by using the extensive Plus 15 network within the downtown core.

Click here for a Google Maps interactive map. Or click here for a printable map of the Plus 15 Calgary System.