Meet + Connect

Meeting Spaces and Convention Facilities

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre is truly one of Canada’s most unconventional venues for meetings. Hosting over 20,000 conference delegates from around the world every year, the Centre combines professional learning opportunities and breathtaking mountain vistas to create unforgettable experiences for your attendees.

From lecture auditoriums to intimate boardrooms, Banff Centre has over 60 exceptional meeting spaces that can accommodate groups from five to 700. Use 72,000 square feet of meeting facilities to design compelling conference experiences and engage a wide variety of attendees.

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"[Banff Centre] is an exceptional place... The organization is seamless and environment is wonderful. Being able to spend extended time with international researchers is invaluable. It is exactly the kind of interactivity needed to achieve sustained progress." 

- Daniel Waldram, London UK 

"We held our conference in the new Kinnear Centre for the first time this year. The service from start to finish was excellent. Quality of food, staff and facilities were outstanding. We intend to come back again."

- Glyn J. Smith, Administrator Pain Society of Alberta

Design Your Meeting

Banff Centre’s inspiring location, unique artistic facilities, and transformative programming enable your attendees to realize their creative potential and achieve results. Choose from a variety of programs and services to design your meetings with the attendees' needs in mind and create a multitude of different experiences.

Innovative Programming

Our interactive programs are easily added to your agenda to enhance attendee experience and to support your goals. They feature creative, thought-provoking, entertaining sessions designed to foster relationships, engagement, and discovery. 

Conference Connectors

Conference Connectors offer interactive participant-centred experiences focused on education, motivation, networking, and challenge.

Duration: from 90 minutes to two hours.

How Connectors can enhance your meeting

  • Reveal and leverage the unique strengths of your team
  • Make connections with work-related scenarios
  • Enhance communication and team dynamics
  • Honour and celebrate successes and accomplishments

Connect participants with creative elements of Banff Centre by selecting from our experiential menu themes: Arts-Based, Explore Outdoors and Ideation & Foresight.

Cultural Experiences

Located within Canada’s leading arts organization, Banff Centre offers cultural experiences to help you create deeper and more meaningful connections for your audience.

Duration: from 60 minutes

How cultural experiences can enhance your meeting:

  • Arts-based: excite and inspire
  • Culinary: delight and indulge
  • Health & Wellness: rejuvenate and relax

Indigenous offerings

Banff Centre’s home on the side of Sleeping Buffalo Mountain, in Treaty 7 territory is a sacred place for Indigenous people. Start your conference with a welcome to Treaty 7 Territory by members of the Stoney Nakoda First Nation or gain knowledge and tools to move individually and organizationally into the act of reconciliation through our Truth and Reconciliation program.

Workshop Facilitation

If you are looking to add structure and purpose to your working session, facilitation will help you create participation and lead collaboration. 

Professionally facilitated sessions help groups of leaders strengthen their collective abilities to address complex challenges they face. In addition, they foster productive dialogue and encourage creative solutions.

Conference Planning 

In addition to our innovative programming, Banff Centre offers a variety of services to ensure your meetings run smoothly from start to finish. 

Registration Packages - Conference packages to assist with participant registration, registration kit preparation, final reporting, and more. 

Technical Services - In-house audiovisual and digital technology services and tools to deliver interactive and engaging meetings.

Additional Services - Wi-Fi, computers, faxing, and printing. For larger jobs, Banff Centre also has a print shop on campus. 

Workshop participants exploring illustations
Truth and Reconciliation participant using sticky notes on a communal board
Participants painting an art piece
A participant experimenting with clay
A participant having fun on a ropes course
A group sitting in a circle on a sunny day

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like to book your stay, please contact us. 

Phone 403.763.6712
Toll-Free 877.760.4595 

107 Tunnel Mountain Drive 
Box 1020, Stn. 43 
Banff, AB 
T1L1H5 Canada 

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