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Pandemic Proof Your Event

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As two of Edmonton’s busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre, we recognize that events play a powerful role in the cultural fabric of our communities. In collaboration with our friends at Trixstar, we are sharing solution-seeking insights for the future of the live event experience.

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Your Guide to Digital and Drive-thru Events

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Throughout the year we have seen the format of live events quickly pivot. As an industry, we have witnessed the creation of unique events that have been a product of the pandemic.

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2020: A Year to Remember

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During a typical calendar year, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre welcome a combined 1.7 million guests who visit to experience more than 800 yearly events…but 2020 was anything but typical.

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BIG Venue, Small Footprint

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With 522,000 square-feet of operating space, the Edmonton EXPO Centre is committed to creating a culture of social, environmental and economic sustainability as a resource for sustainable events.

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Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre Recognized as 2021 Centers of Excellence

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EDMONTON, AB – The Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre are pleased to announce that both venues are recognized among the 2021 EXHIBITOR Centers of Excellence. Produced by EXHIBITOR Magazine, the annual award recognizes the top 30 venues for trade shows and events in North America. All North American convention and exhibition venues are eligible to...

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Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre Achieve GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation

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EDMONTON, AB (September 29, 2020) –  The Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have announced that they are among the first convention and exhibition venues in Canada to achieve the GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. GBAC STAR is an industry accreditation focused on ensuring a...

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Edmonton EXPO Centre Announces Commitment to GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

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Edmonton, AB (July 9, 2020) – The Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have announced they will become two of the first venues in Canada to pursue the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation for outbreak prevention, response, and recovery. GBAC STAR™ is the gold standard of prepared facilities and provides third-party validation...

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Edmonton EXPO Centre Releases Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

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The Edmonton EXPO Centre celebrates Environment Week with the release of its Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan—committing to implementing operational and behavioral changes that will reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 15% by 2025 and 30% by 2035 (from 2018 levels).

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Edmonton EXPO Centre and Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts Announce Community Art Partnership

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EDMONTON, AB (October 30, 2019) – The Edmonton EXPO Centre is proud to announce a community partnership with the Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts that will have 18 pieces of art featured in the venue’s new EXPO Art Pavilion. The partnership will see the Edmonton EXPO Centre provide long-term space to the Nina Haggerty Centre...

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