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Meetings & Conventions

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo is more than a destination. It’s an unforgettable experience. This is a place of possibility and hospitality.

From the RFP process to the time we see your delegates off at the airport, Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo will make your meeting or convention unforgettable. Our people, venues, accommodations and experiences will ensure your delegates enjoy a unique and customized event. We can’t wait to welcome you here.

Venues, Accommodations and So Much More

When it comes to accommodating attendees, we have something to suit every need. We have over 2,200 guest rooms and the capacity to host meetings of almost any size.

Whether your conference or meeting is for 10 or 1,000 attendees, we have the ideal space for you. Our region has an inventory of over 130,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space with a wide variety of options from unique, cozy locations to sprawling ballrooms that can be configured any way you need.

Meetings & Conventions Support Services

Planning a meeting or convention is a huge undertaking and we are always ready to help with the heavy lifting.  We can direct you to our region’s many unique off-site venues, set up pre and post event experiences, introduce you to a host of fantastic vendors and connect you with local business and community leaders for industry tours and exceptional keynote speakers.

Here are our complimentary services for meeting planners:

  • Sourcing hotels and venues for your needs
  • Customized Bid Book preparation and presentation
  • Incentive Program
  • Facilitating Site Inspections and Familiarization Trips
  • Presenting unique off-site venues, activities, industry tours and legacy options
  • Facilitating connections to local industry ambassadors
  • Recommending local suppliers
  • Local Discount program for Delegates
  • Curate unique pre, post and spousal program experiences
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Getting Here

Touch down in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo from across Canada

With current non-stop flights from Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver and connections from many other cities, getting to Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo has never been easier. While on the ground there are plenty of car rental services and a robust public transportation network. If you need private shuttle service for your attendees, we have that too.

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Seasons & Climate

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Let's Talk

If you have any questions about hosting your meeting or conference in Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo, or submitting an RFP, reach out to our Economic Development Officer, Meetings and Conventions, Terri Nielsen.

Mobile: 587.919.7221

Submit Your RFP

Whether you’re booking a board meeting for 10 or a convention for 1,000, we’re here to make your planning easy and ensure that your delegates have a memorable experience. Including Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo in your RFP, gives you access to our convention services and incentives to assist you in managing, marketing and hosting your event here. We look forward to bidding on your next event, and providing a competitive bid package with venue and hotel rates that will make you fall in love with Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo.

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Click below for our meetings & conventions guide