The conference will be held at the Westin Calgary Airport from May 30 to June 1, 2019.
The Westin Calgary Airport
The Westin Calgary Airport is conveniently located a few minutes northeast of the terminals of Calgary International Airport (YYC). Nearby is Alberta Highway 2, which runs south to the Trans-Canada Highway and toward downtown. Calgary’s thriving city centre is home to such popular destinations as Chinatown, Fort Calgary, and Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Take in the view from Calgary Tower. Guests seeking retail therapy will discover an endless array of shops at the CORE Shopping Centre, and at CrossIron Mills to our north.
Book by April 26th, 2019 to qualify for the discounted group rate of $145 per night + applicable taxes. Bookings made after that deadline will be subject to availability and current rate.
Hotel reservations can be made by calling 1-800-WESTIN1 (937-8461) and asking for group code CE25AA or booking online here.
RESTAURANTS NEAR THE WESTIN CALGARY AIRPORT
The popular British Columbia chain has grown to three locations in our city, including this fun restaurant near the Calgary Airport. The restaurant is spacious and upscale, but the dining experience is casual. With a menu designed by Canada’s Iron Chef legend, Rob Feenie, there are several appealing dishes to choose from. If you just want to tipple, Cactus Club provides a sophisticated atmosphere for a post-flight cocktail.
Cactus Club, 2612 39 Avenue NE, 403-250-1120, www.cactusclubcafe.com
Open from 6 am until 10 pm, this casual restaurant in the Delta Calgary Airport Hotel features a contemporary North American menu using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. A gourmet breakfast buffet is available daily from 6 am until 11 am.
The Compass, 2001 Airport Road NE, 403-291-2600, www.marriott.com
Toad ‘n’ Turtle Pubhouse & Grill
The perfect place for a pre-or-post-flight drink, the Toad ‘n’ Turtle English pub has a massive patio that overlooks the city’s northeast. Located across from the Royal Inn, this cozy watering hole has 24 beers on tap, 25 in bottles and 50 different scotches. The food menu features classic pub fare with a contemporary Canadian twist.
Toad ‘n’ Turtle Pubhouse & Grill, 2475 27 Avenue NE, 403-717-0670, www.toadnturtle.ca
North 51 Steakhouse
Located in the Delta Calgary Airport Hotel, this restaurant utilizes Ocean Wise seafood, locally sourced produce and classic Alberta beef for a sumptuous (but sustainable!) menu of gourmet Canadian fare. A gluten-free menu is also available.
North 51 Steakhouse, 2001 Airport Road NE, 403-291-2600, www.marriott.com
This cozy lunch-time bistro truly earns its label as a Calgary Airport restaurant: it’s located on the side of a private runway with floor-to-ceiling windows providing a picturesque view of the airfield. For food, Airside serves a homemade menu of North American fare made entirely from scratch.
Airside Bistro, 1441 Aviation Park NE, 403-295-4140, www.airsidebistroyyc.com
Located in the Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel across from the airport, this upscale restaurant cooks up North American and Canadian cuisine and offers a premium wine list.
Carver’s Steakhouse, 2620 32 Avenue NE, 403-291-0107, www.sheratoncavaliercalgary.com