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Shaw Conference Centre

9797 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1N9, Canada
+1 780-421-9797
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Good for concerts

I went to see Die Antwoord here last night. This is a good, well-set up public space with huge... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexis K
Edmonton, Canada
Great large area for conferences!

Often the escalators are NOT working. Food is over priced so bring your own food with you. We... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Hilario J
Grande Prairie
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This is where Edmonton meets, celebrates, innovates and more. Awarded for our excellence, established as a leading convention centre and venue in Canada, the Shaw Conference Centre – opened in 1983 and now a division of Edmonton Economic Development – sits as a monument to Edmonton’s prosperity and bright future ahead.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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9797 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1N9, Canada
+1 780-421-9797
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to see Die Antwoord here last night. This is a good, well-set up public space with huge windows overlooking the river. They have a large room that can be used for concerts. They often set up bleachers for those types of events, and...More

Thank Alexis K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Often the escalators are NOT working. Food is over priced so bring your own food with you. We attend here every January for a conference.

Thank Hilario J
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Great location and pretty good food as well. Located near the river valley, there are many locations for some nice pictures. If you need a nice Hotel, many are within walking distance. The venue is huge and can accommodate large groups, attended my daughters high...More

Thank 485darylc
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Recently attended my cousin's high school banquet here and I was reminded of why people continue to rave about the conference centre. The service was speedy and professional. My cousin forgot to order me a vegetarian meal but they remedied that immediately and with no...More

Thank mariamsa
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a wonderful center overlooking the river. Airy and cheerful. Rooms are well appointed and equipped. The only problem that I had was that the escalators were continually closed off, and the elevators not readily visible.

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

So much light. What a view of the river and green areas in Edmonton. Good hot coffee in HUGE urns (Starbucks) so they don't run out on delegates. Good food (multiple salads and braised root vegetables for lunch? Oh yeah). Easy to find restrooms. Digital...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I attended an event in the Riverview (or maybe Riverside) Room and was surprised to find that they set the stage behind and between two very large square pillars. Our table and a few others couldn't see the speakers, which were the focus of the...More

Thank Long-lost-dog
Reviewed 8 April 2017

If you have a large party to plan - 500 people this is a great location. View of the River Valley from all rooms and public areas is great.

Thank BillCamp
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you have zero issues with mobility, then the Shaw is a great venue! Huge rooms, tons bathrooms, great service, lots of room even at a busy event. The stairs though are difficult if you have issues with mobility. Friday we had to go up...More

Thank Kristi T
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Every year we are going to the California wine tasting and we love it! Can't wait till April to go again.

Thank evaszalai
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