The Metropolitan

Corporate | Small Meetings | AGM'S | Investor Conferences | Government Commissions | Press Conferences | Social Events | Advanced Booking | Privacy and Security


With over 20,000 square feet of multi-purpose space, egonomic seating, individual climate controlled rooms, high speed internet connectivity, video conferencing, broadcast and satellite facilities. The Metropolitan Centre set the standard for corporate meeting and conference space in Calgary.

Town Hall meetings, AGM's, press conferences, occupational healthy and safety training, sales and product launches, team building events, retirement parties, political rallies, chairty events and gala fundraisers... our state-of-the-art facilities can accommodate virtually any business or social event.

Our Conference Services staff are meeting professionals with over 100 years of combined expierence are on hand 24/7 to ensure your success!

Corporate Meetings

The Metropolitan Centre is a private meeting and conference centre providing an exclusive service to Calgary's business community. We are not a hotel, we are not a public convention centre and as such we focus our attention and 100% of our resources to serving the business community. Town Hall meetings, AGM'S, press conferences, governmental hearings, occupational healthy and safety training, sales and product launches, team building events, retirement parties, political rallies, charity events and gala fundraisers... our state-of-the-art facilities can accomodate virtually and business or social event.

Small Meetings

Intimate spaces, expert personal service and high-tech AV make The Metropolitan Centre the premier destination for small meetings in downtown Calgary. Ergonomic seating, state-of-the-art AV technology, customized caterinbg, and high-speed internet connectivity are among the many amenities that make meetings at the Metropolitan Centre seamless.


The Metropolitan Centre hosts more Annual General Meeting's than any other public venue in Calgary. Our staff understand the guidelines and reporting rules required for regulatory compliance and are on hand to make it a smooth and seamless day for your staff. Our custom catering service can be scaled to provide service for a year where celebration is in order following a successyear or a modest selection should the message be more modest.

Investor Conferences

The Metropolitan Centre offers a wide range of flexible meeting spaces for investor conferences, general sessions, presentations track and data rooms, all centrally located in the heart of Calgary's oil patch.

Government Commissions/Hearings

The Metropolitan Centre is well experienced in working with the Federal and Provincial Agencies requiring the flexibility of finding space for government Hearings, examinations or Commissions. When it comes to experience, simultaneous translation, public access or privacy, we can accommodate any size and duration your program requires.

Press Conferences & Broadcast Facilities

Organizing a professional media event or release? Host your press conference or product launch in our tiered Grand Lecture Theatre with a built in camera deck, direct broadcast lines to the Telus Operations Centre (TOC), multi-screen capabilities, seating for a small presser or a large scale announcement for 50 or 150.

Press conferences are seamless at The Metropolitan Centre, thanks to the xperienced event planning staff and our wealth of state-of-the-art AV equipment. Our custom catering service can be scaled to provide service for a grand announcement or a modest selection should the message mandate.

Social & Charity Events

Retirement parties, Christmas parties, a Stampede Party for 2,000 or a gala fundraiser for your charity of choice, The Metropolitan Centre provides a picture-perfect backdrop for events large, small and anaywhere in between. Adaptable, flexible and unique, The Metropolitan Centre's event spaces can be tailored to suit any event, ranging from stylish soirees to formal business meetings to fundraisers whereby we join your planning team to ensure we can maximize the money riased for your charity.

Advanced Booking Policy

Unlike Calgary's Hotels and Convention Centre, there are no booking policy restrictions, black out periods, or minimal room block requirements in effect at The Metropolitan Centre. You are welcome to book your event multiple years in advance and we will not unilaterally bump or relocate your event.

Privacy and Security

The Metropolitan Centre is a private facility where we can offer exclusive access and unprecedented security for VIP events, town hall meetings, AGM'S, Investor Conferences, data rooms, Political Events etc. We are not a public convention facility or public hotel open to general traffic or hundreds of hotel guests. We have hosted numerous events for PMO, Ministry or State, Provincial Premiers. During the G-8, The Metropolitan Centre hosted the White House and the US Press Center where security and service were of paramount importance to the US Secret Service, US Military and the Canadian DND. We work closely with CPS and RCMP VIP detail. We work closely with your HSSE departments to coordinate electronic and canine security sweeps.

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