News & Articles - BMO Centre expansion

  • Calgary BMO Centre Hotel Planned

      When it comes to planning corporate meetings and events, combining the right venue and hotel accommodation location can offer many benefits. Calgary is adding an exciting new option for planners with the announcement of a new convention centre hotel. Construction on the hotel will begin in 2024 and connect directly to BMO Centre, which is currently undergoing an extensive expansion. Matthews Southwest Hospitality (MSWH) will create the first hotel at Stampede Park and connect an expected 220 plus rooms…

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  • BMO Centre Marks Key Construction Milestone

      The $500 million BMO Centre Expansion project is on track to open in 2024, providing Calgary with an event venue that will attract large international and national conventions and conferences. Work on the 560,000-square-foot expansion project marked a key milestone with the first piece of structural steel installed on site in December. “The start of the steel is a significant milestone as it means that the project is tracking on schedule, despite the challenges we’ve had over the last two…

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  • Calgary Stampede economic spinoff to surge with BMO Centre expansion, says report

    Press Release   ‘The economic impact will grow dramatically’ The Calgary Stampede says its expanded BMO Centre is projected to spur $223 million annually in economic activity in the province, according to calculations done by the Conference Board of Canada. “Annually, the Stampede hosts more than 1,200 world-class business, tourism, sporting, hospitality and community events. With the expansion of BMO Centre into a Tier 1 conference facility now underway, these numbers and the economic impact will grow dramatically,” said Stampede…

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