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How to Get to Canmore

If there is air travel in your plans, it will be necessary for you to fly into the Calgary Airport. From there, you may choose to rent a vehicle (71.2 miles, about 1 hour 23 minutes) or take a shuttle.

If you are driving from the Calgary Airport:

  1. Head north on 19 St NE toward Airport Trail NE E.
  2. Take the 1st left onto Airport Trail NE W.
  3. Take the ramp onto AB-2 S.
  4. Take exit 258 for AB-1 W/Trans Canada Highway.
  5. Merge onto 16 Ave NE/Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W. Continue to follow Trans-Canada Hwy/AB-1 W.
  6. Take exit 91 toward Canmore.
  7. Merge onto Bow Valley Trail/Alberta 1A W.
  8. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Bow Valley Trail/Alberta 1A W. The hotel is on the right.

If you require transportation from the Calgary Airport to Canmore, please check the following:

Your Accommodation

The conference will be held at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre. Situated on three acres of land in the heart of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains, the Radisson includes 164 rooms. It is only 15 minutes from Banff and 45 minutes from Calgary.  Be sure to ask for the CNIE-RCIE rate when you book your accommodations.

511 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore Alberta
Reservations: 1-800-395-7046
Telephone: (403) 678 3625 

Things to Do in Canmore and Area

Sunday evening includes a welcome reception at the Radisson in Canmore. Monday though is an evening on your own.  You may want to think about the Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show.  For a host of other ideas, please explore: 

On Tuesday evening, please plan to join us for the banquet at the Radisson. It is a great time to meet with colleagues again and create new friendships.

Oh Canada Dinner Eh? Dinner Show (Canmore)

SHOW: Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show
MEAL: Four course meal with tea and coffee
DATE: 13th May 2012
ARRIVE: 6:15pm
DEPART: 9:15pm
GUESTS: 35-50 adults
REGULAR RATE: $60.00 per Adult
OUR COST: $42/pp

For those with cars, Banff ( is a short drive down the highway (15 minutes). Please note that you will need to enter the Banff National Park.  In addition to many restaurants and shops, you may want to consider the following outings in Banff:

The Banff Gondola

COST: $29.95 pp
Closes at 6:30pm

Banff Hot Springs

COST: $8.00 pp
Open until 11:00pm