It’s not all technical, some times you just need to unwind and socialize. 

Monday February 4th

Meet & Greet

Monday February 4th, we are offering a Meet & Greet for early arrivals, from 4-6pm in the common area outside the Tradeshow area of the Calgary Telus Convention Centre (which we’re calling the Tradeshow Lounge).  This will be a casual affair, offering an opportunity for our Tradeshow attendees and other early arrivals to meet up over wine & cheese and a cash bar.

Tuesday February 5th

Meet & Greet Pt. 2

Tuesday February 5th, we will again provide a cash bar in the same area, where people can meet up for a quick and casual drink after a successful day of learning and networking, and possibly make further plans for an evening out somewhere along the busy and varied Stephen Avenue Mall restaurants and bars.

Wednesday February 6th

Studio Bell Social Event

Wednesday February 6th is our big SOCIAL EVENT at STUDIO BELL, within the National Music Centre. The Centre itself is an impressive architectural landmark in downtown Calgary, and arriving an hour early with your social event ticket will allow you the free opportunity to wander through the incredible museum of musical artifacts, artists, and instruments. The evening itself is scheduled from 5:30-10:30pm, and will offer a symphony of sumptuous appetizers and cocktails in a casual bar-style networking environment.

Our entertainment for the evening will be provided by the fantastic “Dr. Zeuss and the Blue Whos” – a very popular Calgary band who has managed to sustain a musical career for over 2 decades intact! Musical styles, too, are cyclical, and this band takes ‘em all round and round again! Let your hair down, have a drink or two, and enjoy a tremendous performance of blues, soul and rock & roll, in a stunning venue built to honour just that.

For anyone wishing an advance peek at what the National Music Centre has to offer, check out their website at:

Check out Dr. Zeuss and the Blue Whos at: for an idea of all the potential songs ahead for you during this fun evening. See a favourite? Just ask!


Book your tickets to the Social Event when you register for the conference.