The Edmonton Convention Centre, Edmonton EXPO Centre and Edmonton Tourism form Explore Edmonton Corporation (EEC), Edmonton’s venue management and visitor economy.
We are the destination and venue management organization for Edmonton. We tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience and generate inbound visitation.
With two world-class venues, the know-how to enhance, execute and support major sport and cultural events, and the commitment to developing products and experiences that are authentic to Edmonton, we strive to make #YEG unforgettable.
We are aligned through a unified purpose, mission and vision:
Purpose: Increase the economic impact of the visitor-based economy in Edmonton.
Mission: To showcase and inspire more people to visit Edmonton for exceptional experiences, while also enriching the quality of life for residents, and creating economic prosperity.
Vision: Edmonton will be a destination of choice, delivering year-round transformational visitor and guest experiences.
- Edmonton Tourism Division: Edmonton’s destination sales organization and the marketing voice for our city’s visitor experience, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
- Edmonton Convention Centre Division: Edmonton’s convention centre, an iconic downtown meeting location where people gather to learn, innovate, trade, and celebrate.
- Edmonton EXPO Centre Division: A 522,000-square-foot facility in central Edmonton designed for large trade and consumer shows, conventions, and special events.
The benefits of booking your event with the Edmonton Convention Centre expands beyond the event experience itself. As a division of the EEC family, the Edmonton Convention Centre is able to provide you with a direct connection to Edmonton Tourism’s vast array of business development services.
Our city’s destination marketing organization can assist you in attracting sponsorship, increasing attendance through their marketing services, room block sourcing with world-class hotels next to our centre, and more.