Things to do in Edmonton

Click here to find out what fun and exciting events are taking place during the week of NAWC 2014.


There will be numerous opportunities for networking during the 2014 conference.

Opening Night Reception at the Art Gallery

The opening night reception will take place at the Art Gallery of Alberta from 6-9 pm on Monday January 27th, 2014. The gallery exhibits will be open for attendees to take in during this wine and cheese reception (no charge). This will be an opportunity to meet up and enjoy this world class art gallery. Early conference registration can be completed during this event.

2 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2C1

Tradeshow Reception/Ice Carving

There will be a tradeshow reception at the Shaw Conference Centre on Tuesday January 28th, 2014 from 5-7 pm. This reception will give conference attendees a chance to network and see some fantastic ice sculptures that will be prepared for this reception by a professional ice carver.

Shirley BestBanquet

The conference banquet dinner and comedy show will take place at the Shaw on January 29th, 2014 from 6-10 pm. Entertainment provided by Shirley Best. Advance registration is required for the banquet, make sure your tickets are purchased when registering for the conference to avoid disappointment as this event sells out fast. Please note that corporate tables can be reserved during registration check-in.

Tour of Leduc No. 1 & Devon Research Centre

Thursday, Jan 30th - Time: 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Pick-up & Drop Off at Shaw Conference Centre
Cost: $40

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Trade Show, Coffee Breaks, Lunch

Attendees will have a chance to network during the daily coffee breaks and lunch, and during the trade show that will be run in conjunction with the sessions.