Event FAQs


All you need to know for the upcoming Alberta Music Cities Convention


When and where will the Alberta Music Cities Convention take place?

The main convention will be held simultaneously in Calgary and Edmonton, with talks alternating between the two cities and live streamed to the other location and online for virtual attendees. The event will also feature an opening reception held in Calgary on February 09 and a closing reception held in Edmonton on February 11. The main event venues will be: - Calgary: National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0L8, Canada - Edmonton: Winspear Centre, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Northwest & Corner of 99 Street &, 102 Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 4X8, Canada

How can I get to the event?

Calgary National Music Centre is located in the heart of Calgary’s East Village and can be easily reached by public transport, car, bike or foot. Visit this page for more information. If you're travelling from outside Calgary, Red Arrow transportation operates intercity bus service from and to a number of cities in Alberta, while YYC Calgary International Airport is only 20 minutes away from downtown. Edmonton: The Francis Winspear Centre for Music is on the corner of 102 Avenue and 99 Street, in the heart of The Arts District in downtown Edmonton. It is readily accessible by car, Edmonton Transit (bus and LRT), and the pedway system. Visit this page for more information.
Edmonton can be reached by bus from many surrounding cities via Red Arrow's bus service or by plane with a flight to Edmonton International Airport. Hotels: Special hotel deals are available for both cities at this link.

Will the event be held in person?

The event will be held in person with limited capacity. Access to the live event is open to the global music community, who will be able to choose which city to attend from between Calgary and Edmonton.

What happens if I buy an in-person ticket but can't attend the event?

We live in uncertain times and are aware that making travel plans is harder than it used to be. That's why we want to make it as simple as possible for you to plan your trip to Alberta Music Cities Convention. If new restrictions on gatherings and events are introduced and the event needs to go fully virtual, you'll receive a virtual event pass and a refund of the difference between what you paid and the virtual ticket price. If you bought an in-person ticket, but can't attend the event for whichever reason, our worry-free cancellation policy also allows you to cancel up to 7 days before the event and get a full refund.

Is there an official event platform?

Yes! As part of the event, all ticket holders will have access to the Official Event Hub. This will be the event's main digital platform, bringing together all delegates and speakers attending in person or digitally. ​The link to access the hub is: https://ve.attendify.com/index/pmoi5r/s_pmoi5r/ - the password will be shared in the ticket confirmation email. You can also join our Music Cities Community and connect with 1200+ like-mined professionals from all around the world: musiccitiescommunity.com

Are there any sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, just get in touch with Cami at camila@sounddiplomacy.com to learn more on sponsorship opportunities and packages.

Which health and safety mesures will be implemented at the event?

Head to this page to find out all you need to know regarding the health and safety measures that will be implemented at the event.

If you have any questions that aren’t answered in our FAQs then

please get in touch with Alice at alice@sounddiplomacy.com.