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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 event will be held from 15 September until 17 September 2021. 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 15 September and a closing reception held in Edmonton on 17 September. The main event venues will be: - Calgary: National Music Centre, 850 4 St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0L8, Canada - Edmonton: XXXXXX, venue address, 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: Info on how to reach venue.
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.

Will the event be held in person?

The event will be held in person with limited capacity. Access to the live event will be restricted to Alberta residents, who will be able to choose their preferred city between Calgary and Edmonton. National and international delegates are encouraged to book a virtual event pass. Should additional in-person tickets become available, virtual ticket holders will be able to upgrade to an in-person ticket on a first-come-first-served basis.

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 events 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 hub will be launched in August and will be exclusively available to ticket holders on mobile or desktop.

Are there any sponsorship opportunities?

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

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

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