Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

April 01, 2014 11:00 ET

April Events at the Shaw Conference Centre

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 1, 2014) - Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including the following public events taking place in April.

April 4-5 Edmonton's International Beerfest
Featuring over 200 tasting beers, entertainment and Edmonton's best beer serving establishments. http://internationalbeerfest.com
April 9 19th Annual Edmonton Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
Churches, ministries and the business community gather to show appreciation and support for civic leadership in Edmonton. www.mayorsprayerbreakfast.ca
April 10 National Meetings Industry Day (NMID) Lunch
Annual luncheon for professional meeting planners to celebrate industry leadership, innovation and collaboration. www.nmid.ca
April 11 Courage Gala 2014
Presented by the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation in support of research, education and enhanced patient care. www.glenrosefoundation.com
April 12 All-Star Cheer Extravaganza
Hosted by Alberta Cheer Empire, this is a unique competitive performance event for hundreds of cheerleading teams and athletes. www.abcheerempire.com
April 26 Mad Hatter's Gala
Presented by MacEwan University, in support of student academic aspirations and accessible education. www.macewan.ca
April 27 Ellie Goulding in concert
Award winning British songstress performs her hit blend of pop melody and gateway electronica. www.ticketmaster.ca

Shaw Conference Centre in the Community

The Shaw Conference Centre is a proud founding partner of Homeless Connect Edmonton, taking place Sunday, April 6, 10 am to 3 pm. This one-day, one-stop event provides free services to those who are homeless or at-risk-of-becoming homeless. Under the stewardship of Homeward Trust, Homeless Connect serves 1,500 guests thanks to the involvement of 400 volunteers, 65 service providers and over 20 community sponsors. Guests receive a free hot meal and services such as eye care, dental, haircuts, legal services, library books, phone and internet access, employment and counselling services.

For more information, visit the Shaw Conference Centre events calendar.

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