Shaw Conference Centre

Shaw Conference Centre

August 01, 2014 10:30 ET

Media Advisory: August Events at the Shaw Conference Centre

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

• August 8 Cariwest Costume Extravaganza

Celebrating 30 years of Caribbean culture and celebration in Edmonton including the Friday Night Costume Extravaganza (7-11 pm)

Tickets at Eventbrite: $15 adults, $10 child

http://www.cariwest.ca/

• August 9 Cariwest Caribbean Dance Party

The Saturday night dance concert highlight of Cariwest 2014 (9 pm - 2:30 am)

Tickets at Eventbrite: $45 + fees

http://www.etrevents.com/

• August 15 - 17 2014 Western Canadian Jewelry Expo - Closed Industry Event

World-class exhibitors and emerging artisans meet in Edmonton to introduce the latest jewellery trends and fashions to retailers plus professional development seminars for industry members. http://www.cjexpos.com/

• August 22 - 24 22nd Annual Edmonton Marathon

Runners begin and end at the Shaw Conference Centre on the marathon route overlooking Edmonton's River Valley and through historic and scenic neighbourhoods for this family festival weekend. http://www.edmontonmarathon.ca/

Friday, August 22: Sports Expo and Race Package Pickup (11 am - 7 pm)

Saturday, August 23: Sports Expo and Race Package Pickup (9 am - 6 pm); Free 3 km

Running Room Friendship Run (10:30 am) with motivational advice from John Stanton.

• Aug 26 - Sep 1 World Triathlon Grand Final

The Shaw Conference Centre will host various meetings, sessions and athlete briefings, the ITU Congress, the Opening Dinner and the Closing Ceremonies & Banquet.

http://edmonton.triathlon.org/

• August 29 Arrival 2014

Electronic dance music festival featuring superstar DJs Afrojack, Martin Garrix, Deorro, Will Sparks and Matthew Koma. Doors open 8 pm. General admission, 18-plus event.

No minors admitted and patrons must provide valid Government ID for entry.

Tickets at Ticketmaster: $96.75 - $229.75

www.livenation.com

Visit the Edmonton Welcome Centre

Located next door to the Shaw Conference Centre on Jasper Avenue, Edmonton Tourism's friendly staff are ready to provide you with everything you need to Explore Edmonton this summer. Summer hours July 1 - September 1: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm and Saturdays 10:00 am - 6:00 pm.

For more information:

Visit the Shaw Conference Centre events calendar

Visit www.shawconferencecentre.com

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