The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
The Banff Centre https://www.banffcentre.ca/ is located in the town of Banff, in the heart of scenic Banff National Park. Excellent hiking and shopping are nearby. Banff Centre guests and conference delegates will have access to free parking, WiFi, and use of the library and the Sally Borden Fitness Centre. The Business Centre is located at the Front Desk in the Professional Development Centre and is open 24 hours.
The weather in Banff is rather unpredictable in May; it is generally sunny, but occassionally it may rain or snow, with average temperatures of 16 C (60 F) in the day and dropping to an average low of 2 C (36 F) at night. So please bring appropriate clothing to stay warm and dry. Also, bring a swimsuit if you want to use the pool or hot tub located in the fitness centre.
Transportation and DirectionsBanff Centre Maps and Directions The Banff Centre is ~90 minute drive (150 km) from the Calgary International Airport (YYC). Delegates to the meeting will receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter shuttle service between the Calgary airport and the Banff Centre. Click here, proceed through the reservation, then go to your Cart and type pombe in the Promo Code box and click Apply to receive the discount.
Alternatively, the Brewster Banff Airport Express also offers a shuttle service to Banff, or you can rent a car at the airport. If you choose to drive, you will be required to purchase an entry permit for Banff National Park for the length of your visit, click here for details.