MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

grande prairie

Grande Prairie is a region of choice to host high–caliber sport, recreation, and cultural events. With world–class facilities, major airline and public transportation services, more than 3,000 hotel rooms, and plenty of dining and shopping, Grande Prairie is a premier destination for many events.  

ottawa

Ottawa is one of the world’s greatest capital cities, fully equipped with a wide range of facilities and perfectly positioned to stage provincial, national and international events, making it an excellent host of sporting events. In 2017, Ottawa was named Destination of the Year by Sport Tourism Canada. 

FORT MCMURRAY WOOD BUFFALO

Fort McMurray Wood Buffalo is home to truly world-class sporting venues, with a community of volunteers that can do it all. MacDonald Island Park is one of the largest sporting venues in Canada, with the ability to host hockey, curling, swimming, court sports, badminton, football, baseball, and more, all under one roof.

EDMONTON

You can’t describe Edmonton without mentioning sport, it’s simply in their DNA. Edmonton’s history has been defined by sporting legacies. Whether it be the success of the historic world champion women’s basketball team, the Wayne Gretzky-led years of the Edmonton Oilers, or the hosting of major championships, Edmonton has always celebrated sports.  

LAVAL

Laval is an exceptional destination! Why? Laval has a wide range of facilities to welcome sports events of all types. In fact, Laval is a sought-after destination to host large-scale events thanks to its high-end multidisciplinary sports.  

WINNIPEG

Let your athletes experience the joy of polar bears swimming overhead at the Journey to Churchill while exploring after their championship. Be inspired to make a difference at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights; journey from prehistory to the present at the Manitoba Museum.

MISSISSAUGA

As Canada’s 6th largest city, Mississauga is in a class all its own—cutting-edge facilities offer big-city appeal, while lush green spaces, exciting attractions and diverse villages and neighbourhoods give groups plenty of options for meeting and teambuilding fun.

QUEBEC CITY

Did you know that Québec City is Canada’s second-best sport city? Its sports services and installations are synonymous with expertise and hospitality. It’s easy to understand why the city regularly hosts championships, world cup events, and other sporting competitions and conventions. 

HAMILTON

From hosting the first-ever Commonwealth Games in 1930 to the 2003 World Cycling Championships watched by 500 million viewers worldwide, to last year’s 108th Grey Cup – Hamilton’s sports roots run deep.  Here are seven reasons to look forward to hosting your next event in Hamilton.  

VAUGHAN

Vaughan is well-equipped with fields and facilities for a wide range of athletic and competitive gatherings, having hosted  regional, national and international events, including the 2020 Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour and the 2016 Canada Soccer Sport Chek National Championships U-18 Cup. 

SCORE CHARLOTTETOWN

Charlottetown has a reputation as a successful sport hosting destination. This reputation is the result of a level of experience that can only be gained from hosting as many regional, national, and international events as Charlottetown has. Our experience as a multi-national award-winning sport tourism destination shines through with every event. 

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