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Media Advisory: February Events at the Shaw Conference Centre

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2015) - Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre hosts half a million guests at over 700 events annually, including:

Feb 3

Edmonton Catholic School District - Faith Development Day

9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Edmonton Catholic Schools welcome Fr. Raymond Carey, as our guest speaker. We also welcome Bishop Gregory Bittman who will celebrate the Eucharistic Liturgy with us.

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Feb 5 - 6

North Central Teachers Convention

The North Central Teachers Convention is a two-day professional development conference held each February. Attendees include approx. 6,800 teachers from over 17 different ATA Locals. We also host all Francophone teachers from across Alberta.

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Feb 6

Alberta Chamber of Resources - Annual Awards Banquet

6:00 pm

The Alberta Chamber of Resources' Annual Awards Banquet is an event to celebrate accomplishments in the resources industry. The 2015 Awards Banquet will be ACR's 79th year hosting the event. The evening is high-spirited and exciting with musical entertainment, dinner and awards. Last year approximately 700 people attended the event.

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Feb 7 - 8

Groove Street Productions Dance Convention

GSP: The Dance Convention is your chance to take classes from the entertainment industry's top choreographers and dancers! GSP is a whole weekend filled with challenging, fun and inspiring classes in contemporary, jazz, street, tap, musical theatre, hip hop, lyrical, turns & progressions & more! New This Season! GSP will be hosting the "Prove Your Groove" Group Showcase on Saturday evening in each city.

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Feb 12

Edmonton Opera Association - Valentine's Gala

5:30 pm / Black Tie

With over 800 prominent Albertans in attendance each year, we look forward to making the 2015 gala another great success, with great food, wine and socializing, and performances by the Edmonton Opera chorus, Citie Ballet and the Royal Canadian Artillery Band.

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Feb 13 - 14


Swirl, sip and savour at this wonderland of wine! Indulge in fine wine from the world's most celebrated wine regions at Winefest. Winefest is an all-inclusive event, offering you the chance to sample from hundreds of local and international red, white, port, sparkling, and dessert wines while indulging in a gourmet selection of complimentary hors d'oeuvres. One ticket is all you need to enjoy unlimited sampling. Indulge at Winefest - a full-bodied experience that will engulf, seduce and satisfy your senses!

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Feb 14 - 15


FREQUENCY returns to the Shaw Conference Centre Family Day Long Weekend!

The World's Top Headliners...

Over two Dozen DJ's will perform at Boodang's 15 year Anniversary...

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Feb 20 - 22

Missions Fest Alberta 2015

...Won by ONE...

Keynote Speakers: Donna Boone - Canadian Children's Chaplaincy Assoc.; Brenda Giangregorio - Crossing Borders/MEA Worldwide; Terry Law - World Compassion & Barry Slauenwhite - Compassion Canada.

Family Missions Conference - General admission is free. Free-Will Offerings are taken during Assemblies and at the Donation Centre throughout the weekend. Tickets and Registration required only for the MFA Luncheon & Intensive Training Day I & II.

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Feb 26 - 27

89th Annual Greater Edmonton Teachers' Convention

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Feb 28

APEGA Science Olympics

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The 2015 Edmonton Science Olympics is an interactive science competition that allows students from Grade 1 to 12 to see first-hand how science affects our everyday lives.

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Visit the Shaw Conference Centre events calendar.