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Unlock the Ultimate Conference Experience in Calgary: Top 10 Things to Do While You're Here!

Our 43rd National Conference in Calgary, Alberta is coming up from May 1-5 2024! Get ready for an unforgettable experience where you can expand your knowledge of wound, ostomy, and continence care while also getting to enjoy the vibrance and excitement that Calgary has to offer.

Whether you are a seasoned conference attendee or a first-timer, this National Conference is not just about the sessions, but also about exploring the diverse and exciting offerings of Calgary. Let's embark on a journey filled with networking, learning, and discovering the top 10 things to do in this Canadian gem!

1 - Explore the Skyline at Calgary Tower: Kick off your Calgary adventure with a visit to the iconic Calgary Tower. Ascend to the top for panoramic views of the cityscape and the stunning Rocky Mountains. It's not just a sightseeing experience – it's a chance to gain a new perspective on your professional journey!

2 - Stampede Park - More than Just Rodeos: While the famous Calgary Stampede might not be in action, Stampede Park still offers a host of activities. Unleash your inner cowboy or cowgirl at the Calgary Stampede Grounds, where you can catch year-round events and exhibitions.

3 - Indulge Your Inner Artist at the Glenbow Museum: Immerse yourself in art, culture, and history at the Glenbow Museum. Located in the heart of downtown Calgary, this cultural hub features diverse exhibits, making it a perfect post-conference destination for those looking to unwind and enrich their minds.

4 - Shop 'til You Drop on Stephen Avenue: After absorbing the knowledge at the conference, treat yourself to some retail therapy on Stephen Avenue. This pedestrian-friendly street boasts an array of shops, boutiques, and galleries – the perfect place to find unique souvenirs or update your wardrobe.

5 - Discover Local Flavors at the Calgary Farmers' Market: Savor the local culinary scene at the Calgary Farmers' Market. Indulge in farm-fresh produce, artisanal treats, and mouth-watering dishes. After all, a happy conference attendee is a well-fed one!

6 - Stroll Through Prince's Island Park: Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Prince's Island Park. A serene oasis in the heart of Calgary, this park offers scenic walking trails and beautiful gardens – a perfect way to relax after a day of intense conference sessions.

7 - Feel the Rush at Canada Olympic Park: For the adrenaline junkies among us, Canada Olympic Park is a must-visit. Experience the thrill of winter sports year-round with activities like ziplining and bobsledding. It's an opportunity to inject some excitement into your conference stay!

8 - Attend a Live Performance at Arts Commons: Wind down your day with a dose of culture at Arts Commons. Catch a live performance, whether it's a play, concert, or dance recital. Calgary's arts scene is sure to leave you inspired and entertained.

9 - Get Wild at the Calgary Zoo: Discover your wild side at the Calgary Zoo, home to over 1,000 animals from around the globe. Connect with nature and unwind amidst beautifully landscaped grounds. It's an ideal spot to recharge your conference batteries.

10 - Reconnect with Nature in Banff National Park: Last but certainly not least, extend your stay and venture into the breathtaking Banff National Park, just a short drive from Calgary. Immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of the Canadian Rockies and recharge your mind before heading back to the professional realm.

As you gear up for this year's National Conference in Calgary, remember that it's not just about expanding your professional horizons but also about making the most of your time in this vibrant city. From towering skyscrapers to majestic mountains, Calgary offers a blend of experiences that will complement your conference journey. So, pack your bags, register for the conference, and get ready for an unforgettable time in the heart of Alberta! We can't wait to see you there!

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