Participation in the National Congress on Culture is open to anyone who is interested. Whether you are an artist or artisan, a cultural professional, a volunteer, are involved in private or public sector funding, public policy, have a expertise or experience you would like to share, or are a passionate about arts and culture, you are welcome to participate in the full program.
Refreshments and meals are included in the registration fees below. All Congress program activities will take place at the Citadel Theatre and the Awards dinner will take place at the Chateau Lacombe Hotel.
$175 plus HST (5%)
- Includes full Congress program and Awards dinner.
Independent artists and students
$75 plus HST (5%)
- 30 reduced-cost spaces are available for independent artists and students on a first-come first serve basis.
- To benefit from this reduced rate, registrants must submit a short proposal during the registration process explaining their practice and/or focus of study and how they feel they can benefit from participating in the Congress, as well as how they can contribute to the discussions.
- Includes full Congress program and Awards dinner..
Registration is on a first-come first-serve basis in advance of the Congress only – space is limited.
For all media and press inquiries, including registration for the Congress, please contact:
National Executive Director
The official hotel of the National Congress on Culture, the Chateau Lacombe Hotel is located in the heart of downtown Edmonton and is an iconic landmark hotel offering spectacular panoramic views of the North Saskatchewan River valley. A preferred choice for business travellers and a favourite destination for visitors from around the world.
Conveniently located and is walking distance to the Citadel Theatre, the Shaw Conference Centre, Arts District, shopping and nightlife, government and corporate offices. The hotel has 307 guest rooms on 24 floors and offers complimentary high speed Internet. The Hotel is home to Edmonton's only rooftop revolving restaurant on the 24th floor, La Ronde. Offering 14,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space, we are your business connection for meetings and events in Edmonton.
An ideal location for all travellers, whether it be business or leisure, simply relax and enjoy the view!
To book a room at the preferential Congress rate starting at 119$, contact the Reservations Department at 1-800-661-8801 and mention the Congress, or online at the link below using the group code 20150507NCD.