Ottawa to spend $166 million to help expand Calgary's BMO Convention Centre
15 March, 2019, 16:37 | Author: Regina Silva
This will allow the Centre to host larger conventions and events, boosting southern Alberta's tourism sector and increasing traffic and spin-off benefits for local businesses.
"Hosting X Games has always been a goal of Tourism Calgary as it would further solidify our position as Canada's winter sport capital and further our reputation of being the ultimate host city". Securing the rights to bring this project to life has been pursued by Tourism Calgary for nearly a decade.
The Winter X Games in 1997 took place in Bear Lake, Calif., and features events in snowboarding, snowmobiling and skiing during the four-day-long competition.
"We are particularly proud of the Canadian athletes that train here in Calgary at WinSport, using those Olympic legacy facilities who've gone on to achieve great success at the X Games and at the Winter Olympics", said Nenshi. "It's about bringing Calgary to a world stage".
Alongside the sporting competition, X Games will also play host to live music performances and other similar events throughout the city.
"We are thrilled to help bring the X Games to Canada for the first time".
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Tourism officials say the events will support about 540 jobs annually and that securing the Canadian rights is the first step in bringing X Games to Canada. "This would be a fantastic opportunity to show Alberta to the world, showcasing not only our unbelievable athletes and facilities, but our artists and culture as well".
Officials say exclusive Canadian rights have been secured by the city to host X Games for a minimum three year run and the city is hoping to hold events in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Manifesto and Insight are now in conversations with potential Calgary, Alberta and Canada-based corporate partners and the response from brands has been overwhelmingly positive.
Under the Investing in Canada Plan, the Government of Canada has approved over $4.1 billion for more than 215 projects for communities across Alberta since 2016.
"Canadian athletes have a rich tradition of high-level performance at X Games events and to bring the X Games to their backyard would be awesome", X Games Vice President Tim Reed said.
"It's about revitalizing downtown, it's about really ensuring that we're building on our natural and physical assets to make sure that we can really do a step change in how we think about travel and tourism here in our community".
This would mark the first time that the X Games are held above the 49th parallel, according to a release from Tourism Calgary. The provincial government has committed $13.5 million in the next three years to secure the X Games.
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