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Edmonton Tourism Information Centre Opens June 21

Jun 18 2013 12:00AM



EDMONTON, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/18/13 -- Join Edmonton Tourism for the opening of its new welcome centre, followed by a neighbourhood block party to mark the Shaw Conference Centre's 30th anniversary.

Date: Friday, June 21Edmonton Welcome Centre opening1030 - 11 am9797 Jasper Avenue

Confirmed guests and speakers include Mayor Stephen Mandel and members of the Legislative Assembly.

Shaw Conference Centre neighbourhood block party11 am - 2 pmJasper Avenue between 99 and 97 StreetsBlock party highlights include:- festival entertainers- public tours of the Shaw Conference Centre and CKUA Radio building- Edmonton's favourite food trucks- new public art installations.

Note: Jasper Avenue will be closed to traffic between 930 am and 330 pm.

Edmonton Tourism promotes Greater Edmonton as the destination of choice for tourism, conventions, major events and film production and is a division of Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). Edmonton Tourism encourages socially and environmentally responsible tourism. For more information, visit Also managed by EEDC, the Shaw Conference Centre is one of Canada's premier meeting, entertainment, and convention venues, and encourages socially and environmentally responsible event-planning. Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
Bin Lau
Marketing and Communications

Source: Marketwire

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