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The Social Enterprise World Forum will be held at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.  The Convention Centre is located in the heart of downtown Calgary at 120 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0P3.

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Regular Rates (After July 25, 2013)

Delegate Full Conference       $695 CAD


Additional Options for Attendees:

Social Enterprise Tours  $100 CAD

Additional Tickets for Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception  $75 CAD

Additional Tickets for Rodeo & Reception  $150 CAD

Option for Non- Attendees:

Rodeo & Reception Only  $200 CAD

SEWF 2013 registration fees are subject to 5% Goods & Service Tax

Registration Fee Inclusions:

Full registration fees include the following: access to all sessions; Forum materials and proceedings; all Forum meals; Wednesday Oct 2nd Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception; and Thursday Oct 3rd Rodeo & Reception.

Rodeo & Reception Only:  Fees provide access only to the Rodeo & Reception on Thursday, October 3rd.

Media Registrations: Must be per-approved by the SEWF 2013 Steering Committee. Media Registration includes access to selected sessions, but does not grant access to the Tuesday Social Event. Please email for further information on Media Registrations.

Please note that all conference registration fees and social event fees are subject to the cancellation & refund conditions below:

All cancellations must be received in writing no later than August 19, 2013 for a full refund, less a $100.00 CAD plus tax administrative/cancellation charge. No refunds will be issued after this date.

CANCELLATION NOTIFICATION & REFUNDS Notification by August 19, 2013 – A refund will be granted less a $100.00 CAD plus tax administration fee per registration. Notifications received after August 19, 2013 are 100% non-refundable. Approved refunds will be processed and issued no later than November 8, 2013. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to the Conference Secretariat via: Fax: 1 604 685 3521.

CHANGES / MODIFICATION / NAME SUBSTITUTION Any change requiring assistance from the Conference Secretariat is subject to a $60.00 CAD plus tax administrative fee. Change can be made online by access the EDIT/CHANGE icon in your email confirmation. An alternate attendee name may be substituted if you are unable to attend the Conference. Substitutions are subject to a $60.00 CAD plus tax administrative fee if change requires the assistance from the Conference Secretariat.

RE-VERIFICATION OR REPROCESSING OF A CREDIT CARD Credit card payments that require reprocessing for any reason will incur a CAD $75.00 plus tax administrative fee. PAYMENT All fees are in Canadian dollars (CDN). Our secure server will process MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Charges on your credit card statement will appear as MCI.

Please note there is an additional Offline Payment Processing Fee of CAD $50.00 plus tax, to be added to Cheque & Wire Transfer payments.

Already Registered?

To make any changes to your existing registration, add workshops or purchase tickets to evening events, please click on the Edit/Change Registration icon in your email confirmation.

Additional Questions? Email:

Be sure to take advantage of the special hotel rates available only to SEWF 2013 delegates at the hotels listed here.

Please be advised that due to the proximity of the event dates, all NEW RESERVATIONS, MODIFICATIONS or CANCELLATIONS will be handled directly at the SEWF 2013 hotels. Provided below is the SEWF 2013 hotel list outlining the contact details. Please ask for in-house room reservations and identify yourself as attending SEWF 2013 to request the negotiated group rate.

All hotel prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars, per night, per room. Rates are subject to an additional 5% GST, 4% Hotel Tax and 3% Destination Marketing Fee per night, per room. Taxes are subject to change without notice.

Hotel Cancellations

A one night’s room and tax will be charged if a cancellation occurs within 24-48 hours of arrival date, depending on each individual hotel cancellation policy.

Please confirm length of stay with the hotel at time of check in. Should you decide to leave early, the hotel may charge an early departure fee.

If you have questions, please contact MCI Vancouver at the coordinates below:

SEWF 2013 Housing c/o MCI Vancouver


1444 Alberni Street – Suite 200 Vancouver BC, Canada V6G 2Z4

Tel: + 1 604 661 4925 Fax: + 1 604 685 3521

Monday – Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time Zone)

MCI Vancouver has been designated as the Official Housing Bureau for the Social Enterprise World Forum 2013. _______________________________________

Get more when you book in the official housing block: MCI Vancouver provides reservation protection, flexibility and assistance.

    • Safeguard yourself from potential scams of unauthorized booking companies, which can result in costly consequences.
    • The lowest room rates available have been negotiated at official hotels.
    • Other booking channels are continuously monitored to track down rival rates
    • MCI Vancouver provides support should any issues arise with your reservation