LOCATION

Banff, Alberta

Nestled high in the Canadian Rockies, the town of Banff is located within the Banff National Park. Once “Siding 29” on the Canadian Pacific Railway, the town of Banff was intended to be a tourist town from its very inception. The park’s first superintendent, George Stewart, even oriented the town’s first street so that it offered the best possible view of Cascade Mountain.

The town site covers 3.93 square kilometres (1.52 square miles) and is at an elevation of 1,383 metres (4,537 feet), making it the highest town in Canada. Banff is flanked on all sides by towering mountains, including Mount Rundle, Sulphur Mountain, Mount Norquay, and Cascade Mountain.

Resources:
Banff & Lake Louise official tourism website

Please note:
If you are driving into the park, either in your own vehicle or a rental, you are required to display a valid park pass.

You can either do this at the gates entering the park, or online here.

 

VENUE

Banff Park Lodge

Nestled in the Town of Banff, just steps away from the Bow River, the Banff Park Lodge is a full-service resort hotel and conference centre. Visitors experience the peace and tranquility of a quiet location, yet are walking distance from downtown Banff’s vast array of shops, restaurants, outdoor activities and cultural events.

Resources:
Banff Park Lodge website

Lodging

Banff Park Lodge

Venue for the 2023 Cyber Summit, The Banff Park Lodge has extended a group rate for Summit attendees of $160.00 plus tax per night, with the ability to stay additional nights before and after the conference. (Rate available Sunday, November 5, 2023 to Wednesday, November 15, 2023.)

There is a limited number of rooms available, (last year they sold out before the end of summer) so book now before they’re gone!

You can book this rate by phone or online.

Book by phone:
Call 1-800-661-9266 and providing the block name Cyber Summit Banff or ID #549168.

Book online:
Book your room online here.

Resources:
Banff Park Lodge website

The Banff Lodging Company

The Banff Lodging Company is offering a 15% discount on their best available rate at any of its 11 Banff-area hotels. To take advantage of this offer, visit banfflodgingco.com and select your preferred hotel location and dates, and then enter “enjoyblc” in the add code box.

Bow View Lodge

The Bow View Lodge has extended a rate of of $89.00 plus tax per night for standard rooms, and $99.00 plus tax per night for
river view rooms. (Rate available Monday, November 6 to Friday, November 10, 2023).

Bow View is behind the Banff Park Lodge, the 2023 Forum venue.

You can book this rate by phone or online.

Book by phone:
Call 1-800-661-9266 and provide the ID #553984

Book online:
Book your room online here.

Resources:
Bow View Lodge website

Transportation

Getting to Banff

You can get to Banff in a variety of ways including driving, shuttles (see below for a Banff Airporter discount code) and other methods. Find more information here.

Please note:
If you are driving into the park, either in your own vehicle or a rental, you are required to display a valid park pass.

You can either do this at the gates entering the park, or online here.

Getting around Banff

There are a variety of ways to explore the area and the park itself. Find more information here.

Banff Airporter

Receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter's daily shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff. Visit the Banff Airporter website and click "Book Now". Proceed through the reservation and type - SUMMITRETURNS - in the "Promo Code" section on the final payment page to receive the discount.

This special rate is valid for travel dates between November 3-15, 2023 if reservation is made at least 1 week prior to the event start.

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