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September 26-29, 2018: CiB National and International Symposium & Awards Ceremonies (Strathcona County, AB)


September 26-29, 2018

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The online registration form is now closed. Registration is available on site.

Price List

Wednesday 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Pre-Conf. Tours, Barr Estate Winery & Greenland Garden Centre $ 30
Wednesday 6:00- 9:00 pm – Welcome Reception Complimentary appetizers (cash bar)
Thursday Symposium Sessions including lunch $145
Thursday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm – Companion Tour – West Edmonton Mall $ 15
Friday Symposium Sessions & Technical Visits including bagged lunch $145
Friday 5:30 – 9:30 pm – Cocktail Reception, Community Showcase, Dinner and Entertainment $ 85
Saturday 9:00 am – 11:30 am – Town Hall Meeting,  Complimentary
Saturday 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Alberta CiB Provincial Awards Luncheon $ 20 (Complimentary for Alberta Provincial Edition Judges and Spouses)
Saturday 3:30 pm– 9:30 pm – National & International Awards Ceremonies & Banquet Dinner $ 90

We suggest that you book your accommodations early as only a limited number of rooms is available at the Clarion Hotel, in Sherwood Park, AB.  See details below:

Host Hotel

Clarion Hotel
2100 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2G4  Tel: 780-464-4900 Fax: 780-464-4796

Cut-off date: September 15th, 2018

Toll Free Reservations: 1-800-564-4780 or 780-464-4900 and mention Communities in Bloom when making your reservations to access the conference rate and availability


Book your group rate for Communities in Bloom here

Note: Enter your arrival and departure dates, number of rooms & guests per room, and then choose  LCIB rate  in the Select Special Rate field and click on UPDATE in order to obtain the negotiated rate* of  $129.00 Can. + tax / room / night, single or double occupancy, hot buffet breakfast included for up to 2 adults per room and parking

*Negotiated rate of $129 is available from September 22nd to September 30th, 2018

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Monique Gargano-Charron at: admin@cib-cef.com.  Also, visit our website at: www.communitiesinbloom.ca for continuous updates.

Bus shuttle from/to the Clarion Hotel only
provided for all events throughout the day

Air Canada

Official Canadian Airline

VALID: September 19th  to October 6th, 2018 – Mondays to Sundays
TERRITORY: For travel to/from Edmonton, AB (YEG)
RESERVATIONS:  www.aircanada.com

PROCEDURE:  To book a flight with your promotion code, access aircanada.com and enter your promotion code in the search panel along with the following information, before clicking on FIND:

  • Departure and Destination City
  • Departure and Return Date
  • Promotion Code

EXCEPTION:  No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S.   For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango