The Metropolitan Conference Centre

333 4 Avenue S W T2P 0H9 Calgary (Alberta) View map

About The Metropolitan Conference Centre

Your wedding should be a celebration of your history as a couple and a rousing toast to your bright future ahead. At the Metropolitan Centre, there’s nothing more lovely than a day filled with sparkling conversation and delicious food, shared with friends and family. Over the last twenty years The Metropolitan Centre has hosted every kind of nuptial. The Met has always been there to make sure that the most special of occasions was everything it was dreamed. The Met is more than a venue, The Met is where futures begin.

Facilities and capacity

Founded in 1995, the Metropolitan Centre quickly established itself as Calgary's foremost special event venue. The Met Centre is an inner-city basecamp for a variety of occasions. A unique conference and event centre in the heart of Calgary's downtown. The Metropolitan Centre offers a variety of rooms, tastefully appointed in a contemporary neutral pallet. At the met Centre your magical day will be executed to perfectioin.

The Metropolitan Ballroom is one of the most versatile function rooms in Calgary. Perfectly simple as it is, it can easily be transformed to create any atmosphere for a truly memorable occasion. The Ballroom is perfect for receptions, banquets and ceremonies.

The Grand Lecture Theatre is the ideal space for a ceremony. The tiered theatre style allows all guests to be able to view the ceremony with no obstruction.

The Strand Room is a more intimate space for smaller gatherings. The room is on the second level and is easily accessed from the + 15 network. The Strand has been host to many smaller events and wedding banquets, receptions and ceremonies.

Services offered

The Metropolitan Conference Centre offers couples the following wedding services:

  • Catering / Bar
  • Clean up
  • Assistance with providing a cost estimate for your wedding
  • Detailing banquet event orders and floor plans
  • Venor recommendation for services such as coordination, music, floral arrangement, photography and officiate.
  • Personalized menu consultation for food and beverage selection.
  • Scheduling and arranging your complimentary food and wine tasting.
  • Presentation and review of the final bill.

Cuisine

The Met Centre offers high quality catering services to create a memorable wedding menu for you and your guests. Tasteful simplicity meets elegant design. Starting with the fundamentals of traditional Italian Cooking, classically trained chefs create unique dishes inspired by international cuisines and custom menus. The Met Centre also offers Grand Indian Banquet as well as Ten Course Chinese Banquet.

  • Nº of guests

    From 5 to 600

  • Maximum Capacity

    Capacity changes depending on the room(s) rented and the configuration

  • Type

    Ballroom, banquet hall

  • Style

    City

  • Event Services

    Catering / bar, clean up, event rentals, outside vendors, set up

  • Reception Site Fee - Peak Season

    C$ 2,995.00

  • Plated Service (per head)

    C$ 58.00

  • Availability

    View calendar

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More information about The Metropolitan Conference Centre

  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? There are no minimums.
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? There are 9 event rooms and spaces in total that can be rented at the Metropolitan Centre.
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, uncovered outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, family style, french service, hors d'oeuvres, plated, server(s), stations, tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), cash bar, champagne toast, house beer, house wine, house liquor, limited bar, liquor license, open bar, premium liquor, signature drink, outside alcohol, specialty beer, specialty wine
  • What event items are available? Audio equipment, dance floor, furniture, lighting, chairs, tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, china, chocolate fountain, flatware, glassware, linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, wheelchair access
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? C$ 2120
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? C$ 776
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? C$ 500
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Set up, clean up, chairs, tables, linens, china, flatware, glassware
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? C$ 58
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? C$ 50
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves? C$ 25
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s), dessert
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? C$ 40
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited bar, house beer, specialty beer, house wine, specialty wine, champagne toast, house liquor, signature drink, bartenders

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Reviews for The Metropolitan Conference Centre

5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Response time 5.0
  • Samantha Aziz, Married on 13/02/2016

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    • Quality of service:
      Excellent
    • Responsiveness:
      Excellent
    • Value:
      Excellent
    • Flexibility:
      Excellent
    • Professionalism:
      Excellent

    I can't even begin to elaborate on behalf of my husband and myself for how amazing our experience was with the Metropolitan.
    Tracey was amazing to work with. Extremely accommodating, flexible and understanding through the whole process making our wedding planning a complete breeze.
    We 100% recommend working with the Metroplitan ?

    Samantha & Tarik Aziz

    Sent on 19/04/2016

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