Shaw Conference Centre

Orientation & Geography

North America, Canada, Edmonton

The Shaw Conference Centre, colloquially called The SHAW, or SCC is a meeting, entertainment, and convention venue located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The doors to the SCC opened in 1983 and since 1993 it has been managed by Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), a not-for-profit enterprise owned by the City of Edmonton. Formerly the Edmonton Convention Centre, its current name comes from a $5.5 million, 20 year corporate partnership between EEDC and Shaw Communications Inc., signed in 1997. It is reported by EEDC that the SCC boosts Edmonton's economy by an estimated $44 million a year.