Event Venues and Catering

Discover the ideal setting for your events, meetings and conferences at SAIT, conveniently located minutes from downtown Calgary.  Our facility offers a budget-friendly and accessible choice with all the necessary services and amenities to host your upcoming event.

SAIT campus offers an exclusive collection of venues, from classic to modern designs, accompanied by catering and accommodation options. Guided by our expert event coordinators, we will curate a remarkable and seamless experience throughout your event.

Begin Tower Dining Hall
Begin Tower Dining Hall
Begin Tower Lounge
Begin Tower Lounge
Begin Tower Lounge
Begin Tower Lounge
Begin Tower Lounge
Begin Tower Lounge
Heritage Hall classroom
One of the classrooms in Heritage Hall
Wedding setup in Irene Lewis Atrium
Irene Lewis Atrium
Event setup in Irene Lewis Atrium
Irene Lewis Atrium
Macdonald Hall
Macdonald Hall
Macdonald Hall
Macdonald Hall

Venues and meeting spaces

Macdonald HallWedding tables setup at Macdonald Hall

Discover the charm and sophistication of Macdonald Hall, located in SAIT's Heritage Hall on main campus.

An ideal venue for receptions, keynotes, and conferences, Macdonald Hall offers a refined atmosphere conducive to gatherings of up to 177 guests.

With its beautiful high ceilings and elegant balcony, Macdonald Hall's 1920s architecture will create a unique experience for you and your guests. Elevate your events to new heights with this timeless elegance.

Macdonald Hall capacity and pricing

  • Theatre: 150
  • Classroom: 60
  • Banquet-style: 152
  • Reception: 144

Price starts at $1,500.

Irene Lewis AtriumWedding tables setup at Irene Lewis Atrium

Elevate your next tradeshow or large event in the breathtaking allure of the Irene Lewis Atrium, nestled within SAIT's Stan Grad Centre.

This expansive venue boasts a captivating blend of exposed Heritage Hall façade and three-story-high glass ceilings, creating a mesmerizing ambiance.

With the capacity to host up to 1,149 guests in the full atrium or 400 in the south half, the space is customizable to your event's size and style. Let natural light enchant your guests, making your occasion memorable and extraordinary.

Full atrium capacity and pricing

  • Theatre: 1149
  • Banquet-style: 500
  • Reception: 907

Price starts at $5,000.

South half capacity and pricing

  • Theatre: 400
  • Banquet-style: 250
  • Reception: 400

Price starts at $3,500. 

ClassroomsOne of the classrooms at Heritage Hall

Our beautiful training and meeting spaces are located in Heritage Hall and Stan Grad Centre, equipped with the latest technology while offering a unique experience.

If daylight is essential, request one of our south-facing rooms offering a stunning downtown view. Each room is ergonomically designed to ensure your experience is comfortable.

Classroom capacity and pricing

  • 20 – 84 guests
  • Heritage Hall classrooms: Half-day rate starts at $260; full-day rate starts at $365.
  • Stan Grad Centre classrooms: Hourly rate starts at $55 per hour with a minimum rental of three hours.

Begin TowerA conference table setup at the penthouse at Begin Tower

These modern meeting rooms provide natural light and breathtaking mountain and city views. Create a comfortable ambiance for your guests while we provide you with all the necessities, such as internet access, VOIP conference phone, and a portable projector and screen.

The Dining Centre is available for private functions from May until August. Both levels are highly adaptable with smartly designed environments.

Lounge 2200 capacity and pricing

  • Boardroom: 22
  • Classroom: 24
  • Theatre: 45
  • Banquet: 40

Half-day rate: $360
Full-day rate: $500

Lounge 2214 capacity and pricingLounge chairs setup at the penthouse at Begin Tower

  • Boardroom: 10

Half-day rate: $230
Full-day rate: $360

Dining Centre main level capacity and pricing

Up to 123 guests.

Price varies.

Dining Centre lower level capacity and pricing

Up to 150 guests.

Price varies.

Curated Catering powered by Hotel Arts

SAIT's esteemed partnership with Hotel Arts extends beyond its notable alumni to offer an exceptional venue for your events, conferences and meetings.

Curated Catering by Hotel Arts, renowned for inventive dishes and impeccable service, presents a diverse range of menus catering to various event styles. From breakfast to dinner, our menus feature fresh salads, three-course meals and gourmet dishes.

Focusing on inspiring creativity, our meeting and event menu ensures a delightful culinary experience. Explore a fusion of health, comforting food and daily culinary adventures with global influences alongside familiar favourites.

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Indulge in comfort at SAIT Residence, where we cater to your travel needs with various room options.

Select from our studio, one, two or four-bedroom suites for a personalized stay.

For those seeking an elevated experience, our 22nd-floor residence tower beckons with a luxurious penthouse with an executive suite, providing sophisticated spaces for you and your guests.

SAIT Residence ensures tailored and memorable accommodation, whether seeking practicality in our standard rooms or a touch of opulence in our premium suites on the exclusive 22nd floor. Your stay, your choice — at SAIT Residence.

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