Calgary – The Calgary Stampede International Agriculture & Agri-Food committee invites agriculture and local media to attend two international agriculture-focused events during the 2017 Calgary Stampede.

EVENT #1: Canada-Mexico Agribusiness Opportunities Seminar

WHAT: Co-hosted with the consulate of Mexico in Calgary, this seminar will provide participants with an understanding of the opportunities in the agribusiness sector between Canada and Mexico, and actions that both countries are taking to support prospects and economic growth.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 11, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Arabian Room - BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary, AB

EVENT #2: International Reception

WHAT: This reception will bring together agriculture industry leaders, government officials, dignitaries, and value chain partners for an evening to celebrate the agriculture and agri-food industry.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 12, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (formal program to start at 8:00 p.m.) 

WHERE: Palomino Room – BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary, AB
Enter through the north doors of the BMO Centre

OTHER: Western dress (jeans, cowboy boots, cowboy hat).
Both events are invitation only.

About the Calgary Stampede

The Calgary Stampede celebrates the people, the animals, the land, the traditions and the values that make up the unique spirit of the west.  The Calgary Stampede contributes to the quality of life in Calgary and southern Alberta through our world-renowned 10-day Stampede, year-round facilities, western events and several youth and agriculture programs. Exemplifying the theme We’re Greatest Together; we are a volunteer-supported, not-for-profit community organization that preserves and celebrates our western heritage, cultures and community spirit.  All revenue is reinvested into Calgary Stampede programs and facilities.

For more information, please contact: 

Jenn Norrie
Calgary Stampede International Agriculture & Agri-Food committee
(403) 589-6359


Kristina Barnes
Communications Manager, Western Events and Agriculture
Calgary Stampede
T. 403.261.0382
C. 403.585.4706