Is your organization interested in hosting a convention or a sports championship event in the city?

Funding support is available through application to the CEDC Tourism Event Funding.

Thunder Bay is a centrally located transportation hub offering excellent rates and versatile venues with the capacity to meet the needs of every group. Whether it's a major convention, high level business negotiation, or team building retreat, we have the outstanding facilities and coordination skills to fulfill all your meeting and convention requirements.

We have experience

You can rely on our experience hosting world class sporting events (like the 2017 U-18 Baseball World Cup and the 2020 Winter Special Olympics) to assist you in planning successfully executed and smoothly run events.

Perfect for work and play

With the dramatic backdrop of Lake Superior and the rugged Precambrian Shield, your delegates and participants will be able to focus on their goals in a place that's like no other.

Thunder Bay plays host to dozens of meetings, conferences, tournaments, races, bonspiels, championships and other events every year. Our northern hospitality, fantastic facilities, quality accommodations, international airport and easily-accessible location in the centre of Canada make Thunder Bay the ideal host city.

Visit Event and Banquet Venues page for a full list of available venues for your upcoming event.

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