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About the Venue
Banff World Media Festival takes place at the Fairmont Banff Springs, also known as the "Castle in the Rockies", a stunning luxury hotel that was built during the 19th century with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. Our host hotel features a variety of amenities including Guest and Business Services, including an entertainment centre, world-class spas and exquisite dining.
Once you have registered for the 2017 Banff World Media Festival, you will receive a confirmation email with access to our exclusive discounted rates at the Fairmont Banff Springs and all our partners listed below. Register early, so you don’t miss out!
Mezzanine Level 1
Mezzanine Level 2
Directions and Transportation
Promo codes will be emailed to all registered Banff World Media Festival 2017 delegates when available.
Sit back and relax! Let Banff Airporter take care of your transportation needs between Calgary International Airport and Banff. With many departures daily, wait times are minimal. Banff Airporter will track your flight and adjust your reservation should you experience any delays. Best of all, you’ll be dropped off and picked up right at your hotel of choice once you arrive in Banff. All registered delegates will receive an email with information on how to receive 20% off when booking their shuttle.
- Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
The Government of Canada's new entry requirement now in effect: visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to, or transit through a Canadian airport, need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid Canadian visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, and Canadian permanent resident cannot apply for an eTA. For more information or to find out if you need an eTA, go to the Government of Canada’s website at http://www.canada.ca/eta
PLEASE NOTE: If you are driving into Banff yourself, you will be required to present a Park Pass upon entering through the Park gates. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, you can claim a free 2017 Parks Canada Discovery Pass in advance by visiting the Parks Canada website.