Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are unable to gather in person in 2020, but BANFF’s Virtual Edition will deliver an inspiring schedule of interactive video sessions & online networking events to you from May to September.
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
The Banff World Media Festival takes place in Banff, Alberta, Canada (YYC) at the Fairmont Banff Springs, also known as the "Castle in the Rockies.” This stunning luxury hotel was built during the 19th century and features breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. The Fairmont Banff Springs boasts a variety of amenities, including an entertainment centre, world-class spas and exquisite dining.
Booking AccommodationsYOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE EVENT BEFORE YOU CAN BOOK YOUR HOTEL!
Once you have registered for the 2020 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!
Rooms must be booked through the links in your confirmation email to secure our preferred rates and can not be obtained by contacting the properties directly or through any other method.
Mezzanine Level 1
Mezzanine Level 2
Directions and Transportation
- Transportation Shuttle
Sit back and relax! Let Banff Airporter take care of your transportation needs between Calgary International Airport and Banff. The nearest airport is the Calgary International Airport.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