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2019 Gathering of Alberta Co-operatives Conference and MLA Reception

  • Matrix Hotel 10640 100 Avenue Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5J 1J1 Canada (map)

November 4, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Breakfast and Registration: 7 - 8:30 a.m.

We have combined our two most popular events into an action-packed day that will leave you inspired and empowered.

We start off with our annual Gathering of Alberta Co-operatives Conference, where we working with our members to discuss how we can set a common co-operative table. 

Our morning session will focus on various aspects of government relations, and will include discussions on opportunities for us to work together to advance the Alberta co-operative movement. 

Moving into the afternoon, our focus will be on communications and branding, and we will explore ways we can stand out through the development of stronger brands that better reach and resonate with Albertans.

The afternoon will end with an MLA Reception prep, exclusive to ACCA members, where our Government Relations specialists return to provide some tips and advice to help members get the most out of the conversations later in the evening.

View the full agenda

The MLA Reception, an ACCA-member only event - will begin at 6:00 p.m. and will include light snacks and two drink tickets per person (cash bar also available). Join us to influence elected officials and tell them how vital (and how awesome!) co-operatives are for Alberta’s economy.

MLA Reception Prep: 4 p.m.
MLA Reception - 6-9 p.m.

Ticket Information

                   Gathering     Reception     Both

Single           $229             $179*            $359*

Group 3+      $225             $165*            $329*

*Available to ACCA members only. Don’t miss out - become a member today!

Note: prices do not include GST.

Register today by purchasing your tickets online. Prefer to be invoiced? Contact to arrange your ticket purchase.

Ticket deadline is Thursday, October 31, 2019.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Find your seat at the common co-operative table with these great new sponsorship opportunities! We have a variety of sponsorship options to fit your budget, including member-exclusive opportunities.

Check out the sponsorship package and contact to arrange your sponsorship today!


We have a VERY SMALL room block available at the Matrix Hotel, at a rate of $179.00 per night.  Contact the Matrix Hotel at 780-429-2861 or book online.

Other local hotels:

Comfort Inn and Suites
10425 100 Avenue NW
Call 780-423-5611
Visit their website

We have a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn and Suites at a rate of $105.00 per night and includes a hot breakfast, wifi, and free parking. You can book by phone using the Group Code XF61C7 or book online. Please book before October 24.

Days Inn by Wyndham
10041 - 106 Street
Call 780-423-1925
Visit their website

Holiday Inn Express
10010 - 104 Street
Call 780-423-2450
Visit their website

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